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21st Annual Tcl/Tk Conference
November 10-14, 2014

Tcl New and Proven

Celebrating Innovative Programming Tools Since 1989

Embassy Suites Downtown, Portland, Oregon, USA

Important Information
Abstracts and proposals due September 8, 2014
Notification to authors September 22, 2014
Author materials due October 20, 2014
Tutorials start November 10, 2014
Conference starts November 12, 2014
Email Contact [email protected]

Sponsored by the Tcl Association We are pleased to announce the 21st Annual Tcl/Tk conference (Tcl, New and Proven: 2014), sponsored by The Tcl Association, with help from:
Noumena Corporation , Digital Smarties , 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 21st Tcl/Tk Conference by

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

You can register at the door when you arrive at the Embassy Suites Downtown, Portland, Oregon, USA

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

Conference Location

The conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Downtown, Portland, Oregon, USA . Our room rate will be honored from Thur (11/6) through Sat (11/15).

The room rate is $154/night.

The deadline for this rate is October 3, 2014. Book before!

The holding period for hotel rooms has passed. To register for a hotel room, call 1-503-796-3851, speak to Mary Kirchner and mention the Tcl Conference to receive the $154.00 rate.

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
  • 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.



Portland is served by Portland International Airport (PDX).

Take the MAX Train from the airport to the hotel. This takes about 37 minutes at $2.50.

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

The details for the MAX Train:
  • (ca. 34min) Take the MAX Red Line to "City Center & Beaverton TC".
    1. Depart Portland International Airport MAX Station (Stop ID 10579) General Ride Information. The ticket machines at the station accept cash and cards. (Details)
    2. Arrive at Oak & 1st MAX Station (Stop ID 8380)
  • (ca. 4min) Walk to Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown
    1. Walk north on Southwest 1st Avenue.
    2. Turn left on SW Oak St, going west.
    3. Turn right on SW 3rd Av, going north.
    4. Turn left on SW Pine St, going west.
    5. Right side Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown.

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Portland, OR is served by Greyhound and Amtrak.


It will not be necessary to rent a car for the duration of the conference. The MAX Train covers the downtown area. See the interactive coverage map for Trimet. Day and Week passes are available.

Conference Committee

Clif Flynt   Noumena CorpGeneral Chair, Website Admin
Andreas Kupries   ActiveState Software Inc.Program Chair
Gerald Lester   SAP Labs, LLC
Ron Fox   NSCL/FRIB Michigan State UniversityPublications
Cyndy Lilagan   National Museum of Health + Medicine Chicago
Joe Mistachkin   Mistachkin Systems
Brian Griffin   Mentor GraphicsFacilities
Arjen Markus   Deltares
Mike Doyle   National Museum of Health + Medicine Chicago
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]