[texhax] April 2005 TUG newsletter: election, journals, conferences

TeX Users Group tug-news at tug.org
Tue Apr 26 23:37:09 CEST 2005

Dear TeX user,

- Paper ballots for the TUG 2005 election for president were mailed to
  TUG members for 2005 around April 6.  If you have joined or renewed
  for 2005, and haven't yet received the ballot, please email
  office at tug.org.

  If you aren't a current member, and want to participate in the
  election, please join/renew as soon as possible

- Another reason to join/renew soon: the early bird discount rate for
  membership expires May 31.  Thanks for your support :).

- The second issue of The PracTeX Journal, TUG's new online publication,
  is now available at:
  It contains articles on getting started with LaTeX and
  MacOSX, ConTeXt editors and fonts, XML, and much more.
  Thanks to Lance Carnes, editor-in-chief, and all the authors,
  reviewers, and editors for their work in pulling this together.
- TUGboat 25(1), the proceedings of the Practical TeX 2004 conference in
  San Francisco, has shipped to TUG members for 2004.  If you were not a
  member then, you can order printed copies through the TUG store
  (http://tug.org/store/).  It will also be available online.

- Practical TeX 2005 will take place in Chapel Hill, North Carolina,
  from June 14-17, 2005.  The keynote speaker will be Nelson Beebe.
  A schedule of classes and talks is available on the web site, along
  with registration information.

- TUG 2005 will take place in Wuhan, China, from August 23-25, 2005,
  sponsored by TUG and CTUG (the Chinese TeX User Group).  The keynote
  speaker will be Wai Wong.  A list of other speakers is now available
  on the web site, and registration forms will be available shortly.

- For those of you who like to make last-minute plans :), BachoTeX 2005
  will take place in Bachotek, Poland, from April 30-May 3, 2005.
  Always a special conference in a special location.

As always, please don't hesitate to contact us with questions,
suggestions, or information.

Karl Berry (President) on behalf of the TUG Board

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