September 14-16th, 2012 at Sapporo Business Innovation Center


Fri 14 Sep

- Blue A Blue B
13:30-13:45 Opening -
13:45-14:15 Sponsor session 1
14:30-15:00 Sponsor session 2
Kazunori Hirano
"Microsoft's Openness Vision and Strategy. MS <3 (Loves) Ruby and Linux!"
15:00-15:30 Sponsor session 3
"Social Coding, It's Not Unusual in ESM"
15:45-16:15 Sponsor session 4
Masahiro Ihara
"How to create COOKPAD"
16:30-17:00 Yuichi Tateno (@hotchpotch / id:secondlife)
"Technology that drives fun cooking 2012"
Gosuke Miyashita
"Inside Sqale's Backend"
17:15-17:45 David Calavera
"Scaling in the unknown, how GitHub develops, ships and supports GitHub Enterprise."
Yuichiro MASUI
"Ruby + iOS = Super awesome!"
17:45-18:15 Josh Lane
"Release Early and Release Often: Reducing deployment friction"
Saurabh Bhatia
"Ruboto - Ruby on Android"

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Sat 15 Sep

- Blue A Red 1
10:00-10:30 Ryunosuke SATO
"The development with community."
Shugo Maeda
"Purely functional programming in Ruby"
10:30-11:00 Shota Fukumori (sora_h)
"Guide to Social Coding"
Kazuki Tsujimoto
"Pattern Matching in Ruby"
11:15-12:00 Keynote
Aaron Patterson
"We Eat. We Play. We Code."
13:30-14:15 Keynote
Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto
"One size does not fit all"
14:30-15:00 Danish Khan
"Γυβψ Community"
Yoko Harada
"Why Don't You Go To Conferences In US?"
15:00-15:30 Tatsuhiko Miyagawa
"Ruby; Exported"
Andrew Grimm
"Japanese - a programmer's language"
15:45-16:15 Akira Matsuda and Special Guests
"Rails3 Recipe Book Gaiden"
Koichi Sasada
"Towards Ruby 2.0: Progress of VM Internals"
16:15-16:45 Keita Urashima
"Ruby on Rails: The Bad Parts"
Narihiro Nakamura
"Serious GC with Ruby"
17:15-18:15 Lightning Talk -

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Sun 16 Sep

- Blue A Red 1
10:00-10:30 SHIBATA Hiroshi
"Continuous Delivery in Ruby World"
Jonathan Mukai-Heidt
"What We Talk About When We Talk About Code"
10:30-11:00 Kenta Murata
"Distributed RSpec"
Linda Liukas, Terence Lee
"The First Cut is Deepest"
11:15-12:00 Keynote
Eric Hodel
"Writing Ruby for Fun"
13:30-13:45 Ruby Kaja -
13:45-14:15 Koichiro Eto
"User Oriented Service Design"
Kei Shiratsuchi
"How a small team built an e-commerce service w/ Ruby on Rails and Spree"
14:30-15:00 Tatsuo Sakurai (tatsuoSakurai)
"The Way of Fun Development"
Kakutani Shintaro
"DCI and the application builds our mental models"
15:00-15:30 Mitsutaka Mimura
"Surviving Projects After the GitHub Revolution: An Ordinary Programmer's Guide"
Nick Sutterer
"Off the Tracks - Challenging the Rails Mindset"
15:45-16:15 Yutaka HARA
"DIY programming - Code for yourself"
Kenji Okimoto (a.k.a okkez)
"How to fix bugs"
16:15-16:45 Yoji Shidara
"How We Built "Oyasumi Shower" in 24 Hours"
"Let your test drive your development"
17:15-17:45 Dane Harrigan
"Finding True Love in Legacy Software"
Kensuke Nagae
"Inside 30days Album - Fighting against legacy Rails"
17:45-18:15 Kouhei Sutou
"How to make clear code"
Taszycki Michal
"Programming Workout"
18:15-18:30 Closing -

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Sub Event

Heroku Lunch

We Heroku will provide Heroku Bento and Tumbler(limited 100) at 12:00 in 14th Sep. Please come to venue little earlier to get Bento ;)


As part of Sapporo RubyKaigi 2012, there will also be NuRubyKaigi, an unconference style event where the attendees can hold workshops. You can use them for any purpose you like.

Again toRuby branch-off edition

Let's study Japanese with using dRuby!


All English!! If your first language is English, talk to Japanese Rubyists in English! The meetup will be on lunch time with pizza for free. Attendees will make a small group of 3-5, about two English and two Japanese Rubyists. Encourage Japanese Rubyists to study English for better communication by talking with "Gai-Jin" (you). Join us!

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