CFP Open (Recon Village DEFCON China)


Our CFP is now OPEN for DEF CON 26 Las Vegas, and we are looking for top-notch presentations and workshops to fill in our schedule.

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 accepting four kind of submissions:

  • Comprehensive talks (30 - 45 minutes)
  • Live Demos (20 - 30 minutes)
  • Lightning talks 10 - 20 Minutes)
  • Workshops ( 1 - 2 hours)

We are seeking four kinds of submissions: Talks, Live Demos, Lightning Talks, and Workshops with emphasis on following areas:

  • Open Source Intelligence
  • Web Mining and Intelligence
  • Metadata Analysis
  • Counter Intelligence
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Investigative Data Mining
  • Privacy and Legal Issues
  • Social Media Intelligence
  • Reconnaissance / OSINT Automation
  • Visualization / Data Analysis
  • Data Corelation
  • OSINT into Offensive / Defensive Security

We will not accept any product or vendor related pitch. If your presentation talks about any vendor/product, we will encourage you to stay away. Before submitting, you might like to have a look on our previous talks on the following youtube playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9fPq3eQfaaA5neLZBXGxF3MtaT4M4Mq5

CFP closes on 3rd June and final list of talks will be updated on our website by 25th June.

Speaker Benefits:

  • The awesome Recon Village Speaker Tshirt
  • Recon Village Speaker Badge
  • Our exclusive Ninja Coin
  • Free Hugs
  • Party Invite

Important Dates

What? When?
Call For Tshirts TBA
Call For Hackathon Participation TBA
CFP DEFCON 26 Las Vegas OPEN 26th April 2018
CFP DEFCON 26 Las Vegas CLOSE 15th June 2018
Notification to Speakers 25th June 2018
Recon Village DEFCON 26 Schedule Announcement 1st July 2018
Recon Village DEFCON 26 10th - 12th August 2018