Hi folks,

a web page for sub-event proposal submissions is now open:

http://rubykaigi.org/2010/en/CallForSubEventProposals.html

we'd love to meet you in Japan :)

On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 12:40 PM, Leonard Chin <l.g.chin / gmail.com> wrote:
> RubyKaigi is seeking sub-event proposals for RubyKaigi 2010
> [[http://rubykaigi.org/2010/]]. If you have an idea that doesn't fit
> the usual "presentation" format and would like to run it as part of
> RubyKaigi 2010 in Tsukuba, Japan this year, we'd love to hear from
> you.
>
> =3D So, what is a sub-event?
>
> Here are a few events that have been held at RubyKaigi and other Ruby
> conferences in the past that we consider to be good examples of a
> "sub-event".
>
> - JRubyConf: A conference focused on JRuby, held after RubyConf 2009
> at the same venue.
> - RubyConf5k: A 5km running(!) race held during RubyConf 2009
> - Regional RubyKaigi Kaigi: An open meeting ("kaigi") held at
> RubyKaigi 2009 where Regional conference organizers got together to
> discuss the organization of regional events
> - Mini-conferences focused on individual open source Ruby projects:
> mini-conferences for tDiary, jpmobile and Termtter were held during
> RubyKaigi 2009
> - Ruby Implementors meeting, a gathering for Ruby committers and
> implementors held during RubyKaigi 2008
> - Workshops and hackathons: hands-on Ruby on Rails, Origami tutorials, et=
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>
> =3D How to Submit a Proposal
>
> A web page for proposal submissions is currently under preparation. We
> will make another announcement with submission details when we are
> ready to accept proposals. Don't let that stop you from planning a
> sub-event proposal, though!
>
> The applicant will need to supply the following information.
>
> - Title of the event
> - Name, affiliation and e-mail address of the organizer/instructor(s)
> - Description of the event
> - Expected number of participants (for planning rooms and layout)
> -- We plan to use (subdivide) Conference Room 201 for sub-events.
> -- See [[http://www.epochal.or.jp/eng/floor_guide/index.html]] for detail
> - Any required equipment
> - proposed length of the event in hours (up to 6 hours)
> - Any additional information
>
> We are looking forward to getting some interesting proposals!
>
> =3D Some ground rules...
>
> - We plan to provide several desks and a projector for each sub-event.
> We may be able to provide Wi-Fi internet access, but we can't
> guarantee its availability.
> - You are responsible to prepare and clean up the room for your event.
> RubyKaigi 2010 staff will not be available to assist your preparation
> or cleanup.
> - We might hold a meeting for sub-event organizers in advance of
> RubyKaigi 2010. We would appreciate it if you were able to attend.
>
> =3D Important Dates
>
> Submission Deadline:
> =A0 Wednesday, 28th April, 2010
> Announcement of selection results:
> =A0 During May, 2010
> RubyKaigi 2009:
> =A0 Friday, 27th August - Sunday, 29th August
>
> =3D Selection Process
>
> The sub-events will be selected by the staff of RubyKaigi 2010.
>
> =3D About RubyKaigi 2010
>
> RubyKaigi is the premiere annual Ruby conference in Japan. RubyKaigi
> 2010 will be run for 3 days, from Friday, 27th August through to
> Sunday, 29th August. RubyKaigi 2010 will be held in Tsukuba City, near
> Tokyo, at the same venue as RubyKaigi 2008.
>
> =3D Questions?
>
> If you have any questions, please email us at 2010 at rubykaigi.org.
>
> For further details and news, please refer to our website:
>
> http://rubykaigi.org/2010/en
>
>
> --
> Leonard Chin, for the staff of =A0RubyKaigi 2010
>
>



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Kakutani Shintaro