Apple will have a significant presence at the EDUCAUSE 2001 educational conference held in Indianapolis, IN, Oct. 28-31. The company will be emphasizing Mac OS X and how the digital lifestyle fits into education.
Apple will be promoting solutions such as iMovie, iDVD, Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Office v. X, its educational services (both professional and financial, as well as AppleCare) and, of course, its hardware line. There’ll also be an Apple Genius on hand to answer specific technical question.
There will also be several Apple workshops. John Tucker, a consulting engineer for Apple, will be talking about “Mac OS X: The Next Generation UNIX Based OS.” Product Line Manager Ernie Prabhakar will address “Next Generation Development Tools for Computer Science.”
Brian Winn, assistant professor at Michigan State University, and Apple Distinguished Educator, will lead a workshop on “Building an Industry Standard Professional Digital Media Lab (I&II).” Thomas Weyer, an Apple network and communications technology manager, will tackle “Using Kerberos to Authenticate in Mac OS X.”
Dr. Dean Dauger, president of Dauger Research, will head the “Build Your Own Parallel Computing Cluster in Under an Hour” workshop. And Carl Owens, professor at Tennessee Technological University, and Apple Distinguished Educator, will head up “iMovie In Depth: Hands On with Apple’s Desktop Movie Solution.”
There’ll also be sessions every half-hour on building Cocoa applications and creating iMovies.
Cheryl Vedoe, Apple’s vice president of Education Marketing and Solutions, will give a corporate presentation on “Empowering Higher Education with Tools for the Digital Age,” on Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 11:45-12:35 p.m. For more info go to Apple’s EDUCAUSE 2001 Web site.