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 2k17
When and Where
Novi Sad Fair - Congress Centre, Hajduk Veljkova 11, Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia, Europe, Earth, Milky Way
15th September 2017. - 17th September 2017.
Call for papers
Call for papers is here: https://2k17.balccon.org/index.php?title=BalCCon2k17_CfP
Please see important dates below.
- Febuary 3rd, 2017 (00:00 UTC): Submission open
- July 1st, 2017 (23:59 UTC): Submission deadline
- July 15th, 2017: Final notification of acceptance
- September 15th – 17th, 2017: BalCCon Computer Congress
We will have a big booth like last year all three days!
There will be a talk on Sunday: Fedora in Education - https://2k17.balccon.org/events/167.html
Fedora Project Attendees