PGDay İstanbul 2015

PostgreSQL Users and Developers Association is organizing
the 4th Turkish PostgreSQL Conference on 9 May 2015

Registration Schedule

PGDay 2015 in İstanbul in May

PostgreSQL Users and Developers Association is organizing the 4th Turkish PostgreSQL Conference on 9 May 2015.

Following the 3rd conference held with the attendance of 250 participants, 17 speakers, 9 sponsors and TOBB University, this year more than 300 participants are being expected for PgDay 2015 to take place with the contributions of Boğaziçi University.

PgDay is the global name of PostgreSQL related one-day events.

Conference Topics

The event program will be built on the following topics and the detailed program will be announced later on;

Who can participate?

The conference appeals to persons from different fields like the followings;

Unlike last year, this year we will request pre-registration so the participants can enter the campus easily. Also, we have some surprises for the participants.


Please complete the form below to register.




Keep following here for the updated version of the schedule.

Hall 1
Hall 2
Hall 3
09:00 - 10:00
The opening of the conference area, distribution of badges and entrance to the halls.
10:00 - 10:30
PostgreSQL Users and Developers Association Head
10:30 - 11:15
pgAdmin: Past, Present and Future
11:15 - 11:30
11:30 - 12:15
Mehmet Emin Karakaş
PostgreSQL'de Yazılımcı Gözünden İndeksleme
Devrim Gündüz
Applied PostgreSQL Replication
12:15 - 12:30
12:30 - 13:15
M.Atıf Ceylan
Bilinmeyen Yönleri ile Veri Tipleri
Balkan Uraz
İbrahim Sarıçiçek
Postgis 2.0 Giriş
Devrim Gündüz
Applied PostgreSQL Replication
13:15 - 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:45
Faruk Selman Lekesiz
Türkiye'de Girişimcilik ve PostgreSQL
Seçkin Alan
Şahap Aşçı
Java + PostgreSQL
14:45 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:45
Hüseyin Mert
Destekliyorum, o halde varım
Metin Döşlü
pg_shard: Shard and scale out PostgreSQL
Şahap Aşçı
Java + PostgreSQL
15:45 - 16:00
16:00 - 16:45
Gülçin Yıldırım
PostgreSQL DBA neler yapar?
Nusret Önen
Hastane Bilgi Yönetim Sistemi Yazılımlarında PostgreSQL Kullanımı
Mehmet Gök
R ve PostgreSQL ile büyük veri işleme
16:45 - 17:00
17:00 - 17:45
Closing Argument


PgDay 2015 will be held at Boğaziçi University in Albert Long Hall. Albert Long Hall houses lecture rooms and an assembly hall with a seating capacity of 487. It is used for conferences, concerts and public meetings and located on the South Campus at Boğaziçi University.

Boğaziçi University Albert Long Hall Cultural Center

Address: Bebek Mh., 34342 Beşiktaş/İstanbul

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This year’s conference topics will be as follows;

  • General Characteristics and Introduction of PostgreSQL
  • Programming in PostgreSQL (PL/pgSQL, PL/Python, PL/v8, PL/Perl and others)
  • The Use of NoSQL Capabilities like JSONB and hstore in PostgreSQL
  • Programming Languages Supported by PostgreSQL (PHP, Python, .NET, etc.)
  • Clustering and Replication Solution for PostgreSQL
  • PostGIS
  • Advanced SQL Techniques and Window Functions in PostgreSQL
  • PostgreSQL Performance Tuning
  • PostgreSQL Administration Guide
  • Migrating from Other Databases to PostgreSQL
  • Extending the Database Engine and adding new functionality to PostgreSQL


The seminar refers to the sessions during which you will be talking about the topic of your choice in detail. Each session will last 45-50 minutes.

Applied Seminars

The applied seminar refers to the seminar sessions during which you can talk about your topic by giving a practical demonstration. If they like, the participants can bring their laptops and practice the application. Each session will last 45 or 90 minutes.

Short Paper

The short papers allow you to explain what you do with PostgreSQL in 5 minutes. A total of 9-10 speakers will be able to present short papers.

Proposal Submission Method

The speakers can deliver their speeches in either Turkish or English. The persons whose proposals are included in the program agree to be present in the conference venue on the specified date and time.

Please click here to apply for delivering a speech.

Application Deadline: Friday, 3 April 2015 (Last day included)

Application has ended. Hope to see you in 5th Turkish PostgreSQL Conference






Mustafa Kemal Mah. 2111. Sokak, No: 9 Çankaya / ANKARA

Account Number

Türkiye İş Bankası

Branch Code: 4375

Account Number: 16430