Top 10 Ruby events you have to visit in 2016

As a team who uses Ruby as primary platform to develop web applications we have decide to make a list of them. Currently we are going to make it publicly available. We are happy if you[reader] will find something useful for you here.

1. Rubyconf.lt

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Date: April 23, 2016
Registration: open

If you’re around Europe and have some spare time, don’t lose your chance to visit this Ruby conference held in one of the most beautiful European capitals.

This year 9th annual RubyConfLT features world class speakers:
* Ruby Core developer Koichi Sasada
* Rails Core contributor Steve Klabnik
* RubyMotion creator Laurent Sansonetti.
Conference is organized and sponsored by NECOLT in partnership with Mozilla and other industry leaders.

2. RubyConference.by

Location: Minsk, Belarus
Date: April 24, 2016
Registration: open.

During one, but very plentiful day you will meet with leaders from USA, Japan, Eastern and Western Europe and discuss new technological aspects of development with Ruby. You will learn many new hacks beginning from tools and frameworks to detect smelly code and finishing with tips how to avoid common mistakes at your job.

3. RailsConf

Location: Kansas City, MO, USA
Date: May 4–6, 2016

The schedule for RC+KC is already live. This time you will learn how to use bunch of awesome tools to increase functionality to your web applications, packaging and shipping rails applications in Docker and other valuable info.
Here you could check how last year’s event came about.

4. RubyC.eu

Location: Kiev, Ukraine
Date: June 4–5, 2016

Come and join one of the main IT events in Ukraine this year. Besides spending beautiful summer weekend in Kyiv, you will meet hundreds of Ruby experts and enthusiasts from all over the world and talk about all news in Ruby.

5. GoRuCo

Location: New York, USA
Date: June 25, 2016

GoRuCo is a 1-day conference for highly motivated programmers. While organizers are still working out on schedule, check out how it was last year.

6. BrightonRuby

Location: Brighton, UK
Date: July 8, 2016

That’s one day, single track conference for Rubyists & the Ruby-curious. Organizers promise that it will be super fun, even if the moody British weather decides to ruin it.
Tickets are already on sale, so don’t be late and take your chance to get better seat.

7. DeccanRubyConf

Location: Pune, India
Date: August 7, 2016

If you’d like to experience some Asian groove, registration to epic Ruby conference is already open. Use the organizer’s courtesy and imagine that you visited this event last year too.

8. RubyKaigi

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Date: September 8–10, 2016

At this event you will definitely encounter with such speakers as Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, Motohiro Kosaki and Evan Phoenix. Next time don’t forget to take your notebook with you and follow all the topics, but this time you still can check out event’s youtube channel.

9. EuRuKo2016

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria 
Date: September 23–24, 2016

EuRuKo is another annual Ruby conference in Europe. The call for speakers is already open. So if you’re still thinking where you could share your experience and would like to help other Ruby developers to solve their tasks and still build some networking contacts — come visit this second largest Ruby community gathering in the world.

10. RubyConf

Location: Queen City (Cincinnati), USA
Date: November 10–12, 2016

RubyConf in Queen City had just been announced! Take your time until tickets will be released to be sold and meantime check you how conference evolved last year. Organizers grabbed videos of all presentations and talks, so take your chance and upgrade yourself before you can visit Queen City again

Of course we plan to visit some of these great conferences. So if you are going to the same — let us know! We are happy to meet with old and find new friends!