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:

  • Offensive and Defensive Technologies and Techniques
  • Bugs and Reverse Engineering (finding and fixing)
  • Incident Handling, Forensics and Anti-Forensics
  • Virtualisation, Container and Cloud Computing Security
  • Owning the Enterprise, Infrastructure, Applications, Databases and Client side security
  • Cryptography, Cryptocurrencies, Cryptozoology and other Crypto-fu
  • Embedded/Hardware Hacking and the Internet of Shit(tm)
  • Application and Mobile Security
  • Networking, Comms, Critical National Infrastructure (CNI)
  • Human hacking / Social engineering
  • Cyberspace, Policing, Law, Interception and Human Rights

(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. NOTE: For this type of format, you register your talk at the 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!



  • 2018 November 20th: CFP Open
  • 2019 February 15th: CFP Deadline
  • 2019 February 20th: 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!