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DEF CON 26 Hacking Conference

PARTIES & MEETUPS

PARTIES & MEETUPS

303

Party on Friday at 20:30,
located in Virginia City at Flamingo

What can one say but "303 Party" to let you know where the mayhem will be? Join the members of the 303 organization as they redefine pool Party with their own music, entertainment, and mile high shenanigans! A repeat favorite of DEF CON attendees, with DJ's from across the community as well as creative works and technical expertise. What can we say, it's 303!

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303

Party on Saturday at 20:30,
located in Pool at Flamingo

What can one say but "303 Party" to let you know where the mayhem will be? Join the members of the 303 organization as they redefine pool Party with their own music, entertainment, and mile high shenanigans! A repeat favorite of DEF CON attendees, with DJ's from across the community as well as creative works and technical expertise. What can we say, it's 303!

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/r/DEFCON

Meetup on Friday at 20:30,
located in Laughlin at Flamingo

Do you participate in the DEF CON subreddit? This Meetup is for you! A gathering of the denizens of /r/DEF CON while at DEF CON to mingle and meet face to face. Newcomers and veterans alike are welcome to meet and greet while sharing the DEF CON experience.

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Arcade Party

Party on Saturday at 22:30
Located in Red Rock at Flamingo

Relive once again the experience of theĀ arcadeĀ at DEF CON. From classics to a custom built 16 player foosball table! Jam out to Dual Core and Keith Myers while taking another swipe at that high score on your favorite classic video games. No quarters required!

This EPIC party is sponsored by: SCYTHE, GRIMM, ICS Village, Car Hacking Village, & Novetta

More info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arcade-party-tickets-48407703745 (open to all DEF CON attendees, registration not required)

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BlanketFortCon

Party on Saturday at 20:30,
located in Carson City at Flamingo

Check your ego at the door, grab some building materials and join in the celebration of the creativity and originality that is the pillow fort! A host of DJs will be spinning from a pirate ship as you share and create your own unique environment. All aboard!

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BRUCAMP

Meetup on Thursday at 16:00,
located in Livorno at Caesars Palace

A play within a play, this Meetup is for conference organizers to come together and share their best ideas, tips and methods of running their cons in a social environment. The goal is to help improve teh conference experiences for all and to help take away some of the headaches in running a con. A great gathering for con organization veterans as well as anyone looking to start their own con.

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Friends of Bill W

Meetup on Thurs-Sat at 12:00 and 17:00, Sun at 12:00
located in Office 4 at Caesars Palace

Friends of Bill W Meetup

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GEEKPWN

Party on Friday at 20:30,
located in Scenic at Flamingo

Part contest, part open discussion of security, part talent show and 100% fun! Join the folks from GEEKPWN for a evening of entertainment with a focus on information security from China. Expect contests, serious discussion, music, and an enviroment open to your ideas.

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GOTHCON

Meetup Date and Time TBA

We want a flashmob to get all the goths in one spot. To make friends! To get dressed up! Find out more info via @clevrcat and follow #DCgothcon

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Hacker Flairgrounds

Meetup on Saturday at 20:30,
located in Laughlin at Flamingo

This is the Meetup destination for badge collectors, designers, and prototypers that you have been waiting for! A social environment to show off you custom badges, discuss projects to make you own badges and to talk to collectors who cherish your work. Flashing LEDs, crafting time, trading, and the celebration of badge craft all in one.

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Hacker Karaoke

Party on Friday and Saturday at 20:00,
located in Emperors Ballroom at Caesars Palace

Two great things that go great together! Join the fun as your fellow hackers make their way through songs from every era and style. Everyone has a voice and this is your opportunity to show it off! Quickly becoming a DEF CON tradition and a favorite of people from all skill levels.

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Hacking for Special Needs

Meetup on Thursday at 17:00,
located in Anzio at Caesars Palace

A Meetup for parents of children and individuals with special needs within the DEF CON community. The meeting is not only social but also a exchange of information and helpful tips to help improve the lives of families and individuals and to celebrate their place in the DEF CON community.

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House of Kenzo

Party on Friday at 20:30,
located in Twilight at Flamingo

Come celebrate teh culture of DIY or die! The future has not been written yet so come and mingle with the authors of the time to come and celebrate creating a culture of global communication and culture. Live music and open minds will meet your ideas and help you trailblazer the next century.

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Lawyer Meet

Meetup on Friday at 19:00,
located in Carson City at Flamingo

If you're a lawyer (recently unfrozen or otherwise), a judge or a law student please make a note to join your host Jeff McNamara at 19:00 on Friday, August 10th, for a friendly get-together, followed by dinner/drinks and conversation.

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Live Band Karaoke

Party on Friday at 21:00,
located in Vista at Flamingo

Think you have karaoke chops? Kick it up to the next level by performing your favorite songs with a live band! The band with the best name ever , DON'T PANIC provides the music and you provide the vocal talent. You won't need an electronic thumb or the help of the Dentrasi to get into this Party, just bring yourself and your towel. Come early for free swag (towel included!)!

Event info and singer sign up:
ibm.biz/dontpanic

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DontPanicReally/
Twitter: @DontPanicReally

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Lonely Hackers Club

Party on Saturday at 20:30,
located in ElDorado Ballroom at Flamingo

If only Sergeant Pepper had owned a Commodore 64! Come meet the people you communicate with on a daily basis in person as you dance and chat the night away. Just keep in mind that this IS Las Vegas and when you wake up in the morning those marriage certificates are still binding!

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SECKC the World

Party on Saturday at 20:30
located in Mesquite at Flamingo

A Tiki themed gathering of the people who make up seckc.org. Come get a taste of this slice of hacker culture as you Party the night away. The hotel won't let us have Tiki torches so grab some glow-sticks and bamboo and help the theme while live DJs keep your feet moving.

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SOMA FM CHILL ROOM & LIVE BROADCAST

Friday-Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 10am-4:30pm
located in Emperor Ballroom

SomaFM will again be broadcasting live from DEF CON 26 Chill Room in Emperor Ballroom. SomaFM DJs spinning include Rusty, DJ Pie, Darren, Merin MC, kampf, Jon Logan, Phase47, djdead. Some come chill out with us, or get some work done while we play the downtempo/ambient chill that gets your creativity flowing. (We'll also be piping the music in to the other chill rooms in both hotels.)

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VET CON

Details TBA

A Party thrown by Veterans for everyone! Come join in as veterans from all branches come together to celebrate and take on challenges that you only hear about in movies. Space force recruiting? Airmen in a chair race? Military drill displays? All this and more. It's time to raise hell the way our people in uniform are famous for.

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Wireless Village

Details TBA,
located in Wireless Village

Join the folks from the wireless village in an informal Party atmosphere and celebrate all the works that they do to make DEF CON awesome. This is your moment to make new friends, reunite with old ones, and celebrate the wireless lifestyle. Live music and social interaction await you, along with some of the thought leaders and presenters in the realm of wireless communications.

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