TUG 2010 - Program & participants

Please register online for the conference. The scheduled program is below.

Guests of honor

To commemorate TeX's 25 anniversary, many members of the original Stanford TeX project plan to attend the conference, first and foremost, Donald Knuth. In addition, David Fuchs, John Hobby, Michael Plass, Oren Patashnik, Tom Rokicki, Luis Trabb Pardo, Howard Trickey, and Joe Weening all expect to attend.

A panel with the Stanford TeX project members who are present, followed by a special announcement by Dr. Knuth, will close the conference on Wednesday, June 30. The panel will have plenty of time for q&a by the audience. The conference banquet will follow that evening.

LaTeX workshop: Monday

We will hold an introductory LaTeX workshop on June 28, taught by Sue DeMeritt and Cheryl Ponchin, concurrent with the regular talks. (We have attempted to schedule more advanced talks for that day.)

People who wish to attend only the workshop are very welcome; we ask only a nominal fee for this.

Sunday, June 27

5pm-7pm reception & registration Franciscan Room

Monday, June 28

8:55amKarl Berry Opening
9:00amRoss Moore TeX + MathML for Tagged PDF, the next frontier in mathematical typesetting
9:35amWill Robertson Unicode mathematics in LaTeX: Advantages and challenges (extended)
10:10amJohannes Küster Math never seen
11:00amSteve Grathwohl, David Ruddy Math on the Web: Implementing MathJax in Project Euclid
11:35amWilliam Hammond LaTeX profiles as objects in the “category” of markup languages
12:15pmBoris Veytsman Are virtual fonts obsolete?
2:00pmAlan Hoenig TeX helps you learn Chinese character meanings
2:35pmBill Cheswick Ebooks: New challenges for beautiful typesetting
3:10pmHans Hagen Just in Time: Things we can only do with LuaTeX
4:00pmHans Hagen Building paragraphs with the help of Lua (preprint)
4:35pmIdris Hamid Oriental TeX: Culturally authentic typesetting of the Qur'an

Tuesday, June 29

9:00amMichael Doob A web-based TeX previewer: Ecstasy and agony (preprint)
9:35amJonathan Kew TeXworks for newcomers—and what's new for old hands
10:10amKaveh Bazargan Batch Commander: An interactive style writer for TeX
11:00amBoris Veytsman, Leyla Akhmadeeva TeX in the GLAMP world: On-demand creation of documents online
11:35amPavneet Arora Using LaTeX to generate dynamic mathematics worksheets for the Web
12:15pmStephen Hicks Improving margin paragraphs and float control
2:00pmHerbert Voss From PostScript to PDF (preprint)
2:35pmJim Hefferon Characterizing CTAN packages
3:10pmDidier Verna Classes, styles, conflicts: The biological realm of LaTeX
4:00pmWalter Gander Writing the first LaTeX book (preprint)
4:35mChris Rowley A brief history of LaTeX—with a prediction
5:10pmq&a, TUG meeting

Wednesday, June 30

9:00amUwe Ziegenhagen Dynamic reporting with R/Sweave and LaTeX
9:35amJohn Bowman Interactive TeX-aware 3D vector graphics
10:10amMathieu Bourgeois, Roger Villemaire Introduction to drawing structured diagrams in SDDL
11:00amJean-luc Doumont Quantum spaces: Designing pages on grids
11:35amRobert Rundell Using the Knuth-Plass algorithm to help control widow and orphan lines
12:15pmBart Childs Thirty years of literate programming and more?
1:45pmgroup photo
2:00pmJohn Hobby Is boxes.mp the right way to draw diagrams?
2:35pmHans Hagen, Taco Hoekwater How TeX and Meta finally got married
3:10pmFrank Mittelbach Exhuming coffins from the last century
4:00pmpanel Don Knuth & Stanford TeX Project members
moderator: Dave Walden
5:30pmDon Knuth A Special Announcement!
7:30pmbanquet at Le Colonial (street map)


  1. William Adams, Mechanicsburg, PA
  2. Donna Aikins, Naval Postgraduate School
  3. Ron Aikins, Naval Postgraduate School
  4. Leyla Akhmadeeva, Bashkir State Medical University
  5. David Allen, University of Kentucky
  6. Tim Arnold, SAS Institute
  7. Pavneet Arora, Bolton, Canada
  8. Sheldon Axler, San Francisco State University
  9. Dave Bailey, MacKichan Software, Inc.
  10. Kaveh Bazargan, River Valley Technologies
  11. Nelson Beebe, University of Utah
  12. Barbara Beeton, American Mathematical Society
  13. Doris Behrendt, Erlangen, Germany
  14. Karl Berry, TeX Users Group
  15. Brian Blackmore, Seattle, WA
  16. Mathieu Bourgeois, Université du Québec à Montréal
  17. John Bowman, University of Alberta
  18. Lori Boyters, Qualcomm
  19. Richard Bumby, Rutgers
  20. Bill Cheswick, AT&T Shannon Labs
  21. Bart Childs, College Station, TX
  22. Kaja Christiansen, Aarhus University
  23. Dennis Claudio, Superior Court (Alameda County)
  24. Jennifer Claudio, St. Lawrence Academy
  25. Bruce Cohen, San Francisco, CA
  26. Robert Cristel, Montréal, Canada
  27. Sherry Davenport, Qualcomm
  28. Jon Dechow, Westar Institute
  29. Sue DeMeritt, Center for Communications Research, La Jolla, CA
  30. Michael Doob, University of Manitoba
  31. Jean-luc Doumont, Principiae, Belgium
  32. Rebecca Elmo, Mathematical Association of America
  33. Filip Machi, Berkeley, CA
  34. Ronald Fehd, Centers for Disease Control
  35. Thomas Feuerstack, FernUniversität in Hagen
  36. Terri Fizer, Duke University Press
  37. David Fuchs, Stanford TeX project
  38. Walter Gander, ETH
  39. Kevin Godby, Ames, IA
  40. Steve Grathwohl, Duke University Press
  41. Hans Hagen, Pragma ADE
  42. Idris Hamid, Colorado State University
  43. William Hammond, SUNY Albany
  44. Illona Headrick, Texas State University-San Marcos
  45. Jim Hefferon, Saint Michael's College
  46. Hartmut Henkel, von Hoerner & Sulger GmbH
  47. Stephen Hicks, Google Inc.
  48. John Hobby, Stanford TeX project
  49. Alan Hoenig, Huntington, NY
  50. Joe Hogg, Los Angeles, CA
  51. Morten Høgholm, LaTeX Project and Technical University of Denmark
  52. Klaus Höppner, DANTE e.V.
  53. Ned Hummel, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
  54. Mirko Janc, INFORMS
  55. Oleg Katsitadze, Portland, OR
  56. Adam Kelly, San Francisco, CA
  57. Jonathan Kew, Mozilla Corp.
  58. Timothy Kew, Cambridge University
  59. Donald Knuth, Stanford TeX project
  60. Dick Koch, University of Oregon
  61. Susan Koskinen, UC Berkeley
  62. Johannes Küster, Typoma
  63. Martha Kummerer, Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic
  64. Robin Laakso, TeX Users Group
  65. Raymond Lambert, Duke University Press
  66. Richard Leigh, St Albans, UK
  67. Frank Liang, Stanford TeX project
  68. Manfred Lotz, DANTE e.V.
  69. Barry MacKichan, MacKichan Software, Inc.
  70. Wendy McKay, California Institute of Technology
  71. Doug McKenna, Mathemaesthetics, Inc.
  72. Lothar Meyer-Lerbs, Bremen, Germany
  73. Frank Mittelbach, LaTeX3 Project
  74. Ross Moore, Macquarie University
  75. Zolili Ndlela, California State University Sacramento
  76. Brian Papa, American Meteorological Society
  77. Oren Patashnik, Stanford TeX project
  78. Roy Pattishall, Duke University Press
  79. Michael Plass, Stanford TeX project
  80. Cheryl Ponchin, Center for Communications Research, Princeton, NJ
  81. Roozbeh Pournader, San Jose, CA
  82. Frank Quinn, eduTeX
  83. Will Robertson, LaTeX3 Project
  84. Tom Rokicki, Stanford TeX project
  85. Chris Rowley, LaTeX3 Project
  86. David Ruddy, Cornell University Library
  87. Robert Rundell, Seattle, WA
  88. Volker RW Schaa, DANTE e.V.
  89. Martin Schröder, LuaTeX team
  90. Herbert Schulz, Naperville, IL
  91. Alex Scorpan, Mathematical Sciences Publishers
  92. Heidi Sestrich, Carnegie-Mellon University
  93. Pamela Sexton, Qualcomm
  94. Chris Skeels, University of Melbourne
  95. Paulo Ney de Souza, UC Berkeley
  96. Tammy Stitz, University of Akron
  97. P. Alan Thiesen, Nevada City, CA
  98. Mica Thomas, Alembic, Inc.
  99. Luis Trabb Pardo, Stanford TeX project
  100. Howard Trickey, Stanford TeX project
  101. Didier Verna, EPITA / LRDE
  102. Boris Veytsman, George Mason University
  103. Bruno Voisin, CNRS and University of Grenoble
  104. Paul Vojta, UC Berkeley
  105. Herbert Voss, DANTE e.V.
  106. David Walden, E. Sandwich, MA
  107. Joe Weening, Stanford TeX project
  108. Alan Wetmore, US Army
  109. Sharon White, Qualcomm
  110. Ronald Wickersham, Alembic, Inc.
  111. Gio Wiederhold, Stanford University
  112. Uwe Ziegenhagen, Cologne, Germany

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