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I'm a bit of a Meetup junkie so I'd like to automate the appearance of any Meetup I RSVP to automagically appear on my Google Calendar.

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Yes. Here's how:

When you are logged in, on the right side of the home page at www.meetup.com, underneath the calendar widget, you should see an Export link.

After clicking on it, click the Google calendar link in the drop down, and it should bring up your Google Calendar page with a popup asking: Do you want to add this calendar?

Click the button: Yes, add this calendar, and you are now added your Meetup subscription to your Google Calendar.

You should then see all meetups you are attending as a subscription.

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Seems like this link might be missing in the new UI. Anyone find a new way? –  TomFuertes Sep 13 '13 at 17:20
    
I'm also looking to find the old calendar links. –  weston Sep 26 '13 at 16:06
    
Yes, this is still possible. I've updated the instructions. –  Jo Liss Dec 5 '13 at 17:43
    
Meetup has a page describing their current (May 2014) feeds here: meetup.com/meetup_api/feeds –  Jerry May 8 at 0:39

I had to replace the http:// prefix with webcal:// to make it work for me (March 2014).

The straightforward "Export to..." from Meetup.com posted by Jo Liss did create a My Meetups calendar, only it is empty... For anyone having the same issue as I had, here is what I did:

The Diagnosis: when you open the newly-created calendar, you will notice it uses http:// prefix:

  • Left pane, under Other Calendars, look for the newly created calendar - mine was default-called My Meetups
  • Right of My Meetups, click the down arrow, select Calendar Settings to open the My Meetups Details page.
  • The URL field looks like this: http://www.meetup.com/events/ical/YOUR_CALENDAR_ID/going

The Fix: Since the URL cannot be modified from the Details page, what I did is:

  • copy the above URL
  • go Back to calendar
  • Left pane, right of Other Calendars, click on the down arrow, select Add by URL
  • Paste the URL. Replace "http://" with "webcal://" at the beginning of it so that your URL now reads webcal://www.meetup.com/events/ical/YOUR_CALENDAR_ID/going
  • Clik Add Calendar

That's it! Now the events I'm attending on Meetup.com are actually showing up in my Google Calendar. Hope this helps

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Currently (November 2013) your event calendar is on the home page of meetup.com when you are logged in. From there you can select which events you want to have in your personalized calendar, and there is an option to export it to Google Calendar.

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