Sometime in the last two weeks the formation of a US QGIS Chapter/Users group started. There is rumored to be a meeting sometime around OSM’s State of the Map:
US Email list: http://lists.osgeo.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/qgis-us-user Of course there always have been email lists - just none that are US specific: http://www.qgis.org/en/site/forusers/support.html So anyway - watch for more info. Sign up. Join in supporting what I think is one of the more fun and useful sides of GIS in 2014 - Open Source with a vibrant community.