Join the growing PostgreSQL Community in Philly!

July 13th - 14th, 2017 hosted at Huntsman Hall at The Wharton School

PGConf Local: Philly 2017 is a non-profit symposium to grow the PostgreSQL community by educating and increasing awareness to further PostgreSQL adoption.

Whether you are new to Postgres or an experienced user, you will learn something new at PGConf Local: Philly. This event is designed to educate you about Postgres and the surrounding ecosystem. Get trained, learn what's coming and meet some of the people that have the built world's most advanced open source database.

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Philly2017 has the most awesome program ever!
See rock-star speakers cover the topics of


Introspective RESTful APIs with PostgreSQL and Django by Timothy Allen

Attaching flexible metadata to geometries: marrying PostGIS and JSONB by Derek Dohler

Life in the Fast Lane: Speeding up an AWS RDS for PostgreSQL Migration by Hector Castro

Building a scalable time-series database on PostgreSQL by Michael Freedman

Postgres Performance and Maintenance by Joshua D. Drake

Mastering PostgreSQL Administration by Bruce Momjian

Major Features: Postgres 10 by Bruce Momjian

Top 10 Mistakes When Migrating From Oracle to PostgreSQL by Jim Mlodgenski

Securing Your Data on Postgres by Payal Singh

PostgreSQL Performance Theory Made Practical by Baron Schwartz

Things to do in Philadelphia, PA

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Philadelphia Museum of Art

Whether you're interested in the exhibits or just looking to re-enact that timeless scene from "Rocky," the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a must-see.

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Independence Hall

If you're interested in history, visit Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were debated, drafted and signed.

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Liberty Bell Center

Go beyond the iconic crack to learn how this State House bell was transformed into an extraordinary symbol so plan a visit to the Liberty Bell Center.


Support Philly2017

To support our event you can get these tickets

Regular Admission

Admits one person to the main sessions on July 14, 2017. Does NOT include any training sessions on July 13th.

Get Ticket $49

Morning Training Class

This ticket is for the training class being held the morning of July 13th.

Get Ticket $149

Afternoon Training Class

This ticket is for the training class being held the afternoon of July 13th.

Get Ticket $149

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PGConf US staff are willing to help participants contact hotel/venue security or the NJPD, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the conference.

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If for any reason you have registered PGConf US but are unable to attend, PGConf US will permit full refunds up until 30 days before the conference. After this period, your ticket is nonrefundable.