updated 05:10 pm EDT, Thu October 19, 2006
Macworld 2007 features
IDG World Expo today announced the feature presentations lineup for Macworld, listing the primary events to take place alongside Apple CEO Steve Jobs scheduled keynote speech. This year's feature presenters include actor, writer and film producer Kevin Smith; professional photographer and digital photography pioneer Joel Meyerowitz; and New York Times technology columnist and Mac luminary David Pogue. Feature presentations are open to all registered Macworld attendees and include "Q&A with Kevin Smith," "Photography and the Digital Experience," "Macworld Live! with David Pogue," "Macworld Best Of Show 2007," and "MacBrainiac Challenge." Macworld is scheduled to take place January 8-12th, 2007 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, with expected product introductions by Apple chief Steve Jobs during his keynote presentation.
Q&A with Kevin Smith
"In the few years since his entry into the indie film community -- starting with the surprise critical and commercial success he received for his debut film Clerks -- Kevin Smith has seen it all. Now, several films later, Kevin comes to Macworld Conference & Expo to share his wry perspective on the film business, its quirks, and what it takes to stick with it. Hear Kevin's story, get a few tips along with some sage advice and a few good laughs out of what promises to be an entertaining and witty session. Q&A with Kevin Smith is to take place on January 9th at 2:00 p.m.
Photography and the Digital Experience
"Photography and the Digital Experience is presented by world-renowned color photography and digital printing pioneer, Joel Meyerowitz. Join Joel as he shares the images and experiences of his amazing 40-year career. Joel has worked in the Museum of Modern Art and has been featured on Nightline, CBS and MSNBC. He has published 15 books, including AFTERMATH: World Trade Center Archive (Phaidon), the only existing photographic record of the Ground Zero recovery effort." This event is scheduled for January 11th at 2:45 p.m.
Macworld Live! with David Pogue
"Move over Letterman, Leno and Conan - New York Times technology columnist and Mac industry luminary David Pogue returns to Macworld to host this entertaining and informative talk show. Always a crowd favorite, "Macworld Live! With David Pogue" includes the news of the day, exciting guests, David's famous song parodies and plenty of surprises." Macworld Live! with David Pogue will take place January 10th at 9:00 a.m.
Macworld Best Of Show 2007
"Live for the very first time on the Macworld Feature Presentation stage. Come and see the very best products that Macworld Conference & Expo has to offer, all in one place. Macworld's team of Mac experts will present and demonstrate the most exciting and innovative products at Macworld Expo." Macworld Best Of Show 2007 is scheduled for January 10th at 2:45 p.m.
"Come see the Macworld Conference & Expo's MacBrainiac Challenge for an entertaining presentation of Mac OS X, Mac and other geek trivia. After two years of consecutive wins, Jason Snell's Macworld Magazine team may be on their way to a dynasty. Be in the audience as industry luminary and Macworld senior editor Chris Breen hosts this zany, live quiz show." This feature will begin on January 11th at 9:00 a.m.