[TUG2003-news] NEWS: Visas/ Free ConTeXt Workshop / Apple Computer Sponsorship

Wendy McKay wgm at cds.caltech.edu
Thu Apr 10 13:20:06 CEST 2003

TUG2003 News: April 10, 2003

If you are a participant  need a letter of invitation to apply for a visa 
to attend the
TUG 2003: the Silver Anniversary -- 25 years! -- of TeX
    The 24th Annual Meeting and Conference of the TeX Users Group 
on July 20-24, 2003
please send your request to:  tug2003-pr at tug.org

Patricia Mononohon will be sending letters to _all_
non-resident international speakers this week.

Friday July 25, 2003   

All workshops and tutorials will be free during and
after the conference.
In particular,
Hans Hagen will be giving a one-day hands-on workshop 
(tentatively 9am  - 3:30 pm) on 
Everything you wanted to know about ConTeXt.
Further information will be posted at

SPONSORSHIP  by Apple Computer Inc.
We are pleased to announce that
Apple Computer has agreed to make a number of iBooks with Airport
Wireless Cards available for use throughout the
conference.  In particular, we hope to  have  hands-on
informal sessions  of how to install teTeX and TeXshop on Mac OS X
and Q&A sessions on running some of the TeX Family of programs.
e.g., TeX, LaTeX, pdfTeX, pdfLaTeX, ConTeXt,  TeX4ht, Omega, Lambda,  
TeXpower, LaTeX2html etc...

If you are a Unix Expert or Font Guru  or TeX Program Developer  and 
would be  willing to help with configuring the "TeX system"  and/or  do a 
demo  or Q&A session on any particular aspect of installation or use of
any of the  TeX programs, 
please contact: wendy at tug2003-pr at tug.org 


Abstracts of the talks have been posted at

A list of the talks sorted by topics is tentatively
available at
and linked from the webpage

A tentative  schedule will be posted as soon as possible.

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