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17'th Annual Tcl/Tk Conference (Tcl'2010)

October 11 - October 15, 2010

Hilton Suites Chicago/Oakbrook Terrace
10 Drury Lane
Oakbrook Terrace
Illinois, United States 60181
Tel: 1-630-941-0100
Fax: 1-630-941-0299

Important Information
Abstracts and proposals due August 1, 2010
Notification to authors August 15, 2010
Author materials due October 1, 2010
Tutorials start October 11, 2010
Conference starts October 13, 2010
Email Contact [email protected]

Sponsored by the Tcl Association We are pleased to announce the 17'th Annual Tcl/Tk Conference (Tcl'2010), sponsored by The Tcl Association, with help from:
Noumena Corporation , SR Technology, Buonacorsi Foundation, Mentor Graphics, and ActiveState .

Learn from the experts and share your knowledge. The annual Tcl/Tk conference is the best opportunity to talk with experts and peers, cross-examine the Tcl/Tk core team, learn about what's coming and how to use what's here.

How To Register

You may register for the 17th Tcl/Tk Conference by

If you register in advance, You will recieve a $100 discount over the at-the-door conference rate.

You can register at the door when you arrive at the Hilton Suites Oakbrook Terrace

Registration will be open daily from 08:30 until 17:00.

Conference Location

The conference will be held at the Hilton Suites Oakbrook Terrace , with rooms at $99.00 (US) per night from Sunday (10/10) to the following Sunday (10/17). (Extensions of this rate may be possible. Inquire when you make a reservation.)

When the Hilton software does not have a room in our block available for a night you've requested, it only offers rooms at the $179.00 rate. If that happens to you, contact Beata Fila ([email protected]) and let her know what nights you wish to book. It will be taken care of.

To register for a room at the conference hotel, visit the Hilton website.

These rooms will be released to the general public after September 26, so be sure to reserve your room early.

Conference Registration Information

All prices are US$.

Technical Sessions (Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday) registration includes:

  • Access to all conference technical sessions
  • Access to evening BOFs and community meetings
  • One set of proceedings on CD or USB memorystick
  • Breakfast and morning and evening snack breaks

Each tutorial is one half-day session (3 hours instruction time + one break). Tutorials have limited space. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Tutorial Sessions (Monday, Tuesday) registration includes:

  • Access to all registered tutorial sessions
  • Complete course handouts
  • Snack break during the tutorial

Conference Fees Regular Price
Technical Sessions $395
Tutorials (see sliding scale below) $195.00-$650.00
Extra Proceedings (CD-based) $5
Extra Proceedings (Paper-based) $20
Walk-in registration: Add $100 to your total fees when registering on-site.

Tutorial Pricing

The Tcl/Tk Conference Committee is offering tutorials on a Cheaper-By-The-(one-third)Dozen schedule. Rather than a flat rate, the tutorials become cheaper as you learn more.
Number of
List Price Actual Cost Savings Percent
1 $195 $195 0 0%
2 $390 $350 $40 10.3%
3 $585 $500 $85 14.5%
4 $780 $650 $130 16.7%

Special Discounts
Full Time Student Attending the Technical Sessions is free for students, with proof of status, a copy of your student ID and class schedule. Technical Sessions plus 3 Meals is $50.00.
Presenters Deduct $100 from your total fees if you are presenting a paper

Cancellation Policy

If for any reason you need to cancel your registration, please email [email protected]. Registration fees for cancellations received before July 1st will be refunded after a $100 processing charge has been deducted.



Chicago is served by O'hare International Airport (ORD), Midway International Airport (MDW). and Chicago/Gary International Airport (GCIA) .

There are shuttle busses (not free) from the airports to the Hilton Oakbrook:

Windy City Limo provides airport to hotel service for $25.00.
Windy City Limo

You can reach the hotel from the airport by Taxi if you prefer that.


Chicago is served by Amtrak and Greyhound. Within the city, there are light-rail Amtrak lines to the suburbs, as well as CTA/MTA busses and trains


It will not be necessary to rent a car for the duration of the conference.

Oak Brook Mall is just across the street from the hotel. This is a multiple acre mall with everything from hardware to software.

Conference Committee

Clif Flynt   Noumena CorpGeneral Chair, Website Admin
Andreas Kupries   ActiveState Software Inc.Program Chair
Cyndy Lilagan   Iomas Research LLCFacilities Coordination
Joe Mistachkin   Mistachkin Systems
Brian Griffin   Mentor Graphics
Ron Fox   NSCL/FRIB Michigan State University
Arjen Markus   Deltares
Mike Doyle   Iomas Research LLC
Gerald Lester   KnG Consulting, LLC
Donal Fellows   University of Manchester
Jeffrey Hobbs   ActiveState Software Inc.
Steve Landers   Digital Smarties
Kevin Kenny   GE Global Research Center
Larry Virden   Tcl FAQ Maintainer
Steve Redler IV   SR Technology

Contact Information

[email protected]