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AGENDA for November 7th DBUG Meeting at the BSA

                                      NOVEMBER DBUG MEETING

WHERE: BSA |Space| <>
290 Congress St. (across Fed. Reserve Bldg near South Station T)
Boston, Massachusetts 02210

Location Note: Pearl St. Room across hall from BSA front desk

Map Link: BSA-Space <>


WHEN: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 6 p.m. (Day after Midterms!)


PARKING: Underground garage is $12 for the evening, if arriving after 5 pm. 
BY TRANSIT: Easy walking distance from South Station on Red Line

RSVP for Food Count: Evan H. Shu, FAIA, Shu Associates Inc. <>


                                  Case Studies in Using DataCAD


* Light Dinner Refreshments ($5 Donation for buffet) Reception & Networking


* Welcome, Introductions, and General Announcements (updates on any DataCAD developments)


* Using DataCAD for a New House and for a House Addition
   by Mark Madura, President & CEO for DataCAD
Mark will present two case studies for real projects (a new house on a harbor island near Seattle, WA & a house addition in Glastonbury, CT). In the process, he will highlight his own wishlist for new features in DataCAD, some of which will be incorporated into the next release of DataCAD 21.


* Ancestry Detective Story
   by Mark Madura, President & CEO for DataCAD
Mark will present his amazing detective work in tracking down his spouse's adoptive parents, using both the new DNA tools as well as good old fashioned gumshoe investigation.


*Notes: AIA Members & Massachusetts Registered Architects can earn 2.0 CEU credits for attending.

Google Map Link to BSA |Space| <>

Easy 2 block walk from South Station T stop

NOTE ON PARKING: Street meter parking is rare -- don't count on it. Underground garage parking is available for flat $12 rate for the entire evening if you arrive anytime after 5 p.m. Electric car charging station (2-Chargepoint on P1 level) may be available, first 3 hours is free.


Note: It will be in the Pearl Room (across hall from BSA offices on 2nd floor) so they won't kick us out early!