[postgis-users] PgCon 2009: Seeking PostGIS-specific presentations!

Selena Deckelmann selenamarie at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 13:16:24 PST 2009

We're specifically recruiting PostGIS users and developers for talks!
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me directly.


Hello folks,

PGCon 2009 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

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

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>

Selena Deckelmann
Open Source Bridge - http://www.opensourcebridge.org
PDXPUG - http://pugs.postgresql.org/pdx
Me - http://www.chesnok.com/daily

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