Call for papers




We are looking for speakers, sponsors and everyone in between!

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

  • Information technology
  • Network security
  • Web Application security
  • Mobile security
  • Car/Vehicles hacking
  • IoT (internet of things) security
  • Virtualization and cloud computing
  • Innovative attack / defense strategies
  • Forensics
  • Malware analysis and new trends in malicious codes
  • Embedded device security
  • Biometrics
  • Hardware hacking
  • Phone phreaking
  • Penetration testing and security assessment
  • Biohacking
  • Privacy issues: LPM, LOPPSI, HADOPI, – Industrial espionage, cyberwar
  • Open source software
  • Evolutionary computing
  • Robotics (bonus points for bringing an actual robot)
  • Massive abuse of technology
  • Social engineering

(If it is not on the list but want to submit anyway, please
do so and we’ll be glad to consider it!

Please submit entries via [this form]. See details below.


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

#1. 40 minutes talk

The speaker is granted 40 minutes to present his/her paper and 10 minutes to answer questions in one of the two halls where the event will be held.

#2. Lightning talks

The speaker is granted 10 minutes (that includes HW preparation for slides if there are any as well as Q&A) to present his/her paper in a separate hall. (For this type of format you register talk at event)

#3. Workshop

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.

Please submit your talk/workshop proposals via

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

The accepted language is English.

We can’t wait to see your ideas!



  • 2017 December 1st: CFP Open
  • 2018 February 10th: CFP Deadline
  • 2018 February 14th: Acceptance Notification


Are you interested in sponsoring us?

BSides Ljubljana 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 contact us by writing an e-mail to `sponsorship [at] bsidesljubljana [dot] si`. Also see Sponsors subpage.


.. and here be dragons!