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Camp Smalltalk – June 10-12, 2022

2022 50th Anniversary Smalltalk Conference

What a great city to host this very special Camp Smalltalk!

Toronto has much to offer visitors starting with the iconic City Hall and Nathan Phillips Square.

Casa Loma is another great site!

So are CN Tower, Art Gallery of Ontario, Ripley’s Aquarium, Toronto Zoo, Toronto Eaton Centre, Distillery District, Ontario Science Centre, Yorkville, Black Creek Village, etc.

See St. Lawrence Market, Royal Ontario Museum, Roy Thomson Hall, and Rogers Centre

Check out the Hockey Hall of Fame, High Park, Toronto Islands, etc.

What to see out of town

Take a day trip to beautiful Niagara Falls!

The Place to Learn All About Smalltalk

Camp Smalltalk is a regularly held conference with seminars and workshops about Smalltalk, one of the greatest programming languages in history! The 2022 50th anniversary edition celebrates the language’s birthday at Xerox PARC in 1972. We have a terrific line-up of keynote speakers!

Keynote Speakers

Adele Goldberg

One of the original Smalltalk creators at Xerox PARC, Ms. Goldberg has served as President of the Association for Computing Machinery and together with Alan Kay and Dan Ingalls received the ACM Software Systems Award in 1987. In 1994, she was inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.

Dan Ingalls

One of the original Smalltalk creators at Xerox PARC, Mr. Ingalls was the principal architect who designed and implemented five generations of the Smalltalk environment. He also invented BitBlt and pop-up menus. In 1984, he received the ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award for his research at Xerox PARC.

Kent Beck

Mr. Beck pioneered software design patterns, extreme programming, agile development, test-driven development and many other things. He is particularly known for his seminal book, Smalltalk Best Practice Patterns.

David Buck

Mr. Buck is the CEO of Simberon, Inc., a prominent Smalltalk consultancy in Ottawa, Ontario. He has over a quarter century of experience with Smalltalk and is well-known for his Smalltalk podcasts. Mr. Buck can speak authoritatively on all the commercial Smalltalk products.

Event Date: June 10-12, 2022.

Event Location: Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson).

Admission is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary.


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And these generous folks:

  • Lorenzo Schiavina
  • Norman Branitsky 
  • Svensson Peter
  • Douglas Swartz
  • Ronald Jeffries
  • Jeffrey Miller
  • Ki Nam Choi
  • Richard Sargent
  • Steve Quezadas
Smalltalk’s Secret Sauce

Live Coding and Debugging IDE

Inspect and modify the code and data in your program while it’s running! See the effects of changes in real time.