Next Saturday is LA Ruby Conf 2009.
The line of speakers is awesome:
Dan Yoder - Waves: a resource oriented framework for ruby
Aaron Patteson - Journey through a pointer forest: The state of XML parsing in Ruby
Jeremy Evans - Sequel
Danny Philpott - Herding Tigers: Software Development and the Art of War
Pat Madox - Working effectively with Legacy Rails Code
Wolfram Arnold - Scaling "most popular" lists: a plugin solution
Blake Mizerany - Sinatra: the ultimate rack citizen
Ari Lerner & Michael Fairchild - Poolparty
Lewis Cirne - Managing Ruby on Rails for High Performance
Ron Evans & Damen Evans -
Flying Robot: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Using Ruby and Arduino
John Barnette - Johnson
Pradeep Elankumaran - Services using Ruby, Rails and XMPP
Brendan Lim - Mobile your Rails Application
Adam Blum - Rhodes Framework for Client Development
Keynote - Jim Weirich
Lots of excellent content on ruby, rails, mobile, and software development.
Hope to see you all there.
More Info:? http://www.larubyconf.com