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Call for Papers is now OPEN

Call For Papers

Recon Village is excited to invite cybersecurity enthusiasts, researchers, and professionals to contribute their expertise to our upcoming event. If you have insights, discoveries, or innovative approaches in the realm of reconnaissance, we want to hear from you.

Submit your proposals to be part of an engaging lineup that explores the latest trends, tools, and methodologies in reconnaissance and OSINT (Open Source Intelligence). Whether you're delving into network mapping, threat intelligence gathering, or OSINT techniques, we encourage you to share your knowledge with our community.

Don't miss this opportunity to showcase your expertise and contribute to the advancement of reconnaissance practices. Submit your proposal and join us in shaping the future of cybersecurity reconnaissance at Recon Village.

CFP Opens: 5th April 2024
CFP Close: 2nd June 2024

Venue: Las Vegas Convention Center, DEF CON, Las Vegas, Nevada

Recon Village is back to the In-Person event and can't wait to see you all in Vegas.

If you are passionate about OSINT and Reconnaissance and want to talk about something you did / or you know, in front of a more targeted audience, Submit your proposals to Recon Village CFP.

We are seeking three kinds of submissions:

A. Comprehensive Talk (30 - 45 minutes - Detailed research talks)
B. Short Talk (20 - 30 minutes)
C. Tool Demo (15 - 20 Minutes - Quick talks about an approach or methods)

Please note that any abstract you submit should be related to Open Source Intelligence / Information Gathering / Reconnaissance.

We will provide you with a place to present, projector screens (preferably carrying your own VGA / HDMI inputs to our projectors), a room full of professionals ready to talk, an environment filled in with energy and fun, and a lot of free hugs. Abstracts of accepted talks will be posted on Recon Village's website with your names and Twitter handles, and we will try our best to give you your fair share of publicity.

Please do not submit to Recon Village CFP if you are not already planning to attend DEF CON 32 as we are unable to provide any speaker assistance in terms of DEF CON Badges/travel/accommodation expenses.
Only if you are already attending DEF CON and would like to speak, please send in your proposal through this CFP form.

If you want to receive a DEF CON Badge specifically, please drop us an email explicitly. We will try to get you one (no commitments) and early submissions will get the priority. 

So what do you get as a speaker?
- Lots of love and respect from the team.
- Exclusive Recon Village Speaker Badge (This doesn't get you any access, but it's cool enough to show off ;)
- Coin of Honor
- Recon Village Speaker T-shirt
- Some extremely tasty Indian delicacies.
- Free drinks at a relaxed networking party.

Village Dates: 9th to 11th August 2024
Talks Schedule: 9th and 10th August 2024
Venue: Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, USA 

As you submit the CFP form, you should get a confirmation email confirming your submission. If you do not receive this email, it simply means there is something wrong and we have not received your submission. In that case, we suggest you submit it again.

In case you have any doubts, feel free to reach us at info (at) reconvillage (dot) org. Please do not send any CFP submissions to this email. The only way to submit the CFP is via this form.

CFP closes on 2nd June 2024 at 00:00 GMT. Once the CFP is closed, this form will no longer accept CFP submissions or modifications.

Recon Village CFP Form - 2024 (DEFCON 32)
Have you spoken at Recon Village Earlier?
Have you presented THIS talk anywhere else?
Are you releasing a new tool?
Would you like to get your talk recorded?
Days you cannot speak on.

This form no longer accepts submissions.

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