EUROPE'S #1 RUBY CONFERENCE


18-19th February 2020
Meet fellow rubyists from around the world, and expand your Ruby horizons!

The year 2020 marks the 25th Anniversary of the first release of Ruby and we are lucky (and filled with gratitude) to welcome Ruby creator Yukihiro Matsumoto who will help us open ParisRB with a Keynote speech.

We’re excited! Are you??


Here’s a little more about what you can expect in February:

For Attendees

  • great location south of Paris (reachable by Metro)
  • original content, never seen in Paris speakers
  • talks about real use cases, R&D, ecology, art, hard core programming…
  • our awesome community and unique atmosphere: no hour-long talks, pauses to socialize…

For Speakers

  • dedicated MC to handle speakers’ intros
  • dedicated Time Keeper to keep everyone on schedule
  • dedicated CFP and Rehearsals team for top-notch talks
  • travel expenses up to 300€

For Sponsors

  • dedicated communication team (social networks, reach out, video coverage…)
  • dedicated people to help you

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Tickets

Early bird tickets are cheap, so get them now! The price will go up after we release the speakers!

Tickets Information by EventLama

Early bird - 2-day Ticket Discount applied

× €124.17 (€24.83 VAT) ×

This ticket is valid for the whole conference duration (Tuesday/Wednesday)

Early Bird Student - 2-day Discount applied

× €82.50 (€16.50 VAT) ×

This ticket is only valid for current students or recent graduates who are not yet twerking, must buy before 3 December 2019

Standard - 2-day Ticket Discount applied

× €299.00 (€59.80 VAT) ×
 54 tickets

This ticket is valid for the whole conference duration (Tuesday/Wednesday) Tickets will remain at this price until the end of January.

Standard Student - 2-day Discount applied

× €125.00 (€25.00 VAT) ×
 50 tickets

This ticket is only valid for current students or recent graduates who are not yet twerking, must buy before 1 Feb 2020

The Speakers

Check out the 2018 edition to know what to expect in 2020!

We received so many amazing responses to our CFP for the 2020 Conference. It was tough to choose!

This year, we aim to have a slightly more diverse content, we also have a dedicated MC and Time Master, and we offer rehearsals for all of our speakers to ensure amazing content for our participants. We continue to value original content, real-life feedback, and research.

Thibaut Barrère

Thibaut Barrère

A polyglot programmer and data engineer who started coding in the 80s, he is an independent consultant and entrepreneur since 2005. Thibaut currently works remotely from Charente Maritime.

Moncef Belyamani

Moncef Belyamani

He helped shape best practices on various Engineering teams, across both government and private sectors. Most recently, he has been studying the sciences of human behaviour, learning, and habits to become a better and more effective person. He is also passionate about music and used to DJ regularly. (fun fact: he opened (and coded) an online record store in 2003, and hosted an online radio show between 2006 and 2011)

Ruan Brandão

Ruan Brandão

Full Stack Developer from São Paulo, Brazil, Ruan is a sociable introvert keen to develop great software and discuss how the various software we produce impact the world around us. He’s a gamer, an amateur musician and a curator of humorous tweets.

Yukihiro Matsumoto

Yukihiro Matsumoto

Ruby’s Dad.

Raphaela Wrede

Raphaela Wrede

A computer scientist from Berlin with 10 years working as a Ruby Backend Developer before moving into management a couple of years ago. She’s a feminist and advocate for diversity and inclusion and enjoys teaching programming to women. She’s not afraid to talk about tech and systemic issues within the industry.

Nathaly Villamor

Nathaly Villamor

A software developer based in Colombia, she’s the Ruby Bogotá Meetup leader and supports Bogotá JS and JSConf Colombia as a co-organizer.

Dmitry Vorotilin

Dmitry Vorotilin

Team lead at Machinio.com, he helps to scale and keep application’s response time under 150 ms. He is open source activist, Rails contributor, Poltergeist maintainer (if you remember PhantomJS) and now Cuprite maintainer which uses Chrome underneath.

Nicolas Zermati

Nicolas Zermati

Backend developer at Getaround on accounting systems. Into code, people and product; master of none. Failing and sometimes learning along the way.

Prakriti Gupta

Prakriti Gupta

Contributor of daru-view and daru projects, she is always looking to learn something new. While based in India, she participated in Google Summer of Code 2018 with @Sciruby (Ruby Science Foundation) and was an SWE Intern 2019 @Grofers. Normally, you’ll find her high on music, dancing it out.

Luca Guidi

Luca Guidi

He’s an indie OSS developer, author of @hanamirb (a web framework for Ruby) and @redis-store, and a dedicated family man based in Rome.

Daniel Fone

Daniel Fone

Having been writing Ruby/Rails for over 10 years, he now helps to organise Ruby communities in New Zealand where he lives with his wife and three kids. Much like Ruby he tries to be optimised for happiness — both his own and other people’s.

Andy Croll

Andy Croll

He’s VP of Engineering at @coveragebook and @answerthepublic, a long-time Rubyist @onerubything and he runs @brightonruby in Brighton, England. He’s also an author, speaker, conference organiser, bootstrapper and dad of twins. Basically, he’s tired a lot.

Paolo

Paolo "Nusco" Perrotta

The author of “Metaprogramming Ruby” and “Programming Machine Learning”, plus a handful of popular Pluralsight trainings. He has over twenty years of experience as a developer, ranging from embedded to enterprise software, computer games, and web applications.

Getty Ritter

Getty Ritter

Core contributor of Sorbet.

Sunny Ripert

Sunny Ripert

A devout Rubyist since 2006, he is currently building the interwebz @Cults3d and @KissKissBankBank.

Salim Semaoune

Salim Semaoune

A software engineer for more than 13 years, he spent at least 11 of them toying around with Ruby.

Nate Hopkins

Nate Hopkins

A software writer and former CTO from Heber, Utah, and Co-founder of CodeFund, a company dedicated to helping open source projects find funding. Ruby has been his primary language of choice for over 10 years and he has built systems from the ground up for several 100M+ companies. He enjoys mountain living, with all its perks, hiking, fly fishing and sometimes even contributing to open source.

Mélanie Bérard

Mélanie Bérard

Mélanie is a fullstack Developer at Doctolib, where she is also leading a Women in Tech initiative, something she’s obviously passionate about. She’s a former entrepreneur and is invested in building impactful products. Watch out! She’s a monitoring enthusiast!

Brittany Martin

Brittany Martin

Lead Web Developer for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, where her team develops the nonprofit’s ticketing and festival web applications. She is also the host of the Ruby on Rails Podcast on the 5by5 Network. Under her alter ego, Norma Skates, Brittany is the president of the Little Steel Derby Girls roller derby league.

Jon Atack

Jon Atack

A Rubyist for 10 years, he’s currently a Bitcoin Core developer also working with INSEAD and Harvey Mudd. He was former lead maintainer of Ransack and co-editor of This Week in Rails, and is a Rails top 100 contributor. He also wrote professional video games in assembly language, handled marketing for L’Oreal, and was a concert organiser in Russia.

Cyrille Courtiere

Cyrille Courtiere

CTO & co-founder of Klaxit, he’s invested in operational research, distributed computing and is a clean code enthusiast. He won’t stop programming.

Alexandre Ignjatovic

Alexandre Ignjatovic

Alexandre is currently Engineering Manager at Doctolib. He was formerly CTO at Appaloosa and R&D Director at Follow Analytics. He’s an incurable ruby developer!

Philip Poots

Philip Poots

Based in the Netherlands, he’s currently VP of Engineering at ClubCollect, a FinTech startup in Amsterdam. He’s a Pareto product programmer a remote advocate and a dilettante.

Jeremy Evans

Jeremy Evans

A Ruby committer and an OpenBSD ruby ports maintainer, he’s currently based in Sacramento, California, and is Lead Developer of Sequel, Roda, and Rodauth.

The Schedule

CFP is closed and Speakers are up! The full preliminary schedule will be released soon. Thank you again for all your submissions!

IMPORTANT DATES

2019
01-12 Proposal Selection ENDS
09-12 Ticket prices GO UP (hurry if you want that early bird price!)
16-12 Initial Speaker Schedule RELEASED

2020
03-02 Final week to buy tickets, but they’ll be pricey!!
BUY SOON to avoid paying more!

    Getting There

    The closest Metro stop is Villejuif-Louis Aragon on Metro Line 7 (the pink line)

    If you’re flying into Paris, the closest airport is Orly, which also has a Tram (T7 - brown) connecting you directly between Orly Airport and Villejuif

    Sponsors

    Silver

    Hexagonal Consulting

    Hexagonal Consulting has been developing projects for top clients in France and supporting the ruby community for more than 7 years

    Qonto

    The ideal business account for freelancers, startups and SMEs, in replacement or in addition to your business banking account.

    Reaktor

    A hybrid partner, combining human, cultural, and technological understanding to help your company navigate the complex landscape of modern business

    Bronze

    Yuso

    Providing reliable and innovative technology to mobility stakeholders around the world for optimisation in transporting passengers and goods

    Faveod

    Faveod Designer allows you to model and produce the most complex and innovative applications, ensuring the best fit and profitability.

    Getaround (formerly Drivy)

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    Kard

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    Dimelo

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    Klaxit

    Klaxit is the biggest daily carpool network in France with 2 million rides offered each day and over 300 clients in the public and private sectors

    Want to get involved and help support ParisRB Conf 2020? We'd love to hear from you.

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    Organizers

    Thibaut Assus

    (organizer)

    Sylvain Abelard

    (co-organizer)

    Marianne Gillogly

    (communications manager)

    Michel Martens

    (co-organizer)

    Patrice Cadiot

    (co-organizer)

    Abdeljalil Ourika

    (co-organizer)