We are pleased to announce the 19'th Annual Tcl/Tk Conference (Tcl'2012), sponsored by The Tcl Association, with help from:
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 19th 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 Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza
Registration will be open daily from 08:30 until 17:00.
The conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza , with rooms at $149.00 (US) per night from Sunday (11/10) to the following Sunday (11/17). (Extensions of this rate may be possible. Inquire when you make a reservation.)
To register for a room at the conference hotel, phone 312-836-5000 between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM Central time.
These rooms will be released to the general public after October 20, so be sure to reserve your room early.To register for the conference you must call the Holiday Inn, Chicago Mart directly. The central corporate registration office does not know about our block rate.
Conference Registration Information
All prices are US$.
Technical Sessions (Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday) registration includes:
Each tutorial is one half-day session (3 hours instruction time + one break).
Tutorials have limited space. Registration is on a first-come,
Tutorial PricingThe 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.
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.
There are shuttle busses (not free) from the airports to the Downtown area, or you can take Chicago Transit from O'Hare or Midway to the Holiday Inn. Please see below, under 'Local' for more information on Transit.
You can reach the hotel from the airport by Taxi if you prefer that.
It will not be necessary to rent a car for the duration of the conference.
The Magnificent Mile is a 15 minute walk from the hotel. This area is downtown the way big downtowns used to be, with every kind of shopping and eating experience you can hope to find.
The distance between the two sites (hotel, Museum) is not that large to preclude walking. Only a few minutes.
People not wishing to walk can use either Chicago Transit, or share cabs.
Regarding transit both hotel and museum have nearby stops for Brown and Purple lines. Which of the lines is better depends on the direction to go:
The map makes also clear that it is easy to get to and from Chicago O'Hare Airport.
Both show the relevant transit stops also, although not marked. They are the nearest stops to each location.