social events

An array of fun and varied activities to surround the conference!

Welcome Cocktail Party 💃 Sponsored by Envato

To kick things off we are heading to the top of the GPO Building to Alto for a cocktail party to celebrate the start of the conference and the Ruby Community. Finger Food and drinks will be provided.

This event is free for all conference attendees.

Directions: Alto Event Space is located on level 3 of Melbourne's GPO building, accessed via Postal Lane on Little Bourke Street

Closing Games Night 🎲 Sponsored by Culture Amp

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.

This event is free for all conference attendees.

Make sure you wear your lanyard to get past security!

Saturday Afternoon Drinks

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.

Coffee Cart ☕️ Sponsored by Up

To keep you wide awake and focused we will have a coffee cart available on the days of the conference.

Up will also be providing keep cups to make our conference as sustainable as possible!

Thursday 20th and Friday 21st February

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!

Saturday 22nd February, 11am-4pm