OOPSLA 2001 provides the opportunity to mingle with the recognized leaders in object technology in a more casual setting through a number of social activities designed just for that purpose. In addition, the OOPSLA Courtyard, in the center of the Exhibit Hall, will offer food and beverage concessions, message boards, the OOPSLA CodeFest, and one-on-one interaction with Conference speakers and authors.

Name badges will be required to attend events.

Tutorial and Workshop Reception
Sunday Evening, October 14, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Convention Ctr — Grand Ballroom
The reception is open to anyone who attends (or leads) at least one Tutorial or Workshop. This is an excellent forum to share information on the day’s activities.

OOPSLA 2001 Welcome Reception
Monday Evening, October 15, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Convention Ctr — Ballroom B-C
All full (and Monday one-day) conference registrants are invited to attend the Welcome Reception. OOPSLA are encouraged to view the OOPSLA 2001 Poster Session during the Welcome Reception.

Newcomers’ Orientation
Monday Evening after Welcome Reception,
October 15, 7:30 pm – 8: 00 pm

Convention Ctr — Ballroom B-C
A special session has been arranged for OOPSLA newcomers. If you have never been to an OOPSLA before, this is a unique opportunity to meet other first-time OOPSLA participants early in the conference and to learn about the facets of OOPSLA and how to maximize your OOPSLA experience.

Exhibits Reception
Tuesday Evening, October 16, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Exhibit Hall
Located in the Exhibit Hall, this reception is open to all full and Tuesday one-day conference registrants. Stop by for chance to view the exhibits and visit Geek Alley.

Special Event
“Under the OOCEAN”

Wednesday Evening, October 17, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Florida Aquarium
Are alligators sneaky?
What are epiphytes?
Can an oyster change sex?
What goes on under a bridge?
Do fish sleep?
Why are they called stingrays?

To answer these questions and more…join us for the OOPSLA Special event at the Florida Aquarium. The Aquarium has galleries exploring wetlands, bays and beaches, coral reefs, and offshore mysteries. The newest and largest addition just opening is Sea Hunt, the unveiling of our largest addition ever! Sea Hunt featuring ocean predators from around the world! See a giant Pacific octopus! Expanded shark collection! Wolf eels! more!

We will have a reception menu and beverages in addition to our own wildlife with dancing outside while enjoying the warm Florida evening.


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