Apple has announced that CEO Steve Jobs and other executives will provide a preview of the company's forthcoming Mac OS X 'Leopard' release at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). The executive team will give the demo at a keynote presentation scheduled for 10am Pacific Time on Monday, August 7, 2006. WWDC takes place from August 7-11, 2006 in San Francisco, California.

Jobs will be joined by Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing; Bertrand Serlet, senior vice president of Software Engineering; and Scott Forstall, vice president of Platform Experience.

WWDC is a five-day event featuring more than 175 technical sessions and labs for registered Apple developers. Tracks will include previews of Leopard, best practices for creating Universal applications, taking advantage of Intel Macs and performance optimization using Apple's software development tools.

Registration discounts are available through July 7 -- visit the Web site for details.