We received a note from the good people at the MUG Center for this weekis update. The organization has included a bunch of new information on MACWORLD San Francisco, including the User Group Lounge schedule. There is also other information for MACWORLD and this weekis events around the country. From The MUG Center:
The Weekis Front Page News At The MUG Center
MACWORLD SF UPDATE: The schedule for the User Group Lounge has been announced! This all-star group will be joined by other guests very soon. Watch for updates as the event approaches. 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, Senior Editor, MacCentral
- "Apple Makes The Grade: Students And Apple"David Roemer President, Apple Student Core @ Emory (ACE) & Apple Campus Representative
- 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 Appleis User Group Program Manager
- The Apple Volunteer MUG Teams:The User Group Advisory Board & The Regional Liaison Team
- Chris Breen, columnist for Macworld magazine
- Dennis Sellers, Senior Editor, MacCentral
- Ben Stanfield, Editor of MacSlash
MACWORLD SF UPDATE: The Deadline Looms: Monday, December 10, 11:59 PM EST is the deadline for you to take advantage of the special user group discounts for Macworld Conference & Expo. Save 50% off an Exhibits-Only pass and 15% off any conference package. See your Apple-recognized Macintosh User Group leader to get the code. But hurry!
The MUG Center is proud to become one of the web sites featuring Shawn Kingis Daily Report. Just click the link to listen to news, opinions and information updated on a daily basis from the insightful host of The Mac Show.
Apple Senior Systems Engineer Dave Marra has updated us on his upcoming user group appearances. Not only will Dave be attending Macworld Expo in San Francisco, not only will he be a faculty member at User Group University in Cupertino in January, Dave is taking his dynamic MacOS X presentations to several user groups in the upcoming months, including some PC user groups.
- December 12 - New York PC Users Group
- February 7 - Bux-Mont Macintosh Users Group
- February 8 - Palisades Computer Club User Group
- February 12 - Princeton Macintosh Users Group
- February 23 - Philadelphia Area Computer Society User Group
Apple Regional Liaison Update - Australian Regional Liaison Ron Forster, has filed an update to his RLT Report. Get a global perspective on the user group community by reading this and all the Regional Liaison reports.
USER GROUP UNIVERSITY UPDATE: Aladdin and Microsoft have joined the long list of sponsors who are supporting User Group University in Cupertino in January.
The Coming Week On The MUG Event Calendar:
- December 10
- Spartanburg Mac User Group - Special presentation by Corel and Annual Holiday MacBlowout
- December 11
- Corvallis Macintosh User Group - Appleis Presentation of MacOS X 10.1
- December 12
- New York PC User Group - Appleis Presentation of MacOS X 10.1 by Dave Marra
- Hershey Apple Core - Semi-Annual "World Famous" Auction and Holiday Party.
- Macintosh Users of Delaware - Annual Auction
- December 13
- Virtual User Group Chat - World Without Borders
- MacEurope.net Chat
- December 15
- Las Vegas Macintosh Users Group - Semi-Annual Swap Meet
You can find out more information on all of these events at the MUG Centeris Web site.