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Announcing #inspect 2013, the RubyMotion conference

We are super excited to announce the first official RubyMotion conference  to be held in Brussels, Belgium on the 28th and 29th March, 2013.

Two days. Single track. 100% RubyMotion. A limited number of early birds tickets are now on sale with a 20% discount!

A 100% RubyMotion event

RubyMotion has been around for about 8 months but the community around it has been growing so fast we believe it now deserves its own event. And this event is called #inspect.

We want #inspect to be the place where RubyMotion enthusiasts can finally meet face-to-face to chat and learn what’s happening in the community. Quality time for attendees to connect and hack together will also be scheduled in the program. 

The program

The conference will be spread over two days and feature a single track that will include several short talks by some awesome speakers. 

We pre-selected 10 speakers for this event. These folks may not be familiar to you, but we assure you they know what they’re talking about.

However, we need more speakers! If you have an idea for a RubyMotion talk please let us know by filling out the form on the conference website.

We will also be giving a RubyMotion training the three days before the start of the conference. It is a shorter version of our training program that has been specifically tailored for the conference. We conveniently offer a single training+conference ticket that will provide admission to both the training and the conference. 

The location

We wanted the inaugural edition of #inspect to be special, which is why we decided to organize it in Belgium, the birthplace of RubyMotion. 

Brussels is the capital of Belgium and the de-facto capital of the European Union. It is located right in the heart of Europe. Brussels has an international airport featuring 
direct-flights from major cities in Europe, the US, and Asia.

The venue we selected is, by itself, a splendid location. We booked a classical house right on Brussels’ main square, known as the Grand-Place. The entire area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and often described as one of the most beautiful squares in the world.

We will be serving Belgian food and beverages at the conference venue. This will be a bit different than your traditional conference sandwiches, we promise. 

Finally, an awesome after-party is planned on Thursday evening, and for those interested, we will be visiting a  local gueuze brewery on Saturday.

Come with your family! Brussels is a great city and there are many things to be seen. And we should have good weather.

The sponsors

RubyMotion #inspect is presented by HipByte, the company behind RubyMotion, as well as a community of volunteers. As you may already know, organizing a conference can be expensive.

We are looking for a small number of sponsors to share in the support of the event. This is a great opportunity to show your commitment to the RubyMotion community and also promote your products or services. We need your help to make this event as awesome as it should be. Contact us!

We are super excited to unveil JetBrains, Cyrus Innovation and The Pragmatic Studio as our first sponsors! 

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By Laurent Sansonetti.