The speaker schedule for the User Group Lounge has been announced, according to Chuck Joiner, editor of
The MUG Center, an online resource site for Mac User Groups (MUGs).
The lounge will be the hang out for MUG-ers at next month’s Macworld San Francisco. The list of announced guests and sessions includes (in order of appearance): Warren Williams and Cathleen Merritt of the AppleWorks User Group; Randy B Singer and the MacAttorney User Group; Ilene Hoffman of MacFixit; David Pogue, author and columnist for the New York Times; Jim Dalrymple, News Director, MacCentral/Macworld; David Roemer president, Apple Student Core @ Emory (ACE) & Apple Campus Representative (he’ll be talking on “Apple Makes The Grade: Students And Apple”); Shawn King of The Mac Show Live; Rik Myslewski, editor-in-chief, MacAddict magazine; Bryan Chaffin, editor-in-chief of The Mac Observer; Garr Reynolds Apple’s User Group Program Manager; The Apple Volunteer MUG Teams: The User Group Advisory Board & The Regional Liaison Team; Chris Breen, columnist for Macworld magazine; Ahem, yours truly, Dennis Sellers, MacCentral; Ben Stanfield, editor of MacSlash.
What’s more, today is the deadline for taking advantage of the special user group discounts for the expo. MUG members can save 50 percent off an Exhibits-Only pass and 15 percent off any conference package.
Macworld San Francisco 2002 is scheduled for Jan. 7-11 at the Moscone Center. For more info, go to the
expo Web site. MUGs 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.