October 27, 2009

RailsConf Asks Ruby on Rails Community for Proposals: Call for Participation Now Open

Sebastopol, CA, October 27, 2009—The Call for Participation has opened for RailsConf 2010, when the Ruby on Rails community will gather June 7-10, 2010, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. RailsConf, co-produced by Ruby Central, Inc. and O'Reilly Media, Inc., is the largest official conference dedicated to everything Rails. Program chair Chad Fowler invites proposals for conference sessions, workshops, and panels from Rubyists, hackers, web developers, system administrators, and anyone else with a passion for Rails. Once again, the call for participation will extend an additional three months in order to allow the program to include more up-to-the-minute Rails topics.

RailsConf 2010 will gather Rails and other web developers (independent, startup, enterprise/corporate); more open source developers seeking to expand their skillsets; IT managers tracking emerging technologies; tech-savvy entrepreneurs with business ideas looking to implement web-based startups quickly in order to assess their ideas' potential for success; users at every level; and others interested in web technologies and strategic implementation.

RailsConf 2010 will center around, and invites proposals on:

Building on the success of RailsConf 2009, this year's conference offers attendees:

RailsConf is an interactive meeting ground for the most innovative and successful Rails experts and companies. The conference provides attendees with examples of business models, development paradigms, and design strategies to enable mainstream businesses and new arrivals to the Web and Rails to take advantage of this new generation of services and opportunities.

RailsConf 2010 appreciates the support of Diamond Sponsor Aptana. RailsConf sponsors and exhibitors included Engine Yard, Heroku, Sun Microsystems, Blue Box Group and New Relic.

Proposals will be accepted through March 17, 2010, and early registration for attendees and media will open in February of 2010. Proposals may be submitted to: http://en.oreilly.com/rails2010/public/cfp/84

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