PGDay/MED was started in 2023 in order to bring the PostgreSQL community in or near the Mediterranean area together. It is being modeled on the success of Nordic PGDay and pgDay Paris and follows the same schedule and pattern.

We would like to thank PostgreSQL Europe and our past, as well as current, sponsors for supporting the conference and everything around it.

Organisation team

PGDay/MED is organised in cooperation with PostgreSQL Europe by the following people.

Magnus Hagander

Magnus Hagander
Redpill Linpro AB

Lara Schembri

Lara Schembri

Georgios Kokolatos

Georgios Kokolatos
VMware Inc.

Vik Fearing

Vik Fearing


Would you like to be a part of the team arranging PGDay/MED? We are always happy for more people to join us, and are especially delighted to hear from community members who are new to conference organizing. If you've visited an event, you probably have an idea about the types of chores being performed, but just in case below is a non-exhaustive list of work being done:

  • Marketing the event
  • Program committee
  • Registration desk
  • Swag sales
  • Room hosting
  • Sponsor relations

Volunteering at a conference is a great way to get more involved in the community, and we'd be happy to have you. Please contact us for more information.

Financial Disclosure

PGDay/MED is financially supported by our generous sponsors and is economically underwritten by PostgreSQL Europe, the European PostgreSQL umbrella organisation for usergroups and advocacy work. The financial record of the conference is publicly available in the PostgreSQL Europe general assembly financial reports. Any proceeds from the conference automatically belongs to PostgreSQL Europe, and will be used in accordance with the by-laws to support the wider European PostgreSQL community.

No PGDay/MED staff receives any payment for their work, except free attendance, a staff dinner and some swag.

Health and Well-being

The PGDay/MED organizers take the health and well-being of the community very seriously. As the event is in-person, we take precautions to make it a safe space for everyone. For more information on how we work with this, see our COVID-19 page.

Community Guidelines

PGDay/MED follows the PostgreSQL Community Guidelines.


We value our attendees right to privacy, and are committed to providing a safe space for everyone. Each attendee will be given the choice of opting out of photos, by selecting a red no-photos lanyard. Any published photo must not feature anyone wearing these red lanyards.

After the event has ended, all personal data entered during registration will be purged, with only the data required for financial traceability remaining. All registration data is maintained by PostgreSQL Europe and not by the conference organizers or volunteers.

Our website and emails do not use any form of tracking.

Code of Conduct

PGDay/MED 2023 is dedicated to providing a safe, harassment-free and enjoyable conference experience for everyone. Please be helpful, considerate, friendly, and respectful towards all other participants and venue staff.

We do not tolerate harassment of PGDay/MED 2023 participants or venue staff in any form. Imagery and language which promotes, supports, glorifies or encourage: acts of violence, harassment of any form, sexism or sexual misconduct, hate speech, is not appropriate for any conference venue, including exhibition booths, talks and social events around PGDay/MED 2023. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the PGDay/MED 2023 conference organizers.

Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, political stance, origin, displaying sexual images or acts in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behaviour are expected to comply immediately.

If a participant engages in harassing behaviour, the PGDay/MED 2023 conference organizers reserve the right to take any action they deem appropriate, including ejection from the conference with no refund. If you feel that you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a PGDay/MED 2023 staff member immediately. The registration desk is staffed and ready to assist anyone at all times during the event.

PGDay/MED 2023 volunteers will be happy to help participants contact hotel/venue security or the police, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the conference.

If a complaint is about an organizer or staff members of the event, you may contact a PostgreSQL Europe Board member directly. You may also contact the PostgreSQL community Code of Conduct Committee if you prefer an outside organisation, in which case the conference organizers and PostgreSQL Europe will commit to assisting the CoC committee to the best of their abilities.

Thank you for your help in making PGDay/MED 2023 fun and enjoyable for everyone!