Schedule

We’ve highlighted Greenplum Summit and Pivotal sessions below. See the PostgresConf website for complete agenda details.

Tuesday, April 17
9:00 AM

4:00 PM
Pre-Conference Training

Petabyte Scale Data Warehousing with Open Source Greenplum Database

Marshall Presser, Data Engineer, Pivotal
Andreas Scherbaum, Principal Software Engineer, Pivotal



Wednesday, April 18
9:00 AM Opening Keynotes

Data Tells the Story

Scott Yara, Senior Vice President, Products and Greenplum Co-Founder, Pivotal
10:30 AM

11:20 AM
Regulated Industry Summit

A Regulatory Tale for Financial Services and Government

Ivan Novick, Product Manager Greenplum Database, Pivotal
Postgres Internals Track

Greenplum Overview for Postgres Hackers

Heikki Linnakangas, Senior Principal Software Engineer, Pivotal
Operations & Administration Track

Automated Postgres Failover and Caching with Zero Code Changes

Erik Brandsberg, CTO, Heimdall Data
11:30 AM

12:20 PM
Regulated Industry Summit

How FINRA is Migrating to Postgres

Jim Mlodgenski, OpenSCG
1:20 PM

2:10 PM
Regulated Industry Summit

How to Tame Mob Access to Your Data Lake: Lessons Learned from a Data Lake with Greenplum and Hadoop

Pratik Verma, Founder & Chief Product Officer, Blue Talon
2:20 PM

3:10 PM
Regulated Industry Summit

Building a Data Aggregation Engine Using PostgreSQL to Identify Opportunities to Improve Clinical Documentation at an Academic Medical Center

Janos Hajagos, Chief of Data Analytics, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Stony Brook University
3:30 PM

3:50 PM
Regulated Industry Summit

Securing Data Access in a Multi-Platform Data Lake

Pratik Verma, Founder & Chief Product Officer, Blue Talon
4:30 PM

5:20 PM
Regulated Industry Summit

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for PostgreSQL

Mark Bolz, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft Azure Data Group



Thursday, April 19
8:50 AM

9:40 AM
Greenplum Summit

Greenplum: Massive Analytical Power Based on Postgres - Part 1

8:50 AM–9:15 AM Greenplum: Building a Postgres Fabric for Large Scale Analytical Computation
Elisabeth Hendrickson, VP R&D, Data, Pivotal
Jacque Istok, Head of Data, Pivotal
9:15 AM–9:40 AM Greenplum: A Pivotal Moment on Wall Street
Howard Goldberg, Head of Greenplum Engineering, Morgan Stanley
9:50 AM

10:40 AM
Greenplum Summit

Greenplum: Massive Analytical Power based on Postgres - Part 2

9:50 AM–10:15 AM Greenplum for Internet Scale Analytics and Mining
Shaun Litt, Principal Data Platform Architect, Conversant
10:20 AM–10:40 AM Executive Panel: DataOps In Practice - A Better Way to Develop and Deliver Analytics

Moderator: Jacque Istok, Head of Data, Pivotal

Panelists:
Stephen O’Grady, Principal Analyst & Cofounder, Redmonk
Shaun Litt, Principal Data Platform Architect, Conversant
Niels Kasch, Data Scientist and Founding Partner, Miner & Kasch
10:50 AM

11:40 AM
Greenplum Summit

What It Means to be a Massively Parallel PostgreSQL DBA

Pravin Rao, Data Engineer, Pivotal
Randy Willard, Principal Engineer, Pivotal
11:50 PM Lunch
12:50 AM

1:40 PM
Greenplum Summit

Machine Learning, Graph, Text, and Geospatial on PostgreSQL and Greenplum

Bharath Sitaraman, Principal Product Manager, Pivotal
Frank McQuillan, Director of Product Management, Pivotal
1:50 PM

2:40 PM
Greenplum Summit

Federated Queries Across Both Different Storage Mediums and Different Data Engines

Alexander Denissov, Software Architect, Pivotal
4:30 PM

5:20 PM
Greenplum Summit

Pivotal Greenplum in Action on AWS, Azure, and GCP

Jon Roberts, Principal Engineer, Data Innovation Lab, Pivotal



Friday, April 20
8:50 AM

9:40 AM
Greenplum Summit

Customize and Secure the Runtime and Dependencies of Your Procedural Languages Using PL/Container

Hubert Zhang, Staff Software Engineer, Pivotal
Jack Wu, Principal Product Manager, Pivotal
9:50 AM

10:40 AM
Greenplum Summit

Greenplum Kontained: Coordinating Many PostgreSQL Instances on Kubernetes: Cloud-Native Greenplum

Goutam Tadi, Senior Software Engineer, Pivotal
10:50 AM

11:40 AM
Greenplum Summit

Achieving Data Privacy Compliance in Postgres or Greenplum: Data Protection Versus Data Access Control – What’s the Difference and Why You Should Care

Les McMonagle, VP Business Development, Blue Talon
3:50 PM

4:10 PM
PostgresConf Wrap-Up - Conference Concludes
PostgresConf Organizers