Steve Jobs to Kick Off Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference 2002
CUPERTINO, California—April 15, 2002—Apple® today announced that Apple CEO Steve Jobs will kick off its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) with a keynote on Monday, May 6, 2002, beginning at 10:00 a.m.
“With Mac OS X taking center stage, it’s a very exciting time to be a Mac developer,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “To get our developers even more excited, we’ll be giving them a sneak peek at the next release of Mac OS X, code named Jaguar.”
The five-day event, which runs from May 6-10 at the San Jose Convention Center, will feature more than 120 scheduled in-depth technical sessions on Mac® OS X, Apple’s next generation operating system.
Other Activities at Apple’s WWDC 2002 include:
- technical sessions covering topics such as Cocoa®, Carbon™, Java, Darwin, Digital Media, QuickTime®, WebObjects® and Networking & Server;
- hands-on labs to get the latest information on Mac OS X directly from Apple engineers and technology experts;
- an Exhibitor Fair showcasing the latest development tools and products;
- the Seventh Annual Apple Design Awards recognizing developers for innovation, advanced Mac OS X look and feel and the use of Apple technologies in their new product entries to the Mac OS X market; and
- additional activities including a FireWire® Plugfest, Birds of a Feather sessions and Stump the Experts.
Cost & Registration
The cost of the five-day conference is $1,295 (US) per attendee through April 19, and $1,595 (US) per attendee thereafter. Visit Apple’s WWDC website (developer.apple.com/wwdc2002/) for registration, pricing and complete session details.
Members of the media are invited to attend the keynote. For keynote media registration, please contact Jerry Hsu at (408) 974-7603 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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