RubyWorld Conference 2013, Nov. 2013, Shimane, Japan

Aug 23, 2013

The “Ruby” programming language is entering a new era, as its use expands into various situations.
JETRO is supporting RubyWorld Conference, an international IT conference, in order to further diffuse Ruby's new possibilities to the world.

The "Ruby" programming language is entering a new era, as its use expands into various situations. February this year marked 20 years since its development, and Ruby 2.0 has been released as a major version for the first time in five years.
In the past, people used to believe that "There would never be software from Japan used around the world." But Ruby's success has clearly revealed that this "common sense of the past" was nothing but a bunch of assumptions.
By telling everyone about Ruby's possibilities, this year's RubyWorld Conference will provide an opportunity to create a "new common sense" as well as "the future".

Date: 21st (Thu) and 22nd (Fri) November 2013
Venue: Matsue, Shimane, Japan
         Shimane Prefectural Convention Center "Kunibiki Messe", International Conference Hall (3F)

[Key Note Address]
Tom Preston-Werner (Cofounder and CTO of GitHub Inc.)
Tom Preston-Werner is a cofounder and chief technology officer of GitHub, a web site that makes it easy for users to collaborate on software projects and share code.
This site has attracted a community of more than one million developers and strives to lower the barriers of collaboration by building powerful features into its products, making it easier for users to contribute and write better code, faster.
* GitHub provides common web services for projects developing software. GitHub is not only utilized by many projects connected with Ruby but also by many IT businesses. GitHub’s web services were in and of themselves developed with Ruby.

Tom Preston-Werner has been invited as an indispensable figure for the RWC 2013 theme "Ruby's Eco System".

[Attendee Registration]
Registration is now open for those wishing to attend RubyWorld Conference 2013.

RubyWorld Conference 2013 Executive Committee Office
Ichibata Electric Railway Co., LTD Planning Department
Address 49 Nakabaracho, Matsue 690-0874
Person in Charge: Miho Bulluck

[Affiliated Body of The Executive Committee]
Ruby Association, Shimane Prefectural Government, Matsue Municipal Government, Shimane University, Matsue College of Technology
JETRO Matsue, Shimane lndustrial Promotion Foundation, Shimane Information Technology Industry Association, Open Source Software Society Shimane, METI Chugoku Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry