The 2014 logo also makes reference to Star Wars, but the 6th episode "Return of the Jedi." The image is partly CC "johancock" FlickR. The concept of "return" is linked to the event, which continues with good growth andhas a lot of changes in the games schedule format and conferences.
2013 is a special year because it was the 5th anniversary of Hackfest. The slogan "Strikes Back" is a direct reference to the 5th episode of Star Wars.
2012 logo is a reference at "The Matrix" movie and "The Maxtrix Revolutions". The copper is a reference to the follwoing scene (YouTube) and our slogan "Welcome to the real world" to this scene (Youtube). In addition it explain that the Hackfest is an event where you will learn a lot about security and ethical hacking, The Matrix is a cult movie and it is very connected to our community.
2011 is the year of Anonymous & Wikileaks and with a touch of the movie Hackers (explanatory video 8 minutes 15 seconds) concerning the pool having a leak on the school's rooftop, 2011's logo represents everything touching hacking, data leaking and computer-based attacks.
Year 2010's slogal represents the envergure of all the elements added to this edition. As major points, a corporate day and a "Enterprise reality" hacking game have been added to the Hackfest. Also, we received twice more speakers, twice more participants to hacking games, more DJs and a greater more diversified clientele. In addition, Harder Better Longer Stronger refers to Daft Punk's track "Harder Better Faster Stronger"
2009's slogan represents the fact that the Hackfest has been relaunched by a new organization under a format genuine to the initial editions, but with a more 2009-ish touch. Also, Reloaded is one of the titles of the Matrix movies.