Call For Papers

ANSWER THE CALL 2018 is the largest hacking event in Canada and a unique bilingual event (French and English) where a social and friendly crowd of over 900 people gather and meet each year. Each year we welcome local and international speakers in Quebec City, Canada for two extraordinary days.

What makes Hackfest so unique?

The wide range of topics, the large number of speakers, but also the participants and the ease of discussion. Among the participants, we have young professionals, students and enthusiasts as well as influencers and managers of both the public and the private sectors of Quebec and neighboring provinces.

Hackfest is ideal for:
  • Sharing your ideas and expertise in security and hacking with IT professionals
  • Presenting personal or academic research
  • Introducing new security tools or techniques you have mastered
What is offered to you
  • 1 “Speaker” badge and a “General” badge for a person accompanying you
    • Includes access to conferences and CTF
  • For anyone leaving outside of Québec Province * :
    • 2 nights at our hotel
    • Help available for transportation to Quebec City
  • Access to our Speakers Dinner on Friday night November 2nd!

*Possible exception, please tell us about your situation.

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What to do in Quebec City?

See our suggestions for activities and restaurants


  • May 1st: CFP Opening
  • 30th June: End of first round
  • 1st July: 2nd round starts
  • September 30: End of 2nd round
  • 3-4 November: is LIVE and you present your talk!

Past years speakers