One of the "new new" things in developer-centric testing is using Ruby to create customer acceptance tests in a unique, domain specific testing language.
Chromatic takes a humorous look at "DSL"s in Ruby here.
Schedule and Events
March 26-29, 2012, Software Test Professionals Conference, New Orleans
July, 14-15, 2012 - Test Coach Camp, San Jose, California
July, 16-18, 2012 - Conference for the Association for Software Testing (CAST 2012), San Jose, California
August 2012+ - At Liberty; available. Contact me by email: Matt.Heusser@gmail.com