[AUSOM-Announcements] July Meetings @ AUSOM
publicity at ausom.net.au
Thu Jul 5 07:12:12 EDT 2007
The Apple Users Society of Melbourne, is Australia's leading Apple
Macintosh User Group and this AUSOM-Announcement is a brief summary
of the various meetings we conduct during the month and in the
immediate future. For more information about AUSOM please call our
Administration Office on 1300 360 813, email us at
office at ausom.net.au or visit out website at http://www.ausom.net.au/
MEETINGS DAY - Saturday, July 7, 2007
Members and visitors attend Box Hill Institute, Building 8 Elgar
Campus on the corner of Whitehorse and Elgar Roads (Melway 47B9) on
the first Saturday of each month (except January) between 9.30am and
5.00pm for a wide variety of meetings on the use of the Apple
Macintosh computer in digital photography, iPods, home movies,
genealogy, finance, databases, the Internet, Excel, Word, networking
and many other topics. The location is convenient to tram and train
and there is ample parking. Lunch may be purchased on site and
vendors sell small computer items such as CDs, DVDs, ink jet
cartridges, cables etc. We have a monthly raffle of valuable prizes
such as iWork software, the iPod shuffle etc.
ALSO NOTE: The meeting has relocated to Building 8 of Box Hill TAFE,
Elgar Rd Campus
This is the OTHER SIDE of Elgar Rd from where we used to meet and you
can park inside that building, free of charge.
See http://www.ausom.net.au/meetings.html for a map and further details.
MAIN PRESENTATION - Saturday, July 7, 2007
TOPIC: The Historical Age - Recording and Preserving Memories
Dean Magrath from Epson presents The Historical Age - Recording and
Preserving Memories - the theme being "Print accurately, print to
last ,and print affordably."
This is part of Meetings Day at the Box Hill Institute (see above)
and will commence in Rooms 213-215 in Building 8 at 1pm.
For more information go to <http://www.ausom.net.au/nextmeeting.html>
MULTIMEDIA SIG - Tuesday, July 10, 2007
Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Balwyn Baptist Church
(cnr Whitehorse Road and Parring Rd Melway 46F8) from 7.30pm to 10pm.
The first session will see Squeezebox and other video streaming and
server options presented by Vistra.
TOPIC: iPhone Discussions
Then we'll have a discussion on the new Apple iPhone... whilst we
won't see it here in Australia until at least 2008, the US public
will have had their hot little hands on it for a couple of weeks by
the time we hold the July 3MG, so there will be plenty of reports
from the web and our contacts about it.
For more information go to <http://www.ausom.net.au/multimedia.html>
RETIREES AND OTHERS SIG - Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Balwyn Baptist Church
(cnr Whitehorse Road and Parring Rd Melway 46F8) from 10am to 12noon.
TOPIC: Tracing a Family Tree - Where to Start
Acknowledged genealogy expert Lois Saleeba will discuss resources
available to the beginning family-tree-tracer and possible lines to
follow, and if time permits, will also show us the latest in Reunion 9.
For more information go to <http://www.ausom.net.au/retirees.html>
AUSOM COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT MEETINGS
The AUSOM Committee of Management (CoM) usually meets on the
Wednesday night two weeks before the next Main Meeting (this is
usually, but not always the the 4th Wednesday of each month) at 247
Flinders Lane Melbourne Victoria Australia.
If you'd like to submit information for the Committee's
consideration, please email com at ausom.net.au or write to; AUSOM
Committee, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000. If the submission is
received by the Monday evening prior to the Committee Meeting, it can
be placed on the agenda for consideration at that next meeting,
otherwise it may be held over until the meeting.
Next CoM Meeting: Wednesday July 25, 2007
Email to: com at ausom.net.au
"Automated Burn & Print " presented by Timmi Hingston of Region4.
"Avid" presented by Avid.
"Storage Options" presented by IOMEGA
"Why Buy a Mac?" presented by Nicholas Pyers.
Invite others to join the AUSOM Announcements list by visiting
<http://www.ausom.net.au/lists.html> or calling our office on 1300
360 813. You can find further information about forthcoming meetings
at our website <http://www.ausom.net.au/nextmeeting.html>
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Office: 247 Flinders Lane Melbourne Victoria 3000 AUSTRALIA
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