RailsConf 2008 Events

There’s more to RailsConf than keynotes, plenary sessions, and the chance to see the latest Rails technology. Special events at RailsConf are designed to create networking opportunities and give attendees the chance to collaborate with one another.

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Location: Outside Exhibit Hall E
Come refresh your body, mind, and spirit before you head into the day's sessions. Read more.
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Location: D135-136
Let's take advantage of having the Rails community all being in one place at the same time AND take the chance to give something back to the projects and community which we so greatly benefit from. Roll up your sleeves and prepare to learn, teach, and most importantly, contribute. Read more.
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Location: D135-139, D141, E145-146
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Following the planned sessions during the day, it's time for RailsConf participants to take the floor. BoFs are informal conversations that you and other participants plan. Visit the BoF page for more details and to sign up to lead a BoF of your own. Read more.
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Location: Outside Exhibit Hall E
Refresh your body, mind, and spirit before you head into the day's sessions. Read more.
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Location: Portland Ballroom
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 12 ratings)
We'll be handing out several trophies to people we believe to be Ruby Heroes, and giving them the round of applause they deserve and might not get otherwise. Read more.
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Location: D135-139, D141, E145-146
Following the planned sessions during the day, it's time for RailsConf participants to take the floor. BoFs are informal conversations that you and other participants plan. Visit the BoF page for more details and to sign up to lead a BoF of your own. Read more.
Add to your personal schedule
Location: Outside Exhibit Hall E
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
Refresh your body, mind, and spirit before you head into the day's sessions. Read more.
Add to your personal schedule
Location: D135-139, D141, E145-146
Following the planned sessions during the day, it's time for RailsConf participants to take the floor. BoFs are informal conversations that you and other participants plan. Visit the BoF page for more details and to sign up to lead a BoF of your own. Read more.
Add to your personal schedule
Location: Outside Exhibit Hall E
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Programmers do a lot of sitting, so come refresh your body, mind, and spirit before you head into the day's sessions. Read more.
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Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at RailsConf, contact Yvonne Romaine.

Download the RailsConf Sponsor/Exhibitor Prospectus

Media and Promotional Opportunities

Download the Media & Promotional Partner Brochure (PDF) for more information on trade opportunities with O'Reilly conferences, or contact mediapartners@ oreilly.com.

Program Ideas

Post your suggestions for speakers, topics, and activities on the RailsConf wiki or send an email to rails-idea@oreilly.com.

Press and Media

For media-related inquiries, contact confpr@oreilly.com.

Contact Us

View a complete list of RailsConf 2008 contacts.