Organizing Colorado Gold Rust: An interview with conference founder J Haigh Aug. 25, 2019

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We interview J Haigh about their experience organizing this year’s first-ever Colorado Gold Rust conference, what brought them to Rust, and what inspired them to give back to Rust’s community.



We interview J Haigh about their experience organizing this year’s first-ever Colorado Gold Rust conference, what brought them to Rust, and what inspired them to give back to Rust’s community. Twitter: @rustaceanfm Discord: Rustacean Station Github: @rustacean-station Email: hello@rustacean- station.org Timestamps & referenced resources [@00:41] - Colorado Gold Rust [@01:48] - What got you into Rust? RustConf @ag_dubs (Ashley Williams) @carols10cents (Carol Nichols) [@03:01] - Getting involved with the Rust community Rust Boulder/Denver Meetup @focusaurus (Peter Lyons) [@07:50] - What is the Recurse Center? [@09:21] - Organizing a conference Auraria Campus @argorak (Florian Gilcher) Rust Fest Rust Community Events Team’s example timeline for organizing a conference Rust Belt Rust Rust Belt Rust 2018’s budgeting report [@17:27] - What have you learned for next time? [@19:36] - Who is helping with the conference? Nicholas Young [@22:05] - Community Inclusivity [@24:44] - CFP software [@25:34] - Finding a venue for a conference Credits Intro Theme: Aerocity Audio Editing: Reece McMillin Hosting Infrastructure: Jon Gjengset Show Notes: Jeremy Jung Hosts: Ben Striegel