RubyConf 2022
Houston, TX

Register for RubyConf: Home Edition A virtual event with early access to RubyConf Mini and Houston's pre-recorded talks with additional benefits of engaging in live Q&A with conference speakers, moderated discussions with industry leaders, live viewing of the RubyConf podcast, speed networking, and more!



January 11, 10:00 AM - January 12, 4:00 PM EDT.

Attendees will receive an email containing access to the Home Edition Slack channel, instructions on navigating the Hopin virtual platform, and a watch party schedule. This virtual event is an opportunity for Rubyists worldwide to (re)connect.

Ticket Types

Individual: $150

This ticket is for attendees who are purchasing and financing their own tickets. We encourage nonprofit employees to register for the Individual ticket, even if your ticket is being funded by your employer.

Corporate: $350

This ticket is for attendees whose companies are purchasing and financing their tickets for them.

Supporter: $1,000

This ticket has the same benefits as Individual/Corporate, but provides added support to our Opportunity Scholars and conference operations. Supporters are acknowledged on our Sponsors page.

Watch Party: $1,500

This ticket is ideal for a group viewing of RubyConf pre-recorded content. Watch Party includes conference memorabilia.

* We offer a student discount with a confirmation of your student ID, school email, or any document showing that you're a current student. We also offer a discount to our Scholar Alumni. If this applies to you, please email us at

Ticket Inclusions

Full access to pre-recorded RubyConf Mini and Houston videos

Live Q&A with highlighted speakers

Early access to the private Home Edition Slack channel

Live airing of the Ruby Podcast

Special viewing of Houston's George M Johnson's keynote

Virtual breakout discussions

RubyConf Memorabilia

Watch Party Only

  • Refunds

    Ticket refunds will not be given for the virtual event.

  • Policies

    Choosing to attend RubyConf: Home Edition means you agree to comply with our conference policies (including our refund policy). Hence, before the conference, you should review those here.

The Home Edition Guide

Let us guide you through the RubyConf Home Edition experience!

Needed Platforms Hopin Slack

How to Hopin

Access to Home Edition will start at Midnight (Eastern Time) on Wednesday, January 11. The first event will start at 10:00 AM Eastern.

Access Hopin by selecting “ENTER THE EVENT” on your Home Edition confirmation email.

If you are having trouble accessing Home Edition, here is an alternative way to enter Home Edition. Visit, enter the one-time code, see the Home Edition in the dashboard and click the event, and it will take you to the "registration" page, then click "registration" on the top corner to see the reception area.

Hopin Navigation

The Hopin platform has FOUR main areas: Stages, Discussion, and Videos + More.

Stages: Visit our stage area and select between the Live Stage (for live activities) and Highlighted Talks (for scheduled pre-recorded talks).

Discussion: Join a breakout discussion around early career, community organizing, and more!

Videos + More: Watch the RubyConf Mini and Home Edition pre-recorded videos, the swag store, and the online job board.

Replay: Did you miss a live Q&A? Couldn't finish the podcast? Catch a replay of our live scheduled sessions and discussions. ** Disclaimer: YouTube videos SHOULD NOT be shared with the public until Ruby Central announces their release in February 2023. Only Home Edition attendees will have early access to these videos, and the URL is subject to change.

Slack Navigation

Join our Home Edition Slack Channel and never miss a discussion. Attendees can join the channel by using the link in the Home Edition update email. This email will be sent on Monday, January 9th. We encourage all attendees to pay special attention to the following channels:

#questions-for-staff: This is where you can ask staff questions.

#discussion: channels with "discussion" is where you can expand the conversations happening in the Discussion area of Hopin.

#qa-with: channels with "qa- with" is where you can leave questions for the scheduled live speakers.

#chat-with: channels with "chat- with" is where you can engage in a chatbox q&a with other Mini and Houston speakers. Participating speakers will respond when they are available online. Feel free to leave questions at any time.

Suggested Watch Party

Wednesday, January 11

10:30 am - 12:00 pm: Watch Suzan Bond's pre-recorded talk followed by a live q&a.

12:00 - 1:30 pm: Watch Rose Wiegley's pre-recorded talk followed by a live q&a.

1:30 - 2:00 pm: An airing of Chris Seaton's pre-recorded talk, Ruby's Core Gem.

2:10 - 3:00 pm: A live airing of George M Johnson's pre-recorded talk. This video will not be available after Home Edition.

3:00 - 4:00 pm: A live podcast recording of a fireside chat with the Hanami core team.

Thursday, January 12

10:15 - 11:30 am: Watch Noel Rappin's pre-recorded talk followed by a live q&a.

12:00 - 12:45 pm: A live job panel discussion with leaders in the field.

1:00 - 1:45 pm: Join a breakout discussion on an industry topic with fellow attendees.

2:30 - 3:30 pm: Watch Daniel Magliola's pre-recorded talk followed by a live q&a.