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12th Annual Tcl/Tk Conference

October 24 - 28, 2005
Red Lion Hotel/Conference Center

Portland, Oregon, USA

Important Information
Abstracts and proposals due July 1, 2005
Notification to authors July 31, 2005
Author materials due Sep 15, 2005
Tutorials Start Oct 24, 2005
Conference starts Oct 26, 2005
Email Contact [email protected]
ActiveTcl Pro Studio

This page lists information relating to attending the conference.

Conference Location

The conference will be held at the Red Lion Hotel/Conference Center in Portland, OR.

The room rate is $89/night.

The hotel has now released the Tcl block. To receive this rate, call 1-800-343-1822 and mention the Tcl conference.



Portland is served by Portland International Airport (PDX).

Take the MAX Train from the airport to the hotel. Red Lion will reimburse the $1.80 for the train fare.

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


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 is free within the downtown area. The entire coverage map for Trimet is here.

Food and Shopping

The Trimet train will take you to Old Town and the Alexis Greek Restaurant. There are other fine places in this area including Kells Irish Pub .

The train will also take you to Pioneer Place , and Pioneer Courthouse Square There are several places in this area for eating.

Closer to the hotel is Stanford's, and the Llyod Center Shopping Mall.

Powells Books (with whole separate technical book store a couple blocks from the main store) is about 10 block walk up Burnside from Old Town.


The hotel has internet connections in each room and wireless access in the public area.

For presenters, computers will be available for use during your presentation. These will be equipped with Linux or Windows 2000 with MS Office or OpenOffice.


For those of you coming early or staying late, Portland is a beautiful city with many offerings to entertain you.

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   Eolas Corp
Gerald Lester   HMS Software
Donal Fellows   University of Manchester
Jeffrey Hobbs   ActiveState Corp
Steve Landers   Digital Smarties
Kevin Kenny   GE Global Research Center
Ken Jones   Avia Training
Sheila Miguez   mVerify
Larry Virden   Tcl FAQ Maintainer
Andreas Kupries   ActiveState Corp

Contact Information

[email protected]