RUBYCONF MY 2017


Auditorium, MaGIC @ Cyberjaya
Selangor, Malaysia


12 - 13 October 2017

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About the Event


RubyConf MY is a 2 days, single-tracked technical conference for the Ruby programming language. The event features 20+ speakers and 300 #rubyfriends from across the globe.

Speakers


Meet our awesome speakers. Get in touch if you're interested to speak.

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    Aaron Patterson

    Ruby & Rails core team member. Aaron's the most @tenderlove-ing person you'll ever meet. He works at Github.

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    Akira Matsuda

    CRuby core team. @amatsuda's also the founder of Asakusa.rb, one of the most active regional Rubyist group in Tokyo, Japan.

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    Aja Hammerly

    An awesome dinosaur that codes in Ruby and does DevOps. @the_thagomizer's a Google Cloud Advocate @ Google.

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    Tim Riley

    @timriley's a director & developer at @icelab. He's also one of dry-rb's core developer.

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    Saron Yitbarek

    @saronyitbarek's the founder of CodeNewbie.org, a really supportive community of people learning to code. They produce some cool podcasts weekly. She also co-hosts @rubybookclub.

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    Tan Jun Qi

    Jun Qi's just graduating from Singapore University of Technology Design but don't let age fool you, she has a very unique way of surprising you with her ideas. She enjoys teaching and coaches at the Techladies bootcamps.

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    Michael Cheng

    Being a developer for more than 10 years Michael has seen it all. He runs Engineers.SG and has been a huge contributor to the tech ecosystem in Singapore.

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    Dilum Navanjana

    Dilum a core team member of Celluloid and works as a Senior Software Engineer in Sri Lanka.

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    Vladimir Dementyev

    A mathematician that found his happiness in programming Ruby and Erlang, Vladimir enjoys contributing to open source, teaching Ruby and Rails and being an Evil Martian.

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    Charlotte Chang

    Charlotte is a system scientist and tech enthusiast who loves dogs. An organizational design coach by day, she is multi-disciplined in full stack Rails development, web-based UX, and hardware-software integrated product management. Whether it be coding or coaching, Charlotte enjoys a quality high five.

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    Alex Topalov

    Ruby engineer and high load project consultant since 2009. Alex's a believer of DDD and good architecture.

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    Elisha Tan

    Founder of TechLadies, Elisha picked up Ruby with help from the community and now helps women to get into the industry with TechLadies.

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    Kyle Dolezal

    Having a background as a researcher, Kyle loved teaching himself computer programming skills so much that I decided to write code full-time. He's currently a backend developer at Piktochart.

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    Jinny Wong

    Engineering Manager at Carousell, Jinny provides strategic and technical guidance to the engineering team. When she is not serious at work, Jinny owns two cats with her husband. She also enjoys music, photography and running.

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    Sylvia Choong & Jany Mai

    Jany is from Vietnam, she holds a Bachelor in Information Technology and was an active organizer in Vietnamese Ruby community. Sylvia is a local Malaysian, she holds a Multimedia Design Diploma and a MCP status from Microsoft. Both are experienced Ruby on Rails developer working in a FinTech company, Loanstreet Sdn. Bhd. They aspire to make the web a better place.

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    Daniel Baark

    A developer at ZappiStore, Daniel automates market research with a heavy focus on data analysis.

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    Gabrielle Ong Hui Min

    Gabrielle is a junior software engineer at TradeGecko. She took a leap of faith to code full-time before university and has loved it ever since. She hopes to inspire others to challenge the norm and believe in their dreams.

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    Kevin Litchfield

    Kevin is a software engineer living in New York City. The Internet excites him most as a meeting place for likeminded people, as a platform for teaching and learning, and as an infinite rainbow of tantalizing food.

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    Ilake Chang

    Senior Rails developer at 5xruby & Shopmatic, Ilake is also a Rails contributor.

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    Nick Marden

    Nick has been working at Internet startups since the early 1990's, including a long stretch in Silicon Valley and San Francisco during and after the dot-com boom. He loves using Ruby, Linux, and all sorts of other tools to tackle hard problems. He is the founder of Rapid River Software, a US- and Malaysia-based software development consultancy.

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    Anton Lvov

    Anton is an automation enthusiast who got through bloody enterprise and still alive. Armchair guitar player, father and son.

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    Gooi Liang Zheng

    Java and Python developer by day, Ruby programmer by night. Gooi likes to volunteer to cultivate healthier tech community and growing local talents.

Schedule


October 12, 2017
8:00am - 9:00am
Registration
9:00am - 9:10am
Welcome Message
9:10am - 9:55am
Keynote
Akira Matsuda
9:55am - 10:30am
Sustainable Architecture
Alex Topalov
10:30am - 10:45am
Tea Break
10:45am - 11:20am
Syntax Isn't Everything: NLP for Rubyists
Aja Hammerly
11:20am - 11:55am
500x memory reduction in Rails with Postgres Schemas and Apartment
Ilake Chang
12:00pm - 13:30pm
Catered Lunch
13:30pm - 14:05pm
AnyCable – Universal Action Cable
Vladimir Dementyev
14:05pm - 14:40pm
Functional architecture for the practical Rubyist
Tim Riley
14:40pm - 15:00pm
Tea Break
15:00pm - 15:35pm
Anatomy of an Active Record Migration
Kevin Litchfield
15:35pm - 16:10pm
How We Built TechLadies
Elisha Tan
16:10pm - 16:30pm
Tea Break
16:30pm - 17:05pm
UNIX For Rubyists
Nick Marden
17:05pm - 17:40pm
Parallel Processing with Ruby
Dilum Navanjana
17:40pm - 17:45pm
Closing
October 13, 2017
8:00am - 9:00am
Registration
9:00am - 9:15am
Welcome Message
9:15am - 9:50am
Climbing Rocks and Coding Blocks
Charlotte Chang
9:50am - 10:25am
Lucky
Saron Yitbarek
10:25am - 10:45am
Tea Break
10:45am - 11:20am
BDD with Cucumber
Gooi Liang Zheng
11:20am - 11:55am
All I'd Wanted to Know About Ruby's Object Model Starting Out...And Mooar!!!
Tan Jun Qi
12:00pm - 14:00pm
Lunch
14:00pm - 14:15pm
Lightning - Best Practices Of SVG on Ruby on Rails
Sylvia Choong & Jany Mai
14:15pm - 14:30pm
Lightning - Civic Coding in Ruby
Kyle Dolezal
14:30pm - 14:45pm
Lightning - Multiple backend DBs in a Rails Application
Anton Lvov
14:45pm - 15:00pm
Lightning - One Blind Weekend
Jinny Wong
15:00pm - 15:15pm
Lightning - What About Ruby on Rails? ... From A PHP Guy
Michael Cheng
15:15pm - 15:30pm
Lightning - Programming Like An Athlete
Gabrielle Ong Hui Min
15:30pm - 16:00pm
Tea Break
16:00pm - 16:35pm
Chasing Pandas
Daniel Baark
16:35pm - 17:20pm
Keynote
Aaron Patterson
17:20pm - 17:30pm
Closing
18:30pm - 22:00pm
After Party by GitHub @ Giggles & Geeks
Starts @ 21:00pm
Pubcrowl by UMAI @ Changkat Bukit Bintang

Code of Conduct


The Ruby community has a strong legacy of being respectful and nice (because MINASWAN). As part of this global community and responsible individual in general, we expect all attendees to respect each other, and themselves, during all events organized by RubyConf MY.

The RubyConf MY team pledges to provide a safe, welcoming and harassment-free environment for all participants. By participating in our events, all attendees (audience, speakers, sponsors, organizing partners, staff, volunteers, etc) must agree and adhere to the conference Code of Conduct at all times.

We stand strongly against any and all sorts of abusive and harassing behaviour, be it physical, verbal or emotional. We will not hesitate to take action against anyone found guilty of such acts.

We expect full cooperation from everybody participanting in our events. Do not hesitate to contact us at abuse@rubyconf.my or get in touch with our ground staffs should you experience or witness any harassments over the course of our events.

Please read and understand the Code of Conduct before continuing further.

Sponsors & Partners


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Location


  • Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC)
    Block 3730, Persiaran APEC,
    63000 Cyberjaya, Malaysia.