IDG World Expo has opened registration for this summer’s
Macworld Conference & Expo, set to take place at the new Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, Mass. from July 12 – 15, 2004. This marks the East Coast event’s return from New York to Boston.
This year’s event features a Pro Conference program, where users can get advanced Mac OS X training aimed at programmers, administrators, integrators and others; the Power Tools program, which provides in-depth info about iLife applications, FileMaker, home recording, Adobe Creative Suite products, Final Cut Pro and more; the Users Conference, where educators, designers, musicians, “Switchers” and others can get info; and MacLabs — hands-on workshops using DVD Studio Pro, Acrobat and other topics.
More details are available online.
feature presentations have been planned for the event as well, including “The Macintosh at 20 – A Celebration of 20 Years of Innovation,” hosted by David Pogue and featuring Jef Raskin, Andy Hertzfeld, Bill Atkinson andJerry Mannock — members of the original Macintosh design team; “America 24/7 – How Mac Technology Enabled 25,000 Americans to Capture the Essence of America,”presented by Rick Smolan, CEO, Against All Odds Productions; and “MacBrainiac Challenge,” hosted by Christopher Breen, Contributing Editor, Macworld Magazine.
Registration for attendees is now open; registration for exhibitors opens mid-April and media registration will begin in May. For attendees, registration runs US$15 to $1,095 depending on the package chosen; those prices reflect “Early Bird” discounts available through June 11, 2004. Macworld Expo alumni may be available for other discounts, so check your e-mail for details. More details are available from the Web site.
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