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DEF CON Hacking Conference


Who do I talk to about...?

Running a Contest or Event:

Apply at!
(Note: For info on the individual contests themselves, check this thread on the DEF CON Forums.)

Being a Vendor:

Keep an eye out for the Vendor FAQ and application, coming soon.

Registering as Press:

Check out the DEF CON 22 Press Registration page for more information. You can direct any questions to press at

Being a Speaker:

Answer the Call for Papers!

Being a DJ and/or Band:

Answer the Call for Music, posted on the DEF CON Forums.

Getting in touch with Dark Tangent:

DT's contact info and public key can be found here.

Website and Program Submissions:

Submit updates for the website or material for the printed program to neil at defcon dot org. Anything to be published in the printed program is due June 8, 2012.