Local User Groups

by Mark Corum last modified Apr 24, 2013 03:52 PM
Contributors: jonstahl, eleddy
Plone user groups are a great place to meet other Plone users, connect with area developers and consultants, and see presentations about present and future capabilities of Plone. There are user groups in cities all over the world.

No local Plone user group near you?  Why not start one? Check out some tips and tricks for setting up your own user group.

North America

Atlanta Plone Users Group (Georgia)

Information at: http://www.atlantaplone.net

Austin Plone Users Group (Texas)

Information and email list at: http://austinplone.org/

Boston Plone Meetup (Massachusetts)

Information and announcements at: http://plone.meetup.com/1/

Davis Plone Users Group (California)

Information at http://www.zugod.org/
Join the email lists at: http://www.zugod.org/mailing-lists

Plone Houston User Group (Texas)

Information at: http://groups.google.com/group/plonehug

Los Angeles Plone Users Group (California)

Information at: http://www.laplone.org

Plone New Mexico

Information at: http://www.coactivate.org/projects/plone-new-mexico/summary

Oshkosh Plone User Group (Wisconsin)

http://www.uwosh.edu/ploneprojects/user-group
Mailing list: http://lists.uwosh.edu/mailman/listinfo/plone-developers

San Francisco Bay Area Plone Lounge (California)

Information at: http://groups.google.com/group/plone-lounge

Seattle Plone Users Group (Washington)

Information at http://www.seattleplone.org
Join the email list at http://lists.onenw.org/lists/subscribe/plone_seattle

Triangle Zope and Python Users Group (North Carolina)

Information at: http://trizpug.org
Join the email list: http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/trizpug/

Twin Cities Zope/Python Users Group (Minnesota)

Information at: http://tczpug.org
Mailing list subscription: tczpug@tczpug.org

Utah Plone Users

Information at: http://groups.google.com/group/utah-pug

Vancouver Python/Zope Users Group (British Columbia)

Information at: http://www.vanpyz.org

Washington DC Zope/Python Users Group (District of Columbia)

Information at: http://www.zpug.org/

Asia/Pacific

Join the Asia Pacific Plone user group mailing list on:
http://lists.plone.org/mailman/listinfo/plone-asiapacific

Our Plone.org page is:
http://plone.org/countries/asia-pacific

China Zope/Plone Users Group

Information at: http://www.czug.org

Plone Users Group Japan

Information at: http://plone.jp

Sydney, Australia

Please join us at: http://www.coactivate.org/projects/sy/summary
Email list at: syplone@lists.coactivate.org

New Zealand

The New Zealand Zope & Plone Users Group is at http://www.nzzug.org
Mailing list at: http://lists.thevirtual.co.nz/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/nzzug

Europe

Belgium (Namur)

Plips is a Plone user group in French-speaking Belgium.

Eastern Europe

Plone Eastern Europe regional user group
http://lists.plone.org/mailman/listinfo/plone-easterneurope

England

The UK Plone Users Group, for Plone users throughout the UK.
http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=4832261

The Wessex Plone Users Group, for Plone users in Bristol, Bath and the surrounding area.
http://groups.google.com/group/plone-users-wessex

France (Paris)

AFPY is a French-speaking Python users group, which includes Zope/Plone/CPS, Django, Plone French translators mailing list and more!
Information at: http://afpy.org
Discussion forum at: http://www.afpy.org/zope/forum_zope/forum_general

Germany (Munich)

An active local user group in Munich, meeting every fortnight.  They currently have two websites, a new one which is being built, and an old one holding information on meetings.
http://plone.zope.de/gruppen/plone-user-munchen
http://www.zope.de/redaktion/rzug-muenchen/

Germany (Rheinland)

The RZUG Rheinland user group in the Düsseldorf, Cologne, Bonn area arranges meetings frequently in their mailing list. Beneath having a strong focus on Plone there is exchange on GROK, BFG and of course Python too. The RZUG Rheinland Group is managing the appearance of Plone on the yearly FrOSCon FreeOpensourceSoftware Convention at the University of applied Science in St.Augustin, Germany and a local WPD.
http://www.zope.de/community/rzug-rheinland/
https://mail.dzug.org/mailman/listinfo/rheinland
http://rheinland.worldploneday.de/

Italy

Plone.IT is the Italian Plone/Zope users group.
Information at: http://plone.it
Join the email list at: http://lists.plone.org/mailman/listinfo/plone-plone-it

Netherlands

Dutch Plone Users Group.
Group website: http://plone.nl
Join the email list at: http://lists.plone.org/mailman/listinfo/plone-nl

Poland

The Polish Plone community has a website at:
http://plone.org.pl

Spain and Spanish speaking countries

Spanish speaking Plone community:
http://www.plone.es

Switzerland

The Swiss Plone community has regular meetups at:
http://www.meetup.com/plonemeetup/

Ukraine

Plone Ukraine, the Ukrainian Plone Users Group can be found at:
http://www.plug.org.ua

South America

Plone Cono Sur

Grupo de Usuarios de Plone de Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Uruguay y Paraguay
http://plone.org/countries/conosur

Venezuela

http://plone.org/countries/plone-in-venezuela/

Africa

South Africa

http://groups.google.com/group/plonesa