DuckCon #5 in Seattle

Mark Raasveldt, Hannes Mühleisen, Gabor Szarnyas, Kelly de Smit

DuckCon #5 Splashscreen

We are excited to hold the next "DuckCon" DuckDB user group meeting in Seattle, WA, sponsored by MotherDuck. The meeting will take place on August 15, 2024 (Thursday) in the SIFF Cinema Egyptian, located at 805 E Pine St, Seattle, WA, 98122.

As is traditional in DuckCons, we will start with a talk from DuckDB's creators Hannes Mühleisen and Mark Raasveldt about the state of DuckDB. This will be followed by presentations by DuckDB users. In addition, we will have several lightning talks from the DuckDB community.


Time Title Presenter
1:30PM First session  
1:30PM Introductions Hannes Mühleisen
(DuckDB Labs)
1:40PM Overview and latest developments Hannes Mühleisen, Mark Raasveldt
(DuckDB Labs)
2:10PM MotherDuck: Taking flight with interactive analytics Frances Perry
2:40PM How DuckDB is changing the face of spatial analytics Matt Forrest
3:10PM Break  
3:30PM Second session  
3:30PM A duck for your dashboard: Performant data apps in the browser with DuckDB Robert Kosara
4:00PM Lightning talks  
  Delighting users with RESTful APIs and DuckDB Miguel Filipe
(Dune Analytics)
  Aerodynamic data models: Flying fast at scale with DuckDB Benjamin Egelund-Müller
(Rill Data)
  Scaling business intelligence in the built environment using analytics and AI to improve health Jaan Lı
(University of Tartu and One Fact Foundation)
  Double glazing: Two years of windowing improvements Richard Wesley
(DuckDB Labs)
  dbverse: composable database libraries for larger-than-memory scientific analytics Edward Ruiz
(Boston University)
  A quack at building scalable data pipelines with DuckDB Junaid Rahim
  Quack attack: Bringing DuckDB to the dart side Andy Prock
5:00PM Drinks and snacks  
6:30PM End of event  

Availability of Talks

The event will not be streamed online and there is no hybrid option for participation. However, the slides and recorded videos of the talks will be published a few weeks after the event, similarly to DuckCon #3 and DuckCon #4.

Registration Process

Attendance is free. While supplies last, you can still get a ticket on Eventbrite. You will need to show this ticket at the entrance to attend.

If you register before July 24, you will get a badge with your name at the registration desk.

Parking Information

  • Parking garage is available across the street at 1609 Harvard Ave for $15/day.
  • There is no cloakroom and there are no lockers available.


Please contact Kelly de Smit at [email protected] if you have any questions.