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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 tclconference@googlegroups.com

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

Conference Registration
Conference registration will be open each day, outside the tutorial or technical sessions. Pick up your badge, order extra proceedings and just find out what's happening.

Friday Post-Con Social Events
We've arranged some special events for Friday afternoon and evening! See the Friday Schedule for details.

Hospitality Suite
The Hospitality Suite will be open every evening. We'll have various potables, snackables, space to hang out, tables for diagrams and comfy chairs. Whiteboards available on request.
Monday
09:00 - 12:30

Monday Morning Tutorial Sessions
(includes a break)

12:30 - 13:30 Conference Lunch
13:30 - 17:00

Monday Afternoon Tutorial Sessions
(includes a break)

19:30 - 20:30

Monday Evening Tutorial - FREE

19:30 - --:--

Hospitality suite

  • Hospitality suite - meet, greet, mingle and debate
    All
Tuesday
09:00 - 12:30

Tuesday Morning Tutorial Sessions
(includes a break)

12:30 - 13:30 Conference Lunch
13:30 - 17:00

Tuesday Afternoon Tutorial Sessions
(includes a break)

19:30 - 20:30

Tuesday Evening Tutorial - FREE

19:30 - --:--

Hospitality suite

  • Hospitality suite - meet, greet, mingle and debate
    All
Wednesday
8:00 - 9:00 Continental Breakfast
09:00 - 10:30

Welcome and Keynote

  • Welcome and Announcements
    Clif Flynt
  • ITcl 4 && TclOO migration
    Georgios Petasis
10:30 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:45

Being Webbed

  • Tk on the iPhone/iPad via WubTk
    Steve Landers
  • WubTk
    Steve Redler
  • ATWF Web Framework
    Arnulf Wiedemann
12:45 - 14:00 Conference Lunch
14:00 - 15:45

Core Internals

  • Adventures in TclOO
    Donal Fellows
  • A Bytecode Assembler for Tcl
    Ozgur Ugurlu and Kevin Kenny
  • CookFS, a new VFS driver for standalone binaries
    Wojciech Kocjan
15:45 - 16:15 Break
16:15 - 17:30

WIPs (Work-In-Progress)

  • TkRibbon
    Georgios Petasis
  • diagram
    Andreas Kupries
  • coroutines, generators and the computable reals.
    Kevin Kenny
18:00 - --:-- Dinner (On your own)
19:30 - --:--

Hospitality suite

  • Hospitality suite - meet, greet, mingle and debate
    All
21:00 - 24:00

BOF (Bird Of a Feather) sessions

  • List Bof at registration
    attendee
Thursday
09:00 - 10:45

Tcl (and the) Community

  • The ActiveState of Tcl 1
    Jeff Hobbs
  • The ActiveState of Tcl 2
    Jeff Hobbs
  • Tcl's GSoC 2010 Participation Summary
    Andreas Kupries
10:45 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 13:00

Meta Programming

  • Accelerating Tk Development with Wize 3.0
    Peter MacDonald
  • Using Tcl code to build C code (to build Tcl code...)
    Sean Woods
  • Supporting Embedded Software Development Doing the Heavy Lifting with Tcl/Tk
    Andrew Mangogna
13:00 - 14:30 Conference Lunch
14:30 - 16:15

Tk I

  • Migrating an Tcl/Tk application to 8.5 - A Case Study
    Prashant Thakre and Tushar Gupta
  • Augmented Reality, Google Earth and Tcl/Tk
    Steve Landers and David Roseman
  • TkDND
    Georgios Petasis
16:15 - 16:45 Break
16:15 - 18:00

Mixed Bag

  • Ellogon & Threads
    Georgios Petasis
  • TclMilter
    Clif Flynt
  • CRIMP
    Andreas Kupries
18:30 - 20:30 Conference Dinner
21:00 - --:--

Hospitality suite

  • Hospitality suite - meet, greet, mingle and debate
    All
21:00 - 24:00

BOF (Bird Of a Feather) sessions

  • List Bof at registration
    attendee
Friday
09:00 - 10:45

Tk II

  • Enhanced Tcl/Tk Widgets for EDA applications
    Gaurav Bansal and Roshni Lalwani
  • The State Controller Pattern
    Will Duquette
  • TileQT & TileGTK
    Georgios Petasis
10:45 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 13:00

Tk III

  • Tcl/Tk guidelines for improved automated regressions - a case-study
    Madhur Bhatia, Saurabh Khaitan, and Tushar Gupta
  • TkGecko
    Georgios Petasis
  • Eagle: Maturation and Evolution
    Joe Mistachkin
14:30 - 17:00

Friday After-Conference Social Events - Details at registration

  • Tour Of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
    Fermilab
18:30 - 21:00

Dinner and a Show at Drury Lane Theater

  • "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"
    Drury:

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

fox@nscl.msu.edu