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Staff-Projects/DefCon 27 Event

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DEFCON 27 Hacking Conference

  • When: August 8-11, 2019
  • Where: Paris, Ballys, & Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas
  • OWASP Board requested and approved conference

Project Links


Include top-level goals of the project in an ordered list Give thought to the ordering of goals. Revenue, attendance, launch date Make sure goals are measurable from undisputed source


  • Vendor application submitted 2019-2-28 [Lisa] DONE
  • Use the syntax of 2019-01-19, Milestone name [Name of Owner]
  • When milestones are completed, mark them as such with ??
  • A milestone isn’t everyone’s to-do list, it is the high level tasks of the project
  • If you have more than 20 milestones, you’re being too granular


  • unordered list of each leader and a hyperlink to their email address.



Name & URLs


Paris, Bally's, & Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas


Paris Las Vegas

3655 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, NV 89109


3645 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Planet Hollywood

3667 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Nearest airport: McCarran International Airport


List all registration options and their prices and what conditions are required for certain discounts (if any). Include a link to the registration page. Note the registration link should ALSO be available in the Key Resources sections above.


The high level budget should be listed below as a table. The full budget should be linked here and in a Google Sheet in the OWASP instance set to public (read only).

Description Amount
+ Registration $10,000
+ Training $7,000
+ Sponsorships $100
+ Venue $5,000
+ Catering $1,000
+ Trainers $1,000
+ Travel $0
+ Session Recordings $2,000
+ Other $0
Forcasted (+/-) $7,900

Provide link to full budget


This event offers several parter sponsorships opportunities. If you are interested in supporting the event please contact [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected]&subject:Eventname). Below is a list of existing and available sponsorships. Please note all sponsorship levels include a table in the exhibition area and logos on conference materials and signage. All sponsor assets will go in a folder named sponsors in this repo.

  • Gold Sponsor. $5,000. Recognition and five-minute talk at keynote
  • Gold Sponsor. $5,000. Github
  • Silver Sponsor. $2,500 Recognition at General Session
  • Bronze Sponsor, $1,000
  • Bronze Sponsor, $1,000
  • Bronze Sponsor, $1,000
  • Bronze Sponsor, $1,000
  • Bronze Sponsor, $1,000


This section will include a checklist of the key contracts and legal documents needed to execute an event. A folder in this repo named legal will include PDFs of all fully executed agreements. IF any agreeement isn’t completed the status should be provided here.

  • Conference Organizing [ ]
  • Venue [ ]
  • Venue A/V (if different vendor [ ]
  • Catering [ ]
  • Session Recordings [ ]
  • Lead Collection [ ]
  • Event Insurance [ ]