If you want to know about the upcoming Macworld Conference & Expo Tokyo — slated for Feb. 22 to 24 at the Nippon Convention Center, there’s
an official Web site. It’s available in both English and Japanese “flavors,” though this reporter kept getting strange onscreen characters even on the English version.
But if you cruise on over you can check out the two conference tracks; hotel and map directions and info; an under-construction party page; Special Interest Boulevards and MacTech Central info; and the registration area. However, you can only pre-register in Japanese.
The keynote address will be at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22. It’s expected that Apple CEO Steve Jobs will give the keynote, but that’s not been finalized. Exhibition hours will be 11 am to 6 pm; Feb. 22; 10:30 am to 6 pm, Feb. 23; and 10:30 am to 5 pm, Feb. 24.
The 2001 show, which has the theme of “Upgrade to the 21st Century,” has a slight name change. Last year it was dubbed Macworld Expo/Tokyo 2000; this year it’s known as Macworld Conference & Expo/Tokyo. Promised, along with the name change, are “a bigger and more comprehensive seminar, in addition to the exhibitions, aiming to show you a wide range of the newest solutions on the evolving Mac platform.”