The MUG Center has updated its site with information about Apple User Group Regional Liaison Teams, Platinum Sponsors for the User Group Leadership Conference, Macintosh Users Group of Southern New Jerseyis bus trip to Macworld, and more. The MUG Center offers centralized information and resources for Mac User Groups around the world. From The MUG Center:
The Weekis Front Page News At The MUG Center
MACGROUP-DETRIOT, USER GROUP LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE & MORE APPLE REGIONAL LIAISONS ON THE USER GROUP REPORT
Our focus on the Apple Regional Liaison Team continues with three more members, and we start our coverage of the events surrounding Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo, including the User Group Leadership Conference .
- Terry White of MacGroup-Detriot and Adobe outlines the successes and innovative projects that are taking his group into the future, his activites at the recent MacDesign Conference, and his presentation about MUG web sites at the upcoming User Group Leadership Conference.
- Roy Atkinson of the Down East Macintosh Users Group and Regional Liaison Team member for the Northeast United States talks about his group, why they have Austrailian members on their listserv, and the reactions heis had from groups in his area to his "first contact" efforts.
- Thomas Piper of the appleJAC Macintosh Users Group discusses his role as the Central United States Regional Liaison, how he got started in user groups, and what he would like to accomplish in the coming months.
- Lynn Poos of the Silicon Mountain Macintosh Users Group is the only domestic third-term member of the Regional Liaison. He shares his insight into the development and evolution of the team, and helps user groups in his territory and beyond understand what the RLT offers them.
- The User Group Report is the Internet radio show hosted by Chuck Joiner that features interviews with people making news in the user group community. You can listen here.
PLATINUM SPONSORS FOR USER GROUP LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE ANNOUNCED
The first round of Platinum Sponsors for the upcoming User Group Leadership Conference (UGLC) conference has been announced, and includes both vendors know for their long-term, consistent MUG support, as well as some new to MUG events. They include:
- Apple User Groups
- Circus Ponies
- Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo
Look for more sponsorship information and announcements in the coming weeks.
Vendors: Interested in sponsoring the only nationally-focused Macintosh User Group leadership event on the East Coast? Find out how to connect with the most involved and influential segment of the Macintosh communty by contacting User Group Advisory Board member Lesa Snider .
All Macintosh User Group leaders and members are encouraged to help support those who support user groups when making purchasing recommendations or decisions.
MACINTOSH USERS GROUP OF SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY ANNOUNCES MACWORLD CREATIVEPRO BUS TRIP
The Macintosh Users Group of Southern New Jersey has announced that they will be running a one-day bus trip to Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo in New York City on July 17. The bus will leave from Glouster County College and the cost of the trip is $22. Contact the leadership of the group on their web site for additional details and reservations.
USER GROUP ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER APPEARS ON "INSIDE MAC" RADIO SHOW
Lorene Romero of the User Group Advisory Board made a guest appearance on the Inside Mac Radio With Scott Sheppard on May 30th to talk about the user group events at the MacDesign Conference in Chicago.Other guests on the show included Jeff Baudin of Micromat, Inc., Jai Chulani, eMac Product Manager, Apple and Sam Levin, Senior Mac Technologist. You can listen via a downloadable MP3 file.
STEVE WOZNIAK HIGHLIGHTS MARYLAND APPLE CORPSi 25th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak was the guest speaker at yesterdayis celebration of the Maryland Apple Corpsis 25th anniversary celebration, entitled "MD25MD."
The event featured a catered lunch, a massive raffle by a host of sponsoring vendors, and presentations by Apple Senior Systems Engineer Dave Marra, MaMUGs President Dan East, User Group Advisory Board Chairman Chuck Joiner, Maryland Apple Corpsi memberVictor Nazarian, Association of Personal Computer User Groups President Peggy Ireland, and Fred Showker, Director, User Group Academy & Editor, M.U.G. It was clearly Woz who was the highlight of the afternoon, entertaining and enlightening attendees on the pre-Apple exploits of he and Steve Jobs that led to the formation of the company, how he, as an engineer, saw things differently than his contemporaries, and much more. Congratulations to the Maryland Apple Corps on not only their 25th anniversary, but on a top-notch MUG event.
Coming Up This Week On The MUG Event Calendarhttp://www.mugcenter.com/mugcalendar/2003/062003.html
Digital MUG Chat - World Without Borders
MetroMac - David Pogue
Atlantic City Area Mac Users Group - Dave Marra of Apple
Washington Apple Pi - Computer Sale & Show
You can get more information at The MUG Centeris Web site.