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DEFCON, 2016


  • Thursday, August 4th through Sunday, August 7th, 2016
  • Paris: 3655 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 and Bally's: 3645 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
  • Google Maps: Paris/Bally's
  • Air to McCarran International Airport (LAS)

Event Description

DEFCON is an annual hacker event at Paris/Bally's, where attendees from around the world discover security and hacking techniques. Workshops range from lockpicking, Capture the Flag, and scavenger hunt. As of May 26th, 2016, there were over 20k people confirmed and registered to attend for DEFCON 2015.

Why attend this event? DEFCON is known for its speaker presentations/demonstrations of security-related subjects. At this event, there are thousands from around the world who are dedicated to electronic tinkering. This is a great opportunity for Fedora to make an impact at a global level, following along with the Objectives of Building Open Source Software Communities set forth by the Fedora Council.

Perry Rivera is a Fedora Ambassador and can help support the event.

Event Owners

Fedora Representatives

Deadline to confirm participation: TBD

Event Checklist

  • TBD

Event Schedule

The known most current revision of the schedule may be found on the DEFCON website.

August 4 - Thursday

  • TBD

August 5 - Friday

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August 6 - Saturday

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August 7 - Sunday

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Ideas / Brainstorming

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Negotiated Deal

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Prize Pool

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Important Deadlines

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Event Budget

Item Cost Comments
8x8 space table [includes 1 badge] $1000 8'x8'​ space with an 8'x3' table, Table Info
Power $200 Power, Power Info
Internet $325 Power, Power Info
Rivera Travel Subsidy $460 Burbank to Las Vegas Round Trip
Rivera Hotel Subsidy $900 Las Vegas Hotel

Total: $2885

Travel Subsidy Requests

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Event Report

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  • [TBD TBD]