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The 2009 International Rexx Symposium
18th - 21st May 2009
Chilworth Manor, nr Winchester, UK

Sponsored by the Rexx Language Association


The 2009 International Rexx Symposium celebrates Rexx's 30th birthday by returning to it's birthplace. It will be held at Chilworth Manor with a day at the IBM facility at Hursley. Both locations are near the beautiful, historic county town of Winchester. The program agenda represents the best of all the quality presentations offered by the best Rexx practitioners in the world. As usual, the Sunday before the Symposium will feature free tutorials and a welcome reception.

As well as being Rexx's 30th birthday, 2009 is scheduled to see the release of a major new version of Open Object Rexx and the Open Sourcing of IBM's NetRexx interpreter.

The Symposium is the only technical conference dedicated to the Rexx family of programming languages, drawing speakers and attendees from around the world It is the best place to learn valuable Rexx programming techniques, keep up with the latest developments in the Rexx community, and confer with your colleagues, many of whom are luminaries in the field. The Program will feature a wide variety of presentations ranging from tutorial introduction to real-world practical applications, to research papers describing techniques and features you will be using in the future. All the Session abstracts are available on the RexxLA website.

The Program Schedule is available now.

Symposium Location

Chilworth Manor Hotel and Conference Centre
Chilworth, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 7PT UK
Phone: 023-8076-7333
Fax: 023-8076-6392

Registration Information

Registration Fees
Full symposium (Includes Sunday Night Accomodation, Lunch and Dinner) US$500
Any Single Day Mon, Tues Weds US$80
Thursday US$50
Symposium Banquet TBA

Registration fee may be paid online by PayPal or Credit Card (via PayPal), or by mail with VISA or MasterCard, personal check drawn on US bank, money order, or bank check.

On-site Registration
Daily 08:15-08:30

Lodging Information

Chilworth Manor is holding a limited number of rooms for Symposium attendees. The room rates are:

Night Single Room Bed and Breakfast Rate
Saturday £55:00
Sunday Included in full symposium registration
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs £83:19

Supplement for accompanying partners - £29:95 per night

Supplement for accompanying children - £15:00 per child per night

Note that this year, the symposium registration process will ALSO reserve your hotel room for you - you must pay the hotel for your room when you depart. The above costs are inclusive of VAT and Guest membership of The Club.

Complimentary vehicle parking is available at the hotel.

Symposium Hotel

Chilworth Manor Hotel and Conference Centre
Chilworth, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 7PT UK
Phone: 023-8076-7333
Fax: 023-8076-6392

Banquet Information

A surprise treat you wouldn't want to miss!!

Travel Information

The Symposium Hotel Chilworth Manor is a short taxi ride from Southampton Airport Parkway Station with four trains an hour taking 75 minutes to London Waterloo. Train bookings, costs and times. For motorists it is also easily reachable from J14 of the M3.

Transfer times Train Car
London Heathrow Airport 2:00 1:10
London Gatwick Airport 2:00 1:30
London Stansted Airport 3:00 2:10

For More Information

Email your registration or other symposium questions to RexxLA Vice President for prompt assistance.