About BAADD


June 2014 Announcement

The Bay Area Association of Database Developers has been in transition over the past several months, gradually moving our web presence to Meetup.com, where the basic functions of BAADD are now being managed by the event organizers.  As the BAADD Board of Directors steps aside the Meetup.com presence will continue to uphold our commitment to support the developer community. 


Here is information about our current user groups,
along with their Meetup.com URLs.  I encourage you to join each group you are interested in, if you have not already done so.

·         The San Francisco SQL Server User Group is led by Mark Ginnebaugh, and you can find meeting information at

www.meetup.com/The-San-Francisco-SQL-Server-Meetup-Group

·         The Silicon Valley SQL Server User Group has co-leaders Mark Ginnebaugh and Ami Levin, and their meeting information is at

http://www.meetup.com/The-SiliconValley-SQL-Server-User-Group/

·         The Bay Area Microsoft Business Intelligence User Group is co-lead by Mark Ginnebaugh and Angel Abundez.  Their meeting information is at

http://www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-Bay-Area-Microsoft-BI-User-Group/.

·         San Francisco .NET Developers User Group, led by Clayton Peddy, is doing two things.  The regular monthly meetings are merging with Bay.NET.  Clayton will help lead that group.  Information on Bay.NET can be found at http://www.meetup.com/BayNET/.  In addition, Clayton is keeping his separate Meetup page active for occasional special meetings he plans to arrange

(http://www.meetup.com/The-San-Francisco-NET-User-Group/).

Other fantastic local events include these:

·         SQL Saturday Sacramento (July 12, 2014) - http://www.sqlsaturday.com/312/eventhome.aspx

·         Silicon Valley Code Camp (October 11-12, 2014) - http://www.siliconvalley-codecamp.com/

·         SQL Saturday Silicon Valley 2015 - Contact Mark Ginnebaugh for information about the event – http://www.sqlsatsiliconvalley.com

·         The PASS Business Analytics Conference, April 20-22, 2015 in Santa Clara - http://www.sqlpass.org/bac/2014/Live.aspx

Contact info for key community people include:

·         Clayton Peddy, Terrace Software, claytonp@terrace.comwww.linkedin.com/pub/clayton-c-peddy/1/929/53b

·         Mark Ginnebaugh, DesignMind, mark@designmind.comwww.linkedin.com/in/markginnebaugh

·         Ami Levin, SolidQ, alevin@solidq.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/levinami

·         Angel Abundez, DesignMind, angel@designmind.comwww.linkedin.com/in/angelstreamline

Our very special THANKS! to everyone who has been a part of BAADD for their commitment and often tireless work in support of the developer community.  We hope that everyone who has ever been involved with BAADD finds a renewed passion working with others.

We are excited about the future and hope that you will continue the journey with us as we explore new horizons!

Margaret Duddy

President, The Bay Area Association of Database Developers