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16th Annual Tcl/Tk Conference

September 28 - October 2 2009

Red Lion
1021 Northeast Grand Ave
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 503-235-2100
Fax: 503-238-0132

Important Information
Abstracts and proposals due July 15, 2009
Notification to authors July 31, 2009
Author materials due Sep 11, 2009
Tutorials start Sep 28, 2009
Conference starts Sep 30, 2009
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)

17:30 - 19:00 Meal Break
19:00 - 20:00 Free Tutorials Optimization/Debugging Tcl (Clif Flynt)

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)

17:30 - 19:00 Conference Registration
17:30 - 19:00 Meal Break
19:00 - 20:00 Free Tutorials tkcon Techniques (Jeff Hobbs)
20:00 - 22:00 Mingle and Meet in hotel lobby area

Technical Sessions Schedule

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

Keynote Address

  • The Future of Small Languages
    Frank Hayes
10:20 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:30

Papers

  • (Active)State of Tcl
    Jeff Hobbs
12:30 - 14:00 Conference Lunch in Hotel
14:00 - 15:20

Applications for Education

15:20 - 16:00 Break
16:00 - 17:10

GUIS and IDEs

17:10 - 20:00 Dinner on your own
20:00 - ...

BOFS

  • Safe interpreters
    K. Nash
  • Others as proposed
Thursday
08:00 - 09:00 Breakfast
09:00 - 12:00 Conference Registration
09:00 - 09:45

Report on Tcl projects in the 2009 Google Summer of Code

09:45 - 10:15 Break
10:15 - 11:25

Numerical Applications (and their support)

11:25 - 12:00

Tcl Channels

  • Reflecting and Transforming Channels
    Andreas Kupries
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch On Your Own (with others)
13:30 - 14:40

Applied Coroutines

14:40 - 15:10 Break
15:10 - 16:20

Networked Applications

16:20 - 16:40 Break
16:40 - 17:15

Tcl in the CLR

17:15 - 18:00 WIPS Sessions
18:30 - 20:30 Conference Dinner
20:30 - 21:30 Informal Demos
21:30 - ...

BOFS & Social

  • Alcohol BOF
  • Others as proposed

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

OO Programming with Tcl I

10:10 - 10:45

OO Programming with Tcl II

10:45 - ... Wrap up and Town Meeting

Friday

Conference Committee

Brian Griffin   Mentor GraphicsFacilities Coordination
Clif Flynt   Noumena CorpGeneral Chair, Website Admin
Ron Fox   NSCL Michigan State UniversityProgram Chair
Arjen Markus   WL Delft Hydraulics
Cyndy Lilagan   Iomas Corp
Mike Doyle   Iomas Corp
Gerald Lester   KnG Consulting, LLC
Donal Fellows   University of Manchester
Jeffrey Hobbs   ActiveState Corp
Steve Landers   Digital Smarties
Joe Mistachkin   Mistachkin Systems
Kevin Kenny   GE Global Research Center
Ken Jones   Avia Training
Larry Virden   Tcl FAQ Maintainer
Andreas Kupries   ActiveState Corp

Contact Information

[email protected]