Following is a statement issued today by IDG World Expo:

IDG World Expo and Apple began discussions regarding Apple’s role in
upcoming Macworld Conference & Expo events. On Monday, October 21, Apple
and IDG World Expo confirmed that Apple will participate in Macworld
Conference & Expo in San Francisco in January 2003 with a presence on the
show floor as well as the keynote presentation from Steve Jobs. IDG World
Expo and Apple have also agreed to hold ongoing discussions about Apple’s
role in upcoming East Coast Macworld events. IDG World Expo will issue an
update when more details become available.