Following is the program for the conference and a list of participants to date. Please email us if you have any questions or comments.
Hotel information and conference logistics are available separately.
You can register online for the conference.
The second track in the mornings will be a class on beginning and intermediate LaTeX. It will not assume any knowledge of TeX or LaTeX. Participants can choose whether to attend this class or the talks. The teachers are Sue DeMeritt and Cheryl Ponchin.
TeX Users Group
|Keynote address: TeX and the interface|
Ohio State University
|TeX4ht: HTML production (abstract)||beginning & intermediate LaTeX workshop|
River Valley Technologies
|LaTeX to MathML and back: A case study of Elsevier journals||continues|
NTG, Pragma ADE
|The pros and cons of PDF||concludes for the day|
|12:30pm||lunch||MacOSX session (Napa room)|
Duke University Press
|Label replacement in graphics|
University of Kentucky
|Screen presentations, manuscripts, and posters from the same LaTeX source|
University of Melbourne
|TeX and XML|
|4pm||Han The Thanh
University of Education, Ho Chi Minh City
|Micro-typographic extensions of pdfTeX in practice|
|9am||Volker R.W. Schaa
|pdfTeX and XML workflow for conference proceedings (slides)||beginning & intermediate LaTeX workshop|
University of Delaware
|Paperless dissertations at the University of Delaware (slides)||continues|
|10:45am||Hans Hagen||MetaPost: More than math and fonts (slides)||continues|
|MetaPlot, MetaContour, and other collaborations with MetaPost (slides)||concludes for the day|
Center for Communications Research
Duke University Press
|What is ConTeXt, that we should be mindful of it? (slides)|
Texas Life Insurance Co.
|TeX and scripting languages (slides)|
|5pm||treasure hunt||San Francisco North Beach/Chinatown Treasure Hunt. Teams will attempt to decipher eight clues which lead to local landmarks, intriguing sights, and notorious back streets. First teams to solve all clues and arrive at the banquet restaurant will win valuable prizes! Hunt rules and sample clues.|
|7:30pm||banquet||Banquet at the Empress of China restaurant. This will be a multi-course Chinese dinner, including Sizzling Rice Soup, Peking Duck, Manchurian Beef, and Walnut Prawns. The banquet room has a commanding view of Downtown San Francisco, Alcatraz and the bay, and Telegraph Hill. Several celebrity TeX guests will be attending the banquet!|
University of Utah
|A bibliographer's toolbox (slides)||beginning & intermediate LaTeX workshop|
American Mathematical Society
|The amsrefs package (slides)||continues|
Beech Stave Press
|TeX and linguistics (slides)||continues|
|1:30pm||Steve Grathwohl||75 years of the Duke Mathematical Journal online|
|moderator: Lance Carnes; Kaveh Bazargan, Karl Berry, Peter Flynn, David Fuchs, Hans Hagen, others tba.|
The following classes will be offered on this fourth day of the Practical TeX 2004 conference, for an additional fee.