Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are an integral part of DMA, a means to focus on more technical topics that are of special interest to our members. SIGs normally meet once a month at a time and location of their choice. Their programs may include guest speakers or short talks by their attendees. These meetings are free. Anyone is welcome to attend. No reservations are needed.

Genealogy SIG

SIG Leaders: Pat Flynn and Glady Campion
Genealogy meets at 6:30 pm on the 1st Thursday of each month, online via Zoom.
Contact the leaders by using gen-sig@dma1.org
Genealogy is for anyone interested in learning how to research their family history and interested in sharing stories of their experiences.

Classic Computers SIG

SIG Leader: Gary Ganger
Classic Computers meets at 3:00 pm on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month, by
phone only. Call 937-237-5021
Gary Ganger is our in-house expert on older computer hardware and software. He can help
you repair, rebuild, and troubleshoot your older system.

Network SIG

SIG Leaders: Gary Turner and Matt Rizer
Network SIG meets at 6:00 pm on 2nd Mondays
at the Dayton Metro Library, 3980 Wilmington Pike, Kettering OH.
The Network SIG will be learning and discussing modern network technology. Contact the leaders using network-sig@dma1.org

Investment SIG

SIG Leader: Martin Arbagi
Investment meets at 7:00 pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
Panera Bread, 4110 Far Hills Avenue, Kettering OH
Investment SIG is focused on online investing and the performance of stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.

Dayton Dynamic Languages SIG

SIG Leader: Catherine Devlin
Dynamic Languages meets 7:00 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Arcade Innovation Hub, 31 South Main, Dayton OH or online via the general voice channel of the PyFri Discord. Follow the link above.
Dayton Dynamic Languages is an expansion and restructuring of the Dayton Perl Mongers. Their interests include Perl, PHP, Python, and Ruby on Rails.

Single Board Computer (SBC) SIG

SIG Leaders: Dave Schwab and George Ewing
The SBC SIG meets at 2:00 pm on 2nd Saturdays
at the DARA Clubhouse, 5519 Bellefontaine Rd,
Huber Heights OH.
The SBC SIG is in partnership with DARA. Expect to work with installing the operating systems and the development environments for various microprocessors. Contact the leaders using sbc-sig@dma1.org

Dayton Linux Users SIG

SIG Leader: Gary Turner
Dayton Linux Users meets at 7:00 pm on the 3rd Thursday of each month.
Wright State University
Room 348, Russ Engineering Building
Colonel Glenn Highway, Fairborn, OH. 
Dayton Linux Users are focused on the Linux operating system and Open Source software.

Apple Dayton SIG

SIG Leader: Dan Forshaw
Apple Dayton is not currently holding meetings

Dayton Diode SIG

SIG Leader: JJ Krull
Dayton Diode meets a few times a year.
Select here to visit Dayton Diode Meetup for any current meetings & location.
Dayton Diode is a makerspace, a group of engineers and artists who combine their efforts to create amazing gadgets and machines. They share an extensive collection of tools with their members.