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Ruby Australia    Keith Pitty    @keithpitty
Why?
Easier Railscamps• To make it easier to organise Railscamps• common accounts for banking, Paypal,  Eventbrite etc.• knowle...
Ruby Conference• To facilitate the holding of an inaugural  Ruby conference in Australia• Reach out to a different audienc...
From the constitution The founding purpose of Ruby Australiais to further the use and adoption of theRuby programming lang...
Who?
Initially• Many involved since initial meeting at RC9• Particular thanks to Pat Allan & Richie  Khoo  • did “the admin har...
Committee• Keith Pitty (President)• Nigel Rausch (Vice-President)• Sebastian von Conrad (Treasurer)• Richie Khoo (Secretar...
What?
Formalities• Committee meets every two months• General meeting at every Railscamp• We aim to share the roles (e.g. half th...
ruby.org.au• Ben Schwarz et al• Work about to start on logo• Will facilitate new members joining• Aiming for initial site ...
Next Railscamps• RC11 • Sunshine Coast, June • Nigel Rausch et al• RC12 • Tasmania, November • watch this space
Ruby AU Conference• Early 2013• In principle agreement to partner with  YOW!• Will probably be in Melbourne• Early stages ...
Finally• It’s up to the Australian Ruby community to  decide what direction Ruby Australia takes
Questions?
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Ruby Australia

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Presentation about Ruby Australia given at rorosyd in February 2012.

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Ruby Australia

  1. 1. Ruby Australia Keith Pitty @keithpitty
  2. 2. Why?
  3. 3. Easier Railscamps• To make it easier to organise Railscamps• common accounts for banking, Paypal, Eventbrite etc.• knowledge transfer• asset transfer
  4. 4. Ruby Conference• To facilitate the holding of an inaugural Ruby conference in Australia• Reach out to a different audience • those seeking a conference format • those new to Ruby• Attract awesome speakers
  5. 5. From the constitution The founding purpose of Ruby Australiais to further the use and adoption of theRuby programming language in Australia, and to support and encourage a vibrant community around the language and related technologies.
  6. 6. Who?
  7. 7. Initially• Many involved since initial meeting at RC9• Particular thanks to Pat Allan & Richie Khoo • did “the admin hard yards” - e.g. created constitution, registered association etc.
  8. 8. Committee• Keith Pitty (President)• Nigel Rausch (Vice-President)• Sebastian von Conrad (Treasurer)• Richie Khoo (Secretary)• Dan Draper• Ben Schwarz
  9. 9. What?
  10. 10. Formalities• Committee meets every two months• General meeting at every Railscamp• We aim to share the roles (e.g. half the committee will step down at RC11)
  11. 11. ruby.org.au• Ben Schwarz et al• Work about to start on logo• Will facilitate new members joining• Aiming for initial site in March• Twitter: @rubyaustralia
  12. 12. Next Railscamps• RC11 • Sunshine Coast, June • Nigel Rausch et al• RC12 • Tasmania, November • watch this space
  13. 13. Ruby AU Conference• Early 2013• In principle agreement to partner with YOW!• Will probably be in Melbourne• Early stages of committee being formed
  14. 14. Finally• It’s up to the Australian Ruby community to decide what direction Ruby Australia takes
  15. 15. Questions?

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