InfoSec Southwest Conference, held each April in Austin, Texas, is a collaborative information security conference bringing top-quality research into a super-fun conference atmosphere. Held in and around the Austin Convention Center, it's highly participatory by design and features a number of unique events within the conference including but not limited to:
—Turbo Talks at the Ritz Theater (The Alamo Drafthouse) during lunch
—Project Mayhem, a gamified pub crawl
—Game of PWNs, ISSW's unique version of Capture the Flag
—Pandora's Soapbox — pitch yourself, your project, or your company in 60 seconds and get hired, get a co-founder, or hire some of the amazing talent at ISSW!
—A world-class Lockpick Village
—Executive Meet-and-Geek, where execs can ask questions and we can help steer them in the right direction
—Closing ceremony raffles