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Re: PGCon 2008 RFP

From: Dan Langille <dan(at)langille(dot)org>
To: PostgreSQL Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PGCon 2008 RFP
Date: 2008-12-21 00:38:59
Message-ID: 88BB64AE-C19E-461E-9958-616EAB0A6E4E@langille.org (view raw or flat)
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On Dec 20, 2008, at 1:13 PM, Dan Langille wrote:

> Hello folks,
>
> PGCon 2008 will be held 21-22 May 2009, in Ottawa at the University of
> Ottawa.  It will be preceded by two days of tutorials on 19-20 May  
> 2008.

Despite proof reading by several eyes, the 2008 references in the  
above paragraph and in the subject should be 2009.

I have a job for a proof reader.  Apply off list.  :)
>
>
> We are now accepting proposals for talks.
>
> 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 experiences.
>
> Here are a some ideas to jump start your proposal process:
>
> - novel, unique or complex ways in which PostgreSQL are used
> - migration of production systems to PostgreSQL
> - data warehousing with PostgreSQL
> - tuning PostgreSQL for different work loads
> - replicating data on top of PostgreSQL
> - hacking the PostgreSQL code
> - PostgreSQL derivatives and forks
> - applications built around PostgreSQL
> - tuning PostgreSQL for different work loads
> - tuning and benchmarking
> - case studies and howtos
> - location-aware software with PostGIS
> - emerging features
> - research and teaching with PostgreSQL
> - things the PostgreSQL project could do better
>
> Both users and developers are encouraged to share their experiences.
>
> The schedule is:
>
> 19 Dec 2008 Proposal acceptance begins
> 19 Jan 2009 Proposal acceptance ends
> 19 Feb 2009 Confirmation of accepted proposals
>
> See also <http://www.pgcon.org/2009/papers.php>
>
> Instructions for submitting a proposal to PGCon 2009 are available
> from: <http://www.pgcon.org/2009/submissions.php>
>
> -- 
> Dan Langille - http://www.langille.org/
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> PGCon  - The PostgreSQL Conference:    http://www.pgcon.org/
>
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Dan Langille
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