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Celebrating the Culture of Hacking Through the Years

HITB Haxpo 2019

0900 - 1830 | May 9 & 10 @ De Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam


A free and open to public exposition for everyone interested in hacking, security, privacy and technology!

HITB HAXPO is a once-in-5-year showcase of all things hacker, maker, builder and breaker!  Organized by the same folks who run the HITB Security Conference, HITB HAXPO is where the latest technology is showcased, the best hackers are gathered and where art of the hack is celebrated!

Celebrating a Decade of Hack-Fu

After 10 years in The NL Box, it’s time to showcase the HACKS OF FUTURE PAST!

This years Haxpo will showcase the journey of the hacker culture over the years – from the joys of the past, the current state of the industry and a glimpse at the future of hacking, we are here to celebrate the true meaning of the word hacker with a range of villages, exhibits, games . competitions, talks and more!

HITB Haxpo is also kid-friendly, so be do bring your young padawans along to nurture their hacker spirit for innovation, discovery and creativity!

Who attends HAXPO?

  • Hackers
  • Security Professionals
  • Software Developers
  • Technology Enthusiasts
  • AI & ML Enthusiasts
  • Govt & Policy Makers
  • Students
  • Teachers & Educators

HAXPO Highlights

Retro Gaming
AI Village
Bio Hacking & Medical Hacking
Capture The Flag & Hacking Contests
Self-Racing Car Challenge
Blockchain & Smart Contract Contest
Blackhoodie Women Engineering Track
30 Minute Community Talks
Latest Hacker Gear, Tools and Toys

100% Free to Attend!

What Are You Waiting For?

What cool stuff can I see?

Hackerspaces, Villages, & Exhibits

Past, Present & Future of Hacking

The HAXPO hall is where community groups come together to celebrate and showcase all things technology & security. You can even win SecCoins by participating in activities at the villages and competitions.

For a dose of the past, the Retro Village lets you tinker with old-school computers and classic games. Or try your hand at soldering and lockpicking. Then it’s back to the present-day with hackerspaces and current hack trends – find out more at the Villages for IoT, Hardware, Car Hacking, Chip-Off, Medical Hacking and even Jewelry Hacking!

For a glimpse to the future of the hackerverse, don’t miss the AI Village and their AI Self Racing Car Challenge!

Talks on all things tech, security, & innovation

You Know Kung-Fu? Show Us!

Attend one of the popular (and free!) HAXPO 30-minute track of talks! Or check out one of the new tool demonstrations at the HITB Armory area.

If you’re a woman in IT, sign up for the all-women BlackHoodie reverse engineering track!

And if you’re a young padawan hacker, sign up for Hack In The Class – our foundation formed to teach the ‘hacker mindset’ and inspire the next generation through microelectronics and security challenges.

Let The Games

Come Show The World Your Hack-Fu

From our popular team-based Capture the Flag ‘live hacking’ competition, to contests related to hardware hacking, blockchain and smart contracts, AI, machine learning, IoT, wireless signal capture and much more!

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