special interest group

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For more information, visit the Bluetooth Special Interest Group Web site at http://www.bluetooth.com.
Another advantage special interest groups press is the threat of an organized campaign.
A body within ACA that provides specialized services to one of the special interest groups, such as AIC or RAC.
BBBF's nine Special Interest Groups cover hospitality, construction, banking and financial services, ICT and legal sectors, oil, gas and energy, as well as organisational effectiveness, women in business, and young professionals, providing members and guests a valued medium for exchanging industry-specific ideas and discussing issues relevant to a particular sector.
Rapid Design, Engineering and Mouldmaking; Special Interest Group
Fortunately, our most rapid membership growth is among school administrators who have established a new ISTE special interest group, SIGAdmin.
A new special interest group has been set up focussed on software testing called the CSSA Testing Special Interest Group.
A growing number of industry groups are developing specifications for Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPAN), such as the specifications developed by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), HomeRF, and IEEE 802.15.
A premier conference on high performance computing and networking, SC2000 is sponsored by the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Architecture (SIGARCH).
PrintImage International will hold its Special Interest Group Seminar Series April 7-9 in Cleveland, OH.
Well, the special interest group in this case is inside the Beltway and is not being effective in stepping up to the responsibilities that I think they have."
While special interests form a minority on any one policy issue, just about every citizen is a member - whether active or not - of some special interest group on some policy issue; indeed, many citizens are affiliated with more than one special interest group.

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