About

RustFest is Europe’s Rust-dedicated conference. The next edition of RustFest will take place as a two-day online event.

We care about diversity and accessibility at this conference – please take a look at our Code of Conduct and Accessibility Statement.

Team

Alexander Varwijk

Alexander Varwijk

Alexander is a web developer with over 15 years of experience. He attended RustFest for the first time in 2019 in Barcelona and is now helping to organise RustFest 2020 in his country of origin: The Netherlands.

Dirkjan Ochtman

Dirkjan Ochtman

Dirkjan has not written an short biography yet.

István Szmozsánszky

István Szmozsánszky

Istvan Szmozsanszky (or Flaki, for short) is a JavaScript engineer, trainer & Mozilla Tech Speaker. Flaki works with Mozilla's DevRel team on promoting the open web platform & making it accessible to all. He loves JavaScript internals & is often found playing (quite literally) with microcontrollers.

Jan-Erik Rediger

Jan-Erik Rediger

Jan-Erik is a Firefox Engineer at Mozilla, working from Berlin, Germany. He's an active member of the Rust community team since 2014. To get away from computers he picked up scuba diving to see the world under water.

Jeske Eenink

Jeske Eenink

Jeske Eenink’s experience stems from FinTech where she builds meaningful relationships that drive long-term value. She loves to connect, learn and find opportunities for collaboration. She is in charge of Partners & Relations at Dusk Network: an open source blockchain infrastructure that businesses use to tokenize financial instruments and automate complex processes. Rust’s performance, safety characteristics, and community ecosystem make Rust an obvious choice for Dusk Network’s development of modern cryptographic systems.

Martijn Groeneveldt

Martijn Groeneveldt

Martijn is a student at Avans university of applied sciences in `s-Hertogenbosch. He is in his 3rd year of studying software engineering. While not studying or programming Rust, Martijn likes to go sailing.

Rafaela Wetzel

Rafaela Wetzel

Rafaela joined RustFest just before the Rome event back in 2018 and has been active as project coordinator ever since. When she is not busy organizing conferences, she enjoys cats, chocolate and glitter.

Stefan Schindler

Stefan Schindler

Stefan Schindler (also known as dns2utf8) is a systems engineer and full stack developer who likes building communities and teaching.

Wouter Geraedts

Wouter Geraedts

Wouter is a freelance software engineer working primarily with Embedded Rust. Played the role of co-master of ceremonies for RustFest Barcelona 2019. Likes to go rock climbing and board gaming, and is obsessed with space. Dreams of programming a satellite one day.