Call For Papers

ANSWER THE CALL 2021 is the largest hacking event in Canada and a unique bilingual event (French and English) where a social and friendly crowd of over 1100 people gather and meet each year. Each year we welcome local and international speakers in Quebec City, Canada for two extraordinary days.

Response Form

Hackfest CFP Form 2021

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 of your choice (Access to everything except the CTF)
  • Possibility for a webcam and microphone budget (models are predefined)


  • September 1st: CFP Opening
  • October 30th: End of submission
  • Beginning of November: Annoncement of accepted talks
  • November 19-20th: is LIVE and you present your talk!

Past years speakers