Call for Papers

We are currently accepting proposals for talks to both the FOSDEM PGDay on Jan 30th and the PostgreSQL Devroom during FOSDEM on Jan 31st.

If you are only interested in giving a talk on one of these occassions, please make a note of it under submission notes on the submission form. You can also indicate if you are willing to present on either day but have a preference to one of them.

The audience for the PGDay is expected to be a focused audience mainly (but not exclusively) consisting of existing users of PostgreSQL, whereas the FOSDEM devroom is expected to get a bigger mix of uses who are involved with other projects as well. For this reason, we are interested in talks catering to either of these two audience types.

All presentations will be given in English.

Each session will last 45 minutes, and may be on any topic related to PostgreSQL. Suggested topic areas include:

  • Developing applications for PostgreSQL
  • Administering large scale PostgreSQL installations
  • Case studies and/or success stories of PostgreSQL deployments
  • PostgreSQL tools and utilities
  • PostgreSQL hacking
  • Community & user groups
  • Tuning the server
  • Migrating from other systems
  • Scaling/replication
  • Benchmarking & hardware
  • PostgreSQL related products

Of course, we're happy to receive proposals for talks on other PostgreSQL related topics as well.

The submission deadline is November 24th, 2014.

Please submit your proposals by going to the speaker profile form and set up your speaker profile. If you have already spoken at a previous PGConf.EU event, you already have a profile - please take a minute to review it. Once you have a profile, this page will provide a link to a form where you can submit one or more talks for FOSDEM PGDay 2015. When the site prompts for a login, use your regular community account.

The proposals will be considered by committee who will produce a schedule to be published nearer the conference date.

All selected speakers will get free entry to the conference. We do not in general cover travel and accommodations for speakers.

Program committee

The program committee for FOSDEM PGDay 2015 consists of:

  • Dave Page, EnterpriseDB, PostgreSQL Europe and PostgreSQL Core Team
  • Gabriele Bartolini, 2ndQuadrant Italy, PostgreSQL Europe
  • Andreas Scherbaum, goPivotal GmbH, PostgreSQL Europe and German PostgreSQL Users Group