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Gold Coast, Australia

10 - 13 February 2016

Ruby Conference Australia 2016

Join us from 10 - 13 February at the brand new, world class conference centre at the Sea World Resort, Gold Coast

Tickets will be on sale from August 1st


Sea World's brand new conference centre is due to open in winter 2015. Boasting a stunning Broadwater location, large veranda, and plenty of space for Ruby developers!

Only a monorail ride away from special encounters with Sea World’s wonderful marine life. Start your day with an exclusive behind the scenes tour at Shark Bay or learn more about the beautiful dolphins at the Dolphin Discovery presentation.

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Katrina Owen

Katrina accidentally became a developer while pursuing a degree in molecular biology. When programming, her focus is on automation, workflow optimization, and refactoring. She works primarily in Go and Ruby, contributes to several open source projects, and is the creator of

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Senator Scott Ludlam

Scott Ludlam is the Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens and spokesperson for Communications, Broadband and the Digital Economy, Housing, Nuclear Issues, and Sustainable Cities and is currently one of 11 Australian Greens members of parliament. He was elected to Parliament in November 2007 and again in April 2014.


More to be announced!

Want to see your name here? Our call for proposals will open on August 1st!

Social Events

We’ve organised a raft of events to enjoy The Gold Coast and spend quality time with your fellow Rubyists.


Workshops will be announced shortly.


Sponsors will be announced shortly.

Code of Conduct

RubyConf Australia is run under the auspices of Ruby Australia. You can view our code of conduct and our anti-harrassment policy.

These rules must be followed by all attendees at all conference-related events.