Yukihiro 'Matz' Matsumoto
Matz is the chief designer of Ruby. He is also the Chief Architect of Ruby at Heroku. His demeanor has brought about the current Ruby community motto: 'Matz is nice and so we are nice', or MINASWAN for short.
Whenever Open-Source meets deep and profound debates about architecting software, and there's free beer involved, Nick Sutterer must be just around the corner. Say Hi to him, he loves people.
Co-Founder and CTO at Travis CI, former opera star
Joy is working as a full-stack web developer at Quipper. Aside from Ruby, she currently enjoys working with React, Redux, and functional programming. Outside of programming, she likes mathematics, games, learning new language (human) and cats.
Gautam is the co-founder of Josh Software, a 9 year old Indian company that works exclusively in Ruby (and now also in Go). Gautam is an author, speaker, entrepreneur and blogs at http://blog.joshsoftware.com. He organises RubyConf India, Gophercon India and a host of meetups and regional conferences in India. He loves debating, reading, drinking beer and playing sports. When he is not spending time with his wife and 7 year old daughter, he plays soccer and basketball.
Aaron Cruz is a food lover who speaks about Ruby, Go and Elixir at conferences and meetups around the world. For his real job, he builds chat bots for forward thinking companies who want to reach new customers in interesting ways.
Tin is SHIELD Foundry's top codesmith. With her 10 years of experience in developing web apps, Tin is a total geek on the inside, but loves to meet the world outside. When she's not hooked on learning a new technology, she travels the world in search of a good adventure.
Prathamesh is Director at BigBinary. He builds web apps using Rails and React.js!. He is interested in open source and contribute to many Ruby and Rails related projects. He is part of Rails issues team and contributes heavily to Ruby on Rails and related projects. He likes Emacs operating system a lot and can be found constantly tweaking his .emacs.d.
Jet specializes in architecting and implementing fault-tolerant and high availability distributed systems. Jet works as part of the Engineering team at inDinero as a Senior DevOps Engineer. He is passionate about automation and in providing simple innovative solutions to complex problems. Prior to inDinero, he was based in Singapore working for Booking.com as a Senior Unix/Linux System Administrator as a key part of Booking.com’s global Production team based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
JP is a Ruby developer with 5+ years of experience, ~4 of them in Ruby. He has written software in a wide variety of business domains –from advertising to glass to the memorial industry. I like Ruby for its ease of expression and the active, vibrant community.
Bobbilee Hartman is a Ruby developer working for Iora Health in Minneapolis/St.Paul, MN USA and a mentor with Bloc, an online web development bootcamp with students all over the world. Bobbilee has a wealth of experience with growing new developers and she also organizes Rails Camp USA West, a yearly non-traditional unconference for unplugging and expanding knowledge in the Ruby & Rails development and design communities.
Dylan Wolff is a Ruby developer from Melbourne, Australia. Dylan began his career as a developer in September 2015 and three months later went remote and has since worked from all over the world while honing his skills. Working remotely as a junior has not been without its challenges but he’s keen to share as much of what he’s learned as possible, to help guide other new developers on a path to success.
Simone Carletti is a passionate programmer, a scuba diving instructor and a former professional sommelier. He works at DNSimple. Simone is very passionate about code quality and best practices. He has been involved with software development for more than a decade, contributing code and creating libraries in several different programming languages. The most recent projects are available at simonecarletti.com and on his GitHub profile.
March 15, Wed
Discovery Scuba Diving for beginners / Fun dive for certified divers
March 16, Thu
Bohol tour (optional). Meet at South Palms Resort at 10:45am
March 17, Fri
Day 1 conference. Registration starts at 9am.
March 18, Sat
Day 2 conference.
March 17, Fri
March 18, Sat
RubyConfPH 2017 will be in Bohol, Philippines. The airport code is TAG (Tagbilaran/Bohol). International attendees will need to connect via MNL (Manila).
MNL-TAG flights are available on Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, and Air Asia. We recommend getting an earlier flight back to MNL if you have a connecting flight.
Our conference venue and hotel will be South Palms Resort Panglao.
We have blocked rooms from March 16 to March 19. If you are staying longer, please mention it on your booking reservation. The deadline for booking is Feb. 16, 2017. We recommend that you book your rooms as soon as possible as conference dates fall under the resort's peak season.
Room Rates per Night
Deluxe Garden View - Php 5,500 nett
Deluxe Pool View - Php 6,500 nett
Deluxe Beachfront - Php 7,500 nett
Deluxe Premium Beachfront - Php 12,500 nett
Beach Villa - Php 14,000 nett
Inclusions and Amenities:
Complimentary welcome drink upon arrival
Buffet breakfast for two
Complimentary bottles of mineral water, replenished daily
Rates are for single/double occupancy and are net of taxes. Third occupant will be charged Php 2,000 nett/night, breakfast included.
Transfers (Airport or Seaport to Resort)
Van/Innova - Php 800 per way
Coaster - Php 3,500 per way
Bus - 4,500 per way
To book these rates, contact our account manager, Maricel S. Modelo.
You will be asked to pay 50% deposit by Feb. 16, 2017.
Please use the email subject: RubyConfPH 2017 - (Last Name)
Example: RubyConfPH 2017 - Rigor
Tel no.: 02 708 8358 / 02 935 7515
Mobile: +63 917 716 8466
You may also check resorts along Alona Beach, which is a 10-minute tricycle/car ride from South Palms.
Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion.
We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form.
Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media.
Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organisers.