RailsConf Sessions

Sessions at RailsConf Europe happen Tuesday, September 18 through Wednesday, September 19 and will cover a wide variety of subject matters for all levels of Rails expertice.

Tuesday | Wednesday

Tuesday 18 September 2007

Welcome and Announcements
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 09:00 - 09:15
Location: Saal Maritim ABC
Keynote
David Heinemeier Hansson
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 09:15 - 10:15
Location: Saal Maritim ABC
Deployment and Continuous Integration from the Trenches
Fernand Galiana, Owner, LiquidRail LLC
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 10:45 - 11:30
Location: Saal Maritim A
Data Warehouses with ActiveWarehouse
Anthony Eden
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 10:45 - 11:30
Location: Saal 2
Caching in a Multilanguage Environment
Benjamin Krause
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 10:45 - 11:30
Location: Saal Maritim B
Making Rails More (Artificially) Intelligent
Sergio Espeja, Researcher, IULA - Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Santiago Bel, Co-founder, bee.com.es
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 10:45 - 11:30
Location: Saal Maritim C
Harnessing The Power Of 3rdRail
Shelby Sanders, Principal Engineer, Codegear
Mark Howe, CodeGear
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 10:45 - 11:30
Location: Saal 4
Meta-Magic in Rails: Become a Master Magician
Nic Williams
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 11:35 - 12:20
Location: Saal Maritim B
Rails Full Text Search with Ferret
Jens Krämer
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 11:35 - 12:20
Location: Saal 2
Beyond Screenscraping: Toolbox for Changing the (Legacy) World
Jesper Rønn-Jensen, Web developer, usability specialist, Capgemini Denmark
Mads Buus Westmark, Web Developer, Capgemini Denmark
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 11:35 - 12:20
Location: Saal Maritim A
ActiveRecord and Service Data Objects: Adding New Data Models Beneath Your Rails Apps
Doug Tidwell, Senior Software Engineer, IBM
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 11:35 - 12:20
Location: Saal Maritim C
3rd Partying Issues and Solutions
Ryan Garver, CTO, ELC Technologies
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 11:35 - 12:20
Location: Saal 4
Utilizing Amazon S3 and EC2 in Rails
Jonathan Weiss, Peritor Wissensmanagement GmbH
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 14:00 - 14:45
Location: Saal 2
JRuby on Rails: A Path to Adoption
Thomas Enebo
Charles Nutter, JRuby Core Developer, Sun Microsystems
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 14:00 - 14:45
Location: Saal Maritim C
Really Scaling Rails
Britt Selvitelle, Twitter

Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 14:00 - 14:45
Location: Saal Maritim A
The Forgotten Child: Powerful CSS with Rails
Geoffrey Grosenbach, Senior Visionary, Topfunky Corporation
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 14:00 - 14:45
Location: Saal Maritim B
Mingle - the JRuby on Rails product
Chad Wathington, ThoughtWorks

Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 14:00 - 14:45
Location: Saal 4
Anchoring Trust: Rewriting DNS for the Semantic Network with Ruby and Rails
Eleanor McHugh, Games With Brains
Romek Szczesniak, Crytographer, Games with Brains
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 14:50 - 15:35
Location: Saal Maritim C
Tabnav: Do We Really Need a Plugin for Tabbed Navigation?
Paolo Dona, SeeSaw srl
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 14:50 - 15:35
Location: Saal 2
Developing Enterprise Rails Solutions
Leon Katsnelson, IBM
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 14:50 - 15:35
Location: Saal 4
Rubinius, Improving The Rails Ecosystem
Evan Phoenix, Engine Yard
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 14:50 - 15:35
Location: Saal Maritim A
Lightning Talks
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 14:50 - 15:35
Location: Saal Maritim B
Beyond Startups: Rails Demand in the Global 2000
Jonathan Siegel, President, ELC Technology
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 16:15 - 16:30
Location: Saal Maritim ABC
The Rest of REST
Roy T. Fielding, Chief Scientist, Day Software
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 16:30 - 17:30
Location: Saal Maritim ABC
Rails and the Next Generation Web
Craig R. McClanahan, Senior Software Engineer, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 17:30 - 17:45
Location: Saal Maritim ABC
Developing a GeoRails Stack
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 19:30 - 20:30
Location: Salon 1
Towards a New Dynamic Internet with Ruby and DNS
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 19:30 - 20:30
Location: Salon 3
Sneak Peek: Prototype and script.aculo.us 2.0
Date: Tuesday 18 September 2007
Time: 20:30 - 21:30
Location: Salon 2


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Wednesday 19 September 2007

Announcements
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 09:00 - 09:15
Location: Saal Maritim ABC
Bring Ruby to the Enterprise, Not the Other Way 'Round
Cyndi Mitchell, Vice President of Strategy, ThoughtWorks
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 09:15 - 09:30
Location: Saal Maritim ABC
Best Practices
Michael Koziarski, Software Consultant, Koziarski Software Limited
Marcel Molina Jr., Developer, Rails Core
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 09:30 - 10:15
Location: Saal Maritim ABC
JRuby on Rails at ThoughtWorks
Ola Bini, ThoughtWorks
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 10:45 - 11:30
Location: Saal Maritim C
Building Rich Internet Applications with Flex and Ruby on Rails
Simeon Bateman
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 10:45 - 11:30
Location: Saal Maritim A
Building Webapps in Europe: Economy, Methodology, and Tips
Nicolas Paton, President, Bloogk
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 10:45 - 11:30
Location: Saal Maritim B
Rails Hydra: Synthesizing an Application out of Multiple Rails Codebases
Craig R. McClanahan, Senior Software Engineer, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Nick Sieger, Staff Engineer, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 10:45 - 11:30
Location: Saal 4
Creating Hybrid Web and Desktop Applications with Rails and Slingshot
Luke Crawford, Joyent
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 11:35 - 12:20
Location: Saal Maritim B
Ruby on Rails Security
Heiko Webers
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 11:35 - 12:20
Location: Saal Maritim A
Using a HAXOR Approach for Peace and Productivity
Tim Dysinger
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 11:35 - 12:20
Location: Saal Maritim C
An Introduction to JRuby on Rails: This Time with Tools
Brian Leonard, Senior Software Engineer, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 11:35 - 12:20
Location: Saal 4
Browser-based Testing of Massive Ajax-using Rails Applications with Selenium
Till Vollmer, Codemart GmbH
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 14:00 - 14:45
Location: Saal Maritim C
Development Case Study: MindMeister
Michael Hollauf, DI, Codemart
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 14:00 - 14:45
Location: Saal Maritim A
Africa on Rails
Mike McKay, Lead Software Developer, Baobab Health Partnership
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 14:00 - 14:45
Location: Saal Maritim B
Production Deployment with RubyWorks Stack
Alex Verkhovsky, ThoughtWorks
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 14:00 - 14:45
Location: Saal 4
Outsourcing to Open Source
Tobias Luetke, Cofounder, jadedPixel
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 14:50 - 15:35
Location: Saal Maritim A
Functional JavaScript Development with Prototype
Ben Nolan, Director, ProjectX
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 14:50 - 15:35
Location: Saal 4
Exploring Very Rapid Web Development Techniques with Hobo
Tom Locke, Partner, HoboTech
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 14:50 - 15:35
Location: Saal Maritim B
Continuous Validation: Pursuing Error-free Apps
Dane Avilla
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 14:50 - 15:35
Location: Saal Maritim C
Parliament on Rails: Constructing a Social Web Application from Semi-structured Data
Rob McKinnon
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 16:15 - 17:05
Location: Saal Maritim B
Debugging and Testing the Web Tier
Neal Ford, Application Architect, ThoughtWorks Inc
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 16:15 - 17:05
Location: Saal Maritim C
Extending Rails to Use the Presenter Pattern
Jay Fields, Associate, ThoughtWorks
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 16:15 - 17:00
Location: Saal Maritim A
Ruby on Rails leads you to the e-business
Quentin Tousart, Chief Executive Officer, Webpulser
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 16:15 - 17:00
Location: Saal 4
Teaching Rails at a University
Carsten Bormann, Prof., TZI Uni Bremen
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 17:05 - 17:50
Location: Saal Maritim C
PhD on Rails: An Introduction to the Metadata Cascade
Sam Aaron, Newcastle University
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 17:05 - 17:50
Location: Saal Maritim B
Obscure Data Formats, Workflow, and Remote Synchronization
Chad Thatcher, Drakensberg
Date: Wednesday 19 September 2007
Time: 17:05 - 17:50
Location: Saal Maritim A


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