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.
- March 12, 2017 Sun - Scuba diving open water certification day 1.
- March 13, 2017 Mon - Scuba diving open water certification day 2.
- March 14, 2017 Tue - Scuba diving open water certification day 3.
- March 15, 2017 Wed - Scuba diving for beginners / Fun dive for certified divers.
- March 16, 2017 Thu - Bohol tour (optional). Meet at South Palms Resort at 11am.
- March 17, 2017 Fri - Day 1 conference. Registration starts at 9am.
- March 18, 2017 Sat - Day 2 conference.
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.