Conference Schedule

We are doing our best to stick to this "tentative" schedule, but as always there are some last-minute adjustments. Throughout the conference, this web page is being updated in real time to reflect the actual starting times of the events, for future reference.

29 September 2018

Time Event/Person Description and Notes
7:30 am Registration Register with Bob Prosperi and pick up Conference materials, "Proceedings" (32 GB USB Drive), Programming Contest, etc.
8:15 am Conference starts,
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. See Bob for Trading Corner details.
8:35 am Attendee
Keep short – Name, where from, Machines used, etc. <60 seconds.
9:20 am Thomas
History and Pictorial Presentation of Silicon Valley
9:50 am Break Introduce yourself to a new person.
10:20 am Tim Wessman News from HP Asia. Cyrille might join us via Skype.
11:40 am 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.
12:00 pm Lunch You are on your own for lunch. Options TBA.
1:40 pm Namir Shammas Polynomial Roots by Optimization
2:00 pm Sylvain Cote Presenting the HP-IL Compendium (copy on thumb drive)
2:30 pm Monte Dalrymple 41C Flexible Hardware Module
3.14 pm Break Introduce yourself to a second new person.
3:45 pm Gene Wright Old Calculator Ads & Unisonic Calculators (via Skype)
4:35 pm Dave Cochran HP Calculations from Desktop to Pocket
5:40 pm Dinner Dinner locations and carpooling TBD (to be disorganized)
7:45 pm Felix Gross &
David Hayden
Recreating the 15C Advanced Functions Handbook
8:15 pm Thomas
Plotter [RS232/HPGL] control with HP48 Series with Applications
8:40 pm Jim Johnson What Was the First Personal Computer? (Careful, trick question)
9:05 pm Richard Nelson Add SIG to FIX, SCI, & ENG?
9:35 pm End of First Day Drag off to bed; we don't start as early on Sunday. A Roman Catholic Mass for HHC attendees will be said early Sunday morning in the hotel for the faithful and the curious; all are welcome. Ask Richard or Joseph for details.

30 September 2018

Time Event/Person Description and Notes
10:05 am Conference reconvenes Announcements, schedule changes, etc.
10:15 am Richard Schwartz Naive Testing of the 997X Random Number Generator
10:45 am Thomas
Audio & Acoustic Performance of HP48 Series with Applications
11:20 am Namir Shammas New Algorithm for Numerical Integration
11:50 pm Lunch Same as yesterday.
1:20 pm Benoit Maag Repurposing Old TI Calculators
1:50 pm HP Panel Informal Q&A for HP designers past and present
3:45 pm Best Speaker Award Attendees vote.
4:00 pm Other Contests
Results judged, winners announced.
4:15 pm Door Prize Drawing Submit your blue ticket and keep your registration number on your proceedings handy. Each person will win at least one prize.
4:50 pm User's Forum General HPUC Q&A. Suggestions for HHC 2019. Are Committee members getting tired? Is this the penultimate HHC?
5:30 pm Conference Concludes After helping clean up the room, have a safe trip home! Join us for breakfast tomorrow morning (usually the next conference is discussed).
6:30 pm Informal post-
conference dinner
Location TBA.
Note: We have the conference room available after dinner if needed.