This year is the 5th Anniversary of Hack3rcon organized by 304Geeks and Hackers for Charity on Friday November 14th to Sunday November 16th at the Charleston Civic Center. A weekend of computers, security, and hanging out.
Registration opens at 8:30am on each day. There will be a workshop area, a Network King of the Hill contest, dinners at Black Sheep Burrito and Brews, after parties on Friday and Saturday with music acts and bikini contest at the Blue Parrot, instructor led workshops, and talks led by guests speakers about of security, programming, computers, and more.
Speakers for this year include: Brian Martin, Bill Gardner, Lee Baird, Aedan Somerville, Shawn Jordan, Justin Rogosky, Tom Moore, Saurabh Harit, Jon Schipp, Adrian Krenshaw, Mark Maxey, Luis Santana, Tim Fowler, Ronin, Josh Perrymon, Stephen Hilt, Ronnie Fabela, David Kennedy and more.
Registration is $100 for the weekend. A portion of the proceeds will go to charity.
Professionals and enthusiasts should see about going out to this event for learning and networking (ha ha).
304 Geeks is group for people in the Charleston WV area who are interested in computers. The goal of the group is to bring together computer professional from various backgrounds to network and share knowledge.
Hackers For Charity is a non-profit organization that leverages the skills of technologists. We solve technology challenges for various non-profits and provide food, equipment, job training and computer education to the world’s poorest citizens.