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- Subject: Mathematica Conference
- From: "\"Dara M. Pond\"" <dara>
- Date: Thu, 10 Feb 1994 09:11:09 -0600
1994 MATHEMATICA DEVELOPER CONFERENCE FOR ADVANCED USERS
The 1994 Mathematica Conference will give advanced users an opportunity
to meet Wolfram Research staff and other Mathematica experts to share
and exchange experiences and ideas. The conference will feature
workshops, forums, luncheons, a computer lab, and a series of
informative, practical sessions. Several sessions are dedicated to
helping users create Mathematica packages, MathLink applications,
Mathematica books, and interactive texts.
University of Illinois, Illini Union, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
April 21-23, 1994
There will be an Opening Reception on Wednesday evening, April 20th.
Conference sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 21st,
and end at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 23rd.
o Opening Reception
Wednesday Evening, 20th floor of the University Inn, Champaign
o Opening Address
"The State of Mathematica", Stephen Wolfram
o Mathematica Tutorials
o Problem-Solving Clinics
o Computer Lab
o Conference Attendee Presentations
o Tour of Wolfram Research, Inc.
o Programming Case Studies
o Mathematica Notebook Design
o Package Design
o Documentation Design
o How to Write Mathematica Courseware
o MathLink: Calling Mathematica via MathLink
o MathLink: Calling Programs from Mathematica
o Software Developer Marketing Programs and Support
o Packaging, Marketing, and Distributing your Product
o Intellectual Property Issues
These tutorials will cover advanced topics and new features
in upcoming versions of Mathematica.
o The Mathematica Front End
o Mathematica Numerics
o Mathematica Symbolics
o Mathematica Graphics
o Mathematica Programming
o Mathematica Q&A
An open question and answer forum that gives participants the
opportunity to ask Stephen Wolfram a wide range of technical
questions, particularly ones covering the design of Mathematica
and opportunities for Mathematica packages.
o MathLink Q&A
Shawn Sheridan will present a brief historical and design
overview of MathLink. The forum will then turn to a question
and answer format.
o Mathematica Books Forum
Authors talk about their experiences in writing Mathematica books.
Wolfram Research publication staff will also be present to answer
questions and distribute a collection of tools and documentation.
o Courseware Forum
University professors present their Mathematica-based courseware
to give ideas and guidance for developing new courseware.
o Electronic Publishing with Mathematica
Wolfram Research staff will discuss new tools and concepts in
electronic publishing with Mathematica.
o Meet WRI
Short presentations from all the groups at Wolfram Research.
Be sure register soon! Attendence for the 1994 Mathematica Developer
Conference will be limited.
There is a user conference currently being planned for the July '94
timeframe in Oxford, England. This conference will be intended for
active and advanced users, as well as users interested in creating
Mathematica packages, MathLink applications, Mathematica books, and
interactive texts. For more information, please email
euro-conf at wri.com.
Other Mathematica Conferences
Wolfram Research also sponsors conferences and tutorials for new and
intermediate Mathematica users. If you are interested, please
electronic mail to conf at wri.com or send a FAX to the Mathematica
Conference Administrator at: 217-398-0747.
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** 1994 Mathematica Developer Conference for Advanced Users **
Please complete and return this form and email to devconf at wri.com -or-
print and mail to: 1994 Mathematica Developer Conference, Wolfram
Research, 100 Trade Center Drive, Champaign, Illinois 61820-7237
Please answer the following questions:
* Which field do you feel best represents your area of work/study:
[ ] Administration [ ] Arts/Humanities
[ ] Business/Finance [ ] Computer sciences
[ ] Engineering [ ] Life sciences
[ ] Mathematical sciences [ ] Physical sciences
[ ] Social sciences [ ] Other
[ ] I am currently using Mathematica to teach
* What type of computer do you use?
* Please describe your Mathematica project(s).
* What would you specifically like to accomplish at this conference?
* Do you plan to bring your own portable computer? [ ] Yes
[ ] No
If yes, what kind?
* Please give any additional comments or suggestions you have for
the Developer Conference.
If you are interested in giving a short presentation about your work
with Mathematica at the Developer Conference, please contact Jane Rich
at 217-398-0700 or rich at wri.com before March 1, 1994.
Developer Conference registration fee:
[ ] before March 18th ................................$225.00
[ ] after March 18th .................................$295.00
Fee includes all conference sessions, conference binder, lunch each day
of the conference, drinks and snacks, and other conference materials.
Please charge my conference registration fee to:
[ ] Mastercard [ ] VISA
I have enclosed: [ ] Check [ ] Money order
*** Must reserve by March 18th ***
University Inn, 302 E. John, Champaign, IL 61820.
[ ] Single: $54.00
[ ] Double: $62.00, [ ] one bed -or- [ ] two beds
The University Inn is the host hotel for the 1994 Mathematica
Developer Conference. The University Inn is located within
walking distance -four blocks- of the Illini Union (location
of conference activities) and is close to the heart of campus.
Please indicate which nights you plan to stay at the hotel:
[ ] Wednesday, April 20
[ ] Thursday, April 21
[ ] Friday, April 22
[ ] Saturday, April 23
Please complete the following credit card information. All major
credit cards are accepted. This information will be used to hold the
reservation only; you may choose the form of payment upon arrival at
[ ] Please use the same credit card listed above (for conference fee)
[ ] Other VISA [ ] American Express
[ ] Other Mastercard [ ] Discover
If for some reason you are unable to attend the conference, please
notify WRI and we will cancel the hotel reservation immediately.
All attendees and their guests are invited to attend an opening
reception hosted by Wolfram Research on Wednesday, April 20, from 7 to
9pm on the 20th floor of the University Inn. The opening reception is
an opportunity to meet and talk with fellow Mathematica users, Wolfram
Research staff, and Mathematica book publishers.
[ ] I plan to attend
[ ] I plan on bringing [ ] guest(s)
[ ] I will not be able to attend
[ ] I will be bringing family and would like an Activities Packet
(the packet includes maps of the U of I campus and Champaign-Urbana,
area shopping centers and restaurants, and novel attractions)
[ ] I would like to bring my spouse/family to the luncheon with me on:
[ ] Thursday, April 21, number of additional people:
[ ] Friday, April 22, number of additional people:
[ ] Saturday, April 23, number of additional people:
(there is no extra charge, we would just like advance notice)
We will send you a confirmation along with all necessary maps, hotel
information, and schedules by April 10th. Please contact us if for some
reason you have not received these materials by then.
All attendees must sign a non-disclosure agreement before the conference.
Please return with your registration form (either printed or electronic).
wishes to attend the 1994 Mathematica Developer Conference for Advanced
Users scheduled for April 21 to 23, 1994. Attendee understands
that Wolfram Research, Inc. (WRI) will disclose confidential and
proprietary materials at the Conference. Attendee agrees not to
use or disclose confidential information or proprietary materials other
than as authorized by this agreement.
"Confidential Information" means all information, not in the public
domain, disclosed by WRI during the Conference. Confidential
Information includes, but is not limited to, information about
unreleased versions of WRI's products and information about WRI's
"Proprietary Materials" means all materials, not in the public domain,
distributed by WRI at the Conference. Proprietary Materials include,
but are not limited to, Mathematica code, software tools, and TEX
Attendee is authorized to make personal use of Confidential Information
and Proprietary Materials to enhance the benefits of Mathematica to the
Attendee. Attendee is not authorized to reproduce or distribute
Confidential Information or Proprietary Materials (unless permission to
do so is granted in writing) or to use Confidential Information or
Proprietary Materials to enhance the use of any product that could be
considered to compete with Mathematica.
Attendee name (signature):
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