Call For Papers

Thank you for your interest in BSidesCharm. Our 2018 event is going to be our biggest ever, and will prove to be one of the largest and more memorable BSides event world-wide. We invite you to join us and we look forward to reviewing your submission!

Why speak at BSidesCharm?
  • 1200 expected attendees for 2018!
  • Two tracks of talks
  • 50 minute and 20 minute talks accepted
  • A predominantly blue-team, defense audience base, but with lots of love for offensive, too
  • Talks are optionally recorded

As we noted on our web site, we outgrew the limitations of the Baltimore Convention Center. To meet the size of our ever expanding audience, we've moved to the Sheraton in Towson, MD. 

BSidesCharm will be held on the weekend of 28-29 April, 2018.

The CFP/CFT has closed as of 28 Jan, 2018 at 11:59 PM.

Notifications of acceptance will be sent out on or around 9 Feb, 2018.

If you are in the paper grace period, please download the document file below. Fill out the relevant information in the page. Use the Submit link below to register your submission, and then upload your document.

The submission document can be downloaded here.  (SHA256: 041638601ea6d06d17c70a563e44c8dd5d852fa8cd857e85b1cedcdda0c5c364)


** NOTE: CFP Submissions made during the day of 28 Jan will have a one-day grace period on document submissions. Your title and abstract MUST be submitted by the deadline, but the document can be submitted by 11:59 PM on Monday, 29 Jan.

BSidesCharm enforces its Code of Conduct for all conference participants, speakers, sponsors, and staff in order to maintain a safe and relaxing environment. 

BSidesCharm does not provide honorariums or travel assistance for speakers. We apologize if this impacts your ability to present.

If there are any questions, please contact speakers@bsidescharm.com.
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