Rails Girls Brussels, 8-9th May 2015

Hello Jeanneke!

Rails Girls comes to Brussels! During the free two-day workshop we'll dive into the chocolate world of Ruby on Rails.

Follow @RailsGirls_BE on Twitter or like our Facebook Page for updates!

You learn designing, prototyping and coding with help from our coaches.

You need your own laptop, curiosity and a sprinkle of imagination!

Want to participate? Applications will open soon! Stay tuned and follow us on Twitter for more details.

Friday, 8th May

18:30 - 19:30

Installation party

Get know the attendees a little bit before hand. Bring your laptop if you can, so we can install Ruby on Rails for you.
19:30 - 21:00


All of the participants and coaches are welcome to have a drink together and get to know each other better.

Saturday, 9th May

9:00 - 10:00

Registration, coffee and installation fest

During the morning we’ll install Ruby on Rails on your computer (if you haven't done so the previous evening).
10:00 - 10:10


Outline of the day & word from sponsors
10:10 - 11:00

Web applications intro

11:00 - 11:20 Bentobox exercise
11:20 - 13:00


Jumpstart your first web application
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 16:00


Extend your application.
16:00 - 16:40 Lighting talks from coaches
16:40 - 17:00

Recap & follow-up

Share how it was today for all of us and plan for the future (why not?!) Free talks right after for other ideas/questions/discussion :)


Applications closed: TBA soon
Acceptances informed: TBA soon

Betacowork Coworking Brussels,
4 rue des Pères Blancs,
1040 Etterbeek


How much does the workshop cost? Nothing, it's free! You just need to apply.

Who is this aimed for? Women of any age with basic knowledge of working with a computer. We’ve had people of all ages taking part. Most of the speeches are given in English, but small group work can be done in Dutch, French or German. Please bring your laptop.

Can men attend? Women are given priority, however, if you bring a girl with you we will be glad to invite you.

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2014 Team

Oana Şipoş @oanasipos Bert Goethals @bertgoethals Anne Collet @DianeLanterman Christophe Philemotte @_toch Martin Van Aken @martinvanaken Hannes Fostie @hannesfostie Yannick Schutz @yann_ck Daniel Reszka @pixarea Nathan Van der Auwera @dixis Joren de Groof @joren Dimitri De Frenne @ddefrenne Kenneth Geerts @kennethgeerts Marie du Chastel @mariekik Marius Andra @mariusandra Arne Brasseur @plexus Loic Vigneron @loicvigneron Ayrton De Craene @ayrtonbe Kristof Overdulve @KristofOverdulve Raphael Doehring @wrtsprt Benjamin Roth @apneadiving Javier Sanz @malditojavi