The following Special Interest Groups have specific programs posted for their upcoming meetings. Please refer to the SIG Calendar for a complete listing of HAL-PC SIG meeting dates and times. If you are interested in starting a Special Interest Group that is not currently on our calendar, contact the Vice President for SIGS. Remember - June is election month for SIG leaders! Be sure to turn your paperwork in to the Member Services Coordinator in the office.
INTERESTED IN FORMING A PROFESSIONAL DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY SIG?
Bob Stewart would like to hear from others in HAL that would be interested in starting a professional level digital photography SIG. He envisions a workshop style SIG where members work with each other to hone their skills in different areas of photography. These areas would include portraits, weddings, business issues, and software. His potential meeting day is the 3rd Saturday of the month from 9 AM to Noon. Please contact Bob at robert@RLStewartPhotography.com to express interest.
COMPUTER INVESTING SIG: Fridays -- 10:00 am (NOTE NEW TIME!!!):
Our Friday AM investment sig will continue to meet Friday at 10am. Our goal continues to offer programs to help investors deal with a difficult market using and demonstrating programs designed for the individual to
assess and make thoughtful decisions. We use four
different programs to accomplish this and they are
demonstrated on a regular basis. We also maintain a
refined market web site that is open to all.
MULTI MEDIA SIG: Movie Screening Thursday, June 11 -- 6:30 pm
Several of us will be shooting a movie for the 48 Hour Film Contest. More info here. Our movie will be screened on the following Thursday - come see it and vote for us:
Thursday, June 11 @ 6.30p - SCREENING C
The River Oaks Theatre
2009 W Gray St
Houston, TX 77019
Tickets (purchase at box office)
$9 – General Admision
$16 – Double Feature (both shows of same night)
BEGINNING VISUAL FOX PRO: Tuesday, June 10 -- 6:30 pm
Rich Monroe will present and demonstrate his application
ADVANCED VISUAL FOX PRO: Tuesday, June 10 -- 7:30 pm
Ed Hardin presents Tips & Tricks. As always, your questions are welcome. After the Advanced session, join us at Ninfa's on Post Oak for our Even More Advanced Session/Nervous System Recalibration.
STOCK MARKET: Saturday, June 14 -- 2:00 pm
Our current financial crisis has reduced many shares to attractive levels which offer long term potential not seen in several years. This class emhasizes fundamentals rather than technical trading. It is intended for long term investors. Ideal for age 20 and up. Covers personal finance, budgeting, intermarket analysis and equity securities analysis. Please email the SIG leader if you plan to attend.
BEGINNING C#: Tuesday, June 17 -- 6:00 pm
We will discuss XML - what it is, why it is important and some of the .NET classes uses to manipulate XML files.
WEB DESIGN: Tuesday, June 24 -- 7:00 pm
The Web Design SIG will conclude our discussion on the five concepts we learned for creating professional and captivating websites by applying them to a sample website. The concepts of layout, color, texture, typography, and imagery are part of the design process that professional designers use to develop great websites. We will also briefly cover basic PHP code that can simplify site maintenance and points to consider in selecting a web host. We will have a giveaway of T-shirts and books.
LINUX WORKSHOP: Wednesdays -- 6:00 pm
Installations & hands-on problem solving every Wednesday except when HAL is closed. This is an informal meeting where knowledgable HLUG members help each other & beginners one on one. Dinner after at Biba's West Grey 9:30pm. You don't have to attend the meeting to come eat with us.