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~# Hak4Kidz Overview

Hak4Kidz is the first official youth based ethical hacking conference in Chicago that is *not* a hackathon.

~# 2017 Chicago Keynote Announced!

This year we are excited to announce that Jeff Man will be our keynote speaker!

Mr Jeff Man Jeff is a respected Information Security expert, advisor, speaker, teacher, advocate, and curmudgeon. He has over 33 years of experience working in all aspects of computer, network, and information security. He has held security positions with NSA (National Security Agency), the DoD (Department of Defense) and private-sector enterprises. A little known fact, Jeff Man was part of the first penetration testing "red team" at NSA.


We are excited to have him share his experiences protecting the United States of America with us on June 3rd in Chicago.

~# Hak4Kidz Def Con 24 Scholarship

Due to the increasing demand to provide events in additional cities, we have decided to put the scholarship on hold until further notice. We hope to bring it back for DEF CON 26.

~# Critical Data

Hak4Kidz is growing. We have 10 events this year in cities across the planet. The following are events scheduled for 2017. Reference to 2016 event list.

~# 2017 Events

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FORD.PRIVATE.EVENT

When: February 25, 2017, Check-in begins 8:30am day ends at 3pm
Where: The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn, MI 48124
Registration: ** SENT BY PRIVATE EMAIL **
Activities: Compiling...please wait.
** Bring A Laptop For Your Kid(z) **

$_INDIANAPOLIS - 64:6f:6e:65

When: March 11, 2017, Opens at 9am
Where: BSides Indy Ivy Tech Corporate College and Culinary Center, 2820 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN
Registration: ** INCLUDED WITH ADULT **
Activities: ** Compiling...please wait.
** Bring A Laptop For Your Kid(z) **

$_BLOOMCON - 64:6f:6e:65

When: March 25, 2017, Check-in begins 8:30am day ends at 5pm
Where: BloomCON Kehr Union, Bloomburgs University, 400 East Second St., Bloomsburg, PA
Registration: ** CLOSED via BloomCON **
Activities: Compiling...please wait.
** Bring A Laptop For Your Kid(z) **

$_MILWAUKEE - 64:6f:6e:65

When: April 1, 2017 (not a joke), Opening Ceremonies begin 9am day ends at 4pm
Where: CypherCon Discovery World 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI
Registration: ** CLOSED **
CFP Opens: ** January 1, 2017 **
CFP Closes: February 15, 2017
** Bring A Laptop For Your Kid(z) **

$_NEW_ORLEANS - 64:6f:6e:65

When: May 20, 2017, 8:45am doors open, Activities begin 9am day ends at 4pm
Where: NolaCon The Crowne Plaza Hotel @ Bourbon and Canal
Registration: ** CLOSED **
Registration ends: May 19, 2017
** Bring A Laptop For Your Kid(z) **
Activities: ** Hak4Kidz at NOLA Activities

$_CHICAGO - 64:6f:6e:65

When: June 3, 2017, 8:30am doors open, Opening Ceremonies begin 9am
Where: TechNexus 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL
Registration: ** CLOSED **
Registration ends: May 19, 2017
CFP Opens: ** CLOSED **
CFP Closes: April 17, 2017
** Bring A Laptop For Your Kid(z) **
Activities: ** List of Activities
Schedule of Activities: ** Chicago Activities and times

$_MINNEAPOLIS - 64:6f:6e:65

When: June 23, 2017, Opening Ceremonies begin 9am
Where: BrrCON Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN
Registration: ** CLOSED **
Registration ends: ** CLOSED **
Activities: ** Activities
** Bring A Laptop For Your Kid(z) **

$_GRAND_RAPIDS

When: October 27, 2017, Opening Ceremonies begin 9am days ends at 5pm
Where: GrrCON DeVos Place - 303 Monroe Ave. NW – Grand Rapids, MI
Registration: ** OPEN **
Registration ends: October 26, 2017
Workshop Registration: ** SIGN UP AT GRRCON ON THURSDAY **
Activities: ** Activities Being Finalized
** Bring A Laptop For Your Kid(z) **

$_TORONTO -> RESCHEDULED

When: RESCHEDULED FOR SPRING 2017
Where: TBD
Registration: ** CLOSED **
Registration ends: ** CLOSED **
Workshop Registration: ** CLOSED **
Activities: ** Toronto Kidz Activities
** Bring A Laptop For Your Kid(z) **

$_GHENT

When: October 1, 2017, Opening Ceremonies begin 9am day ends at 5pm
Where: Partnership with BruCON Ghent, Belgium
Registration: ** OPEN **
Workshop Registration: Day of the event at check-in
Activities: Hak4Kidz Belgium Activities
** Bring A Laptop For Your Kid(z) **