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Speaker Page Posted, Check Out the First Round Accepted!

It's official. CON season is really upon us.

DEF CON HQ is proud to announce the first round of accepted speakers! Take a look, let us know what you think and what you're looking forward to most. We'd also love it if you kept your eye on the speaker page, because we'll be posting the rest of the accepted speakers as they are selected. On the speaker page you can watch DEF CON 22 taking shape, and you can weigh in here or @_defcon_.

We think you're gonna like the choices so far. Get excited - the countdown has begun!

DEF CON 22

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The DEF CON 22 site is open!

Good news, everyone!

It’s hard to believe, but we’re already two-thirds of the way to DEF CON 22.

As we come down the home stretch, the DEF CON 22 site will be your one-stop information center for everything DC22. We’ll be constantly updating the site with talks, contests, events, entertainers and announcements to help you get the most out of your con.

Throw us a bookmark and keep checking back. Make us a regular part of your balanced media breakfast, and we’ll keep you up to date on everything you need to know.

Contest & Events RFI

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The DEF CON 22 Contests, Events and Villages RFI is Now Open!

Got an idea for a game-changing contest or event? Maybe you have the expertise to run a village on a compelling topic we've overlooked? This is your moment. Submit your idea on the DEF CON CnE website - we'll partner up with the best ideas and help make them happen.

The rules and guidelines are available on the CnE website. Check them out, and get yourself involved. We look forward to hearing your ideas.

http://defcne.net/

Call for Services

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NEW! Announcing the DEF CON 22 Call for Services!

Got something cool to share on the DEF CON network during DC22? Could be almost anything - a game, a stash of vintage K-Rad textfiles, whatever you think Con goers might wanna download. Submit your idea online, and if it's approved you'll get a couple of bonded gig ports and some promotion in the program and on the site. Sharing is kinda our thing - and we're counting on you to add some fun content. Apply today. Operators are standing by.*

* actual operator count may be as low as zero.

Call For Papers

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DEF CON 22 Call for Papers is Now Open!

It's that time again folks! Polish up those ninja caliber proposals, because The DEF CON Call for Papers is now officially open! Read the announcement and find out what's new, then fill out the CFP form and start down the road to DEF CON glory! Good luck!