This page lists information relating to attending the conference.
The conference will be held at the Comfort Suites Manassas , with rooms at $99.00 (US) per night from Thursday (10/20) to the following Tuesday (11/1).
To register for a room at the conference hotel, you must call them at (703) 686-1100. Be certain to mention that you are with the Tcl/Tk Conference to get the Tcl/Tk Conference room rate.
These rooms will be released to the general public after September 15, so be sure to reserve your room early.
Manassas is one of the western suburbs of Washington, DC. Dulles (IAD) is the closest airport. Taxi or commercial shuttle is available from IAD to the hotel.
Manassas is also served by Greyhound and Amtrak. The Amtrak station is not walking distance from the hotel.
It will not be necessary to rent a car for the duration of the conference.
You can reach the hotel from the airport by Taxi.
The Comfort Suites is within a commercial/shopping mall district with restaurants ranging from TGIFriday's to quiet Japanese sit-down, and stores ranging from office supply, and electronics to clothing and sports equipment.
The Comfort Suites 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, Windows 2000 with MS Office or OpenOffice.
Manassas / Washington DC
Manassas is convenient (22 Miles) to Washington for day trips to the Zoo, the Capitol Mall, Smithsonian Museum and more. The new Air and Space Museum is about 10 miles away towards Dulles.
The Manassas area abounds with American history, from the Chantilly Historic Site (restored to the way Virginia's first congressman lived in 1794) and the Civil War battlefields to the modern day with the Air and Space museum.