Because ya’ll keep asking and, more to the point, the calendar widget on the side isn’t calling it up – ShmooCon 2017 will be January 13-15 at the Washington Hilton.  More information later this summer, but now you know.Read More →

A number of you found these yesterday before we posted the announcement here – but for those of you not in the know yet, ShmooCon 2016 videos have been posted at  We’re working on cleaning up and getting all previous years moved to as well so watch forRead More →

Just for some fun and to try something new, this year’s Saturday night party will start with some stand up comedy.  3 of our own will dare to take the stage and see if they can’t make you snort your drink. Brett Thorson (THOR!) began his professional career on theRead More →

ShmooCon and The Shmoo Group are pleased to announce the keynote for ShmooCon 2016, Neil Gershenfeld. Prof. Neil Gershenfeld is the Director of MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms. His unique laboratory is breaking down boundaries between the digital and physical worlds, from creating molecular quantum computers to virtuosic musical instruments.Read More →

We’re just under two weeks out and we want to make sure to draw attention to some of the other events that will be taking place during the con, like Lockpick Village, Hack Fortress, Wireless CTF and Shmooganography. And of course you can win a barcode to ShmooCon 2017 if youRead More →

WHO SUBMITTED? Total of 222 Submissions.  40 more than last year. 35 Accepted for normal speaking slots.  2 Alternates. Acceptance Rate = 15.77%, with alternates = 16.67% 302 unique names on submissions (some submissions had more than one author, some authors made more than one submission). Using dubious best guessRead More →