New Orleans is home to several users groups besides NOLUG: NewOrleans.pm — local Perl Mongers started by JoeyKelly and Dave Cash. Cisco Users Group — meets at the Cisco building in Metairie. Certified speakers. NOJUG — Java users group (does anyone have a better link for this?). NOMUG — Macintosh users group. New Orleans Personal Computer Club — windows-centric group. JoeyKelly presented Linux there in January and was well received. others — see what else google turns up.