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Tcl'2006 Registration

13th Annual Tcl/Tk Conference

Main Registration Schedule Tutorials Info

October 9-13, 2006
Holiday Inn Select
Naperville, Illinois USA

Important Information
Abstracts and proposals due June 30, 2006
Notification to authors July 31, 2006
Author materials due September 30, 2006
Tutorials start October 9, 2006
Conference starts October 11, 2006
Email Contact [email protected]

We are pleased to announce the 13th Annual Tcl/Tk conference (Tcl'2006), sponsored by Noumena Corporation , Digital Smarties , Eolas Technologies and ActiveState .

Learn from the experts, share your experience - the annual Tcl/Tk conference is your opportunity to engage with the Tcl/Tk core team and your fellow peers.

The conference program will include:

  • presentations and tutorials on Tcl/Tk and related technology
  • ActiveState of Tcl talk by Tcl/Tk release manager Jeff Hobbs
  • invited keynote talks
  • Birds of a Feather (BOF) sessions
  • discussion forums with the Tcl/Tk core team

How To Register

Pre-Registration for Tcl-2006 is closed. You can register at the door when you arrive at the Holiday Inn Select, Naperville

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

Conference Location

The conference will be held at the
Holiday Inn Select, Chicago/Naperville-Lisle
1801 Naper Blvd
Naperville, IL 60563

The hotel has closed the low-cost Tcl room block. If you register at-the-door, let us know if you are getting a room, and we might be able to help get a reduced rate.

Several medium/low-priced restaurants are within walking distance, and a free shuttle to downtown Naperville or the Metra train station to Chicago. Downtown Naperville is filled with food and drink.

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 Technical Session fee is only $150 for students, with proof of status, a copy of your student ID and class schedule.
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.


Both O'Hare and Midway airports have shuttle-bus service to the Holiday Inn, Naperville.

The Naperville train station is nearby. The hotel offers free shuttle service to/from the train station.

The Holiday Inn, Naperville is just off I-88, visible from the highway. Go South on the Naperville Rd exit.

Conference Committee

Cyndy Lilagan   Eolas TechnologiesFacilities Coordination
Clif Flynt   Noumena CorpGeneral Chair
Steve Redler IV   SR TechnologyProgram Chair
Steve Landers   Digital SmartiesProgram Co-chair
Kevin Kenny   GE Global Research Center
Jeffrey Hobbs   ActiveState Corp
Andreas Kupries   ActiveState Corp
Ron Fox   NSCL Michigan State University
Donal Fellows   University of Manchester
Larry Virden   Tcl FAQ Maintainer
Mike Doyle   Eolas Technologies
Gerald Lester   HMS Software

Contact Information

[email protected]