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What and when?

CHCon is a conference for security professionals and hackers in Christchurch, NZ. Training and CTF will be run on Saturday 12th November 2016 and presentations on Sunday 13th November 2016. That's the weekend before Kiwicon. All conference events will be held at Ara Institute of Canterbury on Madras St - opposite Winnie Bagoes. There's a more detailed schedule below


Who is it for?

You! IT security professionals, web developers, software developers, students, wannabes, hackers, enthusiasts, [your title here].


Who will be speaking/training?

There are 12 talks lined up to take us from 09:00 right through to 18:30, and we'll also be offering two full-day training sessions. We also have a Call for Sponsorship still open, if you'd like to support the conference.


Who is running this thing?

CHCon is being coordinated by a collaboration of people from the local OWASP and ISIG chapters. These are two web application security and information security groups which meet regularly in Christchurch. Follow us on Twitter as @CHCon_nz; email us at [email protected].


Saturday, 12th November
Sunday, 13th November

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