Call for papers: BSides Ljubljana 0x7E8


The 7th edition of BSides Ljubljana will take place on 27th September 2024. To make this event possible, we need YOU – we are looking for speakers, sponsors and everyone in between!

Call for papers is open!

Are you doing something interesting, super exciting and fun that you would like your peers to hear about? BSides is organized by the community for the community and everyone is encouraged to participate. If you would like to share your enthusiasm about the work you do, if you want to enable others to learn from you, and if you want to gain recognition in the community, give a talk or a workshop at the event.

Topics of interest include the following (but are in no way limited to), preference given to talks that provide solutions as well as insights into problems:

  • Offensive and Defensive Technologies and Techniques
  • Bugs and Reverse Engineering (finding and fixing)
  • Incident Handling, Forensics and Anti-Forensics
  • Virtualisation, Container and Cloud Computing Security
  • Owning the Enterprise, Infrastructure, Applications, Databases and Client Side Security
  • Cryptography, Cryptocurrencies, Cryptozoology and other Crypto-fu
  • Embedded/Hardware Hacking and the Internet of Shit(tm)
  • Application and Mobile Security
  • Networking, Comms, Critical National Infrastructure (CNI)
  • Human hacking / Social engineering
  • Cyberspace, Policing, Law, Interception and Human Rights

If the topic you would like to present is not on the list, we invite you to submit it regardless – we will gladly consider it!

Please submit entries via [THIS SUBMIT FORM]. See details below.

We are planning several participation formats. The terms and conditions are described below:

#1. 40-minutes talks

The speaker is granted 40 minutes to present his/her paper and 10 minutes to answer the questions from the audience. Talks will be held in two tracks in separate halls at the venue.

#2. 20-minutes talks

The speaker is granted 20 minutes to present his/her paper and 5 minutes to answer the questions from the audience. Talks will be held in two tracks in separate halls at the venue.

#3. Workshops

The speaker prepares his/her presentation and any training materials he/she needs. He/she is granted 2 or more hours to conduct the master class in a separate hall/room.

#4. Lightning talks

The speaker is granted 5 minutes (that includes HW preparation for slides, if there are any, as well as Q&A) to present his/her paper in the main venue hall. NOTE: For this type of format, you register your talk at the event.

Please submit your talk/workshop proposals via [SUBMIT FORM]

We do not accept marketing and non-technical commercial papers.

The accepted language is English.

We can’t wait to see your ideas!


  • 27th March 2024 CFP Open
  • 27th June 2024 CFP Deadline
  • 15th July 2024 Acceptance Notification
  • 27th September 2024 BSides Ljubljana 0x7E8

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Are you interested in sponsoring us?

BSidesLjubljana is a non-profit, community-driven event and relies on the kind sponsorship of people and companies like you to succeed. If you want to support the initiative and gain visibility by sponsoring, please see the Sponsors sub page for details and contact us by writing an e-mail to sponsorship [at] bsidesljubljana [dot] si.


… and here be dragons!