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City Chicago
Province IL
Country US
Twitter @thotcon
Website https://thotcon.org
Code of Conduct https://confcodeofconduct.com/
CFP Deadline

Jan. 1, 2020, 11:13 p.m.   

Conference Date

May 8, 2020, 9 a.m.   


*** ABOUT *****************************************************************
THOTCON (pronounced \ˈthȯt\ and taken from THree - One - Two) is a hacking conference based in Chicago IL, USA. This is a non profit non-commercial event looking to provide the best conference possible on a very limited budget.

*** WHEN / WHERE **********************************************************
The THOTCON 0xB will be held in Chicago, IL on May 8th and 9th, 2020.

It will be held at a location only to be disclosed to attendees and speakers during the week before the event. It will be in Chicago and close to a CTA train stop, accessible by bus, cab, and plenty of parking.

*** FORMAT ****************************************************************
The event will have 4 (four) tracks over 2 days.

There will be a mix of 120, 50 minute and 25 minutes talks selected.

Topics we are interested in: Internet of Things, Medical Devices, Industrial Control Systems, Computer/Human Interfaces, Wearable Computing, Offensive/Defensive Techniques, Chaotic Actors, Surveillance, Intelligence Gathering, Data Visualization, Transportation Systems, Legal Issues, Lulz, Locks, Video Games, 0day, Ham Sandwiches, Trolling the Trolls and Beer.

Note: THOTCON does NOT broadcast or record any of the talks presented at our conferences. This allows speakers to present more freely on their topics.

Speaker benefits

All Speakers will be given free admission to the conference as well as one (1) free attendee badge (to bring a guest). You will also have access to the THOTCON VIP Lounge (free food & drink all day). There is also the Speaker's Dinner the night before the con that you will be invited to as well. At the dinner you will also get some special branded THOTCON swag. Talks selected as Keynotes (2 per day) will be given a Gold badge. A Gold Badge allows the holder to attend THOTCON free for life.