About CHCon

CHCon is a conference for security professionals and hackers in Christchurch, NZ. Training will be run on Thursday 29th October, and presentations on Friday 30th and Saturday 31st. A CTF will be run across both days of the main event that will include cyber, physical and electronic challenges across a wide variety of skill levels. This year has some really neat challenges that you won’t want to miss!

All official conference events will be held at The Christchurch Arts Centre at 2 Worcester Blvd, Christchurch Central. Be sure to email us if there’s something in particular you’d like to see happen at the con!

Christchurch Arts Centre

Image: Krzysztof Golik

The event is being coordinated by a collaboration of people from the local ISIG and Women in Tech groups. These are two information security and technology groups that meet regularly in Christchurch.

Useful resources

Arts centre details and events

Venue map

Things to do

Neat Places


Ice Cream

Who is it for?

You! IT security professionals, web developers, software developers, students, wannabes, hackers, enthusiasts, “your title here”.

Where is the event held?

All conference events will be located in the Central City. The training and main event are to be held at The Christchurch Arts Centre at 2 Worcester Blvd, Christchurch Central. Don’t worry, there will be plenty of signage to ensure that you don’t get lost!

Where in CHC can I stay?

As the conference and all associated events are being run in the Central City we’d recommend staying around there (view options).

How can I help promote CHCon?

Spread word of the conference to anyone you think could be interested in attending, and make sure to tag @CHCon_nz in your tweets!