First European Mac User Group Forum coming

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The first European Mac User Group Forum sponsored by Apple will be held on Sept. 29, 10:30 a.m., in Paris in conjunction with Apple Expo.

Presentations will be given by Pascal Cagni, VP of Apple Europe, and Tessa Kreighbaum, User Group Program Manager Apple Europe. Presentation topics will include Mac OS X, Microsoft, 4D, Adobe, and Apple Software Managers, according to Chuck Joiner, editor-in-chief of The MUG Center, the resource site for MUGs. Seating is limited.

Meanwhile, there'll be a MUG dinner on Friday, Sept. 28, at the Apple Expo. The event will be informal and provide an opportunity for MUG enthusiasts to meet and discuss options for improving the user group experience in Europe, Joiner said. There are already commitments from MUG leaders from Turkey, Germany, France, Italy and England, as well as Garr Reynolds, Apple's User Group Program Manager.

Apple Expo 2001 will be held at the Paris Expo in Porte de Versailles, Sept. 26-30. CEO Steve Jobs will give the opening keynote address at Apple Expo 2001 in Paris on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 9:00 a.m. (CET) in the Palais de Congres.

MUGs (Mac User Groups) are good places for making new friends, finding Mac-loving buddies, boning up your technical expertise, finding solutions to technical problems, and sometimes finding a good deal on used hardware. For more info on MUGs, and to find the location of the one nearest you, go to Apple's User Group Web page.

This story, "First European Mac User Group Forum coming" was originally published by PCWorld.

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