THOTCON is Chicago’s hacking conference. We are in our 5th year and would like to invite you to submit talks or attend. THOTCON 0x5 will be held April 25th, 2014 at an undisclosed location in Chicago. Call for Papers – The CFP opened on October 1st and will close on January 1st. Info on how to submit can be found here: http://www.thotcon.org/cfp Tickets – The first round of tickets sold out in less than a day. Second and third rounds are 11.01.13 and 12.01.13. More info: http://tickets.thotcon.org/ – There will be no more than 700 tickets sold. When they are gone, they are gone. Contests – There are a number of contests held at THOTCON each year. Two that are open now are the T-Shirt Contest and the Hacker Homebrew Contests. More info: http://www.thotcon.org/contests Follow us on Twitter to keep up with activities: @thotcon Hope to see you there.