PRESS RELEASE March 21, 2000

Steve Jobs to Kick Off Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference

CUPERTINO, California—March 21, 2000—Apple® CEO Steve Jobs will deliver the opening keynote address at this year’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), which takes place May 15-19 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California.
“This conference will be the most important event of the year for Mac OS X developer and marketers,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “We’re planning for the biggest and best developer conference in Apple’s history.”
WWDC will feature technical tracks on: Mac® OS X (Darwin, Cocoa, Quartz, Carbon and Aqua); Digital Media (QuickTime™, OpenGL and Java); Networking and Security (IPv6 and 802.11); Hardware (iMac™, iBook™, PowerBook®, Power Mac™ G4 with Velocity Engine™, AirPort™, USB and FireWire®), and Tools (WebObjects®, Velocity Engine performance and optimization).
Cost & Registration:
Developers worldwide can register for the conference at www.apple.com/developer/wwdc2000. The cost of the five-day conference is US$1,195 per attendee who pre-registers by April 15, or US$1,395 thereafter. Additional discounts are available for Apple Developer Connection (ADC) Premier and ADC Select members.
Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Apple is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience to students, educators, creative professionals and consumers around the world through its innovative hardware, software and Internet offerings.
Press Contacts:
Vanessa Rios
(408) 974-0610
vrios@apple.com
Bob Berger
(650) 429-2752
bob_berger@edelman.com
*All dates, locations, speakers, and content are subject to change orcancellation without notice. Apple disclaims any liability in connectionwith any change.
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