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Become a speaker

Our 2022 Call for Presentations current status is “Semi-Open”. Meaning, Lots of our previously accepted 2020 speakers will be speaking at CypherCon 5.1, however some new speakers will be announced.  Please apply at our 2022 CFP page.

CypherCon 5.1 (2021) seeks proposals on interesting content to make this an exciting event for our attendees and documented for those that are unable to attend. CypherCon encourages submissions on all types of topics but selection emphasis will direct towards hacker topics, 2021’s theme is ‘glitch’, we are seeking topics of paradigm shifts in our industry. CypherCon 6.0 (2022) will have a new theme and will be noted at the 2021 closing ceremony.

Call For Artists

The CypherCon 5.3 (2022) Call for Artists is OPEN! Interested in creating unique and creative pieces? Physical or Digital Art? Make Music? Create Video? We offer badges and new for 2022, we will be offering all contributing artists and content providers access to a special VIP artists cocktail social. Contact us on how to get involved.

We are seeking all types of hacker related art. Grants available.

Become a Volunteer

Been to an event already and want to do more? A ton of effort goes on behind the scenes to ensure everyone has a great time. Enrich the Wisconsin hacker community by helping run the show and meet some amazingly talented locals!

If you have not been to a CypherCon. We recommend starting by getting involved in a specialty, perhaps with a village! Into lock-picking, AI, or bio-hacking? There is a place for you! Into hardware and firmware? Also a place for you! We are happy to give you an introduction.

Create a puzzle or cypher

Enjoy codes and puzzle creation? Interested in sharing a “hacker related” puzzle with the community? We’d love to see what you have in mind. We include puzzles during,  before, or even after the event! Contact us! We would love to incorporate your puzzles into the event in return for some cool benefits.

New for 2022: Puzzle creators will gain private entry to a special VIP puzzlers cocktail social. Interested? Contact us.