RubyWorld Conference 2022 Speaker Invite 2022-07-22 Close

RubyWorld Conference Executive Committee is inviting speakers from around the world for the RubyWorld Conference 2022!
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. * There is a possibility that the contents will be changed or canceled due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection.

RubyWorld Conference 2022, now in its 14th year, has been decided to be held offline in Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture for the first time in three years.
The presentation will be in a form where you can choose either “presentation at the venue” or “ presentation by recording video distribution”.

General outline of RubyWorld Conference 2022

1) Date

From November 10th(Thu) to 11th(Fri) in 2022

※Presentation times will be determined after Speakers have been chosen.

2) Venue

Shimane Prefectural Convention Center “Kunibiki Messe”

3) Presentation form

One of the following

  • Presentation at the venue
  • Presentation by recording video distribution

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

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.

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

3) Deadline for Application

August 19th, 2022 05:00pm JST (Japan Standard Time, UTC+9)

4) Application Process

Application forms

1. Summary of the presenter

Description within 1 page (A4-size, 8×10) (in PDF format) including:

  • Presentation theme (any one of the 5) described above
  • Title of presentation
  • Name of the presenter with contact information
  • Presenter time slot preference 15 minutes or 30 minutes
  • Languages for application and presentation (Japanese or English)
  • The applicant gave a similar presentation on the same subject the intend to present at RWC2022 (Yes or No)
    • If the applicant gave a similar presentation on the same subject they intend to present at RWC2022 they must also include a statement of where and when they gave the prior presentation.

2. Outline of the presentation

  • Description within 3 pages (A4-size, 8×10) (in PDF format)
  • 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.

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.

E-mail address

5) Determination of presenters

Around the end of August, 2022

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

6) 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.

7) Time allocated per presentation

30-minute slot
Presentation at the venue (25 minute presentation with 5 minute Q&A)
Presentation via recorded video distribution (30-minute presentation with No Q&A)
15-minute slot
Presentation at the venue (15-minute presentation with No Q&A)
Presentation via video distribution (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.

8) Languages for application and presentation

Japanese or English

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 2022 with the presenter’s agreement.
  • Invite to the Reception Party on the first night of RubyWorld Conference 2022 [Thursday, November 10th] *There is a possibility that the contents will be changed or canceled.
  • Presenters are exempt from the registration fee to attend RWC2022.

More details will be provided after determining presenters

11) Burden of expense

All expenses, for attending, applying and/or presenting, at the conference will be the responsibility of the attendee or presenter.

Contact Information

RubyWorld Conference Executive Committee Office

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


Secretary in charge: Akiko Hasegawa