If you’re attending next month’s Macworld New York, you’ll want to mark the
Mac Efficiency/Power User Workshop on your list. Presented by author
Deborah Shadovitz, it will be a full-day session on Tuesday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“This workshop is designed to help novice users become proficient — and proficient users become power users,” Shadovitz said. “Attend this workshop and gain dozens of tips and tricks for maximizing your Mac computing efficiency. You’ll learn how to set up files, use a word processor correctly, use the Web efficiently, send and receive files via e-mail, and how to get the most out of your Mac using utilities. This workshop is for you if your time is valuable or you’re not into frustration.”
Shadovitz has authored and contributed to many books about the Mac and Web, as well as penning many articles and columns for magazines and Webzines. Currently, she writes the GoLive column for Mac Design magazine, and is doing features for the O’Reilly Network. Additionally, she regularly presents seminars and training sessions.
Shadovitz, along with writer Bill Briggs, is also do the
Mac Beginnings sessions.
Mac 101 will be held on Wednesday, July 17. It’s targeted to new users to the Mac platform. Attendees will learn how to launch their programs easily, then how to create and file documents so they’ll always be able to find them. Participants will also pick up tips on how to organize their desktop and how to set their Mac up for efficient backup and data recovery.
Mac 102 — slated for Friday, July 19 — is for those already comfortable launching, filing and saving files. Session participants will discover some of the more advanced tips that will put them on the road to being power users.
contact Shadovitz directly for more information and discounts on attending the sessions.
MWNY will be held July 15-19 at the Jacob J. Javits Center in New York City. For details go to the
conference Web site.