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PGCon - PostgreSQL Conference for Users and Developers

Join us for the 14th annual PGCon!

PGCon is an annual conference for users and developers of PostgreSQL, a leading relational database, which just happens to be open source. PGCon is the place to meet, discuss, build relationships, learn valuable insights, and generally chat about the work you are doing with PostgreSQL. If you want to learn why so many people are moving to PostgreSQL, PGCon will be the place to find out why. Whether you are a casual user or you've been working with PostgreSQL for years, PGCon will have something for you.

Thanks for a great PGCon 2020

Thank you for coming to PGCon 2020. All sessions were recorded and will be available in July. Please subscribe to our announce mailing list to receive notification when they are ready.


  • Tutorial Day: 26 May 2020 (Tue)
  • Talks: 27-28 May 2020 (Wed-Thu)
  • Unconference: 29 May 2020 (Fri)

All events will be streamed online. See below for details.

In its 6th year, the unconference is moving to Friday by request. As in past years, the unconference covers mostly hacking topics. Participants decided that they would have a better starting point for more interactive discussion if they first attended the talks. The content of the unconference will be determined, on the day, by the attendees. In past years, we saw heavy attendance by both developers and users of PostgreSQL.


A few notes about how you can view:
  • As previously mentioned, everything is online.
  • The talks are prerecorded.
  • The talks will be uploaded to YouTube after the conference.
  • The tutorials are live.
  • Viewing can be done via a web browser.
  • You can interact with the tutorials and the unconference via a Zoom client.
  • A Zoom client is not required to watch.
  • If you use Zoom, you may be recorded.

Streaming links

These are the streaming links.

Want to ask questions?

You can also join the IRC channel and provide questions for the speaker to answer. The Q&A session following the talk is optional for the speaker. The speaker might record the questions later, offline. The Q&A may be interrupted by the next talk when time is up. However, the Q&A session continues to be recorded and he complete Q&A session will be appended to the talk before it is uploaded for later viewing.

The links

These are the streams. You can join IRC via the web browser or your favorite IRC client. The IRC network and channel are shown at the bottom of the respective stream channels.



This has been a long time coming. I apologise.

The talks will be broadcast at set times (schedule coming later today). The days of the talks, tutorials, and unconference are shown below. The talks will be uploaded and freely available some time after the conference.

The conference will be schedule based on Ottawa time (-4 UTC). It is impossible to please everyone with any schedule for an online event. Sorry about that.

Speakers may be available for Q&A after their talks. Not all speakers will participate.

There is no charge to view the talks & tutorials.

You can view talks using your browser - no special client required.

Zoom will be used for the tutorials and unconferences

Links and more information soon.


We said we'd wait and see if things improve and decide by 1 April.

Things are clearly not improving and let's not wait.

PGCon 2020 will be an online conference. It will not be in person.

Details will soon follow. Hope this helps in the short term.


Early on, with the conference months away, we said it was too early to decide. Eventually, we will have to make a decision.

We have decided on a go/no-go date. If things do not improve by 1 April, we will move to an online conference. We will not post anything on that date so as to avoid confusion. Instead, we will post shortly thereafter. Please subscribe to our announce mailing list for updates.


There will be related events (of a social nature, for the most part) on the day before and the day after the conference.


If you want to join the group of PGCon sponsors, please read about our sponsorship opportunities.

Our Platinum Sponsors




Our Video Sponsor

Crunchy Enterprise PostgreSQL

Gold Sponsors


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See our other sponsors.


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