pgDay Paris is an international PostgreSQL event held each year in Paris, France.
Started in 2015 as a natural extension to the PostgreSQL User Group, Paris Meetup community, pgDay Paris has continued to grow each year, bringing the very best of the PostgreSQL international community to the French capital.
Conferences such as pgDay Paris 2018 are quite expensive to produce, and the money comes from our sponsors as well as from registrations. As a community conference for an open-source project, we strive to keep prices as low as possible for both parties. We also aim to have a balanced budget with no deficit, which means that we usually make some amount of profit.
All proceeds from pgDay Paris go to PostgreSQL Europe, a non-profit organization that uses the funds “…to help promote PostgreSQL in and around Europe”. See their website for more details.
In the spirit of free-sharing we do not compensate our speakers, although we might be able to provide reimbursement for travel expenses if needed. Likewise, our staff is 100% volunteer from top to bottom (except the venue staff, the caterer, and potentially photographers and videographers). Travel expenses may also be covered for our volunteer staff, if the budget allows. Speaker expenses take priority over staff expenses.
Because our speakers go unpaid, we guarantee that the distribution of any potential still- and/or motion-picture recordings of them shall not include overlays of sponsor logos or slogans (sponsors may still appear in the backgrounds of candid shots). However, we reserve the right to overlay pgDay Paris branding.
Check out our previous editions: 2017, 2016, 2015.