This weekend I took part in a weapons oriented Aikido seminar. Jo and Bokken were featured. This included several sets of Jo vs. Bokken. (The term for this combination escaped me. Sorry.)
Also there were some forms with Bokken vs Bokken. The detail that really threw me was to see Bokken used edge to edge in blocking, a thing that I had never seen done with a Katana.
Apparently Bokken is becoming recognized as a weapon in its own right instead of merely a wooden stand-in for a metal blade, with Shomen starting with a far dropped back tip, Kendo Shinai style.
Maybe I just don't get around enough anymore.