The Philadelphia Area Computer Society meets monthly at the Giant Food Store in Willow Grove, PA. PACS is a computer user group where members fix problems, share knowledge, and learn from each other. All platforms and levels of experience are supported. Guests are welcome to attend.
March 15, 2014
Jere Minich presents
"How Printers Work, Hints and Tips"
The inside scoop on how printers really work and how you can maintain control. This will be a virtual meeting via Skype.
Jere Minich is the Program Chair of Lake-Sumter Computer Society, Leesburg, FL. Jere is a frequent presenter at his user group and has also presented to several other user groups across the United States, including the Pikes Peak Application Society in Colorado Springs. A comment from their Program Chair: "Our meeting was another of those excellent Jere Minich instructional talks that came to us via Skype."
Print and post an announcement for the March meeting.
PACS is a member of the Association of Personal Computer User Groups. APCUG promotes and assists computer user groups worldwide. More information is at the APCUG website.
PACS appreciates the Willow Grove Giant Food Store which provides our meeting space. The store also offers The Cooking School with classes on nutrition, healthy eating, smart shopping and cooking. The Community Center provides classes on health and fitness oriented topics.
PACS members are encouraged to support Giant by purchasing food during the meeting at the Marketplace Cafe and thinking about grocery shopping afterward. Food, other than purchased at Giant, may not be brought into the meeting rooms.
PACS members get a 40% discount off the list price of any O'Reilly print book and 50% off any ebook. Enter the discount coupon code DSUG after the title is added to your shopping cart.
Find more discounts here.
TRENTON COMPUTER FESTIVAL
The 39th annual Trenton Computer Festival (TCF), the oldest computer festival in the world, is scheduled for Saturday, March 15, 2014 at The College of New Jersey in Ewing, New Jersey. NOTE: THIS WILL BE A ONE-DAY FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY ONLY. Unfortunately TCF coincides with the March PACS meeting, so you will have to make a choice as to which to attend.
Print a TCF flyer from this link.
The TCF is an excellent opportunity to see, learn about, and discuss the latest in computers and digital and electronics technology while interacting with leaders in the profession. A full schedule of informative panel sessions, tutorials, demonstrations, and other computer-related educational events is scheduled from 9 am - 5 pm. The opportunity to study for and take amateur radio license exams will also be offered.
TCF is proud to continue the tradition of associating with other premier conferences. The Information Technology Professional Conference (IT-PC) will be held Friday, March 14. The Integrated STEM (science, math, engineering, and technology) Education Conference (ISEC) will be held Saturday, March 8. IT-PC and ISEC attendees also have free admission to TCF.
Other highlights are HackTCNJ Hackathon, FIRST Mid-Atlantic Robotics District Competition, Apple/Mac/iOS Full Day with Apple's Dave Marra, Amateur Radio License test, Arduino Workshop, Object-Oriented Programming University, Flea Market, Vendor Fair, 50+ Talks and more.
Admission to TCF is $10 in advance and at the gate. Advance tickets may be purchased from www.tcf-nj.org. Attendees who purchase tickets in advance are eligible for special door prizes and conference access. Parking is free.
PACS caps, shirts, mugs, and other items are available for sale thru Cafe Press.
Check out John Davey and Reed Gustow doing a promotional spot for PACS. Feel free to embed this clip from viddler.com on any web site that you maintain.