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Date: 2016-12-06 – 2016-12-07
Location: New York, United States
Language: English

CHAR(16) is an international conference to celebrate and showcase the significant developments the leading PostgreSQL engineering teams have made in the areas of Clustering, High Availability and Replication.

This year’s CHAR conference will take place in New York, December 06, 2016 (with an additional training day on December 07) and will bring together the most prominent organizations, thought leaders and contributors to database engineering and science, to present and discuss this highly important topic.

Call for papers

Call for papers is now open. Please complete the form at (under ‘Speakers’). The closing date for submissions is midnight (EDT) September 13, 2016.

We’re looking for innovative, creative, visionary and may be even disruptive presentations on the theme of ‘Scalability for Business’. The mission of the event is to provide a platform for speakers to demonstrate the significant role database science and development plays in the modern economy. The topic is broad and has scope to approach a paper from many aspects, to appeal to an audience who are technical or technically aware and want to lean about how experts in our industry are addressing real-world challenges in database design, data management, data access and storage.

Sponsor CHAR(16)

Sponsoring CHAR(16) presents a unique opportunity for your organization to play an influential role in this special conference. Sponsors can expect direct engagement with the delegates through exhibiting, brand awareness through prominent logo placements, and positive association with the likely media attention created by a successful event. Request a copy of the our sponsorship prospectus at (under ‘Sponsors’).

Training Day

An additional (and optional) training day is organized for December 07 covering three topical subjects. More details at


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