Ruby Midwest 2011 - Speakers Announced & New Group Rates


I wanted to let everyone know that the Ruby Midwest 2011 conference speaker lineup has been announced. I've listed the speakers and talks below, but check out the Speakers page (Ruby Midwest Designs) on the website for details.

Register now for this 2 day, single-track, 22 speaker conference for only $189. (Ruby Midwest Designs) Registration is discounted to $169 for groups of 5 or more.

Keynote Speakers:

   * Uncle Bob Martin (@unclebobmartin)    * Andy Hunt (@PragmaticAndy)

Session Speakers:

   * Jim Weirich (@jimweirich) - "Does pair programming have to suck?"    * Matt Kirk (@mjkirk) - "Recommendation Engines using Machine Learning, and JRuby"    * Angela Harms (@angelaharms) - "Does pair programming have to suck?"    * Dave Copeland (@davetron5000) - "Make Awesome Command-Line Apps with Ruby"    * Marty Haught (@mghaught) - "Ruby Community: Awesome; Could Be Awesomer"    * Zach Holman (@holman) - "How GitHub Uses GitHub to Build GitHub"    * Avdi Grimm (@avdi) - "Confident Code"    * Ethan Gunderson (@ethangunderson) - "ActiveRecord Anti-Patterns for Fun and Profit"    * Ola Bini (@olabini) - "Ruby Safari"    * Michael Bleigh (@mbleigh) - "Rails is the New Rails"    * Eric Redmond (@inviite) - "Modern Databases"    * David Czarnecki (@CzarneckiD) - "Final Boss: Ruby/Rails in the Video Game Industry"    * James Edward Gray II (@JEG2) - "Life on the Edge"    * Noel Rappin (@noelrap) - "Test Your Legacy Rails Code"    * Dr Nic Williams (@drnic) - "High Performance Ruby: Threading versus Evented"    * Ben Scofield (@bscofield) - "Break It Down"    * Matt Hicks (@matthicksj) - "Running Red Hat OpenShift with a little help from Ruby"    * Rogelio J. Samour (@therubymug) - "No Sudo for You!"    * Joe O'Brien (@objo) - "People Patterns"    * Jacques Crocker (@railsjedi) - "Y U NO CoffeeScript?"

I hope to see you there!

Thanks, Luke Pillow