BalCCon - Balkan Computer Congress is an international hacker conference organized by LUGoNS – Linux Users Group of Novi Sad and Wau Holland Foundation from Hamburg and Berlin. It is the third conference taking place on the Balkans. BalCCon brings together hackers, hacktivists and computer enthusiasts from this area and they are joined by fellow hackers from all over the world. This event emphasizes the role of hacking as a means of peaceful cooperation and international understanding. The program consist of numerous presentations, workshops and lectures about information, privacy, technology, programming, free software and socio-political issues. One part of the congress will be dedicated to hacking, project and hacks.
CfP note: This event favours hacks, hacktivism, gadgets programming, free software on new devices, freedom, ... It feels like there are no introduction/beginner talks (unless it is hot new topic). "We're looking for fresh content in the areas of information security, hardware hacking, biohacking, sustainability, maker culture, net politics and the intersection of technology and society in general."
Website: BalCCon 2k16
When and Where
Novi Sad Fair - Congress Centre, Hajduk Veljkova 11, Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia, Europe, Earth, Milky Way
9th September 2016. - 11th September 2016.
Call for papers
Call for papers is here: https://2k16.balccon.org/index.php?title=CfP_BalCCon2k16
Please see important dates below.
July 1st, 2016 (23:59 UTC): Submission deadline
July 15th, 2016: Final notification of acceptance
September 09th – 11th, 2016: BalCCon Computer Congress
Fedora Project Attendees
- nmilosev (still updating with more): http://imgur.com/a/69ddx
- nmilosev: https://nmilosev.svbtle.com/fedora-balccon2k16-event-report
- more to come...