The Fundación Argentina de Smalltalk (FAST, http://www.fast.org.ar
invites you to the 8th International Conference on Smalltalk
Technologies (Smalltalks), to be held from November 5th through
November 7th at the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Facultad
Regional Córdoba, located in the city of Córdoba, Argentina.
Everyone, including teachers, students, researchers, developers and
entrepreneurs, are welcome as speakers or attendees.
This year, we are extremely happy to announce Allen and Rebecca
Wirfs-Brock will attend the conference. Allen was instrumental in
developing Digitalk's Visual Smalltalk, as well as a leader in
modular Smalltalk design. Rebecca created the field of
Responsibility Driven Design, which spawned a variety of modern
disciplines such as TDD and BDD. Their presence is just a preview of
an oustanding presentation program you cannot afford to miss.
Registration is free and now open athttp://www.fast.org.ar/smalltalks2014
Please make sure to register early to receive the conference's
shirt, as well as to help us plan the conference's social events.
We are accepting donations from participants to help fund the
conference's costs. Please see the Donate section at FAST's website,http://www.fast.org.ar/smalltalks2014/donate
Contributions are greatly appreciated, and can be received both in
pesos for local attendees, as well as via Paypal for those coming
from abroad. Please note that donors, including those that have
already sent us their contribution (thank you!), will receive a set
of thank you gifts as well as the conference's shirt. For those of
you that need a receipt, we can provide those on site.
In addition our generous attendee donation contributors, we would
like to thank our sponsors. We would not be able to organize the
conference without their help.
+ Caesar Systems
+ GemTalk Systems
+ 10 Pines
+ Arduino Software
+ Precision System Design
Moreover, this year our official airline carrier is Aerolineas
Argentinas. To book plane tickets with Aerolineas Argentinas, please
and select Smalltalks 2014 from the list of events (available soon).
4. Call for participation.
Talk proposal submission for the Industry Track is now open at our
If you need special arrangements (e.g. because you would like to
hold a workshop session), please indicate so in the abstract. The
Industry Track's submission deadline is October 13th.
Abstract submitters: please send us a photo and a short bio by
answering to this email.
5. Related events.
For more information about related events, such as a Pharo Sprint or
talks and presentations around the dates of the conference, please
In particular, we like to invite to you Squeakfest 2014, to be held
at the same conference site on from November 3rd through November
4th. This companion event highlights Squeak and Etoys used in the
context of education. To register, please go to the SqueakFest page
under the related events for Smalltalks 2014.
We will update related event information as we get closer to the
conference, so please check for updates.
For any additional questions please reply to this email.
See you in Córdoba!