Hi folks,

a web page for presentation proposal submissions is now open:

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

we'd love to meet you in Japan :)

On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 12:28 PM, Leonard Chin <l.g.chin / gmail.com> wrote:
> This is an early call for presentation proposals for RubyKaigi 2010
> [[http://rubykaigi.org/2010/]]. We are interested in presentations on
> the following topics:
>
> - Anything about the Ruby language
>
> RubyKaigi 2010 will be held in Tsukuba City, Japan (near Tokyo), at
> the same venue as RubyKaigi 2008. This year, the conference will run
> for 3 days from Friday, 27th August through to Sunday, 29th August.
> The majority of speakers and attendees of RubyKaigi are Japanese
> locals, but there is always a very strong contingent of Rubyists from
> all over the world.
>
> =3D How to Submit a Proposal
>
> A web page for presentation 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 proposal, though!
>
> The applicant will need to submit the following information.
>
> - name (or nickname), affiliation (company, user group etc), and
> e-mail address of the applicant(s)
> - the title of the proposed presentation
> - a short abstract of the proposed presentation (for use on schedules,
> etc if your proposal is accepted)
> - a more detailed description of the proposed presentation =A0(for usage
> during selection process. We will not make this to public.)
> - preferred presentation duration: 30 min / 60 min / other (includes Q/A =
time)
> - Spoken language of presentation: English/Japanese (Ruby assumed)
> - nationality of the applicant(s) (for visa for entry into Japan)
> - preferred day for presentation: August 27th / 28th / 29th / no preferen=
ce.
> - Any additional information or special requirements
>
> By submitting a proposal, you give permission to RubyKaigi 2010 to
> record, edit, and publish audio and/or video of your presentation. If
> you do not wish to abide these conditions, please refrain from
> submitting a proposal.
>
> We intend to use the title and abstract of your presentation in the
> conference pamphlet and other materials, so please write something
> that will appeal to your potential audience.
>
> =3D Important Dates
>
> Submission Deadline:
> =A0 =A0Wednesday, 28th April, 2010
> Announcement of selection results:
> =A0 =A0During May, 2010
> RubyKaigi 2009:
> =A0 =A0Friday, 27th August - Sunday, 29th August
>
> =3D Selection Process
>
> The presentations 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.
>
> RubyKaigi 2010 is planned to have two simultaneous tracks. As a
> consequence, we expect to accept fewer of proposals in 2010 than for
> RubyKaigi 2009, which had three tracks. Instead, we are planning to
> hold some "sub-events". Details of the sub-events will be announced
> separately.
>
> =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
>
>



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Kakutani Shintaro