Nickel City Ruby Conference - October 3-4, 2014 - Buffalo, NY


Welcome to Buffalo and NickelCityRuby's second year!

Last year we had 175 people from all over the region and as far away as Utah. Our attendees , had fun at after-parties, , and were treated to .

This year will be even better. We'd love for you to attend!


We have 3 days packed with events for you:


We're proud to bring these wonderfully talented people and their ideas to Buffalo:

We're back with 14 speakers split over 2 days over a huge range of topics:

Dancing with Robots
Aesthetics and the Evolution of Code
Learning From Failure
Live Coding Music with Ruby
My Little C Extension: Lego Robots are Magic
The Dilemma of Simplicity
Concurrency for !Dummies (Who Don't Get It (...Yet))
How to be an awesome junior developer (and why to hire them)
Can't touch this!: When things go wrong with an appliance
Services taste better in small disposable cups


We're happy to be back once again in Buffalo's best place for learning: the library!

Downtown Buffalo is full of architectural gems, and our conference is set in the middle of it: The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library's . Right outside is , which has long been a center for the city's activity.

We're really excited to welcome you to the great tech community here in Buffalo. From meetups like , to , and , we love our programmers, designers, and technologists of all kinds.


First time visiting Buffalo? Check out why we're and everything you could see in under . Here's some of our favorite places to take newcomers to the region:

Need a hotel room? We have rooms for you 3 blocks away from the venue at the for $99/night + tax. Use Nickel City Ruby as the group code (you'll have to call them to get it!). We also suggest the , , or the . There's also some great places in local neighborhoods on


Thank you to the following sponsors that make this conference possible:

Interested in sponsoring NickelCityRuby?

Please and we'll get in touch!