Archive for May, 2008

May 31 2008

Bert Monroy to speak at MCE 2008

Published by Lorene under Speakers

Bert Monroy:

Bert Monroy was born and raised in New York City where he spent 20 years in the advertising industry as an art director and creative director for various agencies as well as his own. Upon discovering computers with the introduction of the Macintosh 128 in 1984, he embarked on a new digital career. He embraced the computer as an artistic medium and is considered one of the pioneers of digital art. Bert’s work has been seen in every major trade publication of the computer industry. His work has also been featured in scores of books which include Making Art on a Macintosh, The Photoshop WOW Book, The Illustrator WOW Book, The Art of Digital Painting, The Grey Book and The Photoshop A to Z in Japan.

For more information about Bert’s work please see his website at http://www.bertmonroy.com/

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May 31 2008

Upcoming speakers for MCE 2008

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Here is a “in progress” list of our upcoming speakers

http://www.ncmug.org/mce.html

They include, Ronnie Roche, Mary Norbury Glaser, Derrick Story, Lesa Snider King, Bert Monroy, Dori Smith, Tom Negrino and Shawn King.

What a great line up we have this year -Lorene

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May 31 2008

Another great vendor supporting MCE: Endicia

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I am pleased to announce that Endicia http://www.endicia.com/ has just signed up to be a Premium Sponsor for MCE 2008.

-Lorene

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May 28 2008

Shawn King to speak at MCE

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Shawn King is the host of Your Mac Life (YourMacLifeShow.com), the most popular, longest-running Macintosh-focused broadcast in the world. In his 13+ years as a broadcaster, Shawn has covered every Mac event in existence and interviewed countless celebrities.

His ability to take complex concepts and make them understandable by the average person in a no-nonsense, clear manner-mingled with a lot of fun and humor for good measure!-has made him a popular speaker at groups and conferences across the country. He’s a regular speaker at Macworld
Expo and he contributes to Macworld.com. In recent years, Shawn developed a passion for digital photography and throughout his travels, has had the amazing opportunity to both learn from and shoot
with some of the best photographers in the world.

He now teaches a popular beginning digital photography course with his wife, Lesa
Snider King. Visit Cameracon.com to learn more about it.

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May 27 2008

Vendors Flock to MCE 2008

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We have 3 new vendors who have signed up to support MCE

Marshall Electronic
Pearson Education dba Peachpit
Graphics Authority

-Lorene

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May 27 2008

Interview with upcoming MCE speaker

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Lesa Snider King will be one of the speakers during our Mac Computer Expo (9/27). She was just interviewed by Tom Piper of the Apple User Group Advisory Board.
http://tinyurl.com/4lx8lz

-Lorene

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May 26 2008

O’Reilly Media joins MCE as a sponsor

Published by Lorene under Speakers, Vendors

Marsee Henon, O’Reilly Media User Group representative, signs up for the Sponsor Level for MCE 2008. Two O’Reilly authors, Lesa Snider King and Derrick Story, will be guest speakers at our event -Lorene

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May 26 2008

Microsoft signs up as a Premium Sponsor

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Sheridan Jones, Director of Product Marketing for the Microsoft Mac Business Unit, has just signed up to be a Premium Sponsor for the Mac Computer Expo. Whaooo! Talk about supporting a Mac User Group.

-Lorene

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May 22 2008

Author Derrick Story to speak at MCE for two sessions

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Derrick Story is a professional photographer, writer, instructor, and the Photography Evangelist for O’Reilly Media. He’s authored many books including his latest, The Digital Photography Companion.

Derrick’s video tutorials are available through Lynda.com, featuring Aperture, iPhoto, and digital photography training. His photo articles are a regular staple for Macworld Magazine.

Derrick is also a member of the conference faculty for Macworld Expo SF, where he teaches classes on iPhoto, Aperture, and digital imaging. You can visit his commercial site at www.storyphoto.com. He
also runs a virtual camera club at www.thedigitalstory.com, featuring weekly photography podcasts, reader-submitted photos, and pro tips.

For a complete overview of Derrick’s publishing, go to: http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/au/54

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May 21 2008

MCE 2008 is on its way!

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Exciting news! Mac Computer Expo (aka MCE) is getting geared up for 2008. The date of this wonderful event is Saturday September 27th. As always, it will be hosted by the North Coast Mac Users Group (NCMUG) in Santa Rosa, CA.

More information to come soon. -Lorene

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