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 for details.
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.