Apple CEO Steve Jobs will deliver his customary keynote speech at Macworld Conference and Expo, San Francisco, 2004.

Organizer's confirmed the news today. Jobs appearance had been anticipated by industry-watchers, but was not yet confirmed.

"This is the biggest Macintosh community event of the year and we're looking forward to a great show," said David Korse, president of IDG World Expo.

"We are thrilled that Steve is going to kick off Macworld with a keynote address," he said.

Jobs will speak Tuesday January 6, 2004 at 9 am (5pm UK time). Macworld will be held at San Francisco's Moscone Convention Center January 5-9, 2004.