The Windows Management User Group (WMUG) are having their very FIRST meeting on the 17th October @ Microsoft's office in London. You are very welcome to join them - it's free - and should be fun. Simply drop them an email to let them book catering and make sure there's a seat for you.

WMUG have billed the event as follows:

"You are invited to the very First Official Meeting of the Windows Management User Group

Join us on Wednesday 17th October 2007 for our first official meeting to be held at Microsoft’s New Prestige Offices in Cardinal Place in the heart of London

http://www.microsoft.com/uk/about/map-london.mspx

The Windows Management User Group is a new, IT Pro focused community, designed to bring together like minded professionals, enthusiasts and technology lovers,  to share experiences, swap hints and tips and to look at what’s hot and what’s not in the world of Windows Server and Desktop Management.

This first meeting is an opportunity for YOU to help shape the future of the Windows Management Community, get answers to those questions that have been bugging you AND meet in person the WMUG team:

Gordon McKenna "The Don of OpsMgr" and MOM MVP, fresh off the back of a very large implementation of OpsMgr at Microsoft.

Cliff "Darth" Hobbs - Star Wars nut, SMS MVP and owner of FAQShop.com

Rob "Don't spoil it by getting all technical" Marshall - SMS Consultant since SMS2003 went RTM.

David "slow down can't understand a word your are saying" Scambler Doing SMS since 1997, looking forward to branching out in to the other parts of Systems Center...

So come along and say "hi". Yes it's free. Yes there is free food. Yes there is SWAG. So what are you waiting for!

The planned Agenda is:

6.30pm - 6.45pm

WMUG Introduction

6.45pm – 7.30pm

Cliff Hobbs, Rob Marshall and David Scambler

With the recent release of the latest version of Microsoft’s SMS product (now re-branded as System Center Configuration Manager 2007), in this session we’ll be looking at the key differences between the two products.

7:30pm – 8:15pm Break

8:15pm -  9:00pm

Gordon McKenna.

With the recent release of the latest version of Microsoft’s Operations Management product (now re-branded as System Center Operations Manager 2007), this session will be looking at the key differences in the new version of the product.

9:00pm – 9:15pm

Open Q&A session

To register please email us at events@wmug.co.uk with the following information:

Name:

Company name:

Number of places required:

Contact telephone number:

Closing date for registrations Friday 12th October or when full"