[texhax] April 2006 TUG news: conferences, DANTE joint membership

tug-news at tug.org tug-news at tug.org
Fri Apr 14 01:58:46 CEST 2006

Dear TeX users,

As usual, we are happy to provide information about upcoming TeX
conferences.  Please consider participating, or if you know of others
who might be interested, please forward.  There are also flyers suitable
for posting on the respective web sites.  Other announcements also
follow ...

- Call for participation in BachoTeX 2006, to take place from
  April 29-May 2 in Bachotek, Poland.  This year's theme:
  There is no life without live TeX.  Jerzy Ludwichowski has posted an
  informal overview of the conference attractions at

  For the official BachoTeX program and registration:

- Call for participation in EuroTeX 2006, to take place from July 5-8 in
  Debrecen, Hungary: A Hungarian TeX Rhapsody.  A few slots are still
  available for additional presentations.  Early registration deadline
  is April 30.  Program and registration:

- Call for participation in Practical TeX 2006, to take place from
  July 30-August 1 in New Jersey, USA.  The keynote speaker will be
  Barbara Beeton.  Early bird registration discount applies through
  May 1.  Program and registration:

  The Practical TeX conference will be preceded by a hands-on workshop
  on LaTeX from July 25-28, for a very reasonable fee.  Again, early
  bird discount applies through May 1.

- Call for papers for TUG 2006 in Marrakesh, Morocco; the deadline is
  approaching quickly: June 1 for proposals and *June 30 for full
  papers*.  (The organizers wish to have the proceedings available at
  the conference.)  The sooner the better!  Information and registration:

- We are very happy to announce that DANTE e.V. and TUG have
  agreed on a joint membership plan, similar to the long-existing
  UKTUG/TUG and NTG/TUG joint memberships.  Information will be
  available on the DANTE web site at http://www.dante.de/dante/antrag/,
  and the TUG web site at http://tug.org/join.html.
  Special thanks to Klaus Hoeppner, TUG board member and the new DANTE
  president, for making this happen.  Thanks also to Volker Schaa, past
  DANTE president and current vice-president, and all the DANTE
  membership for supporting the plan.  We hope it will be mutually

As always, please don't hesitate to contact us (tug-news at tug.org) with
questions, suggestions, or information.

Best wishes,
Karl Berry (President) on behalf of the TUG Board

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