More speakers have been added to the list of those participating in the MacMania conference/ocean cruise to Alaska that departs May 27 from Vancouver.
Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus has been added to the speaking roster. LeVitus, a well-known columnist and speaker in the Mac world, has written 33 computer books, including “Mac OS X For Dummies” among others. Also speaking will be Jesse Feiler, author of over 20 books, including “Java Programming on Mac OS X, “Mac OS X: The Complete Reference,” Mac OS X Developer’s Guide,” and “FileMaker Pro 4 and the World Wide Web.”
Other speakers include Steve “Woz” Wozniak, Apple co-founder; Andy Gore, former editor-in-chief of Macworld magazine; David Pogue, well known Mac author and columnist; and John de Lancie, actor/director/writer.
MacMania will be a seven-day ocean cruise that combines pleasure with 20 hours of conference courses. It’s being masterminded by the folks at Geek Cruises, a company that schedules “cruise conferences” that combine work and play. See our
Aug. 29 article
Room for MacMania is limited to approximately 400. If you’re interested in signing up, e-mail
Neil Bauman, captain and CEO of Geek Cruises.
Cruising prices (if booked six months in advance) are: inside cabins: US$1,050-$1,100 (depending on category) and outside cabins: $1,350-$1,550 (ditto). Prices will go up on Nov. 27. The conference price is $600 for the End Users Track and $1,250 for the OS X Developers Track. Port taxes would be additional and are $184 per person.