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1930 State Street
SLC, Utah

Date & time

9am - 5pm
20th - 21st
April 2017


250 People
12 Presentors

Presenting our inaugural event, RubyHACK aims to foster knowledge-sharing, innovating and career advancement within our vibrant Ruby community.

Our Mission
Who We Are

An [Array] of Ruby enthusiasts coming together in Salt Lake City on the beautiful OC Tanner campus to share our passion for creating awesomeness.

Event Format
The Format

A single-track conference with space for HACKing: collaboration, mentoring, white-boarding, meeting with presenters, or whatever makes sense between sessions!

FAQ & Info
FAQ and Info

Commonly asked questions about the conference, registration details and things of interest in our local area.

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Come HACK with us and share our love of Ruby, our community and creating great software!

Here is the lineup for 2017! Please register for the event HERE.

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Mozart Could've Been an Engineer - Music + Code

Daniel kehoe 197756b737f3ba632aadb53df9bc357cf0835c57fbd35a55f468b6ead9fbf492

Learn to use Rails Composer, a generator for starter apps.

Danielle adams 8e10fd5246177823a2e1b6ad6e3a04e7ce226b746fabc8b240a5c12b58739f80

Ruby Racing: Challenging Ruby Methods

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The Future is Function, or, OO is Dead

James thompson 331bfa4b6a861ea0566688d54368b5673b6cbecf02e2ec5840f5126288be0e91

"Serverless" Ruby on AWS

Mike moore 47b2cff4bcea16ecfd15fe10676de7c5bec152b269881c164be0da4f74ba5337

Leveraging machine learning for awesome

Nelson wittwer 3ae798cd38a655b6ecf1c531006f4fdee814aba3f6e1540aa2bf1f58327232e8

How To Write Infrastructure as Code

Rob martin 4e189508545f14428302fffc4b918ada2bf0a92fe8721a34a3f8ba5c26ee4fd2

Functional Programming from Ruby to Elixir

Zenspider fada4c2f49a4c852fb72b43f83119288d2b68f2165a466eb23045dcc9678e55a

Improving Coverage Analysis

Holdy 3496f7478e69c6a4d86b625a2f6f226f5e6bacf9832a9d9cc4c6ccb2b147bfe6

What do you do with a drunken sailor... er.... Jr. Dev?

Steven mcfarlane 2f48730f2befaa95448cc9220aae83ddf289ad409001d07108b8b0f37a0e3fe1


Yatish mehta 0a94a8a835ef4c788f3635b7d0273f79a1f8e7bf6f5df1d45b9ad7e8e371ef6b

ActionCable and ReactJS tie the knot

For questions about speaking, please call Allen Maxwell at (801) 502-4745 or email us at support@rubyhack.com.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

8:00a - 9:00a
Registration & Coffee
9:00a - 9:15a
Welcome & Announcements
12:00p - 1:25p
1:25p - 1:30p
3:30p - 4:00p
Lightning Talks
Sign Up At The Event
5:00p - 5:15p
7:00p - 9:00p
Meet & Greet
Hosted By ChargeBack

Friday, April 21, 2017

8:00a - 9:00a
Coffee & Mingle
9:00a - 9:15a
Welcome & Announcements
12:00p - 1:25p
1:25p - 1:30p
3:30p - 4:00p
Lightning Talks
Sign Up At The Event
5:00p - 5:30p

Ruby Sponsor

This sponsor spot is still open!!! Contact us now to get you company here!

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Our industry-leading technology isn't about bits and bytes. It's about people inspiring people to greatness.

And that goes deeper than our world-class recognition software. Technology lives inside everything we do.

Saphire Sponsors

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Other Sponsors

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Sticker Mule aims to be the Open Source Communities favorite custom sticker printer. We ship for free, provide free online proofs with every order and offer extremely fast turnaround.

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Utah Geek Events: Training for geeks

We cannot put on the RubyHACK event without support from sponsors and the community. The prospectus outlines our sponsorship levels and benefits. This year’s event will bring together Ruby enthusiasts: students, hobbyists and seasoned professionals to network, learn and collaborate. Presentations will be available after the event online to reach more viewers.

We'll have great speakers giving excellent presentations and the venue at OC Tanner is fantastic. All sponsorship support is tax deductible through our partnership with Utah Geek Events which is a 501c3 corporation. Excess funding will be donated to support community programming education in accordance with the UGE guidelines. Gracious sponsorship credit will be given with any donations!

For questions, please call Allen Maxwell at (801) 502-4745 or email us at support@rubyhack.com.

Sponsors Prospectus

Our Venue

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1930 South State Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115
(801) 493-3000

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O.C. Tanner

O.C. Tanner, the global employee recognition and engagement leader, helps thousands of the world’s most respected companies accomplish and appreciate great work. Every bit of technology we develop, every award we design, everything we do helps people dream bigger and reach higher. Clients around the globe use our employee recognition solutions to attract and keep talent, improve employee engagement, drive performance goals, communicate values, increase wellbeing, and create experiences that fuel the human spirit.

We’re on a mission to make people who do great work the most celebrated people in the world. Learn how to influence greatness at octanner.com

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