Reminder: Ruby East 2007 Proposals Are Due Monday

The call for papers is now open for Ruby East 2007, to be held
September 27-28 in Philadelphia (USA).

The conference features one day of intense, real-world tutorials
followed by a jam-packed day of sessions across multiple tracks. We

expect this year’s event to be the largest Ruby conference on the East

** Topics & Format

Accepted sessions and tutorials will be divided over several,
simultaneous tracks covering both the Ruby programming language and

the popular Ruby on Rails application framework. To help us ensure a
mix of beginner and advanced content, all proposals should be marked
as beginner, intermediate or advanced.

Appropriate topics include:

  • Introductions to Ruby, Rails, Rake, RubyGems and other key
    technologies practical how-tos on the development, tuning and hosting
    of Ruby applications
  • Introductions to interesting Ruby projects and tools (
    e.g. RSpec, Radiant)
  • Deep technical dives on Ruby features or the internals of innovative
  • Case studies of large-scale, real-world Ruby and/or Rails deployments
  • Wildcard topics that Rubyists may find interesting (
    e.g. Erlang,
    Scala, security)

Tutorials may be either 90 minutes or 180 minutes. Conference sessions
are limited to 60 minutes, which should include at least 10 minutes
for questions and discussion. All rooms will be equipped with

projectors and network access.

** Submission Guidelines
All proposals must be emailed to [email protected] by July
30, 2007. For each proposal, include:

  • Title

  • Abstract (up to 150 words)

  • Any additional notes for proposal reviewers

  • Speaker bios for up to 2 speakers

  • Target experience level (Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced)

  • Preferred format (180min, 90min or 60min)

  • Whether you will need assistance with travel expenses (and if so,
    the location from which you’ll be traveling) Speaker notification
    will begin by August 6, 2007.

We hope to hear from you and to see you in Philadelphia! -

Ruby East 2007 Content Team