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20th Annual User Conference
September 23-27, 2013

Tcl New and Proven

Rapid and Flexible Programming Since 1989

Bourbon Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Important Information
Abstracts and proposals due July 22, 2013
Notification to authors Aug 5, 2013
Author materials due September 2, 2013
Tutorials start September 23, 2013
Conference starts September 25, 2013
Email Contact [email protected]

Sponsored by the Tcl Association We are pleased to announce the 20th Annual Tcl/Tk conference (Tcl, New and Proven: 2013), 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 20th 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 Bourbon Orleans Hotel, 717 Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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


Conference Location

The conference will be held at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA , with rooms at US$159/night from Sunday (9/22) -> Thur (9/26).

If you are coming early or staying late, the rates will be
Thursday (9/19) : $159
Fri/Sat (9/20-21) : $209
Fri/Sat (9/27-28) : $209

To register for a room at the conference hotel, you may call them at +1 (866) 513-9744. Ask for In-House Reservations and request the Tcl/Tk Conference Block to get the Tcl/Tk Conference room rate.

The Bourbon-Orleans has extended our block date!
These rooms will be released to the general public after August 31, so be sure to reserve your room early.

The holding period for hotel rooms has passed. To register for a hotel room, send mail to [email protected] and we'll try to help.

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.



New Orleans is served by Louis Armstrong International (MSY), as well as several private pilot/charter strips.


New Orleans is served by Greyhound and Amtrak.


It will not be necessary to rent a car for the duration of the conference. There is no curb side parking in the French Quarter (the area where the hotel is). Parking at the hotel is $27/day (in-and-out valet)/

You can reach the Bourbon Orleans from the airport by Taxi ($26 one way) or Airport Shuttle ($26 round trip).

Once you reach the hotel, there are many fine restaurants, microbrew pubs, jazz and folk clubs, etc within a short walk or a short cab ride puts hundreds more within you reach.

Conference Committee

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