North West Ruby User Group

North West Ruby User Group

Title: North West Ruby User Group
Location: MadLab
Description: A group of people in the North West of England, with an interest in all things Ruby or Rails
Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2012-01-19
End Time: 21:00



The New Year Lightning Round

The first NWRUG of 2012 will be a series of Lightning talks.

Start the new year as you mean to go and Nourish your brain with Ruby goodness! At this monthsNWRUG, we have a series of 5 minute lightning talks from Adam HoltRic RobertsTekin SuleymanTom Clements and Will Jessop.

Melbourne Host have sponsored this month’s NWRUG, so there will be burritos and beer on the night for everyone attending. Melbourne Host are currently looking for a Ruby on Rails developer in Manchester if you’re looking for a job (more info).

Got an Idea for a Lightning Talk?

We’ve still got room for a couple more talks, so if you have an interesting Ruby-related topic you’d like to talk about for 5 minutes, let us know and we’ll add you to the lineup.


  • 6:30pm :: Pre-talk drinks at Common
  • 7:00pm :: Meet at The MadLab
  • 7:15pm :: Let the Lightning talks commence!
  • 8:00pm :: Post-talk drinks somewhere in the vicinity


Both Common and The MadLab are on Edge St in Manchester’s Northern Quarter (Map).

If you want more information email or tweet @nwrug.


NWRUG is officially recognised as an O’Reilly group program member, which entitles its members to 35% discount on all books ordered from their online bookstore.


This event is sponsored by the BCS, find out more about BCS, The Chatered Institute for IT, at and

BCS Manchester