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13th Annual Tcl/Tk Conference

Main Registration Schedule Tutorials Info

October 9-13, 2006
Holiday Inn Select
Naperville, Illinois USA

Important Information
Abstracts and proposals due June 30, 2006
Notification to authors July 31, 2006
Author materials due September 30, 2006
Tutorials start October 9, 2006
Conference starts October 11, 2006
Email Contact tcl2006@tcl.tk

We are pleased to announce the 13th Annual Tcl/Tk conference (Tcl'2006), sponsored by Noumena Corporation, Digital Smarties, Eolas Technologies and ActiveState.

Learn from the experts, share your experience - the annual Tcl/Tk conference is your opportunity to engage with the Tcl/Tk core team and your fellow peers.

The conference program will include:

  • Presentations and tutorials on Tcl/Tk and related technology
  • The (Active)State of Tcl talk by Tcl/Tk release manager Jeff Hobbs
  • Invited keynote talks
    • Richard Hipp, Author of SQLite
    • Richard Suchenwirth, prolific wiki project provider
  • Birds of a Feather (BOF) sessions
  • Discussion forums with the Tcl/Tk core team
  • Notable Tclers who have confirmed attendance:
    • Ken Jones, Co Author of Practical Programming in Tcl/Tk
    • Jeff Hobbs, Mr TclGuy, Tcl project Release Manager and more
    • Clif Flynt, Author of Tcl/Tk: A Developer's Guide
    • Jean Claude Wippler, Co-Creator of MetaKit, StarKits, Tcler's Wiki and more
    • Steve Landers, Co-Creator of Starkits, Starpack, sdx and more
    • Mike Doyle, President of Eolas

Conference Location

The conference will be held at the
Holiday Inn Select, Chicago/Naperville-Lisle
1801 Naper Blvd
Naperville, IL 60563

Rooms at $99/night from Saturday (10/7) to the following Sunday (10/15). Be sure to include our Group Code: JEO on the room reservation page to get the conference rate.

Note - JEO is all letters. Do not use JE0 (zero). If you have a difficulty registering, contact us immediately at tcl2006@tcl.tk.

The hotel has extended our deadline until September 23, 2006, but the room rates will go up significantly after that.
Book your hotel room as soon as possible.

Several medium/low-priced restaurants are within walking distance, and a free shuttle to downtown Naperville or the Metra train station to Chicago. Downtown Naperville is filled with food and drink.

Papers and Abstracts

The list of papers and their abstracts are available in the schedule section of these pages.

Last year's papers and the audio recordings are available on last year's page.

Registration Information

Online Registration for the 2006 Tcl Conference is closed. Please visit us in Naperville, on Oct 9-13 and register at the door.

To keep in touch with conference announcements and Tcl events in general, subscribe to the tcl-announce list by entering your email and selecting Tcl-announce.

Conference Committee

Cyndy Lilagan   Eolas TechnologiesFacilities Coordination
Clif Flynt   Noumena CorpGeneral Chair
Steve Redler IV   SR TechnologyProgram Chair
Steve Landers   Digital SmartiesProgram Co-chair
Kevin Kenny   GE Global Research Center
Jeffrey Hobbs   ActiveState Corp
Andreas Kupries   ActiveState Corp
Ron Fox   NSCL Michigan State University
Donal Fellows   University of Manchester
Larry Virden   Tcl FAQ Maintainer
Mike Doyle   Eolas Technologies
Gerald Lester   HMS Software

Contact Information

tcl2006@tcl.tk