Ann: Call For Papers: 13th Annual Tcl/Tk Conference, Oct. 9-13, 2006

Ann: Call For Papers: 13th Annual Tcl/Tk Conference, Oct. 9-13, 2006

Post by Steve Redl » Fri, 10 Feb 2006 10:07:55

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Announcing the 13th Annual Tcl/Tk Conference

October 9-13, 2006
Naperville, Illinois USA

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

The conference program will include:
* Presentations and tutorials
* The (Active)State of Tcl talk by Tcl/Tk release manager Jeff Hobbs
* Birds of a Feather (BOF) sessions
* Invited key-note talks
* Discussion forums with the Tcl/Tk core team

Call For Papers

You are invited and indeed encouraged to submit proposals for
presentations and
tutorials. The conference schedule will consist of 2 days of tutorials
(Monday - Tuesday) and 3 days for the main conference (Wednesday -

The conference provides you an opportunity to report on original
research and applications of Tcl/Tk and related technology. The
audience will
consist of practitioners and researchers who are intermediate or
users of Tcl/Tk. For this reason, reports on experiences and
should draw out lessons for other Tcl/Tk developers.

Topics will include, but are not limited to:
* Application of Tcl/Tk in industries as diverse as engineering,
industrial controls, broadcasting, financial services,
medical and electronic design
* Networking with Tcl/Tk, including distributed applications and
* New widgets and techniques for GUI design with Tk
* Simulation and application steering with Tcl/Tk
* Tcl/Tk on handheld and embedded devices
* New Tcl extensions and add-ons, including Tcllib and Tklib
* Tcl/Tk centric operating environments

Submission Guidelines

If you are interested in submitting a paper you should send an abstract
of about
100 words and a summary of maximum two pages. Omit extraneous or
information. Length is not a direct factor in judging the quality of

If submitting a tutorial proposal you should send an outline of the
tutorial and
a brief biography, and clearly indicate whether the tutorial is of
half-day or
full-day duration.

Send submissions as plain text to < XXXX@XXXXX.COM > no later than May
31, 2006.

The primary author for each accepted paper will receive registration
to the Technical Sessions portion of the conference at a reduced rate.

The program committee will review and evaluate papers according to
the following criteria:
* Quantity and quality of novel content
* Relevance and interest to the Tcl/Tk community
* Suitability of content for presentation at the conference

Proposals may report on commercial or non-commercial systems, but
those with only blatant marketing content will not be accepted.

Application and experience papers need to strike a balance between
background on the application domain and the relevance of Tcl/Tk to
the application. Application and experience papers should clearly
explain how the application or experience illustrates a novel use of
Tcl/Tk, and what lessons the Tcl/Tk community can derive from the
application or experience to apply to their own development efforts.

Papers accompanied by non-disclosure agreement forms will be returned
to the author(s) unread. All submissions are held in the highest
confidentiality prior to publication in the Proceedings, both as a
matter of policy and in accord with the U