[texhax] May 2011 TUG news: election, conferences, software, TUGboat, Packt Publishers

TeX Users Group tug-news at tug.org
Sun May 22 00:02:43 CEST 2011

Dear TeX users,

- 2011 TUG election:
  The election results are posted, with candidates' statements.
  There was no need for a ballot this year.  Welcome Taco
  Hoekwater and Michael Doob as incoming directors, and Steve
  Peter as incoming president (new terms will start as of the
  TUG'11 conference).

- TUG 2011:
  This year's TUG conference will be held in Kerala, India, from
  October 19-21, hosted by River Valley Technologies.  Deadline
  for proposals is July 15, but sooner is always welcome.
  Registration and info:
- Fifth ConTeXt user meeting:
  This year's ConTeXt meeting will take place from Sept. 19-24,
  in Porquerolles, France.

- TUGboat: the first issue for 2011 is at the printer and
  should be in the mail by the end of the month.  The submission
  deadline for the next issue is June 30.

- TeX Live: We are close to freezing updates to the programs and
  packages for the 2011 release.  If you have software you'd like
  to be included, please release it as soon as you can.

- Publisher discount codes: to mention another membership benefit, TUG
  members can now receive a discount from Packt Publishers, along with
  (as announced previously) Manning Publications.

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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