Our friends in Birmingham, Brum2600.net seem to be organising another of their popular one day conventions on Saturday 5th December 2009.
Stroke Of Darkness
5th December 2009
Menzies Strathallan Hotel
225 Hagley Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham. B16 9RY
Google Street View Map of the Strathallan Hotel location
Call For Speakers
If you're interested in speaking at BrumCon 9 then please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with details of your proposed talk. The length of the talk will depend on the number of speakers, but generally should be between 30-60 minutes. If you feel that you need more than an hour, talk to us and we'll arrange something for you :)
Topics of particular interest:
Hacking/Security related talks
Phreaking/Telephony related talks
Wireless (Bluetooth, GSM, 802.n, Radio, Satellite) communications
Social engineering / experimentation
Entry from 11am Talks Start 12 noon.
BrumCon is a regular event organised by Brum2600 regulars, featuring a wide variety of talks, discussion, demos and most importantly, alcohol. Incorrectly but neatly dubbed a 'blackhat thinktank' by NTK, The Register - 'We have your water supply, and printers', BBC Midlands Today - 'Spooky', By you lot as the UK's biggest underground Hacker con, By hotel staff as 'scary' but nice people and I'm scared I'd get my ass so electronically kicked.
We welcome all kinds of phreaks, geeks and other technologically interested people from all sides of the fence (as long as hats, badges and warrants are left at the door).
The entrance fee this year is 8 UK Pounds per delegate. Corporate packs are available that includes entrance, T-shirt and receipt contact us at email@example.com to book.
Go to the row of bus stops outside of Snow Hill Station. The stops are all well labeled.
The buses available to the hotel are the 9,99,138,139 running about every 3 mins. Ticket cost will be about £1.70. A taxi should cost about £6.50.
The journey will take about 5-10 mins depending on traffic, the hotel is on the right hand side and has a distinctive look.
For those driving there is a car park on site.
The hotel is not far from Snowhill or New Street Station.
From A38 follow signs for the International Convention Centre (ICC), Broad Street. On Broad Street continue towards Five Ways Island. Take the underpass which leads onto Hagley Road. Menzies Strathallan Hotel is situated 1 mile on the right. There are 200 car parking spaces available.
Birmingham New Street Railway Station is 2.5 miles from Menzies Strathallan Hotel. Taxis are available at the station.
Birmingham International Airport is 12 miles from the hotel.
See the Brumcon 9 web page for more details
You should book a place to stay asap.
See the London 2600 email discussion list or email this blog via firstname.lastname@example.org (obviously taking the appropriate communications data and other anonymity precautions if necessary), for the latest details.