Date 22-Jul-2004 12:43:07
Topic: Events

Here is the seventh information release for AmiWest 2004, July 24 and 25, 2004 in Sacramento, California. Our webpage at is being updated with all the current show information. We encourage you to visit our site to see the rest of the current information.

Sacramento Amiga Computer Club
AmiWest 2004 Committee

Come see:

AmigaOS4 (developers pre-release) will be running on the SACC AmigaOneG3.
Several SACC members will also display AmigaOneG4 and Classic Amigas.
SACC member Steve Hodson will show his personal PegasosII.

Jens Schoenfeld of Individual Computers will be showing the Pre-Production
of the Catweasel MK4 .

Amiga Houston user group will be displaying Amiga Forever 6.0 and maybe
Elbox Mirage.

PageStream 5.0 will be shown.

Louie of Computer Connection will have his usual great booth.

Russ of Mr. Hardware will return for his second year with all his Amiga

Bill of UGN, Amiga User Group Network, will be streaming video and audio.


He plans to be at the show on Saturday as well as being our banquet speaker.

Now, as promised, here is a little more information about Garry.

"Garry was Executive Vice President of Into Networks with worldwide
responsibility for Broadband Media. Into developed unique and proprietary
technology to aggregate rich media over broadband networks. He was President
and COO of with offices in Reykjavik, Iceland and San Francisco
California. OZ is a leading multi-user communication company focusing on
wireless enabling technologies. Prior to OZ, Garry was founder and CEO of the
award winning digital publisher, Fathom Pictures Inc., specializing in sports
and vehicle simulations. He was founding Managing Director and CEO of Philips
Media Europe on behalf of Philips N.V. As head of this European digital
publishing company he built management teams to support the creation and
distribution of digital products throughout Europe. He has advised companies
such as LucasFilm, the Griffin Group, Philips N.V., Ericsson and Apple Computer,
among others, on joint venture and international partnering strategy. Garry has
held faculty positions at The Harvard Business School and The University of
Washington Graduate School of Public Policy. He began his career at Walt Disney
Imagineering and holds a Ph.D. in Organization Behavior and Development from the
University of Southern California."

"Garry's innovative productions include; the first interactive product simulator,
the first interactive action adventure, the first live-action, interactive movie
and the first coin-operated entertainment title. These and other products were
created with LucasFilm Ltd., ABC Sports, The National Football League, The
Professional Golf Association, The International Olympic Committee and others.
This work has been acknowledged with the Cindy Award, 5 InVision Awards, the
NEVI, CDIA and Paris Super Show awards as well as Best Consumer Product at
Japan's Flower and Green, and others.

Garry is a frequent speaker on Innovation, Technology and Communications.
Recent conferences include: MILIA, The Forbes New Economy Conference, The
Conference on Disruptive Innovation, The American Film Institute, the Sedona
Conference on Technology and Education, the Edinburgh Conference, Personal
Technology Outlook, the World Affairs Council, the London Conference on
Interactive CD, CES, MipComm, CTIA, The Advanced Center for Computer Studies,
The Screen Actors Guild, USC and Harvard Business Schools. Multimedia Producer
Magazine selected him as one of the World's Top 100 Producers."


Now is the time to get them! Go to our AmiWest webpage
(, click open the tickets link, fill out the form and
mail it to Chuck Washburn at Then make your travel
reservations. We can't help with the airlines but we can help with great
rooms at great rates! Contact the Clarion (was Inn at the Oaks) at the phone
number below! Do it now!
Those rooms (and these tickets) aren't going to last long.

So remember,

AmiWest 2004 is rolling! The facility is reserved and the vendors
are notified! Keep watching for these releases and tell everyone
that you know - the Amiga and the Amiga community is alive and

July 24th and 25th, 2004
At a new location in Sacramento, CA

The Clarion (was Inn at the Oaks)
2600 Auburn Blvd.
Sacramento California 95821
Hotel direct reservations: 1-916-487-7600

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