Wanna get in on the action? Join us!

Our next annual CypherCon will take place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the Wisconsin Convention Center in Spring 2021. To be successful we need help! We are now seeking volunteers of all various backgrounds!

Sponsor us

Looking to get your brand out there? We offer extremely limited sponsor booths and recognize local companies in our community. We are seeking companies interested in sponsoring CypherCon and help create an amazing learning and socializing experiences here in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. CypherCon seeks hands-on activities beyond funding as well as interesting recommendations for our attendees.

Please contact Michael Goetzman for sponsorship discussions and general information on how you can participate.

Become a speaker

Our 2021 Call for Presentations is “Semi-Open”. Meaning, Lots of our previously accepted 2020 speakers will be speaking at CypherCon 5.1, however some new speakers will be announced.

CypherCon 5.1 (2021) seeks proposals on interesting content to make this an exciting event for our attendees and documented for those that are unable to attend. CypherCon encourages submissions on all types of topics but selection emphasis will direct towards hacker topics, 2021’s theme is ‘glitch’, we are seeking topics of paradigm shifts in our industry. CypherCon 6.0 (2022) will have a new theme and will be noted at the 2021 closing ceremony.

Join as an artist

The CypherCon 5.1 (2021) Call for Artists is always open! Interested in creating unique pieces? Art? Music? Video? New for 2021, we will be offering all contributing artists and content providers access to a special VIP artists cocktail social. Contact us on how to get involved.

We are seeking all types of hacker related art. Grants available. Please contact Michael Goetzman for ideas & funding information.

Become a Volunteer

A lot goes on behind the scenes. Enrich the Wisconsin hacker community by helping run the show and meet some amazingly talented locals!

We recommend you get involved with a village! Into lock-picking, AI, or bio-hacking? There is a place for you! Into hardware and firmware? also a place for you! Ask us where you can get involved!

Create a puzzle

Interested in sharing a hacker related puzzle with the community? We’d love to see what you created and publish it before, during, or even after the event! Contact us! We would love to incorporate your puzzles into the event!

New for 2021: Puzzle creators will gain entry to a special VIP puzzlers cocktail social. Interested? Contact us.