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DEF CON 27 Hacking Conference

Parties & Meetups

Parties & Meetups

DEF CON Ladies Meetup

Meetup on Thursday at 17:00 - 19:00,
located in Sin City at Planet Hollywood

Women & nonbinary people come to meet, get to know each other & do fun girl/hacking/geeky stuff together! RSVP (not required) https://www.meetup.com/HackerFoodies/events/262691815/

PS: We have a discord for the Women attending DEF CON or HackerSummerCamp in general. If you want an invite send a DM to @sylv3on_ @nemessisc or @CircuitSwan

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VETCON II

Party on Friday at 19:30 - 02:00,
located in Rivoli A at Paris

Back again! VETCON is a Party thrown by Veterans for everyone! Come join in as veterans from all branches come together to celebrate and take on challenges that you only hear about in movies. Space force recruiting? Airmen in a chair race? Military drill displays? All this and more. It's time to raise hell the way our people in uniform are famous for.

Twitter: @VetConActual

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SecKC The World Again

Party on Friday at 21:00 - 02:00,
located in London Club/Night Club at Planet Hollywood

SecKC is back. But this time, they're shooting for the stars! Roll up on your favorite thoroughbred and make sure to bring your intergalactic western gear. Outlaws and sheriffs alike are welcome!

This party is happening in a beautiful old cabaret club that will be getting the SecKC mojo treatment ;) And music will be provided by none other than Keith Myers, Archwisp, and Professor S! Come join us for dancing, games, and other various shenanigans. The party starts at 10:00 and goes until the last hacker leaves!

https://seckc.org/

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Skytalks

Party on Friday at 19:30 - 02:00,
located in Concorde A at Paris

Friday night will be a place for con-goers to meet and greet the speakers from Skytalks. We'll also have DJs and potentially have live music too.

https://skytalks.info

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Blanketfort Con

Party on Friday at 19:30 - 02:00,
located in Concorde B at Paris

Check your ego at the door, grab some building materials and join in the celebration of the creativity and originality that is the blanket fort. A host of DJs will be spinning from a pirate ship as you share and create your own unique environment. All aboard!

https://twitter.com/blanketfortcon?lang=en

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Diversity Party

Party on Friday at 19:30 - 02:00,
located in Concorde B at Paris

hacker outreach" event

Follow T:@DefConOwasp for updates
August 9th @8PM
Concorde B in Paris
Swing by between 8-10PM+ on the 9th of August to connect with others.
Come and meet cool groups and crews, we encourage you to come and take a space at the event : )

Come hang and meet others, make new friends, see what others are working on : )

Learn about & meet organizations that are working to bring empowerment and inclusion to the hacker community.

We are next to Blanket Fort Con: )

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Hacker Karaoke

Party on Friday & Saturday at 19:30 - 02:00,
located in Concorde C at Paris

Two great things that go great together! Join the fun as your fellow hackers make their way through songs from every era and style. Everyone has a voice and this is your opportunity to show it off! Quickly becoming a DEF CON tradition and a favorite of people from all skill levels.

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BADASS/Cyber SeXurity

Meetup on Friday at 15:00 - 18:00,
located in Sin City at Planet Hollywood

An open discussion on agency, sexuality, and harassment/abuse in tech. What can we do, as a community, to make spaces safer for everyone? How can we encourage more sex positive discussions? Let’s talk about it.

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303

Party on Saturday at 19:30 - 02:00,
located in Rivoli B at Paris

A repeat favorite of DEF CON attendees, with DJ's from across the community as well as creative works and technical expertise. What can we say, it's 303!

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Arcade party

Party on Saturday at 19:30 - 02:00,
located in Rivoli A at Paris

Relive once again the experience of the arcade at DEF CON. From classics to a custom built 16 player foosball table! Jam out to special guest DJ's while taking another swipe at that high score on your favorite classic video games. No quarters required! Sponsored by: SCYTHE, GRIMM, Dragos, Bugcrowd, and ICS Village

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GothCON

Party on Saturday at 19:30 - 02:00,
located in Front room Gallery Night Club at Planet Hollywood

Back for our second year, in the gorgeous Front room of the Gallery Bar in Planet Hollywood on Saturday August 10th. GOTHCON (or #dcgothcon) is a collection of goths, goth-adjacent, friends of goths, and others who just wanted to hang out in their favorite outfits and listen to some goth-of-center music. It's a fun space for *everyone* to make friends and have fun during DEF CON. We encourage people to dress up however they want, to come with open minds, and to not be a jerk. Everyone is welcome!

https://www.gofundme.com/f/gothcon-defcon-party Twitter: @dcgothcon

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Hacker Flairgrounds

Meetup on Saturday at 19:30 - 02:00,
located in London Club at Planet Hollywood

Flaming badge builder or just badge curious Hacker Flairgrounds is the ultimate gathering of hackers and blinking LEDs in Vegas."

This is the Meetup destination for badge collectors, designers, and prototypers that you have been waiting for! A social environment to show off you custom badges, discuss projects to make you own badges and to talk to collectors who cherish your work. Flashing LEDs, crafting time, trading, and the celebration of badge craft all in one.

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Lawyers Meet

Meetup on Friday at 18:00 - 20:00,
located in Napoleons Corner Bar at Paris

If you're a lawyer (recently unfrozen or otherwise), a judge or a law student please make a note to join Jeff McNamara at 18:00 on Friday, August 9th, for a friendly get-together, drinks, and conversation. Location: Inside the Napoleons Bar just outside of the Paris Speaking Tracks.

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Friends of Bill W.

Meetings at Noon & 5pm Thurs-Sat, Noon Sun
located in Santa Monica 4 at Planet Hollywood

For all those Friends of Bill W. looking for a meeting or just a quiet moment to regroup, we have you covered with meetings throughout #DEFCON - Noon & 5pm Thurs-Sat, Noon Sun. The location is SANTA MONICA 4 in Planet Hollywood.

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