RubyWorld Conference 2023 Speaker Invite

RubyWorld Conference Executive Committee is inviting speakers from around the world for the RubyWorld Conference 2023!
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 2023

1) Date

From November 9th (Thu) to 10th (Fri) in 2023

2) Venue

Shimane Prefectural Convention Center “Kunibiki Messe”

3) Presentation

Presentation at the venue

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

  • Introducing the trend of cutting edge technology relating to Ruby
  • Introducing examples of system development
  • The introduction of Ruby examples from the user perspective
  • Introducing the efforts to deal with Ruby as a public organization platform
  • The introduction of education and study dealing with Ruby

*It will be referred to during the screening and selection (closed to the public) by the RubyWorld Conference Program Review Committee.

2) Technical fields

In the above recruitment area, we are hoping to see applications using Ruby in various technical fields and Ruby research contents as below.
*It will be referred to during the screening and selection (closed to the public) by the RubyWorld Conference Program Review Committee.

  • Web applications
  • IoT(Edge computing, Sensor devices), Mechanical control
  • Infrastructure
  • Data analysis, Data utilization

3) Time allocated per presentation

  • 30-minute slot: 25 minute presentation with 5 minute Q&A
  • 15-minute slot: 15-minute presentation with No Q&A

    • Details such as the time will be announced after the selection.
    • The delivery time of the presentation will be decided by the RubyWorld Conference Executive Committee.
    • Presenter time slot preferences will be considered but are not guaranteed.

4) Quota for admission

  • about 5 presenters for 30 minute slots
  • about 5 presenters for 15 minute slots

*There is a possibility that it may change depending on the program and time allocation.

5) Languages for application and presentation

English or Japanese

6) Deadline for Application

August 18th, 2023 05:00pm JST (Japan Standard Time, UTC+9)

7) How to apply

Please apply for the following contents from Google form.

  • Presentation theme (any one of the 5themes)
  • Title of presentation
  • Name of the presenter with contact information
  • Presenter time slot preference 15 minutes or 30 minutes
  • Languages for application and presentation ( English or Japanese )
  • The applicant gave a similar presentation on the same subject the intend to present at RWC2023 (Yes or No)
    *If the applicant gave a similar presentation on the same subject they intend to present at RWC2023 they must also include a statement of where and when they gave the prior presentation.
  • Descriptive abstract of the presentation (Documents can be attached if necessary)

8) Determination of presenters

Around the end of August, 2023

All who apply will be notified regardless if chosen to present or not.

9) Honorarium

When it is selected and announced on the day, we will pay 30,000 yen (tax included) per person (group) as an honorarium.

10) 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 2023 with the presenter’s agreement.
  • Invite to the Reception Party on the first night of RubyWorld Conference 2023 [Thursday, November 9th]
    *There is a possibility that the contents will be changed or canceled.
  • Presenters are exempt from the registration fee to attend RWC2023.
  • We will prepare free lunch boxes for both days.

More details will be provided after determining presenters

11) Burden of expense

The expenses required for the application and the presentation [presentation material preparation fee, travel expenses to the venue, transportation expenses, etc.] will be borne by the applicant/presente

Contact Information

RubyWorld Conference Executive Committee Office

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


Secretary in charge: Akiko Hasegawa