The Smalltalk Industry Council Announces
New Executive Director
State of STIC Meeting and Open Enrollment Scheduled at Smalltalk Solutions 2006
March 28, 2006 - The Smalltalk Industry Council (STIC) is pleased to announce the election of Bob Nemec as the new Executive Director of STIC. Bob Nemec, Vice-President of Northwater Objects, has been an avid Smalltalk developer since 1990. Bob’s first act as Executive Director is to host a State of STIC meeting during Smalltalk Solutions 2006. The STIC meeting and STIC open enrollment is scheduled for Monday, April 24, 2006 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
"Allen Davis has done an incredible for job for STIC during the past 5 years, it was Davis who resurrected STIC and brought Smalltalk Solutions to the success it is today. Allen’s enthusiasm and advocacy for Smalltalk will continue with Knowledge Systems Corporation remaining on the Board to support Bob Nemec. We thank Allen and look forward to many more years of service with STIC, " said Alan Knight, Smalltalk Solutions Conference Chair.
"The decision to step down was very difficult for me, although it was the right thing to do for the Smalltalk Industry Council. Due to the success of Smalltalk, I have been overwhelmed with Smalltalk opportunities and cannot dedicate the time I would like and STIC needs in order to continue to build the Smalltalk Community, "stated Allen Davis, former Executive Director for The Smalltalk Industry Council (1999-2006).
"I look forward to working with the enthusiastic and dedicated people of STIC, and the broader Smalltalk community, to raise awareness and understanding of what Smalltalk is. Smalltalk is by far the most enjoyable and productive development environment to work with; we have a chance to make that fact self evident to a broader audience." said Bob Nemec.
Smalltalk Solutions 2006 is the premier forum for bringing together Smalltalk users, developers and enthusiasts. This year’s conference will be held April 24-26, 2006 in conjunction with LinuxWorld and NetworkWorld Toronto, advanced registration ends April 23, 2006.
To register for the conference go to http://www.lwnwexpo.plumcom.ca/smalltalk.cfm. Remember STIC members receive a 25% discount off advanced registration.
The Smalltalk Industry Council (STIC)
The Smalltalk Industry Council is a cohesive Smalltalk community where information, technical issues, new ideas and concerns are openly discussed to benefit the industry. STIC members are users and vendors of Smalltalk tools, components, databases and services. The Smalltalk Industry Council has been reorganized and reformed with the core board members from Cincom, Instantiations, GemStone and Knowledge Systems Corporation.
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