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PGCon 2011 Call for Papers - reminder

From: Dan Langille <dan(at)langille(dot)org>
To: pgsql-advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: PGCon 2011 Call for Papers - reminder
Date: 2011-01-11 12:42:45
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A reminder about PGCon 2011; the deadline is 19 January 2011.

PGCon 2011 will be held 19-20 May 2011, in Ottawa at the University of
Ottawa.  It will be preceded by two days of tutorials on 17-18 May 2011.

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
- PostgreSQL 9.1 and 9.2 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 2010 Proposal acceptance begins
19 Jan 2011 Proposal acceptance ends
19 Feb 2011 Confirmation of accepted proposals

See also <>

Instructions for submitting a proposal to PGCon 2011 are available
from: <>

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