Ruby Language

2018 Fukuoka Ruby Night at Instacart

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Date: November 26, 2018
Venue:  Instacart Headquarters
Address: 50 Beale St Suite 1100, San Francisco, CA 94105
Organizer: Fukuoka Center for Overseas Commerce in America (FCOCA)
Co-organizer: Instacart
Drink Sponsor: Iichiko, ITOEN, Suntory
Food Sponsor: KANEFUKU
2018 Fukuoka Ruby Nights at Instacart



5:30pm-6:30pm Registration and Networking
6:30pm-8pm Opening Address by Fukuoka Ruby (5min)

Introduction of Fukuoka Ruby (5min)

Presentations by Fukuoka Companies (20min)
Keynote 1 :  Ruby at Instacart (20min)

Rajesh Kumar, Code Manipulator, Instacart

Yukihiro “Matz” MatsumotoKeynote 2: mruby the next generation (30min)

Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, Chief Designer of the Ruby Programming Language

8pm-8:30pm Networking


Instacart is building the best way for people anywhere in the world to shop for groceries. Since Instacart started in 2012, we’ve launched same-day delivery in 200 US markets. We are laser focused on delivering groceries from your favorite stores right to your door. We now cover over 60% of US households and aim to have 80% coverage by the end 2018—that’s 90 million households! From a technology point of view, the platform is complex, rapidly scaling and processing millions of transactions in real-time all of the time. Our technology coupled with operational expertise enables Instacart to deliver fresh groceries in as little as an hour. This is a difficult problem to master and we are making it happen. Every day, we solve incredibly hard problems to create an experience for our customers that is absolutely magical.

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