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Southeast Michigan Chapter Affiliates Events

When available, ABPMP Members have access to some of the affiliate event in South East Michigan, clicking on the event detail hyperlink for more information.

Event on September 24, 2009 (5:00PM - 8:00PM)

Association of Open Group Enterprise Architects,
Michigan Chapter


Lawrence Technological University

University Technology and Learning Center - Lear Auditorium, T429

21000 W 10 Mile Rd,

Southfield, MI 48075

The program will include local chapter updates, introduction of chapter officers from the recent election, and presentations from Enterprise Architecture practitioners.

Topics and Presenters:

1- Allen Brown, President and CEO, The Open Group, Key Note Address

2- EA Profession: What's Changing and What's Not by Tim Westbrock, Managing Director, EAdirections


To Register
Please send an email to: events(a) Please provide your name, company/organization, title and contact information in your email.

No pogram fee for this session, this event is free.

Event on August 19, 2009 (6:30PM - 8:30PM)

Detroit Java User Group Meeting


What: Java and Flex
Who: James Ward
When: August 19, 2009, 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Where: ePrize
One ePrize Drive
Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069

Java and Flex
Building highly interactive software that users love to use is usually a challenging endeavor. However, the open source Flex SDK and Java are a perfect combination of technologies for building very rich and highly interactive software for the Web and the desktop. The communication between the Java back-end and Flex front-end can utilize a number of different communication protocols, but the easiest and best performing is the open source BlazeDS library. This session covers the fundamentals of using Flex, Java, Spring, and BlazeDS to build rich and highly interactive software for the Web and the desktop.

James Ward is a Technical Evangelist for Flex at Adobe and Adobe’s JCP representative to JSR 286, 299, and 301. Much like his love for climbing mountains he enjoys programming because it provides endless new discoveries, elegant workarounds, summits and valleys. His adventures in climbing have taken him many places. Likewise, technology has brought him many adventures, including: Pascal and Assembly back in the early 90’s; Perl, HTML, and JavaScript in the mid 90’s; then Java and many of it’s frameworks beginning in the late 90’s. Today he primarily uses Flex to build beautiful front-ends for Java based back-ends. Prior to Adobe, James built a rich marketing and customer service portal for Pillar Data Systems.


Food and Beverages sponsored by The Epitec Group
Prizes Provided by O'Reilly Media and Manning Publishing

For a map to the meeting location visit:

Meeting is FREE and open to the public.
Space is limited so, please RSVP: mckinnon.david(a)

Event on June 22, 2009 (5:30PM - 8:00PM)

Michigan Agile Enthusiasts June Meeting
Bastone Brewery, Royal Oak Michigan

419 South Main Street
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Speaker: Elisabeth Hendrickson - Quality Tree Software

Topic: Testing in an Agile Context: 9 Principles and 6 Testing Practices That Contribute to Agility

Abstract: As more teams are adopting Agile practices such as XP and Scrum, software testing/QA teams are being asked to become "Agile” as well. But what does that mean? Is the "Agile" label yet another buzzword? Or could it be Agile practices are actually changing the way software is tested? In this talk Elisabeth Hendrickson shares her perspective on testing in an Agile context by explaining the 9 principles and 6 concrete testing practices applied by successful Agile teams. Along the way, she’ll provide an overview of how Agile development practices differ from traditional practices and discuss what those differences mean for independent test teams.

No RSVP necessary. No fee required. Beverages and Snacks will be provided

Event on June 11, 2009 (5:00PM - 8:00PM)

AOGEA Michigan chapter Quarterly Event

Lawrence Technological University

Buell Building, M218

21000 W 10 Mile Rd,

Southfield, MI 48075

Program Agenda:

  • Welcome address

  • AOGEA and Michigan Chapter updates

  • "The Strategic Value of Enterprise Architecture" - Lerine Steenkamp, Professor, Lawrence Technology University

  • "Architecture for High Availability Systems" - Doug Mutart, Chief Architect, OnStar

  • Breakout Sessions

  • "EA - a means to an end for GRC (governance, risk, and compliance)", a case study from USAF - DEAMS program by Amit Ghosh, Oracle, Corporation

  • "The Evolution of EA into Strategic IT Planning" - Ramil Reyes, Vice President, Troux Technologies

  • Closing address


To Register
Please send an email to: events(a)

Event on January 26, 2009 (6:00PM - 8:00PM)

January Michigan Agile Enthusiasts Meeting


6:00pm-6:30pm Meet & Greet
6:30pm-7:15pm Speaker: Patrick Welsh - "Agile Failure Patterns."
7:15pm-8:00pm World Cafe - "What is your vision for the MAE in 2009?"

5151 Corporate Dr, Troy, MI 48098

No RSVP necessary. No fee required. Beverages and Snacks will be provided

Event on December 15, 2008 (11:30AM - 1:30PM)

Agile Adoption: Navigating the Road to Business Value

Automation Alley
Troy, MI

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Event on October 09, 2008 (5:00PM - 8:00PM)

AOGEA Michigan chapter Quarterly Event- Event Detail

EDS, an HP company, office building
Tower 500 Floor 21 Room 100, Renaissance Center
Detroit, Michigan 48243

Program Fee: $25 (for Members and Non-Members, Web-Conferencing available for remote attendees, Pizza and non-alcoholic beverages provided)

$15 for Students

To Register
Please send an email to: events(a)

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