So you want to talk at LRUG?
Great! LRUG welcomes anyone that wants to come and talk, thanks for thinking about volunteering!
What should I talk about?
We’re a ruby user group, so there should be something remotely ruby-ish to your talk. Even if it’s not directly related to ruby, it should be something that a rubyist would be interested in. For example, many rubyists are web developers (via rails) and firm believers in testing and development methodologies, so anything about those would be interesting. However don’t let that limit your talk ideas – if you’re a rubyist and you think it’s interesting, chances are we will too.
Who should I get in touch with?
You have a couple of options:
- If you’re at an LRUG event of some sort (a meeting or night) then look for whomever appears to have organised the event and talk to them about it. Currently that’s likely to be Murray Steele, but it might be someone else.
- If you can’t make the meeting, or couldn’t find the organiser get on the mailing list and suggest your talk.
Even if you choose option 1 you should try out option 2 as well. You’ll get some feedback from LRUG members about what they’d like to hear covered in your talk, and that can be invaluable when you’re preparing it.
When will the next meeting be?
As you can see from our about page page we have formal meetings once a month. The schedule is fairly fixed, but the meetings tend not to be announced on the website until the details are firm, so you should check the LRUG page on upcoming, mailing list or twitter account to see if it’s been pre-announced on those.