Local Communities

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This page contains details of local Alfresco user groups around the world. If you are involved in such a group then please add your details here. If you are a person looking to meet up with others, and none of the meetups here are convenient for you, go to the Alfresco Meetups Everywhere page and add your name to the list to coordinate with others in your area.

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Atlanta User Group

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Coordinator: Dimy Jeannot

The first meetup was on October 27th, 2009. Meets quarterly. Details can be found here.

Bay Area User Group

  • Location: San Francisco, San Jose, etc
  • Coordinator: Amy Currans, Chris Paul

This group has been created to bring together users of Alfresco. Technical and non-technical users are invited to become a member to exchange information, code, use cases, case studies, demos, and ideas. Throughout the year, we'll be hosting interactive round-table discussions on subjects such as best practices, integration, roadmap, case studies and much more. Locations and time TBD, please go to

http://www.meetup.com/BayAreaAlfresco/ for more information.

Boston User Group

  • Location: Boston, MA, USA
  • Coordinator: Russ Danner

For more details please see the Boston Community Meetings space in the Alfresco Content Community.

Chicago User Group

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Coordinator: Ray Wijangco

The first meetup will be help March 1st, 2012. Details can be found here.

Colorado Springs User Group

  • Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Coordinator: Amy Currans, Michael McCarthy

This group has been created to bring together users of Alfresco. Technical and non-technical users are invited to become a member to exchange information, code, use cases, case studies, demos, and ideas. Throughout the year, we'll be hosting interactive round-table discussions on subjects such as best practices, integration, roadmap, case studies and much more. Locations and time TBD, please go to

http://www.meetup.com/Colorado-Springs-Alfresco-User-Group/ for more information.

Denver User Group

  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Coordinator: Ryan McVeigh

This group is forming in the Denver / Boulder metro area for technical and non-technical users who wish to share information, learn more about Alfresco and gather the local community of Alfresco ECM experts, users and interested parties. Stay tuned for more information.

Dutch User Group

  • Location: Netherlands
  • Coordinator: Tjarda Peelen

In order to bind the Alfresco User Community in the Netherlands we started to organize a drink. If there is enough interest we can 'formalize' it into a 'user group', but for the moment it is rather informal.

  • Our first meeting was April 20 2011 in Utrecht. Do you want to be there next time? Email tjarda dot peelen at incentro dot com.
  • March 21 2012 (yes, it is Spring!) in Baarn (NL) we present Alfresco 4, and you can meet the experts: http://www.incentro.com/meettheexpert Together with Alfresco we show why the latest Alfresco 4 release is a great leap forward for your organization, decorated with customer cases.

Jakarta (Indonesia)

Jakarta Alfresco Meetup has been established in June 2011. It has already an established group of participants and is growing from meetup to meetup.

Current participants are all actively involved in Alfresco projects and have a more technical interest. So the past presentations were mainly about technical topics and best practice related questions. Especially during the last two meetups there was an intensive discusion how to address certain problems and challenges.

On every meetup we decide on the next meetups topic. You are invited to participate actively!

Topics for potential presentations are:

  1. Non technical:
    1. Alfresco applications: DM, RM, WCM, asset management etc.
    2. Backgrounds on: metadata models, workflows, business use cases, best practices, case studies
    3. etc.
  2. Technical:
    1. Alfresco technical architecture
    2. Alfresco programming APIs
    3. Extending Alfresco
    4. UI Development: WebExplorer / Share
    5. Workflow implementations
    6. 3rd party application integation
    7. etc.

Participants:

  1. everybody is welcome!!!
  2. suggested:
    1. Alfresco Users
    2. Alfresco Developers
    3. Business Analysists
    4. DMS and ECM interested
    5. Decision makers
    6. Project managers
    7. Students
    8. among others.

Suggested setup:

  • 20-45min presentation
  • Talks and discussions
  • Get together
  • Language: Bahasa Indonesia / English

The next meetup will take place at 13th of October 7pm at Elite Club Epicentrum Meeting Room. (At the location there is also a club/restaurant, where we can have a drink afterwards)

For details see: http://www.meetup.com/Alfresco/Jakarta-ID/

Interested attendies can contact me at: alfresco dash jakarta at ecmconcepts toplevel domain org.

Las Vegas User Group

  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Coordinator: Amy Currans, Michael McCarthy

This group has been created to bring together users of Alfresco. Technical and non-technical users are invited to become a member to exchange information, code, use cases, case studies, demos, and ideas. Throughout the year, we'll be hosting interactive round-table discussions on subjects such as best practices, integration, roadmap, case studies and much more. Locations and time TBD, please go to http://groups.google.com/group/lasalfresco for more information.

Los Angeles User Group

  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Coordinator: Amy Currans, Michael McCarthy

This group has been created to bring together users of Alfresco. Technical and non-technical users are invited to become a member to exchange information, code, use cases, case studies, demos, and ideas. Throughout the year, we'll be hosting interactive round-table discussions on subjects such as best practices, integration, roadmap, case studies and much more. Locations and time TBD, please go to

http://www.meetup.com/LosAngelesAlfresco/ for more information.

New York Alfresco Meetup

  • Location: New York, NY, USA
  • Coordinator: Open

We are in the process of re-forming this group. Please register at here to join the conversation and get notifications of future meetings.

Nordic (Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland) User Group

  • Coordinator: Carl Nordenfelt

The purpose with this group is to bring people using Alfresco together. The focus is local cooperation and exchange of solutions, ideas and discussions on topics regarding Alfresco and content management in general. The group is registred on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=2973263

Philadelphia Alfresco Meetup

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Coordinator: Multiple

For more details, please see http://www.meetup.com/Philadelphia-Alfresco-Meetup/

Portuguese User Group

  • Location: Portugal
  • Coordinator: Fernando Fernandez

We are forming this group. For more details see Alfresco Portuguese Community.

South Africa User Group (SAUG)

  • Location: South Africa
  • Coordinator: [1]

Our second meetup was held on the 19th and 20th of September 2011 in Pretoria and was another huge success with Jeff Potts as our keynote speaker! More than 50 people attended. Contact us if you want more info.

Spain User Group

  • Location: Spain
  • Coordinator: Javier Martínez (proposed)

First meeting will be at Alfresco Meetup conference in Madrid - Oct 20.

South Spain User Group

  • Location: Andalusia, Spain
  • Coordinator: Fran Alvarez (proposed)

First meeting will be at Alfresco Meetup conference in Seville - Mar 1st.

Utah Alfresco Users

Washington, D.C. Alfresco Meetup

  • Location: Washington, D.C. USA
  • Coordinator: Steve Greenbaum [2]
  • URL: [3]

Users of Alfresco Open Source Enterprise Content Management to exchange information, code, use cases, case studies, demos, ideas and friends. Leverage the transparency (of code and conduct) and community of Open Source. The group welcomes technical and non-technical users with the goal of creating a network of people who can be a source of information about Alfresco.

Next meeting is on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 6:30 PM

For more details, please see http://www.meetup.com/AlfrescoDC/

Russian Speaking User Group

We form a local community of Alfresco users in Russia, Moscow. Our local group includes Russian speaking people from Russia, Ukrain, CIS counties and Eastern Europe. If you want to share your knowledges and to speak about using, developing and administring of Alfresco, we will be happy to meet you in our community. You can find details about us at http://www.ossportal.ru/. We are working with Alfresco from the beginning of 2009 and have a lot of experience that we are ready to share. So I guess we have a lot to talk about and can benefit from each other.

Interested In Joining or Forming a Group?

Berlin/Potsdam (Germany)

Hi users of Alfresco in the german captial region. If you like to speak about your expiriences and knowledge, fixes, patches and enhancements of Alfresco and if you stay around Berlin please contact me via rmunsky -AT- entwickler -DOT- com. We are working with Alfresco since nearly two years now and made a lot of enhancements, live system optimization, content modelling, PHP and Flex clients and also Spring/Groovy integration. So i guess we have a lot to talk about and can benefit from each other.

Los Angeles Area

If anyone is interested in forming an Alfresco development/user group in the Los Angeles area, please contact me. I think learning from successes is just as important as understanding why an implementation failed. I would certainly like to hear more. Please contact me, Rich Liu, at losangelesalfresco -AT- gmail -DOT- com.

Orange County & San Diego User Group

  • Location: Southern California (South of Los Angeles)
  • Coordinator: Emil Loreto

We are starting a new meetup group in the Orange County / San Diego area. We're looking to connect Alfresco end-users and developers to share knowledge and promote Alfresco community activities in the area. We're hoping to kick-off in June 2011. See http://groups.google.com/group/ocsdalfresco for more information.

San Francisco Bay Area

I am heading up a newbie Alfresco-based development team. We are interested in meeting with other Alfresco developers and users in the San Francisco Bay Area. I'm willing to find a meeting place and organize meetings if I can find enough interested individuals. Please send email to the following address if you would be interested in attending meetings somewhere near San Francisco or San Jose. alfrescoug -AT- equilibrium -DOT- com

Zurich/German Part of Switzerland

We are starting a local user group in Zurich for the whole German speaking part of Switzerland. We'd like to get together on a regular basis to hear how others are using Alfresco, get to know best practices, learn about upcoming features and to network. Please let us know if you would be interested in joining us: email to info -AT- object -DOT- ch


Groups around Related Technology

Please update this section with strong user groups around technology related to Alfresco that Alfresco users and developers might be interested in such as Liferay, Java, Spring, JavaScript, etc.

Atlanta Spring User Group

ASUG meets in Atlanta, Georgia http://www.meetup.com/AtlantaSpring/

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