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The Chaos Communication Congress
Chaos Communication Congress
is an annual conference organized by the Chaos Computer Club. The congress features a variety of lectures and workshops on technical and political issues related to Security, Cryptography, Privacy and online Freedom of Speech. The event takes place regularly at the end of the year since 1984, with the current date and duration (December 27–30) established in 2005. It is considered one of the largest events of this kind, alongside the DEF CON in Las Vegas. The congress started out in 1984 in Hamburg, moved to Berlin
Berlin
in 1998, and back to Hamburg
Hamburg
in 2012, having exceeded the capacity of the Berlin
Berlin
venue with more than 4500 attendees. Since then, the meetings in the considerably larger venue in Hamburg
Hamburg
continue to attract an increasing number of people, around 6,600 attendees in 2012 and more than 13,000 in 2015. The 2017 congress took place at the Trade Fair Grounds in Leipzig, since the Hamburg
Hamburg
venue is closed due to renovation.[1] A large range of speakers are part of the scene. Organizational work is done by volunteers called Chaos Angels. The non-members entry fee for four days was 100 Euros in 2016. An important part of the congress are the assemblies, semi-open spaces with clusters of tables and internet connections for groups and individuals to collaborate and socialize in projects, workshops, and hands-on talks. These assembly spaces, introduced at the 2012 meeting, combine the hack center project space and distributed group spaces of former years.[2] From 1997 to 2004 the congress also hosted the annual German Lockpicking
Lockpicking
Championships. 2005 was the first year the Congress lasted four days instead of three and lacked the German Lockpicking Championships.

Contents

1 Congresses 2 Gallery 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

Congresses[edit] Starting with the 16th congress in 1999, congresses are abbreviated C3 and prefixed with the congress number (e.g. 30C3 for the 30th congress). Most have been subtitled with a motto reflecting the zeitgeist and congress topics.

No. Year Motto short venue place

1 1984 CCC'84 nach Orion'64

Eidelstedter Bürgerhaus in Hamburg, Germany

2 1985 Du Darfst

3 1986 Damit Sie auch morgen noch kraftvoll zubyten können

4 1987 Offene Netze – Jetzt!

5 1988 ich glaub' es hackt

6 1989 Offene Grenzen: Cocomed zuhauf

7 1990 (no motto)

8 1991 Per Anhalter durch die Netze

9 1992 Es liegt was in der Luft

10 1993 Ten years after Orwell

11 1994 Internet im Kinderzimmer – Big business is watching you?!

Bikini-Haus in Berlin, Germany

12 1995 Pretty Good Piracy – verdaten und verkauft

Eidelstedter Bürgerhaus in Hamburg, Germany

13 1996 Der futurologische Congress – Leben nach der Internetdepression

14 1997 Nichts ist wahr. Alles ist erlaubt.

15 1998 All Rights Reversed

Haus am Köllnischen Park in Berlin, Germany

16 1999 (no motto) 16C3

17 2000 Explicit Lyrics 17C3

18 2001 Hacking Is Not A Crime 18C3

19 2002 Out Of Order 19C3

20 2003 Not A Number 20C3 NaN Berliner Congress Center
Berliner Congress Center
in Berlin, Germany[3]

21 2004 The Usual Suspects 21C3

22 2005 Private Investigations 22C3

23 2006 Who can you trust? 23C3

24 2007 Volldampf voraus! 24C3

25 2008 Nothing To Hide! 25C3

26 2009 Here Be Dragons 26C3

27 2010 We come in peace 27C3

28 2011 Behind enemy lines 28C3

29 2012 Not my department 29C3 Congress Center Hamburg
Hamburg
in Hamburg, Germany

30 2013 (no motto) [why? 1] 30C3

31 2014 A New Dawn 31C3

32 2015 Gated Communities 32C3

33 2016 Works for me 33C3

34 2017 tuwat 34C3 Congress Center Leipzig
Leipzig
in Leipzig, Germany
Germany
[1]

^ In the opening talk of the 30C3 (2013), Tim Pritlove
Tim Pritlove
stated that there was no motto because everyone was speechless after what happened that year: the Snowden revelations.

Gallery[edit]

Glenn Greenwald
Glenn Greenwald
gives his Keynote at 30C3

„Seidenstraße” (Silk Road), a Pneumatic tube system introduced at 30C3

Assemblies and the Pneumatic tube system at 30C3

Sarah Harrison appears with Julian Assange
Julian Assange
for an appeal at 30C3

See also[edit]

Chaos Communication Camp SIGINT DEF CON

References[edit]

^ a b "CCC Chaos Communication Congress
Chaos Communication Congress
is moving to Leipzig". ccc.de. Retrieved 2017-05-13.  ^ Assemblies at 29C3 ^ "Welcome - 27C3 public wiki". Events.ccc.de. 2010-12-21. Archived from the original on 2012-07-17. Retrieved 2012-07-11. 

External links[edit]

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