Second Edition

22-23 May 2014 • Paris, France

A conference to share wonderful experiences

with the coders, entrepreneurs and visionaries

who build the things you love

#ruby #javascript #design #business

Last few tickets available NOW

Guest Speakers

André Arko

Vice Minister of Computation at Cloud City, Bundler project lead

Ashe Dryden

Rubyist and Diversity Advocate

Davy Stevenson

Lead Developer at Esri R&D Center, creating next gen location-based tech

Des Traynor

Co-founder & VP of Customer Success at Intercom

Dirkjan Bussink

Rubinius committer, currently improving security at Github

Hampton Catlin

Creator of Haml, Sass, and Wikipedia Mobile. CTO of Moovweb

Joanne Cheng

Developer at Thoughtbot, thinks about datavis, best practices & web standards

Nathan Herald

Works on Wunderlist in Berlin and is a developer, designer, husband, and nerd

Rachel Nabors

Interactive developer & award-winning cartoonist

Sarah Mei

Railsbridge founder, pair-programmer. Propagandist at Ministry of Velocity

Tom Stuart

The wind of nothingness blasts, unhindered, from every page

Vitaly Friedman

Co-founder and editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine

The cloud computing panel

Ben Bleything

Github's leading expert on Clown Computering and the panel moderator

Geoffroy Couprie

Security geek, platform evangelist at Clever Cloud

Richard Schneeman

Writes Ruby code for Heroku and sees the world through ruby-colored glasses

Yann Klis

Hackpreneur and CEO of Appsdeck

On day one, visionaries from our industry - and some from outside - will be shunning the screen and keyboard to whisper of their insight and experience.

We'll be hearing from these great speakers :

André Arko
Ashe Dryden
Davy Stevenson
Des Traynor
Hampton Catlin
Tom Stuart
Vitaly Friedman

Gastronomic Cruise

At lunch, feast your eyes and appetite with a gastronomic cruise down the river Seine, catered by the world-renowned "Maison Le Nôtre".


The Venue

Rendez-vous at the Salons Vianey, directly on the banks of the river Seine.

In contrast to the first day, speakers will shun the slide deck and "show, rather than tell" throughout this hands-on technical second day.

Amazing demonstrations from :

Dirkjan Bussink
Joanne Cheng
Nathan Herald
Rachel Nabors
Sarah Mei
Ben Bleything
Geoffroy Couprie
Richard Schneeman
Yann Klis

The Parisian Brasserie

We'll restore ourselves at the legendary Train Bleu brasserie for a hearty serving of frivolous decadence. Snails may be on the menu ...


The Venue

We'll be live from the RATP's HQ in the 12th arrondissement.

Many thanks to these Community Sponsors for actively promoting diversity at La Conf Paris.


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Code of Conduct

La Conf is intended to be an inclusive, welcoming conference for everyone. We will not permit harassment of conference participants in any form. Participants asked to stop any harassing behaviour are expected to comply immediately.

We reserve the right to warn or expel offenders from the conference with no refund, and to bar them from future participation (both speaking and attendance).

If you are being harassed, see someone else being harassed, or have any other concerns on-site please contact one of the conference organizers or volunteers immediately.

We have adapted this policy from a sample provided by Geek Feminism.

photo credit : Roberto Taddeo

"Just a seamless grade-A experience from beginning to end."

Avdi Grimm - @avdi

"La Conf was a special experience. I was entertained, inspired, enlightened, and filled with delightful food. I'm looking forward to attending again!"

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"I had such a tremendous time at La Conf 2013. Oh, and the food. And the accordion music -- how could I forget the accordion music?"

Katrina Owen - @kytrinyx

"Beautiful city, fun conference, great people."

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