European OpenACS and Tcl Conference, Vienna 2022

We are proud to announce the joint European OpenACS and Tcl Conference. This event will combine the 6th OpenACS conference and the 18th European Tcl/Tk Users Meeting (EuroTcl).

Date
June 30th and July 1st, 2022

Location
Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), Austria

Venue
Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna

Contact
conference2022@openacs.org

1 Call for Participation and Call for Presentations

This year, the conference will be a combined Tcl/Tk and OpenACS event. The joint conference seeks practitioners, developers, and researchers whose work involves Tcl/Tk and/ or OpenACS. The conference will offer multiple presentations and discussions about Tcl/Tk programming, as well as for developments and applications of the OpenACS Web application framework. You are invited to contribute and participate actively by proposing a presentation. The conference language is English.

We invite proposals for long and short presentations from practitioners, developers, and researchers. After registration, you will be offered to submit an abstract via this website (minimum 250 words, max. 2 pages). Deadline for abstract submission is May 27th, 2022. There will be slots for long (30m) and short presentations (15m) at the conference (including discussions). Once the abstracts will have been reviewed by the program committee, you will be notified about acceptance of your proposal.

2 Important Dates

  • May 15th, 2022: Registration opens
  • May 27th, 2022: Deadline for submissions of abstracts (max. 2 pages, min. 250 words);
  • June 3rd, 2022: Notification of acceptance
  • June 15th, 2022: Registration ends
  • June 29th, 2022: Meet & greet
  • June 30th - July 1st, 2022:  Conference

3 Committees

3.1 Conference Chairs

Gustaf Neumann (Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration)
Paul Obermeier

3.2 Program Committee

  • Gustaf Neumann (WU)
  • Paul Obermeier (poSoft)
  • Stefan Sobernig (WU)
  • Jesus G. Boticario (UNED)

3.3 Organization Committee

  • Kathrin Kreuz-Koch (WU)
  • Monika Andergassen (WU)
  • Stefan Sobernig (WU)

4 Location

4.1 How to get to the WU by public transport

The conference's sessions will be held in our auditorium TC.0.01 in WU's Teaching Centre (TC; OpenStreetMap, Google Maps). When traveling by metro (line U2), the TC can be reached best from station Krieau, exit Krieau (6min walk). The WU campus is also easy to reach by bus line 82A (Krieau station) and tram line 1 (Prater Hauptallee station)

4.2 Arrival by bike

Cycling is not allowed on the WU campus; the approximately 1,000 bicycle parking spaces are located along the cycle path that runs around the campus. City bike stations are located near the two subway stations Messe-​Prater and Krieau, as well as at the south entrance of the WU Campus.

4.3 Arrival by car

The underground car parking is located below the main campus walkway (€22 per day max). The entrance to the garage is in Trabrennstraße. There are a total of 411 parking spaces, of which approx. 180 spaces are available at short notice, the rest is reserved for long-​term parkers. There are four entrances to the campus from the garage. The exits of the garage are located in the open space - thus, each building can be entered via its main entrance on the ground floor.

4.4 Hotels

We can offer special conference rates for the following hotels next to the WU Campus (5-10 minutes walking distance).
Booking details will follow upon registration.

There are several more hotels or Airbnb opportunities close to the Campus.

5 Registration and Costs

Registration to the conference opens on May 15th. Please register first on the conference website via the "Log in" button above, or use your existing OpenACS website account. This is a pre-requirement for the conference registration. The conference fee is set to €150 (regular) and €50 (student). This fee covers for lunches, coffee breaks, and one social event (conference dinner) on Thu, June 30th, 2022. On the day before the conference starts (Wed, June 29th) there will be an informal get-together on your own costs.