RubyWorld Conference 2014
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RubyWorld Conference 2014 Speaker Invite


RubyWorld Conference Executive Committee is inviting speakers from around the world for the RubyWorld Conference 2014! Application to give a presentation at the conference is open to the public.

The Program Review Committee of RubyWorld Conference 2014 will choose all presenters based on impartial consideration of all the applicants’ submitted qualifications.

How about you!? Do you have information to present to the world in relation to efforts on Ruby? You are cordially invited to apply! Please see below for Application details and guidelines.

General outline of RubyWorld Conference 2014

1) Date:
From November 13th(Thu) to 14th(Fri) in 2014
Presentation times will be determined after Speakers have been chosen.

2) Venue:
International conference room (3rd floor) "Kunibiki Messe" in Shimane Prefectural Convention Center

3) Organizer:
RubyWorld Conference 2013 Executive Committee
Affiliated bodies
  • Ruby Association
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  • Shimane Prefectural Government
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  • Matsue Municipal Government
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  • Shimane University
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  • Matsue College of Technology
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  • JETRO Matsue
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  • Shimane Industrial Promotion Foundation
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  • Shimane Information Technology Industry Association
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  • Open Source Software Society Shimane
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  • METI Chugoku Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry

Application Guideline

1) Targeted applicants

Those who are able to deliver a presentation with content in accordance with one of the following themes.

The 5 themes for presenters
  1. Introducing the trend of cutting edge technology relating to Ruby

  2. Introducing examples of system development
  3. The introduction of Ruby examples from the user perspective
  4. Introducing efforts related to Ruby in public institutions
  5. The introduction of education and study dealing with Ruby

2) Deadline for Application
July 25th, 2014 05:00pm JST (Japan Standard Time)

3) Application Process
Application forms
1. Summary of the presenter
Description within one page (A4-size, 8x10) (format not designated) including:
  • Presentation theme (any one of the 5) described above
  • Title of presentation
  • Name of the presenter with contact information
2. Outline of the presentation
Description within three pages (A4-size, 8x10) (Format not designated)
  • Attachment of documents allowed as needed
  • Include a descriptive abstract of the presentation

All applications are to be submitted by e-mail to the following address E-mail address

A conformation E-mail will be sent within 3 days of application receipt. If conformation is not made, please contact us directly. Contact information can be found below.

If the applicant gave a similar presentation on the same subject they intend to present at RWC2014 they must also include a statement of where and when they gave the prior presentation.

4) Determination of presenters
Around August 8th, 2014
All who apply will be notified regardless if chosen to present or not

5) Quota for admission
Around 10 presenters

6) Time allocated per presentation
Around 30 minutes the last 5 minutes or so left open for Q&A

7) Languages for application and presentation
Japanese or English

8) Perks for presenters
  • Contents of the presentations are to be posted on an official web site as well as published in a guide book to be created by the Executive Committee of RubyWorld Conference 2014 with the presenter’s agreement.
  • Invite to the Welcome Party presented by the RubyWorld Conference Executive Committee.
    Date: November 12th (Wed) 2014
    More details will be provided after determining presenters
  • Presenters are exempt from the registration fee to attend RWC2014.

9) Burden of expense
All expenses, for attending or presenting, at the conference will be the responsibility of the attendee or presenter unless stated above.

Contact Information

RubyWorld Conference Executive Committee Office

Ichibata Electric Railway CO., LTD.
49 Nakabracho Matsue, Shimane 6900874


Secretary in charge: Miho Bulluck