Jen graduated from Concordia University of Wisconsin with her MBA in Small Business Management and Human Resource Management in 2010. She founded Sapling Events, which lead to her co-founding and organizing Madison+ Ruby, UX, and Mobile. In 2015 Sapling Events and Adorable IO merged and Jen became the Director of People Operations. Her primary focuses are financials, human resources, and marketing.
June 6th, 2018 | 49 mins 44 secs
I've been attending technical conferences for years, and I've always wondered about the hidden challenges involved in putting a conference together. In this show, four of the best conference organizers I know join me to share their secrets and stories. Marty Haught, organizer of many conferences including RubyConf and RailsConf, Jen Remsik and Jim Remsik, who organize the Madison+ family of conferences, and Leah Silber, who organizes EmberConf and RustConf. Learn about budgets, picking talks, and managing facilities and vendors.