--[ Welcome to AvengerCon

AvengerCon is a free security event hosted every fall by Maryland Innovation and Security Institute to benefit the hackers of the U.S. Cyber Command community and the U.S. Army 780th Military Intelligence Brigade. The event is open to all service members and employees of U.S. Cyber Command and Department of Defense personnel supporting cyberspace missions. AvengerCon features presentations, hacker villages, training workshops, and much more.

The event is open to all service members and employees of U.S. Cyber Command and Department of Defense, and related partners supporting cyberspace missions. It will include a keynote speaker, presentations, and villages, currently scheduled for 1 December, and workshops hosted on 30 November.

To learn more about our previous events, check out these Ars Technica articles about AvengerCon III and AvengerCon IV, as well as these 780th MI BDE BYTE magazine articles about AvengerCon V and AvengerCon VI!

--[ Latest Announcements

----[ Call for content open now!

We are now accepting proposals for presentations, villages, and workshops for AvengerCon VII!

The calls for content will close at 2359 EDT on 15 September, 2022.

Head here to submit a presentation proposal, here to submit a village proposal, here to submit a workshop proposal, or find the links on the avengercon.com sidebar to submit!

AvengerCon is nothing without its community! Come share your passion: whether it be a talk on a project or hobby, a hands-on activity, or a particular skill you think would benefit the community, we would love to showcase your work.

AvengerCon will be supporting a hybrid-event model and we will work with you to make sure your contribution is a success whether you will be participating in-person or remotely.

Please reach out through the website contact form with any questions!

Call for Presentations

Join our ranks of presentation speakers at AvengerCon! We're searching for 15 - 45 minute presentations on diverse topics from policy thoughts to technical demonstrations and anything in between. Presentations covering the fundamentals as well as advanced research or niche topics are equally welcome.

If you think it's important to the community, we'll hear it.

We are seeking both experienced and first-time presenters!

Call for Villages

AvengerCon is looking to host a variety of villages this year showcasing the diverse set of skill sets in the cybersecurity world!

Past villages have included topics like lockpicking, ICS/SCADA pen-testing, RF hacking, network recon, CTFs, and more!

We are always looking to add new villages or CTFs to our event; so don’t hesitate to submit a proposal if you are interested in hosting a village!

Call for Workshops

Teach a workshop at AvengerCon! Do you have an idea for a workshop and want to help others on their journey to l33t? Submit a workshop proposal for your chance to train fellow hackers in your area of expertise!

We are looking for a diverse range of workshop topics at every difficulty level. Workshops could either be half-day (3 hours) or full-day (6 hours) for approximately 15-30 students.

----[ AvengerCon returns for 2022!

AvengerCon returns for 2022! AvengerCon VII is scheduled as a hybrid in-person and virtual event on November 30th and December 1st 2022!

AvengerCon is a free security event hosted every fall by the Maryland Innovation and Security Institute to benefit the hackers of the U.S. Cyber Command community and the U.S. Army 780th Military Intelligence Brigade. The event is open to all service members and employees of U.S. Cyber Command and Department of Defense personnel supporting cyberspace missions.

AvengerCon will feature presentations, hacker villages, training workshops, and other content provided by motivated members of the AvengerCon community!

Stay tuned for more announcements about AvengerCon VII!

To learn more about our previous events, check out the links below: