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Academic Registration

Academic Pass registration is open to any member of the academia who can prove they are either a full-time student or full-time professors at an accredited university. An Academic Pass gives students and professors access to the 2009 Black Hat Briefings July 29-30, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas NV; as well as admission into Defcon 17, July 31-August 2, 2009, at the Riviera Hotel.

We welcome those members of the academic community who can meet any one of the criteria below for students or professors to take advantage of the academic rates for Black Hat USA 2009.

  • Verifiable full-time academic status at an accredited college or university. Full time students are 9 hours graduate or 12 hours undergraduate.
  • Copy of current quarter’s schedule of classes.
  • A valid, accredited university ID.
Fulltime University Professor:
  • Either a webpage showing the registrant is a fulltime (not adjunct) professor or a letter from their department head on university letterhead stating so.
  • Standard Terms & Conditions Apply
  • Academic Pass registration may be granted for the Briefings only.
  • There are no Academic Passes available for Training.
  • Academic Pass rate registration is not eligible to combine with any other discounts or promotions.

Academic Passes are available only via pre-registration. Registration for the Academic Pass will close on JULY 15 and any registrations after this date will be at the current stated Black Hat USA 2009 Briefings rate on Registration at the live event will be at the full on-site delegate registration fee.

To register, please complete the application form for the appropriate event.

Black Hat USA 2009 Academic Registration - Las Vegas, NV

Once we have received the completed application, it generally takes 5 business days to be processed.

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