Recon Village Call For Papers (CFP) - DEFCON 27 Las Vegas 2018
CFP Open: 7th April, 2019
CFP Close: 3rd June, 2019
Venue: DEF CON, Las Vegas, Nevada

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 four kinds of submissions:

A. Comprehensive talks (30 - 45 minutes - Detailed research talks)
B. Live Demos (20 - 30 minutes - Live Demo of a Tool/Technique/Methodology)
C. Lightning talks 10 - 20 Minutes - Quick talks about an approach or methods)
D. Workshops ( 1 - 2 hours - Hands On or Instructor Led training for free)

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

We will be able to provide you a place to present, projectors screens (preferably carry 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. Abstract of accepted talks will be posted on Recon Village's website with your names and twitter handles.

Please do not submit to Recon Village CFP if you are not already planning to attend DEF CON 27 as we are unable to provide any speaker assistance in terms of DEF CON Badges / travel / accommodation expenses.
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. We will try to get you one (no commitments there).

So what do you get as a speaker?
- Lot of love and respect from the team.
- Exclusive Recon Village Speaker Badge
- Coin of Honor
- Some really tasty Indian delicacies.
- Free beer in a relaxed networking party.

Village Dates: 9th to 11th August 2019
Venue: Las Vegas, USA

As you will 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 to submit again.

In case you have any doubt, feel free to reach us on Please do not send any CFP submission to this email. The only way to submit the CFP is via this form.

CFP closes on 3rd June 2019 00:00 GMT. Once CFP is closed, this form will no longer accept CFP submissions or modifications.

Name *
What should we call you? Remember, this name goes on our website, twitter or any other place we send our announcements.
Your answer
Email Address *
How to contact you? This field is very important for announcements, acceptances, and scheduling and other communication.
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Twitter Handle
If you prefer, we would like mention your name in our tweets and website.
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Mobile Number
How do we contact you, if you are not available 10 minutes before your talk?
Your answer
Speaker Profile *
Summary of your previous work. Would love to see the links.
Your answer
Additional Speaker (If any)
If there are more than one speakers, mention details of secondary speaker below, in the above order: (Name, Email Address, Twitter Handle, Mobile Number, Speaker profile.
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Title of the Talk *
This will go everywhere, on the website, on schedules, everywhere. So find the title which best describe your talk.
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Talk Category *
Where do your proposal fits best? How much time do you need?
Abstract (max 3000 words) *
Brief description of what your talk is about? Be as detailed and technical as possible. Mention what's new in your talk, why is it an interesting talk. If selected, this goes live on website.
Your answer
Have you presented this talk anywhere in past? *
Are you releasing a new tool / exploit? *
Would you like to get your recorded? *
** By Default all the talks get recorded, unless specifically denied. Please note that decision to get your talk recorded (or not) cannot be changed later, so be careful about this. Once we further the program schedule to third parties, we cannot change the same.
Do you have any specific requirement?
We will provide you projector screen and sound. If you need have any other specific requirement, please mention.
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Any of the days you cannot speak?
Anything else?
Anything else you would like to say, or why this talk is awesome?
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