This page lists information relating to attending the conference.
The conference will be held at the Bourbon Orleans, A Wyndham Historic Hotel , in New Orleans, Louisiana. This is where the 2nd Tcl/Tk conference took place and has just undergone a major renovation.
The hotel is holding a block of 60 rooms for us until August 15th at a rate of $169/night (single or double) and $199/night (triple or quad). The group code is 10435TC and is valid for the nights of 11-Oct-2004 through 15-Oct-2004 (if you need to arrive before or stay later, please contact the hotell directly at +1-504-523-2222.
It will not be necessary to rent a car for the duration of the conference. There is no curb side parking in the French Quarter (the area where the hotel is). Parking at the hotel is $27/day (in-and-out valet)/
You can reach the Bourbon Orleans > From the airport by Taxi ($26 one way) or Airport Shuttle ($26 round trip). I
Once you reach the hotel, there are many fine restaruants, microbrew pubs, jazz and folk clubs, etc within a short walk or a short cab ride puts hundreds more within you reach.
The Bourbon Orleans has internet connections in each room and wireless access in the public area. To receive this free service, sign up ahead of time for Wyndham ByRequest ,
For presenters, computers will be available for use during your presentation. These will be equipped with Windows 2000 with MS Office or OpenOffice.
For those of you coming early or staying late, New Orleans is a beautiful city with many offerings to entertain you. The downtown and campus area have some good brewpubs, excellent restaurants, jazz, folk and rock music clubs, professional, repertory, commercial and art movie theaters, and a lot more. The following are just some of the things for families to do in New Orleans.