Rust Belt Rust Oct 26 & 27 2017 Columbus OH

Rust Belt Rust 2017 will take place on Thursday October 26 & Friday October 27 at The Columbus Athenaeum in historic Columbus Ohio.

Featured Speakers

Call for Proposals

Submit a Proposal

Our CFP is open until Aug 7, and we're looking for talks and workshops aimed at all levels of Rust experience. The conference will cover the cost of ticket, flights, hotels, and visas for all speakers. If you purchase a ticket before finding out you're a speaker, we will reimburse you.


Buy Tickets

Early bird tickets are $175 ($50 for students) and will be available until we announce the full speaker lineup around Aug 28. After that, tickets will be $200 ($75 for students).

Featured Sponsors

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors! This conference wouldn't be possible without their support.


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Sponsorship Prospectus


Rust Belt Rust is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone. Please see our code of conduct for more details.


We have a block of rooms reserved at the Residence Inn Columbus Downtown at 36 E Gay Street, a 5 minute walk from the Columbus Athenaeum. To get the group rate of $159/night, book through this link or call 1-800-331-3131 and ask for the “Rust Belt Rust Conference” group rate. This rate is available until Sept 24, 2017.

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