Quark has announced that it will host a special, worldwide online event on February 23 in order to make "a significant, product-related announcement."

This event is open to all interested parties and may be accessed online via a short registration procedure. Once registered, attendees will receive instructions on how to access the event.

For the UK, registration is at this link. The event will take place at 10am, UK time.

For Europe and Africa, registration is at this link.

For this region, the event begins at 11:00 a.m. Central European Time; and 10:00 a.m. Greenwich Mean Time.

For North and South America, registration is at this link.

In this region, the event begins at 8:00 a.m. Pacific time; 9:00 a.m. Mountain time; 10:00 a.m. Central time; and 11:00 a.m. Eastern time.

For Asia, Australia, and New Zealand, registration is at this link.

For this region, the event begins at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time and 10:30 a.m. India Standard Time.

There's been a flurry of activity recently from Quark's Denver headquarters. Less than a month ago, Quark announced its new App Studio, a module for the Quark Publishing System that facilitates publishing to the iPad for medium and large businesses. That same day, Quark made a variation of that software -- called iPad Publishing Service for QuarkXPress -- available to smaller operations that do not use the enterprise publishing system.

Quark's flagship product, QuarkXPress is currently at version 8.5 and runs on Mac OS X 10.4 or higher on either PowerPC or Intel Macs.