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Conference schedule

This schedule might still be changed, though not significantly.

Please note:

  • GUST's Annual General Meeting (Friday, April 29th, at 20:00);
  • the meals, refreshment breaks and bonfire times might slightly change…

April 29th, Friday – highlights:

  • e-books, our future
  • Łukasz Dziedzic: a font was born
  • Hans Hagen: ConTeXt et al
  • A bit o practice: a replacement for the Knuth-Plass algorithm, LaTeX, TeX and music, a bit of manual skills
  • TeX and TV – flexing industrial muscle
  • GUST's AGM folowed by the traditional bonfire
08:00 Breakfast
09:00 Conference opening
09:15Piotr BolekFrom a book to an e-book — why I don't like DTP
10:15Jean-Michel HufflenSome experience with MusiXTeX
10:45 Coffee break
11:15Arthur ReutenauerTeX in the TV industry
11:45Willi EggerA Personal Organizer: PocketDiary
12:15Taco HoekwaterMetaPost 2.0 Developments
12:45Marcin BorkowskiReusing content in LaTeX
13:30 Lunch
15:00Jacek CzekajGrid typesetting with inserts omission
15:45Hans HagenFinding the balance
16:15 Coffee break
16:45Hans HagenMetaPost support, the next stage
17:15Hans HagenHow we deal with math fonts
17:45Łukasz DziedzicFrom an idea to pixels: how Lato, a multi-variant font, was produced
19:00 Dinner
20:00 GUST Annual General Meeting
21:00 Bonfire

April 30th, Saturday – highlights:

  • Mostly fonts: Math OTF's, a new incarnation of Lucida, a radical approach to the radical sign
  • TeX flexing its industrial muscle again and other strengths of TeX
  • Special appearence of Florelien Hagen and Martha Otten
  • TeX Pearls and oddities
00:00 Bonfire (continued)
08:00 Breakfast
09:00Hans HagenTagged PDF or E-books: Old wine in new bottles
09:30Bogusław Jackowski, Piotr StrzelczykHow to make more than one OTF math font?
10:30Bogusław Jackowski, Piotr StrzelczykMS Word and math fonts: a short show
11:00 Coffee break
11:30Mojca Miklavec, Ulrik ViethAnother incarnation of Lucida: New OpenType & OpenType math fonts
12:30Ulrik ViethThe state of OpenType math typesetting
13:15Siep KroonenbergTeX Live: recent developments
13:30 Lunch
15:00Marek RyćkoA Radical Approach to the Radical Sign
15:45Paweł JackowskiTeX: beauties and oddities, part 1
16:15 Coffee break
16:45Bogusław JackowskiTeX: beauties and oddities, part 2
17:30Frans Goddijn, Florelien Hagen, Martha OttenDoes the quality of typesetting of schoolbooks influence the way we learn?
18:30Grzegorz MurzynowskiPARCAT — applying TeX in industry
20:00 Conference dinner

May 1st, Sunday – highlights:

  • Andrzej Tomaszewski
  • MFLua: a new development
  • A bit o practice: tikz workshop; algebra and ConTeXt
  • A new application of the Liang's algorithm
08:00 Breakfast
09:00Martin SchröderPDF tools
09:30Jean-Michel HufflenA Comparative Study of Schema Languages for XML Documents
10:00Andrzej TomaszewskiProportional most often means — beautiful
11:00 Coffee break
11:30Andrzej TomaszewskiPresentation of a book for practitioners
12:00Jean-Michel HufflenFrom bibliography files to Open Archives: the sequel
12:45Krzysztof PszczołaTeaching LaTeX to students of mathematics — the experience from the Jan Kochanowski University
13:00Luigi ScarsoMFLua
13:15Ulrik Vieth, Arthur ReutenauerAdvertising: TUG 2011, ConTeXt 2011, ConteXt 2012
13:30 Lunch
15:30Przemysław Scherwentke, Krzysztof Caputa, Agnieszka KendziaA nonstandard application of the Liang's algorithm: automatic insertion of stress marks in Polish texts
16:15 Coffee break
16:45Grzegorz MurzynowskiA BoF session: A MOTION FOR a different BOOK ABOUT LaTeX
17:00Marcin BorkowskiA workshop: the tikz package for beginners
19:00 Dinner

May 2nd, Monday – EXCURSION day:

Excursion day

We'll start early, just after breakfast, at 8:30 a.m. for a visit to Ciechocinek and a stroll around the famous salt graduation towers (the biggest in Europe).

Around noon we'll start towards Toruń, aiming to arrive at 14:00 at Grębocin, for a visit to the local Museum of Literature and Printing. There we will partake in the ceremony of the unveiling of Zygfryd Gardzielewski's bas-relief. This will be followed by a visit/guided tour to the museum and a late lunch. We should be back to Bachotek for dinner at about 19:00.

07:30 Breakfast
08:30 Leaving for the excursion (promptly!)
14:00 Unveiling of Zygfryd Gardzielewski's bas-relief; visit to the musem; late lunch
19:00 Dinner at Bachotek

May 3rd, Tuesday – highlights:

That's, unfortunately, the last day of the EuroBachotek meeting in 2011.

  • A new TeX user discovers its strenghts
  • TeX in the 21st century – a guided tour by Martin Schröder
  • A bit of practice: Unicode and math

Farewell, and let's meet in 2012, during the next BachoTeX conference!

08:00 Breakfast
09:00Adam TwardochAutomated high-end typography using XeTeX: an experience report from a first-time TeX user
09:45Martin SchröderTeX in the 21th century. Where we are, how we got there and where we are going.
10:45 Coffee break
11:15Luigi ScarsoExtending ConTeXt MkIV with PARI/GP
11:45Piotr Strzelczyk(uni)coding of math
13:00 Conference closing
13:30 Lunch

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