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PostgreSQL Europe Board of Directors statement about FSF leadership

2021-04-06 09:00:00

PostgreSQL Europe is strongly committed to Inclusivity, Diversity and Appropriate Conduct, as it is laid out in the PostgreSQL Code of Conduct. We highly value having a community that is free and open and where anyone regardless of race, colour, sexual orientation or identity, disability, or other personal characteristics can enjoy participating freely without fear of discrimination or harrassment. We do not tolerate inappropriate behaviour in our community.

In 2019 Richard Stallman resigned from …

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PostgreSQL 2021 Board Election Results

2021-02-16 00:00:00

The 2021 elections for PostgreSQL Europe are now closed, and the full results are published on the website.

The PostgreSQL Europe Board would like to welcome back Magnus Hagander who was re-elected, and Ilya Kosmodemiansky who will be joining the board.

A total of 72 people voted in the elections, representing 48% of our 150 active members (total number not adjusted for members who signed up during the elections and thus were not eligible …

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PostgreSQL Europe Community User Group Recognition Guidelines

2019-03-29 13:00:00

Over the past months, a great number of PostgreSQL User Groups and Meetups showed up all over Europe. It’s good to see that interest in PostgreSQL is growing!

Some of the user groups approached the PostgreSQL Europe board, and asked for support. Mostly for swag, but also for sending speakers, or other kind of support. We are happy to help!

In order to handle all of these requests, the PostgreSQL Europe board created a set …

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GDPR Updates

2018-06-27 12:32:15

PostgreSQL Europe stores and processes data, and therefore we had to revisit the processes as the European General Data Protection Regulation came live in May 2018.

Two areas, or services, had to be revisited, in order to be sure that we comply with the regulation.

First we store membership data for every member of PostgreSQL Europe. After carefully looking at the data, we determined that we only store the data which is required to provide …

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Conference Trademarks

2018-05-03 12:49:56

As part of our ongoing efforts to ensure the quality and reputation of the conferences organised by PostgreSQL Europe and the various other groups we work with, we have registered a number of trademarks:

  • PGDay
  • PGConf
  • Postgres Conference
  • PostgreSQL Conference

Use of these trademarks is free of charge to anyone organising a PostgreSQL event provided they uphold the community ideals of openness and fairness. The policy for use of the trademarks can be viewed here …

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Major PostgreSQL Europe Board Initiatives

2018-02-07 15:18:53

In order to dispel some of the mystery concerning our work, the PostgreSQL Europe board has decided to publish details of some of the less visible current initiatives to improve our ability to run conferences and to promote and educate people on PostgreSQL.

Background

Over the past 10 years, PostgreSQL Europe has run a large number of conferences. This includes PGConf.EU, Nordic PGDay, FOSDEM PGDay, pgDay.Paris, and pgconf.de. During this time we’ve uncovered a number …

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