Software architect/entrepreneur that runs Haught Codeworks building
both great software and teams. Marty is actively involved in the
software community, most notably as an organizer of RailsConf and
RubyConf. Beyond his love for the outdoors, food and music, Marty is
busy raising his two children with his lovely wife and enjoying life.
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.