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Jul 30 2008

Author signing sessions

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Both Derrick Story and Bert Monroy will have signing sessions as well as “meet the author” sessions at MCE. More details as we get closer -Lorene

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Jul 27 2008

Leopard Unmasked: by Ronnie Roche

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Ronnie Roche - “Leopard Unmasked”

Come see what cool tricks Leopard can do! Search with Spotlight over multiple computers, control how Time Machine behaves, find hidden menus for managing your printers and more. This will be a fun and practical look at how to get the most out of Leopard.

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Jul 24 2008

“Aperture or Lightroom… Which One Is Best for Me?”

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Derrick Story - “Aperture or Lightroom… Which One Is Best for Me?”

Adobe and Apple are neck and neck in the race for best serious photo management application. Both are great. But one will definitely be the right choice for you. In this session, Derrick Story will help you make the right choice.

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Jul 23 2008

Automator in Leopard

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Mary Norbury-Glaser - “Automator in Leopard”

Leopard OS 10.5 offers more powerful and flexible tools to build timesaving workflows. In this session, you’ll learn how to get started with Automator and build easy automation workflows to simplify repetitive task

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Jul 19 2008

One of Derrick’s speaker sessions: “Ten Things You Need to Know About iPhoto”

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Derrick Story - “Ten Things You Need to Know About iPhoto”

The latest version of iPhoto can handle most of your basic photography needs. But it also has capabilities that go above and beyond the mundane. In this session, Derrick Story will show you the 10 things you need to know about this terrific consumer photo application.

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Jul 13 2008

Shawn and Lesa King’s topic at MCE

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“How to Shoot Like a Pro”

In this entertaining session, you’ll learn tips and tricks for improving your photography tenfold from the husband and wife team and Your Mac Life hosts, Shawn and Lesa King. Whether you’re using a digital SLR or a point-and-shoot, you’ll learn tried and true techniques for getting better shots in camera. You’ll learn the basics of camera operation, which setting to use when, tips for importing and organizing your collection, plus glean the secrets to visually pleasing composition. Come one, come all and start shooting like a pro!

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Jun 16 2008

Ronnie Roche has TWO speaking sessions at MCE

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Computer Maintenance & Backup 101:

Learn to be at peace with your computer. Now that Apple’s next
generation of OS X - Leopard - has arrived let’s take a look at the
best way to keep your computer on cruise control. We will start with
the built in utilities and how they have changed. Which 3rd party
programs should you own and which ones should you avoid? Should you
optimize? What about safe install practices for software updates and
new software? And a brief look at that ever popular topic - Backup -
you do don’t you? No excuses now that you have Leopard!

Leopard Unmasked:

Come see what cool tricks Leopard can do! Search with Spotlight over
multiple computers, control how Time Machine behaves, find hidden
menus for managing your printers and more. This will be a fun and
practical look at how to get the most out of Leopard.

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Jun 04 2008

Tom Negrino and Dori Smith @ MCE

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Tom Negrino:

Tom Negrino is a book author and a longtime contributor to Macworld magazine. His latest books are Macromedia Contribute 3 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide, Mac OS X Unwired (with Dori Smith), and Keynote for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide. He is also the author of the award-winning Microsoft Office v. X Inside Out.

Dori Smith:

Dori is co-author of “Mac OS X Unwired,” “JavaScript for the World Wide Web: Visual QuickStart Guide , 5th Edition,” author of “Java 2 for the World Wide Web: Visual QuickStart Guide,” and a contributor to numerous online and print computer industry magazines. A frequent speaker at industry conferences, she is on the Steering Committee for the Web Standards Project, as well as Publisher and ListMom for the Wise-Women’s Web organization.

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May 31 2008

Bert Monroy to speak at MCE 2008

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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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