FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Dates

Will the RubyConf and JSConf be on the same dates?

Kind of, each event will alternate 1 day of conference, 1 day of workshops.

So, what are the dates then?

Friday - Oct 16, 2015

  • RubyConf will have talks
  • JSConf will have workshops

Saturday - Oct 17, 2015

  • JSConf will have talks
  • RubyConf will have workshops

Will the conferences be in the same location?

Yes, the conference will be in the main auditorium at Ruta N and workshops will take place in smaller conference rooms on the upper level of Ruta N.

Can I attend both events?

Yes, you will need to purchase a bundle ticket.

Tickets

When will tickets go live and how much do they cost?

Early Birds Tickets sold out in almost 2hrs! Regular Tickets are selling out fast, prices are listed below:

Early Bird Tickets (Sold Out)

Regular 1st Batch (July 1st, 9am COT) (Sold Out)

Regular 2nd Batch (August 1st, 9am COT) (Sold Out)

Regular 3rd Batch (September 1st, 9am COT) (Sold Out)

Late Bird (September 15, 9am COT)

Where can I buy the tickets?

You can buy your ticket for RubyConf Colombia here.

Can I get a refund for my ticket?

We can't reimburse tickets, but will help you transfer them to another attendee.

CFP

To submit a proposal go to the CFP app

Important:

  • • You can send as many proposals as you want.
  • • You can submit talks in either English or Spanish (we will have interpreters at the event).
  • • We will reach out to selected speakers on August 9 via email for confirmation of selection.
  • • Announcements will be done later via twitter, our newsletter and our website.

What do speakers get?

  • • All expenses paid, flights (on a reasonable budget, depending origin), accommodation, ground transportation and most meals covered.
  • • If you are a new parent (1 yr old or less), we will do our best to provide transportation and accommodation for your S.O.
  • • If required, we can make suggestions for child-care and will cover all costs.
  • • The opportunity to impact the lives of over 200 developers in a developing nation who have had very little chances to attend a software development conference.
  • • 2 free conference tickets (yourself and a guest). If you have already purchased tickets, we can't reimburse them but will help you transfer them to another attendee.
  • • Speakers dinner.
  • • An excellent time in the city of eternal Spring.

What do workshop instructors get?

As much as we would love to, our budget doesn't allow us to cover workshop instructors travel and accommodation costs. We expect most of the workshop instructors to be local to Medellin and Colombia.

These are the perks we offer:

  • • 2 free conference tickets (yourself and a guest). If you have already purchased tickets, we can't reimburse them but will help you transfer them to another attendee.
  • • The opportunity to impact the lives of a lot of developers in a developing nation who have had very little chances to attend a software development conference.
  • • Speakers dinner.
  • • An excellent time in the city of eternal Spring.

Recommendations for visitors from out of town

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