The 10th International Rexx Symposium

3-5 May 1999
Jacksonville, Florida USA

You are invited to attend The 10th International Rexx Symposium in Jacksonville, Florida this year. The Rexx Symposium provides a focal point for the exchange of technical information and software solutions provided by the Rexx family of programming languages.

Sessions will address such topics as Y2K conversion issues, creating Internet and intranet Java solutions, rapid application development and deployment, database access routines, handy utilities, and aftermarket Rexx function/class libraries. The program will span the full range of platforms on which the Rexx languages are implemented, including Windows, Unix and Linux, as well as all IBM operating systems. Time will be allotted for Rexx software vendors to demonstrate new and enhanced product offerings and offer technical assistance.

Mike Cowlishaw, IBM Fellow and the creator of Rexx and NetRexx will discuss the latest developments in NetRexx, the easiest way to program in the Java environment.

Sponsored by the Rexx Language Association.
Hosted by the Residential Lending Solutions Division of ALLTEL Corp.

Adjunct Activities

The ANSI Standard Committee for Rexx will meet in conjunction with the Symposium. This committee developed and maintains the ANSI Standard for Rexx and will meet Saturday-Sunday 1-2 May, at the conference hotel. Anyone interested in Rexx or the ANSI Standard is welcome to attend. Contact the committee Chair, Dr. Brian Marks for further information.

Lodging Information

Symposium Hotel Reservations
Radisson Riverwalk
1515 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, Florida 32207
24-Hour Worldwide
Direct +1-904-396-5100
Fax +1-904-396-8007

A limited number of rooms are reserved until 16 April at a discounted Rexx Symposium rate:

One Person $89 1 King
2 Double
Two Persons $89

Call the Radisson Worldwide Reservation Center or contact the hotel directly for reservations.

Registration Information

Registration Fees Before 16 April After 16 April
Full Symposium1 $185 $240
Student3 $90 $120
Any single day2 $50 $70
Student3 $30 $40
Symposium Dinner $35/person $45/person
1Includes conference sessions, proceedings, Symposium Dinner on Tuesday, and annual RexxLA membership.
2Includes conference sessions and annual RexxLA membership, but does not include proceedings or Dinner.
3Must be full-time student and present proper student ID.

Registration fee may be remitted by VISA or MasterCard, personal check drawn on US bank, or money order.

To register, print the registration form, complete it legibly, and mail it with the proper remittance payable to Rexx Symposium to:

Symposium Registration
P.O.Box 14472
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4472
On-site registration in the Radisson lobby
Sunday, 2 May 6:00-8:00pm
Mon-Wed, 3-5 May 7:30-8:00am

Travel Information

Jacksonville International (JAX) is the nearest commercial airport to the hotel. For general aviation arrivals, Craig (CRG) or Herlong (23J) are convenient alternatives. Here is a map showing the airport locations.

The Radisson Riverwalk hotel is 18 miles or 20 minutes southeast of JAX in the heart of downtown Jacksonville. Here are driving directions and a map of the general area.

All major rental car agencies, taxis, and other forms of ground transportation are available at JAX. Taxi, limousine, or shuttle service between JAX and the Radisson is available for around $21 per person.

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