[Tugindia] TUG news: elections, call for papers, development fund, TUGboat

Radhakrishnan CV tugindia@tug.org
25 Sep 2002 17:27:16 +0530

Forwarded mail from TUG Board of Directors:

Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2002 16:18:34 +0200 From: TUG Board of Directors
Subject: TUG news: elections, call for papers, development fund,

Greetings to all TUG members and TeX users,

A few short news items for your information and participation.
(Please redistribute this message to any appropriate forum.)

1. TUG elections

The terms of the TUG President and of 11 members of the Board of
Directors will end as of the 2003 meeting of the TUG Board of
Directors, which will take place in conjunction with the 24th Annual
TUG Meeting to be held 20-24 July 2003.  (See below for more
information on the meeting.)

The election to choose the new TUG President and Board members will be
held in spring 2003.  Nominations for these openings are now invited.
Please see http://www.tug.org/election/ for the complete announcement,
information, and nomination forms.

If you or someone you know would be a good candidate for service,
please help TUG by making a nomination!

2. TUG 2003: Call for Papers

The TeX Users Group's 24th Annual Meeting is to be held 20-24 July
2003 at the Outrigger Waikoloa Beach Resort, Big Island, Hawaii.

We welcome submissions of a title and abstract by November 18, 2002;
please send to tug2003-papers@tug.org.  Registration forms and more
information on submitting papers, as well as the conference in
general, are at http://www.tug.org/tug2003/.  Please be sure to check
the early-lion registration discount rate.  First deadline: Dec 31,

3. TeX Development Fund

TUG has initiated a new project: a TeX Development Fund.  It was
officially announced at the TUG 2002 conference in India.  The idea is
to financially support TeX-related projects to the best of our
ability.  Please see http://tug.org/tc/devfund/ for more information
and an online application page, or email devfund@tug.org.

4. TUGboat

We are pleased to announce that TUGboat 22.1/22.2 (a double issue) is
at the printer and scheduled to be mailed September 26th.  The TUGboat
production team is working on the two issues that follow (for 2001) in
hopes they will mail by the end of the year.  More news will be
forthcoming regarding Volume 23, which is in the pipeline as well.  If
you have ideas for articles you would like to write, or read, please
email the tugboat editorial group at tugboat@tug.org.

5. CTAN CD-ROM's via Dante

Each year, Dante (the German TeX users group, http://www.dante.de),
produces an abstract of the Comprehensive TeX Archive Network
compendium of TeX tools. The 2002 edition has been ordered for TUG
members.  Look for this 3-CD set in your mail within the next few

Your satisfaction as a TUG member is important to us. If you have
failed to receive membership materials, or if your address has
changed, please contact the TUG office at mailto:office@tug.org or by
phone +1-503-223-9994.  Our office manager, Robin Laakso, is ready to

The TUG Board values your input. Please contact us at board@tug.org
with your suggestions, concerns, and even offers of help.


TeX Users Group Board of Directors