Conference Schedule

The following is the schedule of events as they actually happened, which differs slightly from the "official" schedule handed out before the conference.

Saturday
26 September 2015

Time Event/Person Description and Notes
7:30 am Registration Register with Gene Wright and pick up Conference materials: USB Drive, name tags, contest information, etc.
8:15 am Conference starts, announcements. Your registration materials are numbered. Save the blue ticket to put into the pot for the Sunday door prize drawing. Place any door prizes you donate on the door prize table.
8:30 am Attendee Introductions Keep short Name, where from, Machines used, etc. - 30 seconds.
9:00 am Namir Shammas Genetic Algorithm Optimization using the HP Prime
9:30 am Günter Schink HP 50g System Flash Upgrade
9:40 am Tim Wessman <top secret>
10:45 am Break Introduce yourself to a new person.
11:05 am Gene Wright HP-41CL Update (There is an increasing amount of fast software)
11:45 am Richard Nelson Coin trivia
12:20 pm Lunch Lunch is in the adjoining room.
1:20 pm Group Photo Quickly assemble in the meeting room. Tall people in the back. Please be extra that sure the camera sees your WHOLE face, not just your eyes.
1:40 pm Mary Woldering Children of Stone A self-publishing saga
2:10 pm Geoff Quickfall Woodstocks in the Twenty First Century
3:20 pm Break Introduce yourself to a second new person.
3:50 pm Jake Schwartz The WP-43S (The specification needs a platform)
4:20 pm Felix Gross Update on 342 page Calculator References List Project
4:35 pm Eric Smith The Glacial Pace of Scaled Reptiles
4:55 pm Namir Shammas Particle Swarm Optimization using the HP Prime
5:15 pm Jackie Woldering A Numeric Compression Algorithm for the HP Prime
5:50 pm Dinner Dinner is in the same room as Lunch
6:35 pm Bob Prosperi Virtual HP-IL (and related topics) Update
7:10 pm Geoff Quickfall Informal Demos, System upgrades, etc.
7:30 pm Richard Nelson Review of DM-41 and the brand-new DM-15L
8:10 pm Jim Johnson FRITZING, CHINA, and the NP-25
8:40 pm Bob Prosperi FRAM71 Introduction
9:20 pm End of First Day Drag off to bed; we don't start as early on Sunday.

Sunday
27 September 2015

Time Event/Person Description and Notes
10:10 am Conference reconvenes Announcements, schedule changes, etc.
10:15 am HP Q&A Session Ask HP's Tim Wessman (present) & Cyrille de Brebisson (via Skype) whatever is on your mind.
11:15 am Namir Shammas Random Number Generators using Integer Array Shuffling with the HP Prime
11:30 am Namir Shammas HP-65 Pro emulator for the Apple iPad
11:50 pm Włodek Mier-Jędrzejowicz Prime Savage (speed/"accuracy" comparisons)
12:00 pm Lunch Same place as yesterday.
1:05 pm Gene Wright TI vs. HP and Fast Mode
1:40 pm Best Speaker Award Attendees vote.
2:00 pm HP Prime Graphing HP's Jeff Tupper (via Skype) joins Tim Wessman for a discussion about modern graphing techniques
2:45 pm Other Contests Concluded Results judged, winners announced.
2:55 pm Door Prize Drawing Submit your blue ticket and keep your registration number on your proceedings handy. Each person should win.
3:30 pm Break Ask that last question of your new friends. We are near the end.
4:10 pm User’s Forum General HPUC Q & A; suggestions for HHC 2016; Community questions; problems & issues. Is USB Drive OK? Cloud Usage for Documentation. Are HHCs Obsolete? HHC finances: we are financially ahead and should not be.
5:30 pm Conference Concludes After helping clean up the room, have a safe trip home! Or join us for breakfast in the hotel tomorrow morning (usually the next conference is discussed).
6:30 pm Informal post-conference dinner at The Corner Pub on Old Hickory