The first PGConf in South Africa will take place in Cape Town on 3 October 2017! This is an opportunity for the developer community who use Postgres to get to know each other, exchange ideas and get training. Jim Mlodgenski will be our keynote speaker for the event.

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The event will be at the riverclub and includes tea and coffee and a lunch.

For Python lovers, pyconza is held at the same venue the three days after pgconf.

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SouthAfrica2017 has the most awesome program ever!
See rock-star speakers cover the topics of


Some fun with JSONB and LISTEN/NOTIFY by Kobus Wolvaardt

Aeroswift: The world's largest and fastest powder bed fusion Additive Manufacturing (AM) machine by Jacobus Prinsloo

Agriculture & PostgrSQL - Agri Technovation by Albert Bijker

PostgreSQL the TimeSeries database by Martin Slabber

The Synergy between PostgreSQL and Python by Bernhardt Garlipp

Accessing Postgres Over a Web API by Chukwudi Nwachukwu

Testing, debugging and deploying stored procedures in Postgres by Margrit Drescher

How we use postgresql in our medical and financial software by Kobus Wolvaardt

Panel discussion by Kobus Wolvaardt

Utilising PostgreSQL in a realtime transactional system by Malcolm McLean

Securing your PostgreSQL database by Malcolm McLean

Strategic Autovacuum by Jim Mlodgenski

Introduction to PostgreSQL Performance Tuning by Jim Mlodgenski

Keynote by Jim Mlodgenski

The River Club

Observatory / South Africa

Liesbeek Parkway
Observatory, Cape Town
South Africa


Support SouthAfrica2017

To support our event you can get these tickets

Regular Admission

Admits one person to the main sessions on October 3, 2017.

Get Ticket R600

Speaker ticket

Reduced ticket if you speak

Get Ticket R450

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