Steve Wozniak to Join Other Luminaries in Special Presentation at Macworld Conference & Expo

FRAMINGHAM, MA – NOVEMBER 20, 2002 – IDG World Expo, the leading producer of world-class tradeshows, conferences and events for IT markets around the globe, today announced that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will participate in a special presentation at the upcoming Macworld Conference & Expo. Open to all Macworld attendees, "The Move to Mac OS X" takes place on the North Hall Stage at San Francisco's Moscone Center on Tuesday, January 7, 2003 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. PST.


"The Move to Mac OS X" audience can expect to learn about the reasons for upgrading to OS X and the environment for those with earlier versions of the Mac OS. Host Dave Mark, editor-in-chief of MacTech Magazine, will lead an all-star panel, featuring Wozniak, noted Mac authors Bob LeVitus and Robin Williams, and MacTech Publisher Neil Ticktin for a lively discussion of the current state of the Macintosh.

"We're very excited that Steve Wozniak and other industry greats will gather on stage for this special presentation," said IDG World Expo President and CEO Charlie Greco. "It's an extraordinarily historical event for Macworld to host Steve Jobs in the morning and Steve Wozniak in the afternoon. As the largest event serving the Mac community, we're trying to offer the best education possible but also make it entertaining. This lineup is sure to accomplish both."

"We're all thrilled to have this chance to interact with Steve and to get his perspective on the move to Mac OS X," added panel leader Dave Mark. "This is a rare and unique opportunity and we're working hard to make this event something special."

Macworld Conference & Expo takes place January 6-10, 2003. Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO, will deliver the keynote address on Tuesday, January 7 at 9:00 a.m. PST.

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