VA Smalltalk Forum Europe 2010: Join us for a day packed with information

Join us (objektfabrik), together with Instantiations and Tricept AG, for a full day packed with information on the latest news on VA Smalltalk. We’re coming together on June 8th, 2010 in Stuttgart, Germany.
We cordially invite everybody interested in VA Smalltalk to get in touch with us and other VA Smalltalk users and see what’s up in the market. We’ve prepared a day full of information about what’s coming, what people do with VA Smalltalk and how to get the most out of it:


9:00 – 9:30 – Registration and coffee

9:30 – 10:00 – Welcome, Introductions and “Smalltalk Business Update” by Mike Taylor, Instantiations (via Internet).  Mike will give an update on the status of the VA Smalltalk business, talk about 2009 results, and discuss strategies for 2010 and beyond.

10:00 – 10:30 – “State of Smalltalk / State of the Industry,” Georg Heeg, Smalltalk Inductry Council (STIC)

10:30 – 11:30 – “VA Smalltalk 8.0.2 Update,” John O’Keefe, Instantiations

11:30 – 11:45 – Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:45 – “Get Your Project Back in Shape! – How a Few Techniques Can Change Your (Project’s) Life,” Joachim Tuchel, objektfabrik

12:45 – 1:45 – LUNCH

1:45 – 2:45  – “Seaside – How it’s Different and Why You Should Care,” Lukas Renggli, Seaside Core-Developer and co-author of Dynamic Web Development with Seaside book

2:45 – 3:45 – “Smalltalk as a Service – Let Others Benefit from Your Mission-Critical Application,” Sebastian Heidbrink, Tricept Informationssysteme AG

3:45 – 4:00 – Coffee Break

4:00 – 4:30 – “Accessing Smalltalk Web Services from Visual Studio Web Developer,” Diane Engles, Instantiations

4:30 – 5:30 – “Experience Report: Porting Packages from Pharo to VA Smalltalk,” John O’Keefe, Instantiations

5:30 – 6:00  – “Open Q & A and Closing Remarks,” Instantiations (including Eric Clayberg, remote); objektfabrik, Tricept

6:00 – Networking reception

So don’t hesitate to register here. We look forward to meeting you.

There’s a block of rooms at a discount rate available at the hotel (more info on the registration site), but there are quite a few hotels in the area as well.