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Here we take a whirlwind world tour of .NET user groups, one that begins in Europe, continues to the Middle East and ends in the South Pacific -- which, we reckon, is as good a place as any to end a journey. But it need not end there, so send us an email if we have neglected to list your .NET user group. (If your group's Web site is not in English, we'd appreciate it if you could do the best you can to provide one or two sentences in English for us -- sadly, we are monolingual Americans.)
Belgian Visual Studio User Group
The overall goal of the VISUG is to provide the Visual Studio .NET community in Belgium with the necessary infrastructure and organization to enable a community meeting point for everybody who is interested in Microsoft's VS-related technologies.
Poznan .NET Group (Poland)
Hosts meetings, fosters joint development and offers lectures related to the .NET ecosystem in the Wielkopolska region.
UK Visual Basic User Group (Britain)
Group's site lists a wide variety of .NET development meetings throughout the UK.
Israel Visual C Users Group (IVCUG)
The Visual C Users group is supported by Microsoft Israel and hosts monthly meetings attended by programmers of all levels, from those just starting out to those with more than 20 years' experience.
The Israel Visual Basic User Group (IVBUG)
This group, founded back in 1997, meets the first Wednesday evening of every month at Microsoft Israel, 2 Hapnina St, Raanana.
.NET User Group of Guam
The .NET User Group of Guam focuses on deploying, developing, and discovering new, innovative, and intelligent ways to develop business solutions with Microsoft's .NET Framework. Meetings are discussions and entertaining technical presentations for enterprise-level architects and developers towards the development of using .NET to develop third-generation Internet and Web applications.
Sydney .NET Users Group
The group representing Australia's largest city meets the third Wednesday of each month at Microsoft's office in the Riverside Corporate Park (1 Epping Road, North Ryde, New South Wales).