BSides Vancouver is a two-day, high-caliber gathering for information security professionals, hackers, coders and the greater tech community. During the conference attendees will share, discuss and learn about information security, privacy and technology in the heart of Vancouver.


Call for Papers

BSides Vancouver is officially slated for March 13-14 2017.

We love to see brand new speakers, seasoned speakers, 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 as well as insight to problems:

  • Information technology
  • Network security
  • Web Application security
  • Mobile security
  • Virtualization and cloud computing
  • Innovative attack / defense strategies
  • Forensics / Malware
  • Embedded device security / Internet of things  
  • Privacy
  • Biometrics
  • Hardware hacking
  • Phone phreaking
  • Biohacking
  • Open source software
  • Evolutionary computing
  • Robotics (bonus points for bringing an actual robot)
  • Massive abuse of technology

We can’t wait to see your ideas!

Support BSides!

We are starting to plan for BSides Vancouver, but we cannot do it without the support from our community.

If you would like to help make BSides Vancouver 2017 a success and have the time to contribute, please fill out the survey below.


Venue Teaser

New location, stunning facilities.

An all new location in the heart of downtown Vancouver. View the gallery to get a teaser of the new home of BSides Vancouver for 2017.



See what previous years attendees have to say - Coming Soon


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