We would like to extend an invitation to TeX users around the world to join us in one of the most beautiful and exciting cities in the world.
The theme of this year's meeting is "TeX Comes Home". We welcome papers and posters on any topic you wish to pursue, including
As in the past, the meeting will feature the presentation of papers on the most exciting developments in TeX. Come prepared to hear about the latest work on Omega, LaTeX, TeX extensions, and commercial work using TeX.
Besides the formal presentations, you will also enjoy the commercial exhibits, posters, workshops, and "Birds-of-a-Feather" sessions.
Publishers, developers, and TeX-based compositors will be on hand in a special exhibit hall to show you how you can get the most out of TeX. See TeX running on Windows, MacOS, and UNIX-even try it out yourself. Look at the latest books on TeX. And talk to TeX consultants who can give you the expert help you need in your work with TeX.
Designed to supplement the presented papers, a poster allows someone to tell you their story at your tempo. If you have something you want to show other TeX enthusiasts, please consider putting up a poster!
Workshops are designed to give you the roll-up-your-sleeves practical information required to get the job done. Possible topics for workshops include
Everybody gets to speak out at the BOF! Get together with others with the same concerns and trade information or hash out problems. Possible BOFs include
Please forward your abstracts or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are interested in attending and wish to be kept up to date with the latest conference information including progam, cost, etc., please send email to email@example.com.
The conference center is located on a 55-acre hilltop refuge with views of the Pacific Ocean, San Francisco Bay and the dramatic downtown skyline, and is a short walk from Golden Gate Park.
The conference facility is about a 15-20 minute bus ride from the center of San Francisco, between town and the ocean beach. A single bus will take passengers from the ferry terminal building on the Embarcadero through town, past the University and to the beach.
The center is very well equipped, with several lecture halls and dining facilities.
Economical guest housing on campus will be available to conference attendees. Rates are based on single or double occupancy. There will be shuttle transportation to the center for conference attendees who are staying on campus.
Accommodation package (includes breakfast) for six nights, Saturday through Thursday.
The San Francisco Hotels have a web site for reservations (to come).
Fly in to San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Note: staying over Saturday night may give you a special fare from your air carrier. There is public shuttle service to USF LMCC (more information to come).
Coffee/tea breaks, lunch for five days, and a bus pass. Computer accounts will be given out to all conference attendees.
Registration and a reception will take place on Sunday late afternoon or early evening.
The banquet is planned for Thursday evening.
We expect the cost of the conference itself to be in the neighborhood of 350US. The accomodation package cost is (to come). Note: the only evening meal provided is the banquet on Thursday.
We hope to arrange bursary funds for support of students and those participants who demonstrate need. For bursary requests, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by postal mail toTUG'97 Bursary Committee