Downtown B&B – September 2008 Meeting Notes

On Thursday, September 4, we held the kickoff meeting for our newest group:  Bagels & Bytes – Downtown.  Hooray!

We discussed preferences for meeting start/end times and format and will continue to poll participants that come to upcoming meetings of this group. 

One thing that was agreed upon by all participants – we will organize this meeting loosely around a topic each month.  A topic will help break the ice and get everyone engaged – where the conversation goes from there is up to the attendees.

There is no Downtown group meeting in October (the majority of Bayer Center staff will be at a conference on the day we would have the meeting, which means nobody will be at the office to unlock, setup, and get food – sorry!!), however, we will reconvene on Thursday, November 6.  The discussion topic for November will be Web 2.0/Social Networking.

Here are the resources and issues we discussed during the September meeting:

Spam Filtering

Online Backups

  • Office 2007 – New Capabilities

    Other Resources

    VOLUNTEERS WANTED – 2008 Tech Day of Caring

    • The Bayer Center and the United Way of Allegheny County are seeking technical volunteers (professional, accidental, nonprofit, forprofit) for the 2008 Technology Day of Caring on Friday, September 19 from 8:30 am – 4 pm. If you (or someone you know) is interested, you may view the list of projects and/or sign up online at

    SAVE THE DATE – TechNow 2008 Conference – Thursday, October 30, 2008

    • Look for updates on speakers and breakout session for our upcoming TechNow conference: Online registration for the conference should be available by Monday, September 8, 2008. Look for a registration link on the TechNow site or go to

    Next Meeting:

    • Our next meeting is November 6 at the Bayer Center office in the Regional Enterprise Tower, 425 Sixth Avenue, Suite 2610, downtown Pittsburgh.  The meeting is, as usual, from 8 am – 9:30 am.

    Download Bagels & Bytes 2008 Calendar & Directions


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