Call For Presentations: pgDay San Jose

Posted on 2009-05-15

pgDay San Jose will be on Sunday July 19th. This is the day before O'Reilly's Open Source Conference (OSCON). The event is hosted by the San Francisco Bay Area PostgreSQL Users Group and O'Reilly and will be held in the same location as OSCON.

We are looking for speakers.

We will be taking five 50-minute presentations and six 5-minute Lightning Talks for the pgDay. Talks should be pitched for an audience of application developers and DBAs, and should be fairly technical. All technology covered should be open source. Topics that we might like to have would include:

  • Geographic databases
  • Cool PostgreSQL case studies
  • Unusual and interesting PostgreSQL-based tools
  • Performance engineering
  • Scaling applications
  • Cool SQL / Procedural language tricks
  • Programming languages and PostgreSQL
  • The PostgreSQL community

Please submit a proposal as soon as you can. The deadline for proposals is June 8th, and speakers will be informed on June 20th.

Submitting Proposals

To submit a proposal, e-mail your proposal to Your proposal should include:

  • Talk Title
  • Two-sentence biography
  • One paragraph summary of the talk

Speakers will get free t-shirts, and a free beer.

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