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14th Annual Tcl/Tk Conference

September 24-28, 2007

Bourbon Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Important Information
Abstracts and proposals due June 15, 2007
Notification to authors July 7, 2007
Author materials due September 15, 2007
Tutorials start September 24, 2007
Conference starts September 26, 2007
Email Contact [email protected]

The conference covers a full week, with 2 days of Tutorial Sessions and 3 days of Technical Sessions. The Technical Sessions include:

  • State of Tcl
  • Conference Papers
  • Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions
  • Tcl Core Team Open Discussion
  • Works-in-Progress Lightning Talks
  • Daily casual breakfasts
  • Conference Luncheons
  • Conference Dinner

Tutorial Schedule

Monday
08:00 - 12:00 Conference Registration
09:00 - 12:30

Monday Tutorial Sessions begin
(includes 1 snack break)

12:30 - 14:00 Free Lunch (In Hotel)
13:30 - 17:00 Conference Registration
14:00 - 17:30

Monday Afternoon Tutorial Sessions
(includes 1 snack break)

Tuesday
08:00 - 12:00 Conference Registration
09:00 - 12:30

Tuesday Morning Tutorial Sessions begin
(includes 1 snack break)

12:30 - 14:00 Free Lunch (in hotel)
13:30 - 17:00 Conference Registration
14:00 - 17:30

Tuesday Afternoon Tutorial Sessions begin
(includes 1 snack break)

17:00 - 19:00 Conference Registration
20:00 - 22:00 Mingle and Meet in hotel lobby area

Technical Sessions Schedule

The following schedule is preliminary, and subject to change

Wednesday
08:00 - 12:00 Conference Registration and breakfast
09:00 - 09:20 Welcome and Opening Remarks
09:20 - 10:30

Keynote Address

10:30 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:30

Papers

  • (Active) State of Tcl
    Jeff Hobbs
12:30 - 14:00 Conference Lunch
in Hotel
14:00 - 17:00 Conference Registration
14:00 - 14:30

Core Team Grilling

14:30 - 15:30

GUIs and GUI Techniques

15:30 - 16:00 Break
16:00 - 17:00

Tcl/Tk Development and Debugging Tools

17:00 - 18:30 Break
18:30 - 20:30 Dinner (on your own)
20:30 - 23:00

Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions (BoFs)

Thursday
08:30 - 09:00 Breakfast
09:00 - 10:10

Invited Talk

10:10 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:30

Tcl as Glue (Traditional Tcl)

11:30 - 12:10

Tcl Applications

12:10 - 14:00 Lunch - On your own
14:00 - 15:00

Tcl Does Data(bases)

15:00 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 16:30

Tcl Does Web

16:30 - 17:30

Works-in-Progress (WiPs) Sessions

  • This session is for attendees to discuss things that they are developing in, for, and around Tcl/Tk. 5 minute time slots are available (may change based on interest). Send mail to [email protected] to preregister a WiP
18:30 - 20:30

Conference Dinner

  • ActiveState ActiveAwards Presentation
20:30 - 21:30

Informal Demo Time

  • A chance to show off something you've been working on. Bring your own laptop.
21:30 - 23:00

Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions (BoFs)

Friday
08:30 - 09:00 Breakfast
09:00 - 10:00

Programming Techniques

10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00

Wrap Up, Town Hall, etc.

Conference Committee

Gerald Lester   TicketSwitch USA, LLCFacilities Chair
Clif Flynt   Noumena CorpGeneral Chair
Steve Redler IV   SR TechnologyProgram Chair
Steve Landers   Digital SmartiesProgram Co-chair
Cyndy Lilagan   Eolas Technologies
Kevin Kenny   GE Global Research Center
Jeffrey Hobbs   ActiveState Software Inc.
Richard Suchenwirth   Siemens Industrial Solutions and Services
Andreas Kupries   ActiveState Software Inc.
Ron Fox   NSCL Michigan State University
Donal Fellows   University of Manchester
Larry Virden   Tcl FAQ Maintainer
Mike Doyle   Eolas Technologies

Contact Information

[email protected]

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