Want to speak at RubyNation, an annual two-day, dual-track technical
conference presented by the Washington, DC area Ruby Community? Then
we want to hear from you! Submit a presentation proposal!
Know someone who would be a great speaker for us? Then help us out and
let them know that we want to hear from them!
In other news, early tickets are available at http://www.rubynation.org/
Presentations should focus on helping our attendees by teaching from
your experiences. The audience is primarily practicing Rubyists (of
all levels), so talks should lean towards the technical side. All Ruby
Start-Ups, too). Each presentation should be 40 minutes long,
including time for questions and discussion.
Keep in mind that our audience will be fully-engaged members of the DC
Area Ruby developer’s community. Your presentation should appeal to
them. Presentations should be loaded with code and technical content.
We are engineers. We want to be entertained, amazed, and have fun.
Proposals containing marketing-based content will be sniffed out and
Submit as many proposals as you want. More than one helps you get
selected because we sometimes get similar talks from different people.
If you only submit one, and it duplicates Jim Weirich’s keynote then
your chances are slim. Panels or multi-presenter proposals are fine.
Speakers will receive free admission to the conference and the
speakers party/dinner the night before RubyNation, and the opportunity
to address a large audience of talented and influential Rubyists!
We plan to videotape all the presentations, and make the videos
available online for free. If that isn’t OK, just let us know in your
Please submit your proposal by 11:59:59 PM ET on Wed, Feb 1st, 2012.
We reserve the right to accept and announce a few proposals before
that time, but not too many. We’ll decide that as we go along.
If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at
email@example.com. Your presentation is important to us, we
want to help make it as good as possible.