The PostgreSQL community is anxiously waiting for an exciting online PostgreSQL conference taking place in November 2020. It would be a unique opportunity as PostgreConf.CN and PGCONF.Asia will be merged in order to provide wide range of topics covering various aspect of PostgreSQL ranging from Administration, Performance tuning, Hacking PostgreSQL, Security, Scalability, Foreign data wrappers and much much more.
PostgresConf.CN is an annual event held by the China PostgreSQL Association for PostgreSQL users and developers, PostgreSQL is a leading open-source relational database with an active and vibrant community. PostgreConf.CN 2019 took place in Beijing, it was very well attended by PostgreSQL users and community members across the globe.Â It is also one of the conference series held by PostgresConf Organization.
PGCONF.Asia is a shorthand of the Asian PostgreSQL Conference which has been hosted in Tokyo from 2016 until 2018. The conference was held in Bali for the first time in Sep 2019 and it is intended as the Asian level of PostgreSQL International Conference, being the HUB and the Summit of the PostgreSQL Community throughout Asian Countries.
PostgresConf.CN and PGCONF.Asia 2020 will be combined to offer the best and in-depth technical discussion on PostgreSQL world in 2020. Please note that PostgreConf.CN and PGCONF.Asia will be co-hosted only in this year, since pgconf.asia will go other Asian countries, while postgresconf.cn will only happen in China,
Call for Paper
We are expecting a big turnout for this conference as the PostgresConf.CN 2019 and PGCONG.Asia 2019 was very well attended. Since both conferences are combined this year, it will attract many PostgreSQL enthusiasts from around the globe and specially belonging to the Asian region.
We have received an overwhelming response from PostgreSQL speakers from around the world to speak at the conference, there are some slots that are still available but they are getting filled very rapidly. Please use the following link to register and submit your talk proposal asap.
The conference will have audience from around the world as-well as primarily from Asian region therefore the talks will be relayed in both English and Mandarin language. This is done in order to reach out and cater for more audience.
The schedule for the conference would be as follows :
|Day 0||Nov 17, 2020 / Tuesday||Unconference + Tutorials||Developer Meeting|
|Day 1||Nov 18, 2020 / Wednesday||Tutorials|
|Day 2||Nov 19, 2020 / Thursday||Open ceremony and talks|
|Day 3||Nov 20, 2020 / Friday||Talks|
The conference will have the following tracks, we will have PostgreSQL community experts presenting their topics for the following tracks.
- Scale-outÂ (Vertical and Sharding)
- New features
- Networking / Breakout sessions
- Panel discussions
- Experts channels (place where you community directly with the speaker about his topic and ask questions)
- Case studies
Virtual conference halls / online theatre
It will be an online conference this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all the sessions will come live in the dedicated virtual conference halls. All the sessions will be recorded and the recordings will be available later on the youtube channel.
There will be an online conference with talks for different tracks (mentioned above). The participants can connect to any available virtual conference room/stream in order to join the talk or a breakout session.
Please connect to any of the given online streams for listening to a talk or taking part in a networking or QA session.
- Main Hall (Steam 1)
- Secondary Hall 1 (Stream 2) – we can name the virtual halls differently
- Secondary Hall 2 (Stream 3) -Â we can name the virtual halls differently
- Lounge for breakout and networking session (Stream 4)
- Help Center
Zoom software will be used as the main webinar system, while we will provide the live stream to Facebook, Facebook Live, and Twitch, etc platform (usually with 10 – 20 seconds delays from Zoom).
The following committees are established in order to manage the conference and ensure that is produces the best value for the audience.
Chairman Board of Advisory
- Bruce Momjian (PostgreSQL Global Core Team, U.S.A)
- Joshua D.Drake (Co-Chairman of PostgresConf.ORG, U.S.A)
- Tatsuo Ishii
NOTE: All Advisory board members are also part of the Steering Committee.
Vice-Chairman of Steering Committee
Grant Zhou (China PostgreSQL Association, Highgo) – Main contact person, the interface between the China team and oversea countries.
- Guohua Bai (China PostgreSQL Association, Highgo) – Main organizer in China, oversees all organizational activities in China.
- Zhongzheng Zhou – Alibaba
- Scott Xiao – SequoiaDB Market and ecology Director
- Wang Yang – Pingan Technology
- Xianwen Zhu – Wenwu Technology
- Mingjun Jiang – AntDB Director
- Yandong Yao – Founder of yMatrix Tech
- Julyanto SUTANDANG (Indonesia)
- Hitoshi HEMMI (Japan)
- Tatsuro YAMADA (Japan)
- Kaori Inaba (Japan)
- Ibrar Ahmed (Pakistan)
- Oleg Bartunov (Russia)
- Lucky Haryadi (Indonesia)
- Magno Domingo (Philippines)
- Kitti Upphariphotisong (Thailand)
- Amanda Nystrom (USA)
- Ioseph Kim (Korea)
- Dang Minh Huong (Vietnam)
- Ahsan Hadi (Pakistan)
This is going be a really exciting conference as two major events are coming together to offer the best technical topics for PostgreSQL from the experts and will attract PostgreSQL enthusiasts from around the world.
Please hurry to submit your proposal for the talk using the link given above before all the slots are taken.
Ahsan Hadi is a VP of Development with HighGo Software Inc. Prior to coming to HighGo Software, Ahsan had worked at EnterpriseDB as a Senior Director of Product Development, Ahsan worked with EnterpriseDB for 15 years. The flagship product of EnterpriseDB is Postgres Plus Advanced server which is based on Open source PostgreSQL. Ahsan has vast experience with Postgres and has lead the development team at EnterpriseDB for building the core compatibility of adding Oracle compatible layer to EDB’s Postgres Plus Advanced Server. Ahsan has also spent number of years working with development team for adding Horizontal scalability and sharding to Postgres. Initially, he worked with postgres-xc which is multi-master sharded cluster and later worked on managing the development of adding horizontal scalability/sharding to Postgres. Ahsan has also worked a great deal with Postgres foreign data wrapper technology and worked on developing and maintaining FDW’s for several sql and nosql databases like MongoDB, Hadoop and MySQL.
Prior to EnterpriseDB, Ahsan worked for Fusion Technologies as a Senior Project Manager. Fusion Tech was a US based consultancy company, Ahsan lead the team that developed java based job factory responsible for placing items on shelfs at big stores like Walmart. Prior to Fusion technologies, Ahsan worked at British Telecom as a Analyst/Programmer and developed web based database application for network fault monitoring.
Ahsan joined HighGo Software Inc (Canada) in April 2019 and is leading the development teams based in multiple Geo’s, the primary responsibility is community based Postgres development and also developing HighGo Postgres server.