July 25th to July 31st is “Hacker Summer Camp” a crazy week where three major conventions all happen around the same time on the Las Vegas Strip. Going for the first time ever to a hacker convention or a long time vet, we are going to get you up to speed on how to survive 37,000 hackers all in one building. Topics include what to bring, how to act, how to computer without getting 0wnd and detailed overviews of BSides Las Vegas, DEFCON and Black Hat USA in 2017!
Bio: Sidepocket is an awful human being that for some reason people listen to. A Co-Founder of DEFCON 201, an open group for hacker workshop projects in North East New Jersey, he is constantly wanting to help people how to get better at whatever they want to do and learn. He also has a history with NYC 2600, Radio Statler at Hackers on Planet Earth, Phone Losers of America, Museum of Urban Reclaim Spaces and The Yes Men. Find out more about DEFCON 201 at: http://www.defcon201.org