Wow! Everyone that's in Japan or thinking about visiting Japan, please come to Rakuten Technology Conference on 10/20/2012. It's the first time it's going to be 100% in English. Pretty amazing... so please register!
Official website: http://tech.rakuten.co.jp/
There are a lot of very cool keynote speakers and small tech sessions where you can get into extreme details about certain topics. But here are the speakers for Keynotes and Big sessions!
- Hiroshi Mikitani - CEO of Rakuten
- Derek Collison - Architect of "Cloud Foundry"
- Kosuke Kawaguchi - Inventor of Jenkins
- Terje Marthinussen - Leader of Rakuten's Big Data Strategy
- Yohei Sasaki - Lead architect of Rakuten PaaS
- Kyle Yee - Lead for Rakuten's Englishnization project
So please come and check it out!