Coming Out of My Shell at RailsConf2017

By Denise Carpenter

I’m rather new to the world of software development. It’s something I truly enjoy and continue to dig deeper into. Just recently I had the opportuity to go to my first software conference, which was RailsConf 2017. Here’s my experience.

RailsConf 2017: An Organizer's Perspective

By Allison McMillan

As a conference organizer, the experience can be a bit different. Find out why in this post.

Conferencing Success

By Allison McMillan

Conferences can be overwhelming. Use these tips to make the most of your conference experience.

Here's Where Collective Idea Will Be Over the Next Few Months


We’re participating in or attending conferences and events all around the country. See when and if we’ll be in a city near you!

How to Write a More Effective Conference Proposal

By Allison McMillan

Looking to submit a conference proposal? These five tips will help you craft better proposals that will impress the reviewers in the future.

An in-depth look at two RailsConf tracks

By Allison McMillan

RailsConf offers an opportunity to submit proposals directly related to specific tracks. Learn more about two of these tracks to get inspired and craft successful proposals.