Day One Thursday, 5 February 2015

  • Registration

  • Welcome

  • Aaron Patterson The Joy of Programming

  • Kenneth Kalmer Shattered dreams & broken promises

  • Break

  • Jackline Mutua Yet Another Technical Intimidation Talk

  • Brendon McLean Extending Ruby by harnessing other languages

  • Lightning talks

  • Lunch

  • Loren Segal How not to rewrite your library: tips on stable APIs

  • Ché Nxusani I drank the Single Page App kool-aid

  • Theo Bohnen Why I'm a polyglot and why you should care!

  • Break

  • Grant Speelman The not so very Short Migration to Rails 3.0

  • Ray Hightower Citizen Science With OpenROV

  • Steven McDonald Mentoring and being mentored - tips and tricks

  • Closing and Drinks

Day Two Friday, 6 February 2015

  • Welcome

  • Charles Nutter Over 9000: JRuby in 2015

  • Garren Smith Introducing Couchdb 2.0

  • Lightning talks

  • Break

  • Chris Stefano Riveting Rails

  • Simon Stewart How to be an effective Freelancer by not learning from corporates

  • Lydia Abel Rebranding the 3R’s: reading, reasoning and robotics

  • Robotics Demo and Lunch

  • Simon van Dyk Diagnosing cancer with Machine Learning

  • Pawel Janiak Should we care about accessibility?

  • Break

  • Alyson La How I got started in Ruby & Rails after a RailsBridge Workshop

  • Mandla Magagula Fixing the future of programming

  • Marc Heiligers Sweet Ruby

  • Closing and Dinnet


Lagoon Beach Hotel, Cape Town


Lagoon Beach Hotel, Cape Town.

Lagoon Beach Hotel in Cape Town is where it all comes together beautifully. Situated on Lagoon Beach, it is the only hotel in Cape Town with direct beach access! The city’s many major tourist attractions, such as Table Mountain, Robben Island and the V&A Waterfront, are also within easy access from the hotel. Other notable landmarks nearby include the Cape Town International Convention Centre, and the Green Point Stadium, which was constructed for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The stadium is now home to many other major sports tournaments.

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