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RejectConf 2, electric boogaloo

Published 2007-05-10 @ 00:09

Tagged rails, ruby, thoughts

At last year’s RubyConf, Ryan Davis (zenspider) and Jacob Harris organised a RejectConf late one night. Apparently it was a great event that included the famous “Rubyists vs Pythonists” one-man stage show. With many more proposals rejected for RailsConf2007, there’s even more need for a RejectConf.

So, presenting…

<img src=”http://vanity.zenspider.com/~ryan/mov/rejectconf_logo.png” width=500/> Ryan Davis, Professional Artist

Who?

Conference proposal get rejected? Got something wicked to show off that didn’t exist when the Call For Proposals were cut off last year? Then you.

How?

You’ve got 5 minutes to demonstrate just how wrong the Conference Organisers were for not giving you the full 50 minutes, and to entertain the rest of us. Mostly I want to be entertained.

Where?

No idea yet. Maybe outside on the street. Perhaps in the kitchen at the venue. Hopefully we can muscle a room when we get there.

When?

Friday or Saturday night, after the BoF sessions for that night. The more mysterious and unorganised the better chance we have of organising it.

What do I do?

Join the RejectConf mailing list

What to bring?

BYO food, drink, props, costumes and face paint.

Beer?

Yes.

Do I bring a gift for zenspider?

zenspider always accepts free gifts. Large items of furniture are frowned upon.

Who’s organising this?

Ryan Davis. And you? Join the mailing list.

P.S. I completely stole all this from Dr Nic who’s a dood.
P.P.S. He forced me to say that. Nearly broke my arm!