[Pharo-project] [ANN] Smalltalks 2009 - Third Smalltalk Conference of Argentina

Hernan Wilkinson hernan.wilkinson at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 03:41:08 EDT 2009


yeah, that is not a problem, but it could be more difficult to gather
people... how many people do you want to participate?

On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 6:06 AM, Stéphane Ducasse <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
> wrote:

> May I suggest a simple modification?
> It would be better to have a sprint before the conference.
> and does not mean that a group of coder can code in a room during
> boring conference talks
> Then I do not see why we would need a projector.
>
> Stef
>
> On Aug 24, 2009, at 11:04 PM, Hernan Wilkinson wrote:
>
> > Hi Alexander
> >  no problem, I'll ask for a room for that.
> >
> > Hernan.
> >
> > On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 1:37 PM, Alexandre Bergel
> > <alexandre at bergel.eu> wrote:
> > Andres,
> >
> > I would like to organize a Pharo Sprint. Do you think a room may be
> > provided with: enough chair, a white board, a video projector.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Alexandre
> >
> >
> > On 22 Aug 2009, at 17:46, Andres Valloud wrote:
> >
> > > Argentina's third Smalltalk conference, Smalltalks 2009, will be
> > held
> > > from November 19th through November 21rd at the Facultad de Ciencias
> > > Exactas y Naturales (FCEyN), Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA).
> > >
> > > All those connected with Smalltalk, be it faculty, students,
> > > researchers, developers or entrepreneurs, are invited to
> > participate,
> > > free of cost, as presenters and members of the audience.  The
> > > organization committee will announce the registration website
> > shortly.
> > >
> > > The conference's goal is to gather both the Argentine and
> > > International
> > > Smalltalk community to get connected sharing our work and experience
> > > with regards to Smalltalk or related topics.  Smalltalks 2009
> > > presentations will be divided between the "Industry and Development"
> > > and
> > > "Research and Education" categories.  In addition, the event will
> > > host a
> > > Smalltalk programming contest.  As in other editions, well known
> > > personalities from the international community will attend the
> > > conference.
> > >
> > > The "Research and Education" category is the best match for research
> > > and
> > > education work done with Smalltalk in universities and public or
> > > private
> > > entities.  The "Industry and Development" category is suitable for
> > > presentations related to Smalltalk software developed by companies
> > or
> > > individuals, both public and private.
> > >
> > > A list of suggested presentation topics, not exclusive, is below:
> > >
> > > * Development tools.
> > > * Development with prototypes.
> > > * Model driven development.
> > > * Agile practices (XP, TDD, etc).
> > > * Web application development.
> > > * Metamodeling / metaprogramming.
> > > * New frameworks or models.
> > > * Materials for education.
> > > * Embedded systems and robotics.
> > > * SOA and web services.
> > > * Experience reports, both development and research.
> > > * Commercial systems.
> > > * Automation and best testing practices.
> > > * Interoperability with other technologies.
> > > * Best design and architecture practices.
> > >
> > > Interested presenters should keep in mind the following deadline
> > > schedule.
> > >
> > > 1.  You must present a summary of the proposed presentation no later
> > > than Monday, October 19th, 2009.  The summary must fit on a single
> > > page,
> > > and must include a description, objective, and category of the
> > work to
> > > be shown.  The submission procedure will be announced shortly.
> > >
> > > 2.  The conference's program committee will select the event's
> > > presentations from the proposals submitted according to the above
> > > procedure by Monday, October 26th.  The proposals including dynamic
> > > examples as opposed to just static presentations will be given
> > > priority.
> > >
> > > 3.  The conference schedule will be published in the conference's
> > > website on Wednesday, October 28th.
> > >
> > > 4.  The conference's works and presentations will be published in
> > the
> > > conference's website after the conference.
> > >
> > > Those interested in the coding contest can become familiarized
> > with it
> > > at the smalltalks-2009-coding-contest Google group:
> > >
> > >    smalltalks-2009-coding-contest at googlegroups.com
> > >
> > > The contest's goal is to have a good time solving a problem in
> > > Smalltalk, and win a prize while at it.  We are working hard to
> > ensure
> > > everyone can participate, and we will show examples and prototypes
> > > that
> > > can be improved by the participants.
> > >
> > > For directions to FCEyN, you can go to the computer science
> > > department's
> > > web site:
> > >
> > >    http://dc.uba.ar
> > >
> > > Feel free to share this invitation with those who might be
> > interested.
> > > If you have any questions, send us an email at
> > >
> > >    fundacion (dot) smalltalk (at) gmail (dot) com
> > >
> > > See you at the conference!
> > > Smalltalks 2009 Organization Committee.
> > >
> > >
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