Looking to connect with other geeks in Nashville? These are the organizations, events and meetups you should get involved with. If you think something is missing, please suggest a Geek Resource!
(Special thanks to Rob Robinson and Brian Dailey for helping to compile this list.)
BarCamp Nashville (BCN)Annual, free, technology-focused "unconference" that's equal parts networking, knowledge-building and fun.
Geek Media Expo (GMX)Annual multi-fandom convention featuring panels, exhibits and fun.
PodCamp Nashville (PCN)Annual, free "unconference" for digital content creators, marketers and educators.
DJ's Pub & Grub (Tuesdays), Past Perfect (Wednesdays) and Greenhouse Bar (Thursdays).
615 Flash, the Nashville Flash Platform User Group, is now a collective of UX and UI developers using HTML5, Actionscript3, Flex, Objective-C, C++, Haxe, Lua, and many more, to deploy applications to web, mobile, desktop, or consoles such as game systems, TV, etc.
Nashville Dynamic Languages (NashDL)Discussion of topics related to dynamic programming languages, intended to be a social group as well as a technical group; also a book club.
Nashville Functional Programmers (NashFP)Monthly lab (think three hour code camp) for programmers interested in functional programming (e.g. Clojure, Erlang, F# Haskell, Lisp). All skill-levels, platforms, backgrounds and languages welcome.
Nashville Java User's Group (NJUG)Discussions and presentations about Java as a language, platform and community, including emerging JVM languages, various libraries, tools, JSRs, components, IDEs, and news.
Nashville Linux Users Group (NLUG)Monthly meetings, community advocacy, quarterly install fests and other Linux-related projects.
Something missing? Suggest a Geek Resource!