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NOVA

Celebrate 50 years of Nova history

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The last 50 years

The NEXT 50 Years

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The last 50 years

The NEXT 50 Years

Register Now

NOVA

Celebrate 50 years of Nova history

Register for the celebration...
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Celebrate 50 years of Nova history

This October in Denver, Colorado.
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CELEBRATE...

The computer that was ahead of its time.

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Celebrate...

...Old friendships, memorabilia, personal musings, special announcements and mini-presentations — and much more.

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Celebrate...

The technical and personal impact of the Nova.

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Celebrate!

Where: Denver, Colorado
When: October 22 - 24, 2018
What: Novas, Nostalgia & MORE...
Cost: $449 USD, ($349 'Early Bird')

Event Highlights

Celebrate the technical and personal impact of the Data General Nova and its exciting part of computer history.   This gathering of Nova-creators and Nova-lovers will share a broad range of Nova hardware, software, old friendships, memorabilia, personal musings, special announcements and mini-presentations
...and much more.
Friends

Old Friends, Personal Histories and Memoirs

See pictures and memorabilia from the "good ol' days"— share anecdotes, stories and outright lies...

     &

Live Nova Computers!

Play with working Nova, Nova 1200, Nova 3, and Nova 4 computers running original DOS, RDOS and MP/OS - perhaps the hardware or software that you designed!   Pamper your nostalgia with languages like Assembler, BASIC, ALGOL, FORTRAN IV, FORTRAN 5, DG/L, Pascal and others.

Novas

Special Feature

See a recreation of the original Nova Spacewar! demonstration for the 1968 FJCC .

Schedule

The preliminary schedule is presented below, and is subject to changes as additional sessions and events are arranged.

Computers and other exhibits will be open during the three days.


Geek Challenge:   tests of front panel toggle dexterity and instruction set memory.

Additional technical hands-on sessions may occur pre- and post- conference by special arrangement.

Contests and prizes will be given for:
♦   Most unusual Nova application
♦   Most unusual Nova peripheral
♦   Most unusual Nova location
♦   Most unusual Nova OS and language
♦   Most unusual Nova memorabilia item
♦   Most bizarre hardware problem

But Wait, there's more...
♦   Show and Tell - your own memorabilia
♦   Tell your own story - with pictures, artifacts, quotes and lies
♦   DG Item donations - to the growing DG archive

Monday

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Social reception (appetizers, cash bar)

October 22, 2018
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Tuesday

9:00 AM:   Nova - The First 50 Years

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

October 23, 2018
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Wednesday

9:00 AM:   Grey Eagles - Walking or Flying?

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

October 24, 2018
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What: The celebration of 1/2 century of Nova madness and greatness!

When: Monday, October 22, 2018
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Additional sessions may occur pre- and post- conference by special arrangement.

Where: Denver, Colorado, USA

Conference rooms are located at the Hyatt Place Denver/Westminster address listed below.

Registration Fee: $349 USD prior to September 15, 2018
$449 USD on or after September 15, 2018

Registration fee covers: food at Monday night reception, Tuesday lunch and Tuesday night banquet, Wednesday lunch, and non-alcoholic beverages at conference.

People staying at the Hyatt will additionally receive two drink tickets upon arrival, and a complimentary hot breakfast buffet each morning.

Please use the form below to register with Wild Hare - you will then be contacted to arrange payment by check or credit card to minimize electronic profile.

Hotel: Hyatt Place Denver/Westminster
6865 West 103rd Avenue
Westminster, Colorado, USA
Tel: (303) 464-1997
https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/colorado/hyatt-place-denver-westminster/denzw

We have secured a block of rooms as the 'Wild Hare Computers" group at the discounted price of $135/night.   Reservations may be made directly with the hotel by phone or on-line.

Phone reservations:  (888) 421-1442
Please mention you are with the 'Wild Hare Computers' group.

On-line reservations:  http://book.passkey.com/go/WildHareComputers
This URL links automatically with the Wild Hare Computers' group.

Airports: Denver (DEN) is closest major commercial airport,
Centennial (KAPA) and Rocky Mountain Metro (KBJC) are recommended for general aviation users.






Go ahead --


sign up for the Nova nostalgia now...
 

Step 1: Make hotel reservations -

On-line reservations:  http://book.passkey.com/go/WildHareComputers

Phone reservations:  (888) 421-1442
Please mention you are with the 'Wild Hare Computers' group.


Step 2: Fill in and submit the registration form below...

(Wild Hare will contact you for payment information)


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