RubyWorld Conference 2021 Speaker Invite 2021-09-27 Close

This year’s 13th RubyWorld Conference2021 has been decided to be held online with the perspective of preventing the spread of the new coronavirus infection.

RubyWorld Conference Executive Committee is inviting speakers from around the world for the RubyWorld Conference 2021! Application to give a presentation at the conference is open to the public. The Program Review Committee of RubyWorld Conference 2021 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.

The presentation form will be in the form of pre-recorded as a video from the viewpoint of avoiding various risks which is associated with Live distribution and proceeding with the schedule according to the program on the day of distribution.

Those who will give a 30-minute presentation will have a Q & A session with the viewers via Live distribution (only for those that wish). It is assumed that you can use the online tool after confirming the delivery environment, etc., so please be careful if you are considering applying. Why don’t we announce our Ruby initiatives to the world?

General outline of RubyWorld Conference 2021

1) Date

December 16th (Thu) , 2021

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

2) Venue


3) Organizer

RubyWorld Conference 2021 Executive Committee

【Affiliated organization】

Ruby Association / Shimane Prefectural Government / Matsue Municipal Government / Shimane University / Matsue College of Technology / JETRO Matsue / Shimane Industrial Promotion Foundation / Shimane Information Technology Industry Association / Open Source Software Society Shimane / 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

  • 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

October 22th, 2021 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)
    • If the applicant gave a similar presentation on the same subject they intend to present at RWC2021 they must also include a statement of where and when they gave the prior presentation.
    • If you would like a 30 minutes time slot, please specify if you would also like a question and answer time during the live delivery.

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 October or beginning of November, 2021

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

6) Quota for admission

  • 30 minutes slots
  • 15 minutes slots

7) Time allocated per presentation

  • 30 minutes slot 30 minutes presentation*
  • 15 minutes slot 15 minutes presentation

The time of the presentation will be decided by the committee. Those who will give a 30-minute lecture will have a Q & A session with the viewers via Live distribution (only for those that wish). If you wish to have the session, make sure you have a schedule so you can speak at any time during the conference. Also, it may not be possible to meet your request for a presentation frame (Time).

8) Languages for application and presentation

Japanese or English

Contact Information

RubyWorld Conference Executive Committee Office

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


Secretary in charge: Akiko Hasegawa