Macworld San Francisco 2007 - Steve Jobs To Deliver Keynote

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By: switchtoamac at: 11:09 AM on October 3, 2006 | Comments (0)

On Tuesday October 3, 2006 IDG World Expo announced that Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer will deliver the opening keynote address at the 2007 Macworld Conference & Expo in San Francisco California on Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. at Moscone West.

More than 350 companies will be at the event.  For a complete list click here. Attendees will be able to participate in more than 120 educational sessions. Macworld will be held at San Francisco’s Moscone Convention Center from January 8 - 12.

From the Macword 2007 media page:
"Macworld Conference & Expo is the world’s most comprehensive event for the Mac operating system. Only Macworld brings together the loyal yet diverse base of Mac users in creative services, education, entertainment, application development, enterprise and small office/home office environments. Combining in-depth educational sessions with displays of innovative products and solutions on the exhibit floor, Macworld Conference & Expo offers professionals and consumers alike the opportunity to discover the latest developments and hottest products in the Mac industry."

The event will have five conference programs geared towards Professionals and Prosumers:

  • Power Tools Conference
  • MacIT® Conference
  • Users Conference
  • Hands-on MacLabs
  • Market Symposiums

View the press release.

Over the past few years, the Steve Jobs keynote at Macworld has been one of the biggest events for all things Apple.  For Apple followers and enthusiasts, the keynote has set the direction and focus of the Apple community for the rest of the year.  The Macworld event has expanded in recent years and the 2007 event will be the largest in history. 

The 2007 keynote will be a huge event as people, press, and companies around the world will be eager to hear how Steve Jobs will set the tone for Apple in 2007.  Many will be anticipating the announcement of iLife and iWork updates, presumed to be called iLife '07 and iWork '07.  Many are eagerly waiting for the final details, specifications, features, and name of "iTV", Apple's recently previewed set top box.  Apple is also likely to provide additional information and features of their next version of the Mac operating system, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.

The 2006 Keynote saw Steve Jobs announce software updates iLife '06, iWork '06, and Mac OS X 10.4.4.  The event also saw the introduction of the first Intel based Macs, the iMac and MacBook Pro a full six months ahead of schedule.

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