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Advertising for the Tokyo, Japan event "RubyKaigi 2009". Performed as 5 minute lightning talk at the November 2008 Sydney Ruby on Rails Meetup. ...

Advertising for the Tokyo, Japan event "RubyKaigi 2009". Performed as 5 minute lightning talk at the November 2008 Sydney Ruby on Rails Meetup.

Derived from: http://www.slideshare.net/kakutani/why-dont-you-come-to-rubykaigi2009-presentation

Sydney RoR: http://rubyonrails.com.au/2008/8/2/sydney-meetup-august-2008

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  • 1. This is A Public Service Announcement
  • 2. G’day
  • 3. I’m Leonard twitter.com/lchin
  • 4. Currently living in Tokyo
  • 5. p.s. Not Japanese!
  • 6. This is An Invitation...
  • 7. http://rubykaigi.org/
  • 8. RubyKaigi2009 July 17th - 19th Tokyo,Japan
  • 9. “Kaigi” means Conference in Japanese
  • 10. RubyKaigi is the largest Ruby conf. in Japan
  • 11. Japan!
  • 12. Here!
  • 13. To be more precise…
  • 14. Tokyo
  • 15. 2008 2007 2006
  • 16. 2009 Akihabara Imperial Palace Tokyo St.
  • 17. RubyKaigi Attendees
  • 18. RubyKaigi Attendees
  • 19. RubyKaigi Attendees
  • 20. RubyKaigi Attendees
  • 21. RubyKaigi Attendees
  • 22. RubyKaigi Attendees ?
  • 23. So,
  • 24. Why
  • 25. http://rubykaigi.org/
  • 26. ?
  • 27. Well…
  • 28. Testimonials
  • 29. “Kaigis are Fun.” Tim Bray http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2007/06/14/Ruby
  • 30. “This is one of the warmest and most welcoming conferences I've attended.” Dave Thomas http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/286265
  • 31. “If you’ve considered coming to Ruby Kaigi and have never been to Japan, I highly recommend it.” Chad Fowler http://chadfowler.com/2008/6/21/ruby-kaigi-2008
  • 32. Oh,
  • 33. and Japan’s also a nice place to visit too!
  • 34. What else?
  • 35. legendary Japanese Rubyists:
  • 36. ! Matz ! Koichi Sasada ! Shugo Maeda ! Masatoshi SEKI ! Minero Aoki ! Tanaka Akira ! arton ! gotoken ! Yugui ! .. and many ruby-core committers!
  • 37. non-Japanese Speakers:
  • 38. 2006
  • 39. RubyKaigi2006 ! David Heinemeier Hansson
  • 40. 2007
  • 41. RubyKaigi2007 ! Dave Thomas ! Tim Bray ! Charles Nutter , Thomas Enebo ! John Mettraux ! Park Jiin
  • 42. 2008
  • 43. RubyKaigi2008 ! Rich Kilmer ! Chad Fowler ! Charles Nutter ! Evan Phenix ! Laurent Sansonetti ! Aaron Patterson ! Zev Blut ! Alex Kane ! Michael Fellinger
  • 44. 2009?
  • 45. We need more ! non-Japanese Speakers ! non-Japanese Attendees
  • 46. We Want You!
  • 47. But,
  • 48. What about the language barrier?
  • 49. No Worries!
  • 50. “...the trip wasn’t as harrowing as I expected.” Chad Fowler http://chadfowler.com/2008/6/21/ruby-kaigi-2008
  • 51. And,
  • 52. We all speak Ruby
  • 53. http://rubykaigi.org/
  • 54. [ANN] with more details on ruby-talk soon
  • 55. look forward to meeting w/ you in RubyKaigi!
  • 56. RubyKaigi2009 July 17th - 19th Tokyo,Japan
  • 57. 2009 Akihabara Imperial Palace Tokyo St.
  • 58. Don’t Forget
  • 59. “...the trip wasn’t as harrowing as I expected.” Chad Fowler http://chadfowler.com/2008/6/21/ruby-kaigi-2008
  • 60. For More Info… ✓ 2009@rubykaigi.org ✓ www.rubykaigi.org ✓ twitter.com/rubykaigi ✓ [ANN] on ruby-talk