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DEF CON Hacking Conference

Call for Parties & Meetups

DEF CON PARTY & MEETUP SUBMISSION FORM 2019 v2

SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS 04/30/2019 00:00:00 PST

Parties / meetups are returning for DEF CON 27

If you are interested in throwing a kick-ass party at DEF CON, submit now! We want to make sure that when it comes to night time that there are plenty of options available for DEF CON attendees and this is where you can help!

We provide the space, we provide your room layout, and you throw a party that keeps everyone entertained until the early morning hours. Parties of any size will be considered, so if you think "This will be good for maybe 100 people", let's chat. If you are like "We can throw a party for 10,000 people", shoot us an email too! We want to hear your crazy ideas, we want to hear how you can bring it, and how we can help you make it a success!

Besides parties, we know there are many different organisations built around DEF CON where people tend to come together in Las Vegas, in a singular place. You want some space to meet up in, to get all 40 members of your DC group together for a group photo or to just grab a couple of drinks and hang out. Let us know, and we can try and find you an official space at DEF CON, making it easier to get together in large numbers! Do you and your friend want to discuss how the internet of things is ruining lives and want to try and get ~20 people together to discuss how to unplug the internet, let's do it!

The deadline for getting information to us is April 30th, however we would prefer you to do it sooner rather than later so that we can start nailing down the details!

Party:

If you are looking to throw a party

Party name:

Primary organizer (Contact):
Name / Handle:
Email:
Cell:

Secondary Organizer (Contact):
Name / Handle:
Email:
Cell:

How are you and your secondary involved in the hacker community?

Desired day(s) of party:

Start time/end times (please note that we shut down at 02:00, earliest start is 1930, we may require you to start later):

ESTIMATED number of people attending (if you have attendance numbers from previous years please include them):

Theme of party (please remember to check the DEF CON theme for this year: Technology's Promise):

Describe your party (details, details and more details please):

Do you have any ceiling or height requirements:

Please provide a quick sketch of your floor plan with tables/chairs/other (napkin sketch is fine) and attach it:

Load-in details (such as structures, stages, audio gear or anything else you are bringing to support your party):

Any special requests (PLEASE NOTE NO PYROTECHNICS OR SMOKE MACHINES WILL BE APPROVED):

What will set this event apart from all other events past or present:

What are you bringing to the table that we have not seen before:

If this is a repeat event from previous years, do you believe it will still be as successful as it has been in the past:

Your party will be governed by the DEF CON Code of Conduct (https://www.defcon.org/html/links/dc-code-of-conduct.html).

I acknowledge and understand the above:

Email to: parties@defcon.org by the deadline for consideration. You will be contacted by the DEF CON party staff with any further information or requests to the party organizers at the email addresses provided in the form.

Meetup:

Meetup name:

Primary organizer (Contact):
Name / Handle:
Email:
Cell:

Secondary Organizer (Contact, may be left blank):
Name / Handle:
Email:
Cell:

Desired day(s) of meetup:

Start time/end times:

ESTIMATED number of people attending (if you have attendance numbers from previous years please include them):

Describe your meetup:

Any special requests (do you need a quiet space?, you don't mind sharing space with other attendees?):

Your meetup will be governed by the DEF CON Code of Conduct (https://www.defcon.org/html/links/dc-code-of-conduct.html).

I acknowledge and understand the above:

EMAIL this document to : parties@defcon.org by the deadline for consideration. You will be contacted by the DEF CON party staff with any further information or requests to the meetup organizers at the email addresses provided in the form.