[pgcon-announce] PGCon 2012 Call for Papers

Dan Langille dan at langille.org
Sun Jan 8 20:30:27 UTC 2012

PGCon 2012 will be held 17-18 May 2012, in Ottawa at the University of
Ottawa.  It will be preceded by two days of tutorials on 15-16 May 2012.

We are now accepting proposals for talks.  Proposals can be quite 
simple. We do not require academic-style papers.

If you are doing something interesting with PostgreSQL, please submit
a proposal.  You might be one of the backend hackers or work on a
PostgreSQL related project and want to share your know-how with
others. You might be developing an interesting system using PostgreSQL
as the foundation. Perhaps you migrated from another database to
PostgreSQL and would like to share details.  These, and other stories
are welcome. Both users and developers are encouraged to share their

Here are a some ideas to jump start your proposal process:

- novel ways in which PostgreSQL is used
- migration of production systems from another database
- data warehousing
- tuning PostgreSQL for different work loads
- replication and clustering
- hacking the PostgreSQL code
- PostgreSQL derivatives and forks
- applications built around PostgreSQL
- benchmarking and performance engineering
- case studies
- location-aware and mapping software with PostGIS
- The latest PostgreSQL features and features in development
- research and teaching with PostgreSQL
- things the PostgreSQL project could do better
- integrating PostgreSQL with 3rd-party software

Both users and developers are encouraged to share their experiences.

The schedule is:

  8 Jan 2012 Proposal acceptance begins
29 Jan 2012 Proposal acceptance ends
19 Feb 2012 Confirmation of accepted proposals

See also <http://www.pgcon.org/2012/papers.php>

Instructions for submitting a proposal to PGCon 2012 are available
from: <http://www.pgcon.org/2012/submissions.php>

Dan Langille - http://langille.org

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