• Wednesday, 19th February

  • 19:00 - 22:00

  • Thursday, 20th February

  • 8:00

    Registration and Coffee 🎟️

  • 9:00

    Welcome and Opening Remarks 🎤

  • 9:30

    The Cost of Data

    Vaidehi Joshi //

    Working remotely and how to scale a remote first work environment

    Liam McNally //

  • 10:40

    Morning Tea 🍵

  • 11:10

    A Message to the Stars

    Rob Howard //

    How much pressure can your app handle - Performance testing with Ruby

    Nancy Cai

  • 12:30

    Lunch 🍽️

  • 13:30

    Escaping The Tar Pit

    Ernesto Tagwerker //

    Walking A Mile In Your Users' Shoes

    Jameson Hampton //

    Tales from the Ruby Grimoire

    Brandon Weaver //

  • 15:30

    Afternoon Tea 🍰

  • 16:00

    10X your teamwork through pair programming

    Selena Small and Michael Milewski //

    Developing your Dreamcast games with mruby

    Yuji Yokoo //

  • 17:30


  • Friday, 21st February

  • 8:00

    Registration and Coffee 🎟️

  • 9:00

    Inclusiveness - It's In Your Hands

    Adel Smee //

    Murdering our Mongo Database (or how we migrated to a relational database)

    Matthew Borden //

  • 10:40

    Morning Tea 🍵

  • 11:15

    Just my type: things I learned from writing my own programming language

    Lena Plaksina //

    Escape Your Framework

    Julian Doherty

  • 12:30

    Lunch 🍽️

  • 13:30

    How To Write Tech Documentation That Will Save Your Career

    Carmen Chung //

    Build a voice based smart home using Sinatra & mruby/c

    Paul Joe George and Do Xuan Thanh //

    Start your own engineering apprenticeship program

    Elle Meredith //

  • 15:30

    Afternoon Tea 🍰

  • 16:00

    300x faster ruby

    Dana Sherson

    My Experience With Experience

    Xavier Shay //

  • 17:30

    Closing Remarks 🎤

  • 19:00

    Closing Games Night 🎲

    All conference attendees are welcome!

    Once we wrap up the conference, we'll continue the conversations with some board game fun at the State Library. Bring your favorite board game or use one provided and enjoy the soft sounds of Jazz surrounded by some of the most amazing books in the State! Again, Finger food and drinks are covered, so you can kick back and hang out with Ruby friends new and old. Make sure you wear your lanyard to get past security!

    La Trobe Reading Room @ The State Library, 328 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC

  • Saturday, 22nd February

  • 14:00

    Saturday Afternoon Drinks

    All conference attendees are welcome!

    If you are local, or still in town, join us for a traditionally Saturday Avo Drink at Section 8 container bar. Drinks at bar prices, China Town is just down the lane to grab food if you get hungry later also.

    Section 8, 27-29 Tattersalls Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • 11:00 - 16:00

    Hack Day 👩‍💻

    After all the learning you've done at the conference, we wouldn't blame you if you're itching to put that theory into practice and fire up your favourite text editor. ring your laptop and your Ruby ideas and projects along and we'll provide a space for you to code away to your heart's content with other like minds from the conference. This event is open to conference-goers and their partners - and is free! - but has limited availability. Please reserve your place here as soon as possible to avoid missing out!

    Envato, 121 King Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000

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