Hacker Spaces, Communities & Villages

This expo hall is where community groups come together to celebrate and showcase all things technology & security. You can 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!

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Kampung HITB

Kampung HITB The place to get all you HITB swag and exchange SecCoins for free gifts! Find out more why the HITB village is actually called "Kampung" HERE.

Blockchain Village

Blockchain village run by Hitcon girls! In our blockchain village you will get to learn how to use the SecCoin and also get to play the Blockchain Challenges. Get started using SecCoin by downloading the manual HERE.

HackCUBE Lab

The HackCUBE is a small sized (8.5cm^3) and battery powered SDR cube box. It integrates Raspberry Pi, Arduino, 2.4/5.8G Wifi and HID etc, and can externally be connected with some SDR hardware, such as HackRF, RTL-SDR, CC2541 etc. The whole system (without external accessories) will be equal to Unicorn HackID Plus (RFID read/write/emulator) + Wifi...

Awesome Retro

Aweseme Retro Awesome Retro is a non-profit organization with the mission “retrogaming for everyone”. We add retrogaming to many events and bring equipment to organizations in the Netherlands and surrounding countries. We are a volunteer-driven organization that manages to impress large audiences by delivering great retrogaming experiences for people of all ages. We visited dance...

RFID Village

RFID VILLAGE The RFID village at Haxpo will be organized by RFID Research Group (RRG), the guys behind the Proxmark3 Rdv4.0. Our main focus for having a RFID village will be educating more pentesters to be physical pentesting savvy and having hands on various tools that the industry uses. RFID village will also conduct a time based challenge...


  Randomdata is group of people who want to do “technical” stuff. Randomdata is a hackerspace.


What is NURDspace? NURDspace is a hackerspace which first opened its doors in February 2012 in Wageningen. Everyone is welcome to join! A hackerspace is a community-operated physical place, where people can meet and work on projects. Or, according to Wikipedia: A location where people with common interests, usually in computers, technology, science, or digital…

SecCoin by HITCON Girls

Run by the all-girl team from HITCON in Taiwan, you can use SecCoins to exchange for exclusive gifts, or reward coins to speakers and game players.

Hackers Badge Village

    Check out this year’s HITB electronic conference badge!

SCADA Village by Applied Risk

More info to follow soon!  

Chip Off Village by VXRL

     Remove embedded emmc chips from devices for analysis!

Wireless Village

Wireless technology has become a staple of modern technology, business solutions and services, and consumer convenience. Today we are constantly surrounded by wireless spectrum’s that go by the names WiFi, Bluetooth, GSM, RFID, NFC, Zigbee, Zwave, Lora, ADS-B and more. At the Wireless Hacking Village, we will be showcasing many of these and demonstrating many…


Technologia Incognita is a hackerspace in Amsterdam,


Revelation Space (Revspace) is one of the larger hackerspaces in the Netherlands,

NULL Community

      Come visit Null’s booth to tickle your grey cells and solve hardware puzzles.


  OWASP issues software tools and knowledge-based documentation on application security.

Medical Security Village

Explore how technology and security works within hospitals, and come try to hack various medical devices! Medical Village at HITB conference is place where infosecurity researchers can come in the contact with vendors of medical devices and their products. Not just learn more about the device self, but also to can test them. Our goal...

Jewelry Hacking Village

  Welcome to the Jewelry Making Village, where you can re-purpose old hardware to make beautiful and unique jewelry pieces. We will help you make your own piece of jewelry, so you can take home something that is guaranteed to be unique!

Retro Village

  The HomeComputerMuseum from Eindhoven will provide an interactive journey through the history of the (home) computer and related devices. Take a scroll back through memory lane and see how computers have evolved over the years. With a specialized workshop for repair and an arcade room, this museum is unique in the Benelux. “TO MAKE…

Quantum Village


AI Village

What does it take to build an AI self-racing car?

Soldering Village by Mitch Altman

Learn how to solder from the one and only Mitch Altman!

Lockpicking Village by TOOOL NL

Learn all about locks, lockpicking, and physical security!

Bio Hacking Village

The Biohacking village celebrates global health ingenuity arising from maker communities with the dynamic perspective of emerging biology, technology, and more. The Bio Hacking Village will feature: Demonstrations of implants with electronic door locks, RFID access controllers, RFID cloning devices, writing data to implants, enhancing your privacy and security with implants, domotica (home automation), with 5...

IoT Village by NULL/Hardwear.io

IoT Village by NULL / Hardware.io10:00 - 18:00 | 9 &10 May | Grote Zaal Love hacking things? Want to dissect embedded protocols and break into IoT devices? But don't know where and how to start? This village is for you! The village will provide an excellent opportunity for attendees to hack into smart Internet...

Car Hacking Village

Car Hacking VillageMay 9th & 10th @ Main Haxpo Hall Get on the CANBUS! If you've always wondered how to get started hacking your car, this is the village for you. Folks from Defcon's Car Hacking Village will be on-hand with REAL car dashboards for you to play with and everything you need to know...