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PHDays Everywhere: Join In from Wherever You Are

Can’t make it to PHDays IV in person? Don’t worry, you and your friends can be anywhere with PHDays Everywhere:

  • Tune into our online broadcast of the event in full HD
  • Take part in open discussions
  • Ask questions to the speakers
  • Demonstrate your skills at both hacking and protecting information during competitions (remember, winners get prizes!)

This page will list hacker locations that will be equipped for video conferencing so anyone can take part in the event, hang out with other security enthusiasts and actively hack or protect information.

Set Up Your Own Venue

If your town or favorite place isn’t on the list, you can easily set up your own PHDays Everywhere venue. Here’s what you need:

  1. A place open to visitors on May 21 and 22, 2014, during PHDays IV event hours (there’s a place in your city where hackers hang out, right?)
  2. Internet connectivity with at least 1 Mb/sec (or faster) for each of the six broadcasting video streams (this also lets your guests interact with visitors and take part in live competitions)
  3. At least one projector or monitor

Video cameras are not required, but they are welcome. Having one or more cameras in place will make your interaction with the main venue more enjoyable.

In return for organizing a PHDays Everywhere venue, we promise to publish information about all participating parties (names, descriptions, logos, links and other contact information) on the PHDays website. Contact us at phd@phdays.com.

A Bit of History

In 2012, the geographic reach of PHDays expanded significantly as dozens of ethical hacking communities joined PHDays online from various corners of the world.

In 2013, more people joined PHDays by organizing their own venues in Abu Dhabi (UAE), Birzeit (Palestine), Cairo (Egypt), Kollam (India), Tunis (Tunisia), Kiev (Ukraine), as well as the Russian cities of Vladivostok, Voronezh, Kaliningrad, Krasnodar, Novosibirsk, Omsk, St. Petersburg, Saratov and Ufa.

Each of the 17 remote hackspaces turned into a serious regional event, uniting as many as 80 local information security enthusiasts in a venue. The Moscow-based event connected to PHDays Everywhere venues through a special live transmission and teleconferences were held with Cairo, Tunis, Kiev, Vladivostok, Novosibirsk and Omsk.

Participants were able to watch the event’s activities online and communicate with the event hosts in Moscow, but that was just the beginning. They could also try their skills in CTF contests, present their research, carry out their own competitions and hands-on labs, and compete during the PHDays Everywhere Sprint contest.

For instance, 12 teams took part in DvCTF which was held in Vladivostok, Russia. In addition to 2,000 attendees in Moscow, thousands of Internet users had the opportunity to participate in fascinating competitions. Sixty participants from different countries registered to take part in NskCTF (Novosibirsk) alone.

The cooperative spirit that makes PHDays unique is reflected in the way PHDays Everywhere has evolved to unite security enthusiasts from around the world.

Tunis (Tunisia)

SESAME


Location: ZI Chotrana I - BP 4 parc technologique Elgazala - 2088 Tunisie
Opening hours: May 21-22, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (local time)

The university will provide one room with 50 places and an amphitheater with capacity of 250 places for the teleconference.

Registration: you should register in advance to visit the event.
Contact person: Lamouchi Bassem (bassem.lamouchi@sesame.com.tn), phone: (+216) 70 868 486

Beirut (Lebanon)

American University of Beirut


Location: Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
Opening Hours: May 21-22, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (local time)

The university will provide a room for 165 people equipped with a large projection screen. Wireless connection will be available.

Registration: not required (free entrance).
Contact Person: Farah Saab (fws02@mail.aub.edu)

Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

Abu Dhabi Men’s College


Location: Abu Dhabi men’s College, Higher Colleges of Technology, AlSaada Street, P.O Box 25035
Opening hours: May 21, 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. (local time)

The college will provide a conference room with 30 seating capacity equipped with a large projection screen and supporting 50” LED screens. Wireless connection will be available.

Registration: not required (free entrance)

Contact person: Mohammed Arif Amin, Phone: 9712-4048448,
Cell: 97150-6120064

Birzeit (Palestine)

BCI Palestine


BCI Palestine
The hosted place: Najjad Zenni Excellence Center of Birzeit University

Location: Birzeit University, P.O.Box 14, Birzeit, West Bank, Palestine
Opening hours: May 21-22, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (local time)

The university will provide a room equipped with beamers and Internet connection. A buffet will be available.

Registration: not required (free entrance)

Contact person: George P. Yerousis (gyerousis@birzeit.edu), Laith Samara (lsamara@bci.ps)

Kiev (Ukraine)

Group DefCon-UA


Group DefCon-UA
Broadcasting partnerThe Institute of Physics and Technology of National Technical University of Ukraine ‘KPI’

Location: 7-a Ak. Yangelya st., PTI NTUU "KPI", Building 11, room 214, Kiev. The building: http://kpi.ua/k-11, the map: http://kpi.ua/map.html
Opening hours: May 21—22, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (local time)

The institute will provide a room for 100 people equipped with a beamer and several wireless access points (802.11g, 54 Mbit per second).

Registration: not required (free entrance)

Contact person: Nikolay I. Ilyin (mykola.ilin@pti.kpi.ua)

Lviv (Ukraine)

SoftServe


Location: 60 Fedkovicha st., building 1, Lviv, room 4004
Opening hours: May 21, 22, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (local time)

The site will provide a room for 70 persons equipped with a beamer and Wi-Fi. Tea and tasty cookies will be served for visitors.

Registration: To visit the event you should register in advance by sending an email to Nazar Timoshyk (root.nt@gmail.com)

Contact person: Nazar Timoshyk (root.nt@gmail.com)

Vladivostok (Russia)

PHDays Vladivostok


PHDays Vladivostok
Organizers:
Information Center LLC
Primorsky Territory Administration
Far Eastern Federal University
Admiral GI Nevelskoy Maritime State University

Location: 27 Pushkinskaya st., Pushkinskiy Theater of Far Eastern State University, Vladivostok
Opening hours: May 21, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; May 22, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (local time)

In the PHDays Vladivostok program: transmission of the Positive Hack Days forum, Far Eastern hackin competitions DvCTF 2014, workshops, reports of vendors and information security experts, and pleasant surprises.

Registration: visitors and competitions participants are desired to register in advance by sending a request to phd@ic-dv.ru.

Contact person: Sofia A. Komova (phd@ic-dv.ru)

Novosibirsk (Russia)

Novosibirsk State University of Economics and Management, Information Security Department


Location: 52 (building 5), Kamenskaya st., Novosibirsk, rooms 5-612 and 5-614
Opening hours: May 21-22, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. (local time)

The university will provide two rooms, in each of which video transmission of the forum will be organized (every room is equipped with a beamer and an interactive SmartBoard). Every room has 16 seats for interactive participation (with visitors’ own laptops) and 16 seats for listeners. A buffet with hot meal is open in the building until 4 p.m. Visitors also will be provided with tea, coffee, cookies, and mineral water.

Registration: to visit the event you should register in advance by e-mailing to ib@nsuem.ru. For registration you should specify your full name, organization, title, desirable visitor status (a listener or an interactive participant). Take the passport or another identification document with you to enter the building.

Contact person:Andrew I. Pestunov (pestunov@gmail.com)

Novosibirsk (Russia)

Information Security Systems


Broadcasting partnerAcadempark
Location: 11 Ingenernaya st., 2nd floor, Novosibirsk Akademgorodok
Opening hours: May 21-22, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (local time)

Hackerspace is a hall of 1000 square meters. The site will be equipped with a beamer, plasma panels, free WiFi. Tables, chairs, sofas will be at the hackerspace. A buffet will be organized for visitors.

In the event program: Positive Hack Days broadcasting, Novosibirsk hacker competitions NskCTF 2013 supported by the CTF team NSU Parallels, reports of experts.

Registration: To visit the event you should register in advance by sending an email to Permyakov Ruslan (pra@yandex.ru).

Contact person: Permyakov Ruslan (pra@yandex.ru)

Saratov (Russia)

Saratov State University named after N.G. Chernyshevsky


Location: 10a, Volskaya St., SSU Building XII, room 310, Saratov
Opening hours: May 21-22, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (local time)

The university will provide a room for 100 people equipped with a beamer and a wireless access point. Take the passport or another identification document with you to enter the building.

Registration: not required (free entrance)

Contact person: Igor Yurin (yuriniy@info.sgu.ru)

Omsk (Russia)

ASIPM Department, OmSTU


Location: 11, Mira prospect, Omsk, rooms: May 20 – main building, 3rd floor, room G-337, May 21-22 – building 8, 2nd floor, rooms 8-210, 8-209, and 8-207
Opening hours: May 20, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; May 21-22, 12:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (время местное)

The university will provide three rooms equipped with beamers and Wi-Fi.
In the event program:
May 20: Omsk CTF (competitions among hacker space visitors).
May 21-22: PHDays forum transmission, participation in PHDays HackQuest and Hack Quiz

You can find detailed information in the press release.

Registration: To visit the event you should register in advance (in Russian). Take any identification document with you to enter the territory of the university.

Contact person: Evgeniy R. Vasiliev (you can contact Evgeniy through the comments on the event page)

Ufa (Russia)

IT Enigma Ufa LLC and Bashkir Academy of Comprehensive Business Safety and Security (Bashkir State University)


Location: 10B Gubkina st., Ufa
Opening hours: May 21-22, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (local time)

The university will provide 3 rooms equipped with beamers, monitors, and interactive boards, as well as a room with high-speed Internet access. Number of seats in the rooms: from 30 to 60. A buffet will be open for visitors. Workshops on personal data protection and state information systems protection will be organized.

Registration: You should register to visit the event by sending an email to iubp.bashgu@mail.ru

Contact person: Kirill G. Popov (+7-922-549-84-15)

Krasnodar (Russia)

Joint Study and Science Center for Information Security Problems


Location: 91, Krasnaya St., Krasnodar (rooms 108 and 109)
Opening hours: May 21-22, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (local time)

The site will provide two rooms equipped with beamer for online transmission (up to 40 listeners). From one of the rooms visitors will be able to use computers (8 seats) to participate in hacking contests.

Registration: to visit the event you should register in advance by e-mailing to edu@itsirius.ru. For registration you should specify your full name, organization, title, desirable visitor status (a listener or an interactive participant). Take the passport or another identification document with you to enter the building (a student ID card can be used for students of Kuban State University of Technology).

Contact person:Vladimir A. Pechonkin (edu@itsirius.ru, +7-918-246-67-33)

Moscow (Russia)

Russian State University for the Humanities, Institute for Information Sciences and Security Technologies


Location: 25/2, Kirovogradskaya st., Moscow
Opening hours: May 21-22, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (local time)

The university will provide a room equipped with a beamer and a wireless access point. A buffet is open in the building till 4 pm.

Registration: to visit the event you should register in advance by e-mailing to aszababurin@yandex.ru. For registration you should specify your full name, organization, and title. Take the passport or another identification document with you to enter the building.

Contact person: Alexander Zababurin (aszababurin@yandex.ru)

Murmansk (Russia)

IT Incubator Fu2rama


IT Incubator Fu2rama
Address: 1 Podstanitzkogo st., 2nd floor, Murmansk
Opening hours: May 21-22, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (local time)

The site will provide a room for 30 persons equipped with a beamer and a large screen, as well as a wireless access point.

Registration: To visit the event you should register in advance (in Russian).
Contact person: Leonid Antsiferov (innov@mribi.ru)

Ulyanovsk (Russia)

Hub-cafe experimental space


Location: 5B Zheleznoy Divizii st., Ulyanovsk (The Spartak shopping and entertainment mall, 2nd floor)
Opening hours: May 21-22, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time)

An event space, a quite coworking zone, and a café will be open for everyone. In the event program: transmission of the PHDays forum, teleconference with Moscow, participation in Hack Quiz, Hack Quest and other challenges, as well as local reports and workshops.
Follow the site on social networks:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hubcafe.ru
Vkontakte: https://vk.com/hubcafe
Twitter: https://twitter.com/hubcafe_ru

Registration: not required (free entrance).

Contact phone: +7-960-361-50-00. All questions and requests you will be able to discuss on social networks.

Samara (Russia)

Povolzhskiy State University of Telecommunications and Informatics


Location: 23 Lva Tolstogo st., Samara, room 315
Opening hours: May 21-22, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (local time)

The site will provide a room with available Internet access, fully equipped for online conferences. Tea, coffee, and cookies will be served for visitors.

Registration: to visit the event you should register in advance by e-mailing to svetlic4naya@gmail.com. For registration you should specify your full name, organization, and title. Take the passport or another identification document with you to enter the building.

Contact person: Maria A. Svetlichnaya (svetlic4naya@gmail.com)

Vologda (Russia)

Vologda State Pedagogikal University


Location: 6 Orlov Street, Vologda
Opening hours: May 21-22, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (local time)

The university will provide workstations in computer classes where retransmission of PHDays video streams will be performed.

Registration: Access is possible only for VSPU students. Registration is not required.

Contact person: Andrew N. Kuznetsov (phdays@uni-vologda.ac.ru)

Kaliningrad (Russia)

Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University


Location: 14, A. Nevskogo St., Kaliningrad
Opening hours: May 21-22, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (local time)

The site will have one or two multimedia rooms with available Internet access, fully equipped for online conferences.

Registration: not required (free entrance)

Contact person: Alexander Puzakov (alpuzakov@gmail.com), tel.: (+7 911) 864-67-43, skype: alpuzakov