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ToorCon 12 Call for Papers


It's that time of year again! ToorCon 12 is coming so get your code finished and submit a talk this time around. We're letting you decide if you want to be a part of our 50-minute talks on Saturday, 20-minute talks on Sunday, and 75-minute talks for our Deep Knowledge Seminars on Friday depending on how much time you need to present your new ideas and techniques. We evaluate our submissions in the order that they're received so submit your talk before time runs out! Track and time preference is always given to those who submit talks that fit the theme of the conference. If you haven't already figured out what the theme for ToorCon is this year, read this paragraph another time.


Please send data to cfp@xxxxxxxxxxx :

00. Name
01. Email Address
02. Mobile Phone Number
03. Brief Bio
04. Title of the Talk
05. Brief Abstract
06. Any supporting materials, links, outlines, etc
07. What talk format are you submitting for:
07:00. 20-minute talk (Sunday)
07:01. 50-minute talk (Saturday)
07:02. 75-minute seminar (Friday)
07:03. 2-day workshop (Wednesday-Thursday)


Please no vendor pitches or talks on old subjects. We try to keep ToorCon highly technical so please only submit talks on original research that isn't more than 12 months old. Talks that are submitted for a 50-minute or 75-minute slot may be asked to be reduced to 20-minutes if space on the lineup is limited. You must notify ToorCon if you are in any way unable to make it to your talk after being accepted.


- The honor and prestige of knowing you've made your contribution to hacker society
- A free ticket for yourself and a friend
- Invitations to all of the parties and special events
- Free admission to the friday seminars (as space lasts)
- Compensation is provided to 2-day workshop trainers, please email for details


ToorCon offers many sponsorship opportunities and provides exposure to many of the top minds and decision makers in the information security industry. Sponsorship ranges from a banner and/or booth to sponsoring lunches, receptions, and parties. 100% of the sponsorship goes directly to the attendees. If you are interested in sponsoring, please contact geo@xxxxxxxxxxxx


ToorCon 12 San Diego (Seminars & Conference)
October 22nd-24th, 2010
San Diego Convention Center
111 W. Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

ToorCon 12 San Diego (Training)
September 20th-22nd, 2010
Hotel Solamar
435 6th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101


August 10th, 2010 - Call for papers released
August 27th, 2010 - First round of selection announced
September 17th, 2010 - Call for papers closes
October 1st, 2010 - Speaker & sponsor selection finalized
October 20th, 2010 - ToorCon training workshops start
October 22nd, 2010 - ToorCon seminars & conference reception
October 23rd, 2010 - ToorCon conference 50-minute talks
October 24th, 2010 - ToorCon conference 20-minute talks