TITLE: Heading to Vancouver
AUTHOR: Eugene Wallingford
DATE: October 22, 2004 4:23 PM
I'm off to Vancouver for
The conference will be exciting, with two talks by Alan Kay,
another by Ward Cunningham, events on Eclipse and Squeak, and
the culmination of a year of my work in
When you take on one of these professional service tasks, it
seems pretty innocuous, but after months of thinking and planning
and organizing, and working with the dedicated people who
invested their time and energy through my program committee,
the event takes on a more personal tone. I have big hopes
for a symposium that helps the community take a step in the
direction of re-forming CS education.
I love Vancouver as a conference town and a running location.
I'm looking forward to circling Stanley Park again and to
exploring some new parts of town. You can be certain to receive
another episode in my Running on the Road series soon. (See
the latest one
We'll have wireless access at the conference. I plan to blog
daily once I arrive.