A few pieces of recent news that might be of interest...
1st, BarCamp Albuquerque returns November 21st and 22nd. More info
2nd, IgniteNM is another fun event you might enjoy. It returns to
Albuquerque on Wednesday, December 2nd. More info on that and previous
Ignite events at: http://www.ignite-nm.com/
And... also of possible interest, New Mexico's Rio Grande Chapter of
ACM SIGGRAPH is being resurrected. More info soon.
Best wishes, and have a happy Halloween!