Tuesday, July 13th meeting of the Rocky
Mountain Internet Users Group
(RMIUG) will feature a panel discussion
called "Internet Technology Trends:
Still Kicking After All These Years."
creation of the Mosaic Browser in 1993 marks
the dawn of the "modern"
Internet and the catalyst for an incredible
amount of technological
innovation. Back then, it seemed that a
new technology was being created
daily with each usurping the previous day's
innovation. The future was
being blazed with new possibilities every
day. Entrenched institutions were
being reshaped with every click. How many
times did we say that the world
will never be same?
days we seem to be saying less of that,
but has the pace really
stopped? Or is it that innovation isn't
the implementation of new
technologies with killer new processes,
it's the refinement of old ones? We
will look to investigate these questions
during our next RMIUG meeting.
panel will discuss the latest Internet technologies
and how they're
being used in a variety of situations. We
would like this meeting to be a
two-way dialog and encourage the RMIUG members
to discuss their latest
technologies during session.
following guest speakers will provide an
interesting perspective on the
Joe Mease (jmease@c...) is the Multimedia
Creation Chamber (the Agency where Josh,
the MC for the meeting, also
works), a Denver based web development agency
whose clients include Denver
Broncos, Colorado Crush, and MapQuest. With
Joe at the helm of its Flash
development, Creation Chamber has won many
awards for his innovative design.
One of his sites, Simpson Property Group
is a finalist in the Flash Film
Festival at the Flash Forward Conference
in New York City.
will talk about trends with Macromedia Flash
and how its ubiquity is not
only fueling acceptance in the marketplace,
but enabling websites to become
more usable and functional.
Rizzuto (dean@n...) is Founder & President
of Boulder based
NewGuard a strategic Web solutions company.
Through NewGuard, Dean has used
proven development strategies and processes
that deliver cutting edge
solutions for companies like Churchill Downs,
Inc., Gambro and The Cable
will discuss some of the latest technologies
clients are asking to
implement including Weblogs, Wikis, and
Content Management Systems. He will
even go into details on what clients really
want: A good return on their
Creation Chamber, http://www.creationchamber.com
New Guard, PC, http://www.newguard.com/
The meeting is Tuesday, July 13th from 7:00
- 9:00 pm (with optional 6:30 pm
start for refreshments and informal networking).
The meeting will be held at
The National Center for Atmospheric Research
(NCAR) at 1850 Table Mesa Drive
in Boulder. To get to NCAR from the Boulder
Turnpike (US 36) or Broadway (US
93), take Table Mesa Drive west towards
the mountains for approximately 2.5
miles into the foothills. NCAR is at the
top of the hill. For door-to-door
driving directions, go to MapQuest (http://www.mapquest.com/),
Driving Directions, enter your starting
address, NCAR's address, and voila!
Park in the NCAR lot, go in the main door,
and ask the guard to point you to
meeting, which is held in the main auditorium,
right off the lobby. The
meeting is free and open to the public,
but we may pass the hat to help
meeting location seats about 120 people.
That is usually enough room to
accommodate all attendees, but it's impossible
for us to predict how many
people will show up for any given meeting.
Seating is always on a
first-come, first serve basis, and in the
event of more attendees than
seats, we won't be able to admit additional
people into the auditorium after
all seats are filled.
to our three sponsors who help make RMIUG
which provides Creative and Technical Talent
for Web, Interactive Media, Marketing Communications
Development projects, is the sponsor of
food and beverages for RMIUG
-- a Colorado-based software company that
provides semi-custom web-based applications,
sponsors the RMIUG meeting
marketing project management, marketing
consulting, and web content development
is the AV
sponsor for RMIUG.
and companies are invited to bring Internet-related
information, brochures, and business cards
which will be displayed on an
There are email mailing lists set up for
this group. To subscribe or
unsubscribe, see http://www.rmiug.org/maillist.html
You can also reach the
RMIUG "Executive" Committee at
email@example.com. Our web site is at
Please note that RMIUG is hosted at NCAR
and we are their guests. NCAR has security
regulations in effect
that we must follow in order to use the
facility. If any RMIUG attendee is unwilling
to follow these simple
regulations, I would ask that he or she
not attend and instead read the minutes
after the meeting.
are the NCAR security policies that must
2. Must sign in at front desk and provide
3. Cooperate with security folks including
providing ID if requested.
4. We are guests of NCAR so cooperation
and courtesy are expected when dealing with
there are any questions or concerns with
this policy, please contact me directly.
Thanks, Josh Zapin