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Steve Jobs To Deliver Opening Keynote At Macworld San Francisco 2002

CUPERTINO, CA and FRAMINGHAM, MA – DECEMBER 12, 2001 – Apple and IDG World Expo today announced that Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO, will kick off Macworld Conference & Expo/San Francisco 2002 with the opening keynote presentation on Monday, January 7, 2002 at 9:00 a.m. Macworld will be held at San Francisco's Moscone Center, January 7-11, 2002.


"We're working hard to make this January's Macworld the most exciting ever," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO. "Attendance hit new records at Macworld in July, and we're hoping to break the record this January too."

"Steve's keynote is a great way to start what will be a very exciting and informative week for all Macworld attendees," said Charlie Greco, president and CEO of IDG World Expo. "We're thrilled to move the keynote up to Monday, and begin the excitement a day sooner."

Additional event highlights and registration information are available on the Macworld Conference & Expo Web site at

About Macworld Conference & Expo

Owned and produced by Framingham Mass.-based IDG World Expo, Macworld Conference & Expo is the world's most comprehensive Macintosh OS event. Macworld Conference & Expo showcases products and services for professionals involved in media and creative content development for corporate and home applications, as well as consumers using the Mac at home. Macworld Conference & Expo brings together the loyal base of Mac OS audiences in creative services, education, application development, entertainment, small office/home office and Internet-based environments. Macworld Conference & Expo offers professionals and consumers alike the opportunity to discover the latest developments and hottest products these markets offer. For more information, please visit the Web site at

About IDG World Expo

IDG World Expo ( produces IT-focused tradeshows, conferences and events for professionals seeking world-class education, peer-to-peer networking and one-stop comparison shopping. As the leading IT event management company, IDG World Expo leverages its experience and knowledge of IT-focused events and conferences, enabling technology companies to capture the attention and loyalty of influential buyers. IDG World Expo's portfolio of conferences and events includes Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, BioITWorld Conference & Expo and COMNET Conference & Expo, which features COMNET Wireless, Enterprise Application Summit and ESPWorld. IDG World Expo is a business unit of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research and event company.

About IDG

IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers and offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through (, which comprises more than 300 targeted Web sites in 70 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related events worldwide, and provides IT market analysis through 51 offices in 43 countries worldwide. Company information is available at

About Apple

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.



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