RubyConf Denver

November 8-10, 2021


Pre-recorded Talks

All pre-recorded talks will be released November 8th.

Watch Party

Want to watch pre-recorded talks with friends? Start a watch party! You'll see the “Start Watch Party” button under each video. Once you've started a party, you can share the URL with friends to join.


Pre-Recorded and live-streamed talks will have captions available.

In-Person and Virtual Talks

We have a livestream starting Monday morning at 8:00AM MT to showcase our amazing speakers who chose to do pre-recorded talks. For in-person attendees, join us in watching together at 2:00PM in 4 Seasons Ballroom 1. Check the Virtual tab on the schedule to learn more.


The RubyConf site will be available for one month after the conference. In January, all videos will be made available on our YouTube channel.

Program Guide

Download the Program Guide for easy use offline.

Discord Guide

Are you new to Discord? Check out the beginner's guide to learn more. And for those asking, we plan to leave the discord server open a month after RubyConf.

We're adopting Discord's Community Guidelines as our own policy for RubyConf.



Look here for chats with various sponsors.


Dedicated Q&A channels for each of our pre-recorded talks. Check the schedule to see when speakers will be live in their Q&A session.

Birds of a Feather

Create channels for topics you want to talk about.


  • #open-chat General conference discussions.
  • #set-roles Opt-in to group-specific channels.
  • #job-opportunities Check out who is hiring.
  • #questions-for-staff Post any of your questions for the staff here.
  • #announcements Organizers will post important information.

Job Fair

Interested in learning about companies in the industry, or searching for your dream job? Join us at RubyConf and hear from our Sponsors.

  • In-person and Livestream in 4 Seasons 1 Tuesday, 11:30AM-12:15PM
  • In-person and Livestream in 4 Seasons 1 Tuesday, 3:00PM-3:45PM
  • Virtual Job Fair (pre-recorded) in 607 Wednesday, 10:10AM-10:40AM
  • Virtual Job Fair (pre-recorded) in 607 Wednesday, 10:50AM-11:20AM
  • Virtual Job Fair (live) Livestream Wednesday, 10:50AM-11:20AM

Birds of a Feather

BoF sessions are informal discussion groups formed around a shared interest or topic. Anyone can start a BoF; just sign up for a time so that other attendees who are interested know when and where to join you.

If you are interested in starting a BoF or simply participating, sign up at registration.

  • Tuesday, 10:10AM-11:40AM in 607
  • Tuesday, 1:00PM-3:00PM in 607
  • Tuesday, 4:00PM-4:30PM in 607
  • Wednesday, 10:10AM-11:40AM in 607
  • Wednesday, 1:00PM-3:00PM in 607
  • Wednesday, 4:00PM-4:30PM in 607

Lightning Talks

A lightning talk is a very short presentation delivered by different speakers in a single session. In person participants can sign up to present a topic outside 4 Seasons 1 Ballroom anytime during the conference. This event will be live streamed.

Exhibit Hall

Join us in the Exhibitor Hall (located in 4 Seasons 2-4) to meet and chat with our Sponsors at their booths! Learn about exciting new job opportunities, what they've been up to this past year, and even score some fun swag!

  • Monday, 3:30PM-5:30PM in 4 Seasons 2-4
  • Tuesday, 8:00AM-4:30PM in 4 Seasons 2-4
  • Wednesday, 8:00AM-6:00PM in 4 Seasons 2-4