Registration Open for Boston Area SharePoint User Group (BASPUG) on September 8th, 2010

Registration is now open for the 5th meeting of the Boston Area SharePoint User Group (BASPUG) taking place on September 8th, 2010, at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge, MA, from 6-8PM. BASPUG_195square_initials

We will have Steven Fowler. He is an author, speaker, consultant, founder and principal of Fowler Consulting, Inc. He will be presenting "Becoming a SharePoint Solution Provider".

Session Abstract

What are the basics when designing and delivering SharePoint based business solutions? How do I approach a business problem? What are the available tools and techniques? In this session we’ve cover the basics and get you pointed in the right direction.

We’ll cover:

  • An Overview of Lists and Web Parts
  • Site Columns, Content Types, List Definitions
  • Using Out of the Box > SharePoint Designer > Visual Studio
  • Page Viewer, CQWP, DVWP
  • Next Steps

About Steven

Steven Fowler is an experienced author, speaker and consultant possessing a mix of advanced technology and strategic business acumen derived from over 15 years of progressive project management, architecture and engineering experience. Steven has worked with SharePoint since the 2003 versions, and recently completed one of the world’s largest SharePoint implementations for the Department of Defense. 

Steven maintains an active blog at, and can be found on Twitter @stevenmfowler.

Food and beverages will be available at the event. After the meeting, depending on interest, we will adjourn to a local watering hole to keep the discussions going.

Meeting Sponsor
Our sponsor for this meeting is Axceler.

Specializing in software for Microsoft SharePoint, Axceler has delivered award winning administration products worldwide since 1994. For Microsoft SharePoint, Axceler offers ControlPoint and, with the recent acquisition of echoTechnology, Davinci Migrator for SharePoint 2010. ControlPoint is the best way to get control over a SharePoint environment and gives SharePoint professionals the ability to manage permissions, copy sites, analyze activity and much more. ControlPoint was recently named the Best SharePoint Product of 2009 by the editors of WindowsITPro. Davinci Migrator for SharePoint 2010 reduces the risk, lowers the overall cost, and shortens the time it takes to complete a SharePoint 2010 migration. Axceler is based in Woburn, MA with offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, and London, UK.

Raffle Prizes
We will be handing out raffle tickets at the BASPUG meeting for the following items.

For more information, and to register, please visit

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We hope to see you there!


About Geoff Varosky
Geoff Varosky is a Senior Architect for Insight, based out of Watertown, MA. He has been architecting and developing web based applications his entire career, and has been working with SharePoint for the past 15 years. Geoff is an active member of the SharePoint community, Co-Founder and Co-Organizer of the Boston Area SharePoint Users Group, co-founder for the Boston Office 365 Users Group, co-organizer for SharePoint Saturday Boston and speaks regularly at SharePoint events and user groups.

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