[pgcon-announce] PGCon 2019 CFP closes on 19 January

Dan Langille dan at langille.org
Sun Jan 13 22:27:50 UTC 2019

A reminder that the CFP for PGCon 2019 closes on 19 January.
That's a Saturday, but in reality, we don't start closing access off
until Monday, so you have the whole weekend to get your submission in.

PGCon 2019 will be on 30-31 May 2019 at University of Ottawa.

* 28-29 May (Tue-Wed) tutorials
* 29 May (Wed) The Unconference
* 30-31 May (Thu-Fri) talks - the main part of the conference

See http://www.pgcon.org/2019/ <http://www.pgcon.org/2019/>

We are now accepting proposals for the main part of the conference (30-31 May).
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:

1 Dec 2018 Proposal acceptance begins
19 Jan 2019 Proposal acceptance ends
19 Feb 2019 Confirmation of accepted proposals

NOTE: the call for lightning talks will go out very close to the conference.
Do not submit lightning talks proposals until then.

See also http://www.pgcon.org/2019/papers.php <http://www.pgcon.org/2019/papers.php>

Instructions for submitting a proposal to PGCon 2019 are available
from: http://www.pgcon.org/2019/submissions.php <http://www.pgcon.org/2019/submissions.php>

Dan Langille - BSDCan / PGCon
dan at langille.org

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