Presentations are given at the meetings on a
variety of topics from speakers within the group as well as from
outside sources. An open forum portion of the meeting allows members to
find solutions to problems. Visitors are always welcome to attend the
general meetings and meet our members.
the OPCUG March meeting we announced that we may be returning to the
Canada Science & Technology Museum in April. This will NOT be
case. We will be at the Canada Aviation & Space
for our June meeting.
|Wednesday, June 13,
Pizza Night & eWaste Event followed by a presentation at 7:30pm.
- 7:00 pm: eWaste Event
again, the OPCUG will have its annual eWaste collection on June 13th.
If you have electronic items that you no longer need, please bring them
to the tent in front of the museum; they will be taken to a processing
plant and properly disposed of safely and responsibly with respect to
OES guidelines. The eWaste event will be from 5:30pm to 7pm near the
tent beside the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, 11 Aviation Parkway.
| 6:00 - 7:30
pm: Annual Pizza Night
(free for members and their guests)
7:30 pm: Presentation
Speakers: David Smith
and Colin Smith (The Surface Smiths)
The Universal Windows Podcast is a show about the Microsoft Surface and
related technologies including Windows, Windows Mobile, Xbox and more.
The Surface Smiths (David Smith & Colin Smith), hosts of the
Universal Windows Podcast, will speak on podcasting and host a live
recording of Episode 85 at the June meeting of the Ottawa PC Users’
Be a part of the Podcast!
the June meeting of the OPCUG, the Surface Smiths will be recording an
episode of the Universal Windows Podcast. If you have a Windows OS or
Surface related question, you are encouraged to use the Podcast
recording link at http://www.surfacesmiths.com/rantorrave/
to record and submit your question so our guests can edit them into
their podcast production. There will also be a microphone at the event
for anyone in the audience not too shy to forge their 15 seconds of
The June raffle prize is an iCAN 15.6" Laptop Trolley Backpack.
Tickets are $1 for one, $2 for three, or $5 for ten.
Questions and Answers (Q&A)
is a Q&A Session at 9 pm after the regular meeting. Information
is published on The Pub for members. There is also a public Q&A
on our website.
Next Season (there are no meetings in July and August)
||EVENT / TOPIC
Call for Presentations
OPCUG is always interested in procuring guest speakers for our monthly
meeting. If you’re able to give a talk on a particular subject or if
you know someone who is, please contact our Meeting Coordinators. Our
club has a proud history of delivering informative and provocative
speakers for over 35 years! Check out our list of past
and presentations with links to their websites.
Please consult the OPCUG’s speakers' information page if you require additional
information about our venue.
Dubois and Bob Herres
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General meetings are usually on the 2nd
Wednesday of each month (no meetings in July and August).
Auditorium opens at 7:00 p.m.
Main presentation - 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Q&A Session - 9:00 to 10:00 p.m.
are at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum (CASM), 11 Aviation Parkway,
in the main Mauril
Bélanger Theatre [Museum
floor plan (PDF)].
Canada Aviation and Space
(C) Photo by Gordon King
Reproduced with permission of
Paid parking is available for a flat fee of
$4.00 after 5pm, paid in advance. Park in the main lot and enter through the front
entrance of the museum. Payment methods include coins, VISA, and
MasterCard, and the proof of payment must be left in the car and be
visible in the front windshield.
is no OC Transpo bus service to the Canada Aviation and
Space Museum in the evening.
Our thanks go out to the staff at both the Canada Science and
Technology Museum and the Canada Aviation and Space Museum for their
assistance in finding us this location for our meetings.