The main topic of HHC 2013 of course was the exciting new “HP Prime Graphing Calculator”. But there were also presentations about many other topics dear to the hearts of HP programmable calculator enthusiasts.
The following schedule is almost the same as the "final" schedule, which was handed out with the registration materials. However, as always, things got changed at the last minute. What you see below was updated in real time to reflect what actually occurred.
Optional Pre-Conference Activities
20 September 2013
Time Event Description and Notes 10:00 am NOAA tour Optional: Pre-conference tour of NOAA begins in Boulder, Colorado. 1:00 pm NIST tour Optional: Pre-conference tour of NIST begins in Boulder, Colorado. 7:00 pm Pre-conference Dinner Optional: Early arrivers gather for a fun dinner at Austin's restaurant very close to the hotel.
Meet in the hotel lobby at 6:45 to walk to the restaurant.
After dinner Happy Hour(s) Optional: Early arrivers gather in hotel lobby and gab until wee hours.
Conference Day 1
21 September 2013
Time Event/Person Description and Notes 7:30 am Registration begins at HP Register with Gene Wright and pick up Conference materials; “Proceedings” (USB Drive), Articles, 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. Two Name labels are included, one for each day. Trading Corner.
8:30 am Attendee Introductions Keep short — Name, where from, machines used, etc. — 30 seconds max. 8:55 am Richard J. Nelson Peeking At Prime 9:25 am Break Introduce yourself to a new person 9:50 am Tim Wessman HP Prime: Wireless polls, quizzes, and more 10:55 am Cyrille de Brebisson HP Prime Architecture 11:40 am Group Photo Quickly assemble in front of the room. Tall people in the back.
Please be extra sure the camera sees your whole face, not just your eyes.
12:00 pm Lunch at HP Lunch is in the room below the conference room. 1:10 pm Cyrille & Tim HP Prime Q & A 2:10 pm Jim Donnelly Visualizing Data: A Journey From Calculator Development to the Machine Shop 2:40 pm Felix Gross Update: Where Can You Find Calculator Applications? 2:45 pm Break Introduce yourself to a second new person 3:10 pm Jim Johnson HP-29C Calculator Diagnosis and Restoration 3:40 pm Namir Shammas My Favorite HP Prime Functions with Q&A 3:55 pm Eric Smith Still Larger Scaled Reptiles of the Nordic Countries 4:30 pm Jeremy Smith Platonic Road Dots 4:55 pm Richard J. Nelson Are Calculator Newsletters & Conferences Obsolete? 5:45 pm Dinner at HP Dinner is in the same room as Lunch. Expect something special. 7:15 pm Gene Wright The Early HP Omnibook Laptops, Show and Tell 7:45 pm Geoff Quickfall HPs at Work in Aviation 8:45 pm Włodek Mier-Jędrzejowicz A Guide to HP Handheld Calculators and Computers 9:00 pm End of First Day Stay up late & chat in the hotel; we start an hour later tomorrow.
Conference Day 2
22 September 2013
Time Event/Person Description and Notes 9:00 am Conference reconvenes Announcements, schedule changes, etc. 9:15 am HP Panel Ruth Patterson, Jason Smith, Cyrille de Brebisson, Tim Wessman 11:00 am David Ramsey The HP-85 Family 12:00 pm Lunch at HP Same as yesterday. 1:10 pm Jake Schwartz &
Incorporating Readable HP-41 PPC Journal Programs & Barcode into the PPC DVD 1:40 pm Chuck McCord Tales from HP Corvallis 2:10 pm Book Authors Q&A for Aspiring Authors 2:45 pm Contests conclude Results judged, winners announced 3:00 pm Door Prize Drawing Submit your blue ticket and keep your registration number handy. 3:30 pm Break Last chance to horse-trade door prizes and other goodies! 4:30 pm User’s Forum: New Era Begins? General HHUC Q & A; suggestions for HHC 2014; Community questions; problems & issues.
Is USB Drive OK? Post Conf.? Cloud Usage for Documentation. Are HHC’s Obsolete?
5:00 pm Conference Concludes Have a safe trip home. Join us for breakfast tomorrow morning in the hotel restaurant if you can. 6:00 pm Optional post-conference dinner Multiple locations were announced.
Optional Post-Conference Activities
23 September 2013
Time Event Description and Notes 7:00 am ± 1_h Post-conference Breakfast Optional: Late departers gather in the hotel restaurant and enjoy breakfast together. 9:00 am Depart for NIST The 24 HHC 2013 attendees who signed up for the optional post-conference tour of NIST & NOAA leave the hotel and carpool to Boulder.