The computer that was ahead of its time.
...Old friendships, memorabilia, personal musings, special announcements and mini-presentations— and much more.
The technical and personal impact of the Nova.
Where: Denver, Colorado
When: October 22 - 24, 2018
What: Novas, Nostalgia & MORE...
Cost: $449 USD
See the recreation of the original 1968 FJCC Nova Spacewar! demonstration.
Play with working original Nova, Nova 1200, Nova 3, and Nova 4 computers running original DOS, RDOS and MP/OS - perhaps the hardware or software that you designed! Renew your nostalgia with languages like Assembler, BASIC, ALGOL, FORTRAN IV, FORTRAN 5, DG/L, Pascal and others...
Pictures and memorabilia from the "good ol' days"— Anecdotes, stories and outright lies.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Social reception (appetizers, cash bar)Register
9:00 AM: Nova - The First 50 YearsRegister
10:00 AM: Brash Bastards - Ads Tell the Tale
11:00 AM: Nova Design - The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
12:00 AM: (free time for lunch, exhibits, friends)
2:00 PM: The Nova - a Marketer's Dream
3:00 PM: Nova 840: A Personal Retrospective
4:00 PM: 'Easy' Does It - Tears of Abandoned Nova Projects
5:00 PM: Send in the Clones - 3rd Parties to the Party
7:00 PM: dinner
8:30 PM and later: Social time
9:00 AM: Grey Eagles - Walking or Flying?Register
10:00 AM: Untold Personal Nova Stories
11:00 AM: Awards, Prizes and Bragging
12:00 AM: Free time for friends, food and nostalgia
2:00 PM: Announcements and Pronouncements
3:00 PM: Nova - The Next 50 Years