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11'th Annual Tcl/Tk Conference

October 11 - 15, 2004
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Important Information
Abstracts and proposals due July 1, 2004
Notification to authors July 31, 2004
Author materials due Sep 15, 2004
Tutorials Start Oct 11, 2004
Conference starts Oct 13, 2004
Email Contact tcl2004@tcl.tk
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This page lists information relating to attending the conference.

Conference Location

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.

Transportation

Air

New Orleans is served by Louis Armstrong International (MSY), as well as several private pilot/charter strips.

Ground

New Orleans is served by Greyhound and Amtrak.

Local

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.

Connectivity

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.

New Orleans

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.

Cultural

Amusement

Conference Committee

Gerald Lester   HMS SoftwareGeneral Chair
Andreas Kupries   ActiveState Corp
Clif Flynt   Noumena CorpWebsite Admin
Jeffrey Hobbs   ActiveState Corp
Kevin Kenny   GE Global Research Center
Ken Jones   Avia Training
Mac Cody   Raytheon Company
Kim Richerts  
Steve Landers   Digital Smarties
Sheila Miguez   Motorola
Larry Virden   Tcl FAQ Maintainer

Contact Information

tcl2004@tcl.tk