ACM Chicago January 13, 2021 A Conversation with Ruby on Rails Creator David Heinemeier Hansson

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Jan 8, 2021, 12:37:41 AMJan 8
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Dear ACM Chicago member,

Happy New Year!  We will have our first ACM Chicago event next Wednesday, January 13, 2021 from 11 AM to 12 PM CDT.  See below for details.

A Conversation with Ruby on Rails creator David Heinemeier Hansson

Moderator: Valerie Woolard, 
Heroku Data Infrastructure Engineer

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM online event

Admission: Free, General Admission, open to the public

Join us for this rare opportunity to converse with Ruby on Rails creator David Heinemeier Hansson on all things web development. We're hoping to touch on one or more topics such as the 2021 majestic monolith, JAMStack apps, progressive web apps, adjacent fields, methodology, and antitrust. What questions do you have for DHH? We'll prioritize questions raised by you when you register in advance, and also questions posed within Zoom. We are also ecstatic to have Heroku Data Infrastructure Engineer Valerie Woolard as our moderator. Valerie is also ACM's Local Mentoring Committee Chair. This event is powered by ACM Chicago.

Agenda:  (Times are Central Standard Time)
11:00am - brief intros
11:10am - Fireside Chat with Q&A
11:55am - closing
12:00pm - end

David Heinemeier Hansson, also known as "DHH", is the creator of the Ruby on Rails framework, cofounder and CTO of Basecamp, and best selling author with books such as Rework and Remote. His company recently released a new software product for email, called, leveraging the latest lightweight Rails friendly javascript framework called StimulusJS.

Valerie Woolard, often found online as "valeriecodes", has specialized in localization and internationalization of Ruby on Rails apps, as well as data services powering the very popular Heroku platform-as-a-service.


IMPORTANT: Register on both and Zoom. The zoom link is on the meetup site. Note the 11 AM start time.

Click here to Reserve for Wednesday, January 13
or send an e-mail to


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Jan 11, 2021, 4:36:25 PMJan 11
to Chicago Chapter ACM
Dear ACM Chicago member,

A kind reminder of our ACM Chicago event this Wednesday at 11 AM CDT with David Heinemeier Hansson moderated by Valerie Woolard.  

Please see below and register at

Be sure to also register at the Zoom link in the Online Event section to get the Zoom meeting link.


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