Europe 2016: Know Before You Go

We're excited that you'll be joining us for Black Hat Europe 2016! This will provide you with important event information, including badge pick-up hours, scheduling updates, special programs, and more. Make sure to follow @BlackHatEvents on Twitter and tweet using the hashtag #BHEU.

Collect Your Event Badge

Check in at the Registration Desks on the Ground Level of the Business Design Centre located at 52 Upper Street, London N1 0QH.

Collect your badge during the following dates and times:
Tuesday, November 1 08:00 - 14:00
Wednesday, November 2 08:00 - 16:00
Thursday, November 3 08:00 - 18:30
Friday, November 4 08:00 - 16:00

Important Note: Please care for your badge. A non-refundable replacement fee will apply to all lost, misplaced, stolen, forgotten and duplicate badge or badge holder requests. If your badge was complimentary, the fee will be the current, on-site rate. Both the badge and badge holder are required for entry at Black Hat and both will incur a replacement fee if a duplicate of either is requested.

Trainings Information

The daily Trainings schedule can be accessed here:

Class Requirements:
Please be sure to check the "Student Requirements" and "What Students Should Bring" sections for your specific Training. Find your Training here:

Laptops and Power Supply:
Please bring your own laptop and power supply cord with you to class! Black Hat does not have extra laptops to lend out.

Training Meals:
Continental Breakfast and Lunch during Training will be served Tuesday, November 1 and Wednesday, November 2 in the Gallery Hall. You DO NOT need lunch tickets during Training; however, you MUST have your Black Hat badge in order to enter the lunchroom. Please note: All Training rooms will be locked during lunch breaks. Please plan accordingly.

Training Certificates of Completion:
If you do not receive a Training certificate or there is an issue, please complete a Certificate Request Form (available from your instructor) and turn it into the Black Hat Registration on the Ground Level of the Business Design Centre.

Briefings Information

The daily Briefings Schedule can be accessed here:

Lunch will be provided to Briefing pass attendees on both Thursday, November 3 and Friday, November 4 at multiple serving stations throughout the venue. Lunch on Thursday will be from 12:30-14:30 and lunch on Friday will run from 12:00-14:00. You must have your Briefing badge to receive lunch.

Briefings Evaluations:
Your feedback on the quality and relevancy of our Briefings content helps us improve the quality of Black Hat Conference. Please help us make future programs even better by completing an evaluation at the end of each day for each Briefing session you attend.

You are required to present your Briefings badge for entrance to all sessions.

Briefings Slides and White Papers:
Briefings presentation materials provided by speakers will be made available at the end of each day on the Black Hat website. Presentations can be downloaded here:

Briefings Audio and Video:
Afraid you'll miss a session? The Source of Knowledge will be on-site to sell audio and video recordings of the Briefings sessions. These recordings may be purchased on-site at a substantial discount. The Source of Knowledge will be located in the Business Hall.

Business Hall Activities

Quality tools and products, new programs, and presentations will be showcased in the Black Hat Europe Business Hall. See what's new, learn what's cutting edge, and identify technology must-haves for your business.

Business Hall Hours:
Thursday, November 3: 10:00 – 18:30
Friday, November 4: 09:00 – 16:00

Black Hat Arsenal will feature 35 open-source tool demos over the course of two days. Independent researchers will showcase their work while answering questions in a dynamic setting.

View the full lineup of Arsenal tools here:

Merchandise Store:
Get your Black Hat branded merchandise, t-shirts, hoodies, gifts, and more. Located in the Business Hall, the merchandise store will be open Thursday, November 3: 10:00 – 18:30 & Friday, November 4: 09:00 – 16:00.


There are many ways to get to the Business Design Centre, including both buses and the London underground and overground. The nearest tube station, Angel, is a five minute walk and there are many bus stops near the venue covering several routes. Please visit London's Journey Planner to plan your trip to Black Hat Europe.

Food & Drink:
Whether you need a quick bite, or you're looking for to take a client out for dinner, there are many options to choose from close to the conference center. Browse the variety of bars, pubs, restaurants, and cafés in the area here.

Code of Conduct

Black Hat has a strict code of conduct that we expect all our attendees to follow. Familiarize yourself with our policies here:

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