RubyNation 2013


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Our Speaker List and Schedule is complete, and features a bunch of great talks. We had almost ninety submissions this year, so the quality of talks will be very high. You won't want to miss RubyNation this year.

Thursday Party

Thanks to sponsor SAIC (and AT&T for Rails Girls DC), those arriving early to RubyNation can join up with the Rails Girls DC after their training session for a happy hour at the Twisted Willow bar and restaurant for appetizers and drinks Thursday night starting at 6 PM. The Twisted Willow is is just two short blocks from the RubyNation venue in the Hilton Doubletree hotel. This event is limited to RubyNation attendees and is not open to the general public. Invites will be email shortly to all registered attendees, and we will have RubyNation registration available at the happy hour so you can get your badge early.

Welcome Back Repeat Sponsor Intridea!

We are very happy to welcome back repeat Gold sponsor Intridea. Here is what Intridea wants you to know:

We don't just make web apps - we solve problems. At Intridea we write intelligently designed software to help businesses develop strategic solutions and launch new ideas. Armed with the brightest engineers and designers and positioned at the forefront of the technological ethos, we help businesses disrupt industries.

Welcome Platinum Sponsor SAIC!

We are thrilled to welcome Platinum sponsor SAIC. Here is what SAIC wants you to know:

SAIC solves their customers' mission-critical problems with innovative applications of technology and expertise. In medical labs researching cancer cures, in the desert testing next-generation robotics, in the ocean deploying tsunami warning systems, SAIC people and technologies are there. In crime labs investigating new evidence, in Iraq helping protect and support our men and women in uniform, SAIC is there.

SAIC does all this with the constant and deliberate commitment to ethical performance and integrity that has marked SAIC since their founding.

Friday Party

Thanks to our awesome sponsor Sequoia we will be meeting at McGinty's Public House McGinty's Public House for appetizers and drinks Friday night. McGinty's is just one block from the RubyNation venue. It is an awesome location to unwind after a fun day of Ruby. This event is limited to RubyNation attendees and is not open to the general public. Invites will be email shortly to all registered attendees.

Welcome New Sponsor Booz Allen Hamilton

We are very happy to welcome Booz Allen Hamilton as a new Gold sponsor of RubyNation.

Booz Allen Hamilton is a leading provider of management and technology consulting services to the US government in defense, intelligence, and civil markets. Clients have trusted Booz Allen’s management, and technology consulting services for 99 years. Our insight, deep domain knowledge and market-leading capabilities help our clients be ready for what’s next.

We're Getting Our T-Shirts From CustomInk!

For our sixth year, we will be getting great conference t-shirts from our Platinum sponsor CustomInk! Thanks for sponsoring us once again.

CustomInk operates an innovative website that enables people to design and order custom decorated products such as printed t-shirts and embroidered caps for their groups and events including student groups, bands, small businesses, corporations, family reunions, and more. Their t-shirt printing operations accommodate orders of all sizes, ranging from a single t-shirt to quantities in the thousands. In 2005 and 2006, CustomInk was named to Inc. Magazine's "Inc500" list of America's fastest-growing private companies. They were also included in Washingtonian Magazine's last list of "Great Places to Work" in the DC area.