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Revision as of 18:07, 4 December 2016


When and where is the BalCCon2k17 going to happen?

September 15th to 17th 2017

Address

Congress Centre
Novi Sad Fair
Hajduk Veljkova 11
21000 Novi Sad
Serbia

Geo Coordinates:

lat=45.2577
log=19.8233

OpenStreetMap

Who

Who is organizing this event?

LUGoNS is one of the oldest hacker communities in Serbia and we have existed successfully for more then a decade and have spread our knowledge and international experience. Organization team has scores of years of experience visiting, participating in and volunteering at hacker events of all sizes. This is our first attempt to organize such an event independently, with the help of friends from all around the world!

Wau Holland Foundation from Hamburg and Berlin - A foundation in memory of Herwart "Wau" Holland-Moritz

Numerous documentaries and texts on and by data philosopher and visionary Wau Holland show how he influenced the world both as a public figure and the doyen and co-founder of the Chaos Computer Club throughout several decades until his untimely death on July 29, 2001. The area of conflict between new technology and media on the one hand, and ubiquitous surveillance on the other, risks and opportunities in information technology: these were key points Wau covered in his copious talks and public speeches. He developed and refined concepts like hacker ethics and teaching young people about the joy and passion in technology while stressing and showing the society's role therein. Through founding the Chaos Computer Club in 1981, Wau Holland paved the way for hackers into legality and social responsibility. He continued to be a huge influence and a voice to be heard. It was on the day of Wau's funeral in Marburg that five of his closest friends set up the Wau Holland Foundation in his memory, supported by his family who also gave the initial funding. In December 2003, the Foundation was registered as a tax-privileged charity.


Accommodation and Travel

Questions on where to stay

Questions on how to get there