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What: THOTCON 0x5 - Chicago's Hacking Conference When: 04.25.14 Where: TOP_SECRET Call for Papers: Closed! *** ABOUT ***************************************************************** THOTCON (pronounced \ˈthȯt\ and taken from THree - One - Two) is a small venue hacking conference based in Chicago IL, USA. This is a non pr o non-commercial event looking to provide the best conference possible on a very limited budget. *** WHEN / WHERE ********************************************************** The THOTCON 0x5 will be held in Chicago, IL on Friday, April 25th, 2014. It will be held at a location only to be disclosed to attendees and speaker s during the week before the event. It will be in Chicago and close to a CT A train stop, accessible by bus, cab, and plenty of parking. *** FORMAT **************************************************************** The event will have 2 (two) tracks. There will be nine (9) 45 minute talks selected and nine (9) 20 minute turb o talks. We are also looking for three (3) 2.5 hour workshops to to be give n during the day as well. Topics we are interested in: Internet of Things, Medical Devices, Industria l Control Systems, Computer/Human Interfaces, Wearable Computing, Offensive /Defensive Techniques, Chaotic Actors, Surveillance, Intelligence Gathering , Data Visualization, Transportation Systems, Legal Issues, Mobile, Locks, Video Games, 0day and Beer. Note: THOTCON does NOT broadcast or record any of the talks presented at ou r conferences. *** SPEAKER PERKS ********************************************************* All Speakers will be given free admission to the conference as well as one (1) free attendee badge (to bring a guest). All speakers will also have acc ess to the THOTCON VIP Lounge. This means you will have access to free food and drink and all day. We don't have anything else to give, except you can tell your mom and your friends you spoke at THOTCON. Oh yeah, there is als o the Speaker's Dinner the night before the con that you will be invited to as well. *** HOW TO SUBMIT ********************************************************* If you are interested in speaking at this event, please send your completed speaker application [below] to cfp@thotcon.org. Once we receive your submission, you will get an email back within 48-72 ho urs. If you do not hear back from us, please resend. The CFP will close on Jan 1, 2014 or when we feel we have 18 outstanding ta lks. We anticipate having all speakers selected by Feb 1, 2014. *** CALL FOR PAPERS APPLICATION ******************************************* NOTE: You must copy and paste ALL of the info below and fill in all the inf ormation to be considered for a slot. Speaker Info 1. Name or Handle or Both: 2. Country/State/City of Residence: 3. Phone Number: 4. Email Address: 5. Have you presented at a con before? 6. If so, which one and when? 7. Brief Bio: [will be printed on website and program] 8. Twitter Handle: 9. Blog or Website: Presentation Info 1. Presentation Title: [be creative] 2. Presentation Synopsis: [<1 page please] 3. Is there a demonstration? Y or N 4. Is this about a new tool? Y or N 5. Is this about a new exploit? Y or N Misc. 1. Shirt size: [Men's Sizes] 2. Favorite Beer: 2. Anything you would like to share: Grant of Copyright Use I warrant that the above work has not been previously published elsewhere, or if it has, that I have obtained permission for its publication by THOTCO N and that I will promptly supply THOTCON with wording for crediting the or iginal publication and copyright owner. If I am selected for presentation, I hereby give THOTCON permission to dupl icate, record and redistribute this presentation; including, but not limite d to, the conference proceedings, hand outs(s) to the conference attendees for educational, on-line and all other purposes. Yes, I, [insert your name], have read the above and agree to the Grant of C opyright Use. Agreement to Terms of Speaking Requirements If I am selected to speak, I, [insert your name], understand that I must co mplete and fulfill the following requirements or I will forfeit my speaking slot: 1) I will complete my presentation within the time allocated to me - not ru nning over the time allocation. 2) I understand that THOTCON will provide 1 LCD projector, 1 screen, and mi crophone. I understand that I am responsible for providing all other necess ary equipment, including laptops and machines (with VGA output), to complet e my presentation. THOTCON will also provide a semi-stable wifi internet co nnection during the conference. If you have a live demo you MUST make a vid eo of it as a backup. Having a demo fail without a backup video will result in loss of lifetime badge and future THOTCON speaking opportunities. I, (insert your name here), have read the above and understand and agree to the terms as detailed in the Agreement to Terms of Speaking Requirements. Agreement to Terms of Speaking Remuneration 1) I understand that I will be responsible for my own hotel and travel expe nses. 2) I understand that I will be given 1 THOTCON attendee badge as remunerati on for my speaking at the conference. I, [insert your name], have read the above and understand and agree to the terms as detailed in the Agreement to Terms of Speaking Remuneration. ***END THOTCON TRANSMISSION************************************************ *************************************************************************** THOTCON INFOBLOX v.5 ESR14-RC1 492K RAM FREE Ready.

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