RuLu 2011: “Yes we did it, now it’s your turn !!”
Or “How to organize an international Ruby Conf in 4 months ?”
4 months ago, in february, so impressed by the massive coming success of Euruko Berlin, we decided with few friends of Lyon.rb to organize an other international Ruby event in Lyon. The idea behind was to gather french community on a classic international event in France and prepare the french application for Euruko 2013. Simple.
13 best practices to organize a Ruby Conf:
Here are some lessons I learnt from RuLu 2011 organization that can help you when you’ll plan one:
- Build a solid team: Your team-mates are usually working during the week and have all a private and selfish life. Planning a Conf is a long road project and it’s sometime a real pain in the ass to stick to a weekly planned meeting. Some people might forget their responsibilities, miss too much meetings or not deliver what they should . You need people you can trust 100%.