Dates, Deadlines and Venue

  • BOOTSTRAP24 Conference: 24 February 2024
  • BOOTLOADER Mixer Evening: 23 February 2024
  • CFP Closes 3 November 2023
  • Final Selection by 5 November 2023

About Ringzer0 BOOTSTRAP24 Austin

  • All new hacker conference heavy on hands-on participation!
  • A single day event that features research presentations, hands-on workshops and cyber challenges.
  • The BOOTLOADER Mixer is a unique evening of education, engagement and entertainment featuring an opening talk, lightning talks and interaction with instructors, speakers and the Austin hacker community

Topics of focus

  • Reverse Engineering / Debugging
  • Vulnerability Discovery
  • Exploit Development
  • AI / LLMs in the offensive/defensive context
  • Fuzzing
  • Hardware and IoT
  • Telecom / Baseband / Cellular
  • Wireless / Bluetooth / RF
  • Automotive / Drone
  • Application Security / Mobile apps
  • OS Internals
  • or define your own unique category!

Submission options

  • Research Presentations (45 minutes)
  • Hands-on Workshops (90 minutes)

Benefits for Speakers and Workshop Instructors

  • Interact with some of the best instructors and speakers in the cybersecurity industry
  • Present your research or tools to an active cybersecurity community in Austin
  • 2 nights of hotel stay in Austin Texas
  • Up to USD 500 for travel reimbursement
  • Invitation to the Speakers and VIP Social evening on Thursday 22 February 2024
  • Several informal social events organised by Ringzer0 in Austin (distilleries, breweries, tex-mex food tours and more. Austin is a very vibrant city!)

Notes for participants

  • Talks will be recorded on camera and shared on the Internet. By accepting a speaking slot you are committing to your talk being recorded and shared on video sites. If this is a problem for you, please say so in your submission.
  • Please inform us of any disability, allergy or other needs you may have with your submission so we can accommodate them.