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v.12 • 2004 • July 30- August 1 • Alexis Park • Las Vegas, NV



General Info

What: Defcon 12
Where: Alexis Park Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
When: July 30-August 1, 2004

Cost: $80 USD covers the entire 3 days of the conference

Entry Fee:
Cash only. Absolutely no checks, credit cards, money orders, traveler's checks or foreign currency will be accepted. There is no on-line pre-registration. Everyone must register on-site. There is early on-site registration the day before the start of the con, on Thursday, at the Alexis Park. Hours will be announced 2 weeks prior to the start of the show.

Foreign nationals: we will only issue Letters of Invitation to accepted speakers. If you are not invited to speak at Defcon, please do not ask for a Letter of Invitation.

All persons who will be on the hotel property during the conference must have a conference badge on them at all times.

Defcon 12 hotel

The Alexis Park Resort is across the street from the Hard Rock Hotel, and is 1 mile off the main strip.The Alexis Park is a non gambling hotel, so people 18 years and older can get a room there. Address: 375 East Harmon Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89109.

To be on the hotel property you MUST have a Defcon 12 badge. This is a requirement of the hotel to cut down on locals just "passing through", and causing problems.

Register on-line or call the toll-free reservation line 1-800-582-2228. If reserving via telephone, you must tell them you are attending DEFCON in order to book a room.

See a listing of con room rates at the Alexis Park.

Defcon Forums

The best place to get information and meet new people are the Defcon Forums. You will be able to find Room and Ride share information, Contest rules, updates, etc.

Become a Vendor
Become a Speaker/Submit a Paper

See the Submitted Artwork or see Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6, Page 7, Page 8, Page 9

Comment on a presentation: Use the Noteex

Enter the Artwork Contest
Enter the Capture the Flag
Enter the Defcon Film Festival
Enter the IP Appliance Contest
Enter the Leetest Link
Enter the Lockpick Contest
Enter the Robot Warez
Enter the Slogan Contest
Enter the TCP/IP Drinking Game
Enter the Wardrive Contest
Enter the Wi-Fi Shootout

DJ Action @ the Black & White Ball & Chill Out Area

Play Spot the Fed


This page last updated on: Sunday, July 11, 2004

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