Call for Presentations, Training and Events are now OPEN


Call for Presentations

What are we looking for?

• Nominally 45 minute talks (including question time), but we're flexible! Need 15 minutes to have a passionate rant? Please submit, coz we're listening...
• Interesting presentations that don’t involve death by powerpoint (we love the edge of your seat action of a live demo)
• Topics that Information Security professionals find interesting
• No vendor pitches!! Let’s keep this vendor agnostic kids
• Interpretive dance and kittens are a bonus

What do you get?

• Free entry of course!
• A special “speaker” badge
• Our devoted admiration
• A little token of our appreciation
• Possibly a free beer or two, or alternate tipple of your choice
• You can brag about it as much as you want
• Unfortunately we are a NFP so we can’t pay for your flights and accommodation (you can always sleep in a tent in an organiser’s backyard if you want though)

How do I apply?

Good question .. send the following information to cfp@crikeycon.com (pgp)
• Name
• Speaker Biography
• Short description of your presentation
• Any research papers or other information that are relevant to your presentation
• Let us know if you do not wish for your talk to be recorded and made available online (we record and upload by default - but are happy not to if asked)
• If you are happy for your talk to be recorded and made available online, are you not happy for it to be released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license?

Got an idea?

Another good question .. Let us know cfp@crikeycon.com

The deadline for submission is 12th December 2016.

Successful applicants will be notified by the 19th December 2016.

Call for Training

What are we looking for?

We are seeking training proposals on any of the following topics (in no particular order):

• Web Application Hacking
• Network Testing
• Securing Windows/Linux Systems
• Source Code Reviews
• Business Excellence and Thought Leadership in Infosec
• Secure Programming/Development
• Privacy Concerns
• Malware Analysis
• Penetration Testing
• Exploit Development
• Reverse Engineering
• Hardware Hacking
• Internet of Things / “Internet of Shit”
• Lockpicking
• Red Teaming
• Software Defined Radio

Proposals on topics not listed above, but related to the conference interests (i.e. information security / hacking) may also be accepted.

What do you get?

• Free entry to CrikeyCon, of course!
• A special “speaker” badge
• Space to hold your event
• Our devoted admiration
• A little token of our appreciation
• Possibly a free beer
• You can brag about it as much as you want
• Unfortunately we are a NFP so we can’t pay for your flights and accommodation (you can always sleep in a tent in an organiser’s backyard if you want though)

How do I apply?

Good question. Send the following information to training@crikeycon.com:

• Brief biography including any relevant credentials (e.g. training classes conducted previously)
• Training title
• Training introduction/description
• Student Prerequisites
• Software Requirements
• Hardware Requirements
• Course Outline (1 day or half day)
• Number of students (minimum and maximum)
• Contact Information (full name, alias, e-mail, phone, photo)
• Employment and/or affiliations information, if relevant
• Why is your material different or innovative or significant or an important tutorial?
• Details of any requirements (some examples: table with seating for 12, power, wifi, projector)
• Details of any costs to CrikeyCon

Training classes are assumed be 1 full day (0900 hours - 1700 hours). Please inform the CFT committee if your training is shorter than 1 day during your CFT submission.
All submissions must be in English. The more information you provide, the better the chance for selection.
CrikeyCon understand that there are people who cannot afford to pay for training events. Therefore, we will be offering a number of free seats to any training event.

The deadline for submission is 12th December 2016.

Successful applicants will be notified by the 19th December 2016.

Call for Events

What are we looking for?

• Creative and innovative workshops
• Events that will keep bringing people back to CrikeyCon
• Challenges worthy of CrikeyCon attendees

Some events that will give you a good idea of what we are seeking:

• Capture the Flag (some examples: jeopardy, wireless, forensics, social engineering)
• Hardware Hacking workshop
• Lockpicking village
• Software Defined Radio demos
• Tamper Evident village & contest
• “Defuse the bomb” challenge
• Black bag competition
• Counterfeit Badge Contest
• Scavenger Hunt
• Bio Hacking Village
• Mohawk-Con
• Chili eating contest

What do you get?

• Free entry to CrikeyCon, of course!
• A special “speaker” badge
• Space to hold your event
• Our devoted admiration
• A little token of our appreciation
• Possibly a free beer
• You can brag about it as much as you want
• Unfortunately we are a NFP so we can’t pay for your flights and accommodation (you can always sleep in a tent in an organiser’s backyard if you want though)

How do I apply?

Good question. Send the following information to events@crikeycon.com:

• Contact Information (full name, alias, e-mail, phone, photo).
• Brief biography including any relevant credentials (e.g. similar events conducted previously).
• Event details (including step by step information on how will you conduct the event)
• Title
• Introduction/description
• Duration (All day, 1 hour, etc.)
• Employment and/or affiliations information, if relevant
• Details of any requirements (some examples: table with seating for 12, power, wifi, a separate room, beer)
• Details of any costs to CrikeyCon
• Why is your event different or innovative or significant or an important event?

All submissions must be in English. The more information you provide, the better the chance for selection.

The deadline for submission is 12th December 2016.

Successful applicants will be notified by the 19th December 2016.