MATSUE, Japan, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The RubyWorld Conference Executive Committee has set the date for this year’s biggest business conference in Japan RWC 2014 as mentioned below.In February 2013, the programming language "Ruby" marked 20 years since its development. Around the same time, Ruby 2.0 was released as a major version for the first time in five years. Ruby is used in a variety of different scenarios as it enters a new era.

Through this year’s sixth RubyWorld Conference, Ruby, which continues to enter a new stage of popularity, will offer everyone the opportunity to consider ways of penetration as well as the permeation process and growth involved, as it aligns itself with the real world of diversity.

RubyWorld Conference 2014 (Conference summary)


November 13 (Thu) and November 14 (Fri), 2014


Shimane Prefectural Convention Center "Kunibiki Messe" in Matsue


Executive Committee for RubyWorld Conference

(Affiliated bodies)

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


5,000yen (Registration required)  

Keynote speakers:

Yukihiro Matsumoto (Ruby Association / Chairman)

Sarah Allen (Presidential Innovation Fellow)

Program Now Open

Selected general speakers:

  • Hidenori Miyoshi (Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.)
    "Performance measurement survey of each Ruby implementation"
  • Kouhei Sutou (ClearCode Inc.)
    "Distributed full-text search middleware that use Ruby"
  • Rui Bando, Hiroaki Iwase (Rakuten, Inc.)
    "The Effort of Rakuten for A Distributed Key-Value Store "ROMA" in Ruby _ GUI change Key-Value Store"
  • Nobuyuki Honda, Kouji Takao (Ruby Programming Shounendan)
    "Kids, Ruby, Fun!: Introduction of the Smalruby and the Ruby Programming Shounendan"
  • Koji Shimada (Enishi Tech Inc.)
    "Company Hacking Guide: We’re "Developing"Our Company"
  • Norifumi Homma (Framgia Japan Inc.)
    "Teaching IT and the Japanese language through Ruby at school in Vietnam"
  • Tak Kunihiro (Institute for Study of the Earth’s Interior, Okayama University, Misasa)
    "Depository for references of earth and analytical materials: its concept and current status"
  • Tomokazu Honda (Matsue City Office), Wataru Ishihara (Techno Project Japan Co.)
    "Matsue Ruby GW ‘Enisys’ produces marriage between ‘human’ and ‘technology’ – New challenges for Matsue City, Shiojiri City and Ruby – "
  • Laurent Sansonett (HipByte)
    "RubyMotion: Ruby in 2 Billion Pockets"
  • Yasuyuki Nozaki (Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.)
    "System migration from mainframe utilizing Ruby and open COBOL"
  • Koichi Hayashida (Cuon Inc)
    "Building a Multilingual Massive E-commerce Website with Ruby on Rails – Our challenges for building a multilingual massive e-commerce website for Asian region with Ruby on Rails for one of the largest book stores in Japan – "
  • Toshiaki Koshiba (pixiv Inc.)
    "Ad System Development By Ruby For 3.8 Billion PVs Web Services"
  • Yusuke Anno (Network Applied Communication Laboratory Ltd.)
    "Rails application development begins in the web browser"
  • Kuniaki IGARASHI (spice life, Inc.)
    "Use cloud services to easily develop Ruby Web applications"

Attendee Registration is Now OPEN until October 31 (Fri).


Miho Bulluck
Executive Committee for RubyWorld Conference
Tel: +81-80-5758-7728