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DEF CON China Hacking Conference

Call For Demo Labs

Call For Demo Labs


Call for DEMO LABS DEF CON CHINA

The DEF CON Demo Lab is a dedicated area for hackers to show off what they have been working on, to answer questions, and even coax attendees into giving feedback on their projects.

Presenters will be given a dedicated time and location to present a tool or project of their creation; show what it does, how it works, and why we should add it to our own hacker armory.

DEF CON will provide hotel accommodations for organizers coming from outside China, and will provide up to $800 for airfare, please contact us for details. Unless you hold an APEC travel card, you will need a visa. Contact us as soon as possible with your full passport details and birthdate in order to request a visa invitation letter from our host. Please note, It is recommended that your passport has at least 6 months validity from May 11, 2018.

If you’re interested in presenting your tool in the DEF CON Demo Lab here’s what we’re going to need from you…

Presenter Name:

Tool or Project Name:

Short Abstract (What is your tool, what does it do?):

Equipment Requirements (Network Needs, Displays, etc):

Developer Bio:

URL to any additional information:

Detailed Explanation of Tool:

Supporting Files, Code, etc:

Target Audience(Offense, Defense, AppSec, Mobile, Hardware, etc):

Please Note: Your tool or hardware must be open source. This is about you sharing what you’ve created with the community and getting them excited about using it / contributing to it. There is a vendor area for those looking to pitch something.

What you’ll get…


A space in the DEF CON Demo Lab, a table with power and an easel for you to put a poster board on, along with a dedicated time frame (2-4hrs) to show off your stuff. One $300 honorarium will be issued per demo lab. DEF CON will cover the hotel accommodations for all foreign presenters, travel reimbursement is not covered.

Oh, and you'll get one DEF CON CHINA badge as well.

You’ll be showing off your project to a highly technical audience which will drive conversation, innovation, and maybe even confrontation, we can’t be certain, we’ll leave that to you. So get your submissions in now and we’ll pick the most promising folks to face the masses in May. Good Luck, and we’ll see you at DEF CON!

Interested? Email to demolab [at] defcon ]dot[ org by March 15th, 2018 and we'll respond with any questions we may have.

Thanks!