See the Full Line-Up: RubyConf 2023 Announces 2023 Speakers
AI, ethics, and programming skills to be discussed this year
PASADENA, C.A. (Sept. 28, 2023) – RubyConf is the world's largest and longest-running annual gathering of Ruby enthusiasts, practitioners, and companies. Long-time conference organizers, Ruby Central, Inc., have just announced the speakers for the 23rd annual RubyConf. More than 20 speakers have been chosen to present on technical skills, career growth, and community at the conference, which takes place from Monday, November 13 to Wednesday, November 15 in San Diego, CA.
“We’re really excited about this year's speakers because they tackle topics and propose solutions which are new to this community," said Chelsea Kaufman, Co-chair, RubyConf 2023. “We’re seeing the momentum and excitement really rebound since the in-person challenges of COVID began. Our community is as enthusiastic as ever!”
Of the 21 total talks, there are three keynote speakers:
- Sharon Steed: author and founder of Communilogue, an empathy consultancy. Steed teaches teams and organizations the key empathy behaviors necessary to retain top talent and improve performance.
- Saron Yitbarek: developer, entrepreneur, and founder of CodeNewbie, now owned by DEV. In her talks she shares stories and lessons from years of building developer communities.
- Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto: Japanese computer scientist and software programmer best known as the creator of the Ruby programming language.
“This year’s keynote speakers represent some of the values we strive to promote in the Ruby community; like continuous learning, inclusion, collaboration and empathy” said Adarsh Pandit, Executive Director, Ruby Central. “They are experts at building welcoming communities and we’re proud to give them a platform to share their work.”
About Ruby Central
Ruby Central is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and advancing the Ruby programming language and a welcoming and diverse worldwide Ruby community. To learn more, visit https://rubycentral.org/.
October 06, 2023