Following is the final schedule of talks and list of participants for the conference. A proceedings will be published in a future issue of TUGboat. Please email us if you have any feedback, suggestions for future conferences, or are interested in hosting a conference.
A second track in the mornings for beginning and intermediate LaTeX students was available, taught by Cheryl Ponchin and Sue DeMerrit. More info on the classes page.
The day before the conference proper, participants enjoyed San
Francisco, including the old Alcatraz prison island in the bay. One
group biked across the Golden Gate.
Gathering for the reception Sunday evening.
TeX Users Group
|Keynote address: TeX and the interface|
|Greetings from Apple and support for TeX|
Ohio State University
|TeX4ht: HTML production (abstract)|
River Valley Technologies
|LaTeX to MathML and back: A case study of Elsevier journals|
NTG, Pragma ADE
|The pros and cons of PDF|
|Sue DeMerrit (afternoon session chair)|
Duke University Press
|Label replacement in graphics|
University of Kentucky
|Screen presentations, manuscripts, and posters from the same LaTeX source|
University of Melbourne
|TeX and XML|
|Han The Thanh
University of Education, Ho Chi Minh City
|Micro-typographic extensions of pdfTeX in practice|
|Lance Carnes (moderator)||q&a|
|Volker R.W. Schaa
|pdfTeX and XML workflow for conference proceedings (slides)|
University of Delaware
|Paperless dissertations at the University of Delaware (slides)|
|Hans Hagen||MetaPost: More than math and fonts (slides)|
|MetaPlot, MetaContour, and other collaborations with MetaPost (slides)|
Center for Communications Research
Duke University Press
|What is ConTeXt, that we should be mindful of it? (slides)|
Texas Life Insurance Co.
|TeX and scripting languages (slides)|
In the evening, we enjoyed treasure hunt and banquet, masterminded by Lance Carnes and his family.
University of Utah
|A bibliographer's toolbox (slides)|
American Mathematical Society
|The amsrefs package (slides)|
Beech Stave Press
|TeX and linguistics (slides)|
|Steve Grathwohl||75 years of the Duke Mathematical Journal online|
|moderator: Lance Carnes; Kaveh Bazargan, Karl Berry, Peter Flynn, David Fuchs, Hans Hagen.|
The following classes were offered on this fourth day of the Practical TeX 2004 conference.
To round things out, here is a potpourri of other photos from throughout the conference. Our great thanks to Alan Wetmore and Tim Null for the photographs.