Mega-MUG Meeting At Macworld, Rogue Valley Macintosh Expo, Silver Sponsors, & More

The MUG Center has updated its site with information about the Mega-MUG Meeting at Macworld, the Rogue Valley Macintosh Expo, Silver Sponsors for the User Group Leadership Conference the User Group Lounge at 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

MEGA-MUG MEETING ON WEDNESDAY AT MACWORLD CREATIVEPRO OPEN TO ALL ATTENDEES
The Mega-MUG Meeting at Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo will be held on Wednesday night at the Jacob Javitz Center, immediately following the close of the show.

From 6 PM - 7:30 PM, Macworld attendees can interact with The Apple User Group Advisory Board, the Apple Regional Liaison Team , and other MUG leaders and enthusiasts who will lead discussions on all facets of the user group experience.

Speakers include:

  • Gary Adcock - Chicago Final Cut Pro Users Group
  • Roy Atkinson - Down East Macintosh Users Group
  • Dave Marra - Apple Senior Systems Engineer
  • Sarah Friedlander - Rochester Institute of Technology Macintosh User Group
  • Nico Juber - Tufts Macintosh Users Group
  • Cathleen Merritt - Appleworks User Group
  • Warren Williams - AppleWorks User Group
  • Lesa Snider - Cowtown Macintosh User Group

If youire at the show Wednesday, come to Room 1E08 and join the fun.
<http://www.mugcenter.com/#megamug>

ROGUE VALLEY MACINTOSH EXPO SET FOR JULY 20
Macworld CreativePro isnit the only Expo in July. The Rogue Valley Macintosh Expo, hosted by the Josephine County Macintosh Users Group, will be held on July 20 in Grants Pass, Oregon, and will feature a number of notable presenters, incluing Elizabeth Statmore of Circus Ponies, former Apple User Group Program Coordinator Garr Reynolds, and former Apple Regional Liaison Steve Welsh. There will also be raffles, a gaming area, hands-on stations, and more.
<http://www.mugcenter.com/#roguevalley>

SILVER SPONSORS FOR USER GROUP LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE ANNOUNCED
The Silver Sponsors for the User Group Leadership Conference have been announced, and include three long-time supporters of Macintosh User Groups:

  • Bare Bones Software
  • OiReilly
  • Peachpit Press
Thanks to all the sponsors of UGLC for their support of both the event and the MUG community. We couldnit do it without you.
<http://www.mugcenter.com/#silver>

USER GROUP LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE SCHEDULE & FACULTY ANNOUNCED
The Schedule and Faculty for Tuesdayis User Group Leadership Conference have been announced.

Eight different sessions on all aspects of successfully operating a user group will give attendees the opportunity to select the topics of interest to their particular group. Instructors include a wide variety of MUG leaders from the User Group Advisory Board, Regional Liaison Team, Macworld Planning Committee and more!

Didnit make the pre-registration for UGLC? Donit worry - there is on-site, cash registration available for a limited number of attendees, so plan to get there early.
<http://www.mugcenter.com/#uglcfacultyschedule>

MACWORLD CREATIVEPRO USER GROUP LOUNGE SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED
The schedule for the User Group Lounge at next weekis Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo has been announced, and boasts an outstanding lineup of celebrities from the world of Macintosh. Guests include:

  • David Pogue of the New York Times
  • Chris Breen of Macworld
  • Andy Ihnatko of Macworld
  • Shawn King of Your Mac Life
  • Derrick Story of OiReilly
  • Adam Engst of TidBITS
  • Dori Smith, author
  • Jason Snell of Macworld
  • Jim Dalrymple of MacCentral
  • Dennis Sellers of MacCentral
  • Dave Marra of Apple
  • Peter Cohen of MacCentral
  • The User Group Advisory Board
  • Sarah Friedlander of MacRIT

The User Group Lounge is the place where you can get up close and personal with these guests. No podiums, no risers, just an informal get-together with the industry leaders you hear from throughout the year. Generously donated by IDG World Expo and hosted by User Group Advisory Board, Room 3D01, just off the show floor, should be a regular stop while at Expo.
<http://www.mugcenter.com/#loungeschedule>

Coming Up This Week On The MUG Event Calendar
<http://www.mugcenter.com/mugcalendar/2003/072003.html>

JULY 14
QMUG/LA -Garr Reynolds

JULY 15
User Group Leadership Conference - NYC

JULY 16
Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo

  • User Group Lounge
  • User Group Booth
  • User Group Guides
  • Final Cut Pro User Group Booth
  • Mega-MUG Meeting
  • Final Cut Pro User Group Night - Apple Store in Soho

JULY 17
Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo

  • User Group Lounge
  • User Group Booth
  • User Group Guides
  • Final Cut Pro User Group Booth
  • Final Cut Pro User Group Evening Event

JULY 18
Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo

  • User Group Lounge
  • User Group Booth
  • User Group Guides
  • Final Cut Pro User Group Booth

JULY 20
Rogue Valley Mac Expo - hosted by Josephine County Macintosh Users Group

You can get more information at The MUG Centeris Web site.

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