RubyC 2015
Svitla Ruby Conference

RubyC_2015 will take place in Kiev on 30-31 May.

Rubyc is the major Ukrainian conference devoted to Ruby and Ruby on Rails, as well as related technologies of web development. RubyC is an open communication platform for sharing knowledge and experience, outlining trends, hot debates, meeting unique people and old friends. Every year we gather around 300 participants from all over the world. Join us!

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    Ara T. Howard

    Chief Technology Officer and Founding Partner of Ara's contributions to the Open Source Initiative span languages and domains, but the over 100 RubyGems he has authored are closest to his heart. He was recognized as a Ruby Hero 2014. Read more

    Ben lovell

    Ben Lovell

    A regular contributor to open-source, agile fanboy and harbours an almost unhealthy obsession for all things API. Ruby is his first love. Beards a close second. Read more

    Bozhidar batsov

    Bozhidar Batsov

    Bozhidar loves computers in general and programming in particular. His fanatic devotion to Emacs is known world-wide. Bozhidar spends a lot of his time on GitHub, contributing to various Ruby, Clojure and Emacs Lisp projects. Believe it or not, Bozhidar has interests outside computers as well! We won't, however, bore you with those here. Read more

    Julian cheal

    Julian Cheal

    A British Ruby/Rails developer with a pen­chant for tweed, fine coffee, and homebrewing. When not working, I help organise fun events around the world that teach people to program flying robots. In the past, I’ve worked as a Systems Developer at The University of Bath for five years. More recently, I was the Lead Developer at Artolo. Read more


    Erik Michaels-Ober

    Ruby Hero 2014! The rest is coming soon :) Read more

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    Lourens Naudé

    Bio: Ops and platform guy, debugger, trail / ultra runner with a muesli and Nutella addiction. I also make things. And many mistakes. I believe in balance and periodization - we should engage in many diverse things. Cub at Bear Metal. Read more

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    Bogdan Gusiev

    A CTO of an e-commerce startup ( that somehow finds time for Open Source contributions, Public Speaking and blog Practices Yoga, learns human languages (Spanish, Chinese) and even physics (big bang theory) and quantum mechanics. Read more

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    Alexey Vasiliev

    Rails developer and Linux administrator in the Railsware company. An author of the Open Source books about PostgreSQL and Chef, podcaster in the RWpod podcast Read more

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    Miha Rekar

    Miha used to be a PHP Developer. Than he saw the light at the end of the tunnel and that light was Ruby. He wanted to share this revelation so he started Slovenia Ruby User Group. When he's not programming or organizing he likes to take photos and run. Not necessarily together. Read more

    Andrei listochkin

    Andrey Listochkin

    Andrey builds web applications for about 8 years, and he is an active member of JavaScript and Mozilla Rust communities in Ukraine. He speaks at conferences, does trainings, takes part in coding competitions and hackathons. Read more

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    Petro Koriakin

    Petro is an active member of Kharkiv Ruby community. During last 5 years had been working on rails projects in several Ukrainian and US companies, currently works at SoftServe. Pro-active person and great team-worker, have good communication and analytical skills. Read more

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    Alex Coles

    Alex Coles unabashedly wears the hat of ‘generalist’. He is active in the Ruby community, having founded the annual eurucamp camp/conference and JRubyConf EU. He has also contributed extensively to many open-source projects including OpenProject, RefineryCMS and DataMapper. Read more

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    Pavel Forkert

    Pavel Forkert (@fxposter) is a software engineer, working on DevOps, Ruby and JavaScript projects at Wix. He is a programming languages geek and loves talking about design, patterns and software architecture. Read more

    Vladimir Melnik

    Software craftsman who has been working with Ruby and Rails for 4 years. The main interests are: programming and different languages as the way of describing different systems, BI and data mining, science and philosophy. He works as Ruby/Rails developer in DataArt. Read more



Kiev Cybersport Arena

The gaming center, 4 minutes(300m)

Underground station Shulavska

10 minutes(750m)

Cinema "Butterfly"

Big cinema near the mall "Bilshovyk", 5 minutes(300m)


So you're coming to a conference? Great! It's good to take a good nap after the party. Here's a list of hotels and hostels within a few minutes walking from the venue. Most of the hotels are within 80 USD price range. Great hostels average 15 USD.


Saturday, May 30
10:00-10:30 Accreditation Welcome coffee
10:30-11:15 Bogdan Gusiev(Ukraine) How to report a lot
11:15-12:00 Bozhidar Batsov (Bulgaria) Ruby: The Bad Parts
12:00-12:15 Break
12:15-13:00 Petro Koriakin (Soft Serve) Rubyist in Armed Forces: Retrospective
13:00-13:45 Miha Rekar (Slovenia) Neo4j - What is this hipster thingy?
13:45-14:45 Lunch
14:45-15:30 Lourens Naudé (Portugal) Autotuned Garbage Collection for Ruby 2
15:30-16:15 Erik Michaels-Ober (Germany) Crystal programming language
16:15-16:45 Coffee Break
16:45-17:30 Vladimir Melnik (Dataart) Composition and Domain Model
17:30-18:15 Pavel Forkert (Ukraine) Dependency management in Rails
Sunday, May 31
10:00-10:30 Welcome coffee
10:30-11:15 Alexey Vasiliev (Ukraine) Automate Infrastructure with Chef and/or Ansible
11:15-12:00 Andrey Listochkin (Ukraine) Ember on Rails - It's Better Together!
12:00-12:15 Break
12:15-13:00 Julian Cheal (UK) Theme Ruby and the Internet of Things
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:45 Svitla Systems TBD
14:45-15:30 Ara.t.howard (USA) The Big Mind of Developers: program like you give a damn
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:45 Alex Coles (Germany) Rails: beyond the asset pipeline
16:45-17:30 Ben Lovell (UK) 1up! Power-ups for your development career





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