A non-profit corporation, NESTU (or North Eastern Systems Technology Users group) of New Jersey, Inc. has hosted hundreds of events and is a great source of IBM i advocacy, idea sharing, training, and is a consortium for all disciplines utilizing IBM i.
NESTU hosts dinner meetings at Spice Grill - 111 US-46, Parsippany, NJ 07054, usually on the third Thursday of each month. The meetings offer an opportunity to interact with other system professionals while enjoying a delicious buffet dinner. The dinner is followed by a presentation, given by an industry expert.
We attracts some of the industry's top speakers, including folks from IBM's Rochester and Toronto laboratories. Attendees often stay after the presentation to quiz the people that are developing the latest hardware and software technologies.