19th January – The New Year Lightning Round (SPONSORED BY MELBOURNE HOST)

The first NWRUG of 2012 will be a series of Lightning talks, kindly Sponsored by Melbourne Host.

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

Melbourne Host have sponsored this month’s NWRUG, so there will be beer (No food, sorry!) 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 Adam Holt or tweet @nwrug.