Call for Proposals – Radical Networks – October 19-22, 2017 – Brooklyn, NY #radnets17

Radical Networks – October 19-22, 2017 – Brooklyn, NY
Call For Proposals!

From mass surveillance to the over-commercialization of the World Wide Web, the concept of a free and open Internet is being threatened by corporate interests and over-reaching governments. Radical Networks is a festival and a conference, designed to foster critical discussions around these issues and to create opportunities to learn more about policy, DIY networking and the future of the Internet.

Artists, lawyers, engineers, writers, policy makers, educators, scientists, journalists, community organizers, and more are invited to present their ideas in this year’s Radical Networks. Submit a proposal for a workshop, a session, a talk, a performance or to participate in the art exhibition. Some possible topics include:

Offline networks
Mesh networks
Local networks for community
Experimental application of computer networks
Networks for political activism
Network security for ordinary citizens
Artistic use of computer networks
Personal networks
Bringing connectivity to rural areas
Experimental social networks
Control and ownership of networks
Ethical hacking
…and anything else that takes a fresh or critical look at how networks are used.

Submissions are due by Friday June 30, 2017 at 11:59pm.

To submit your proposal, follow the instructions at

The call for participation is open to all! Women, people of color, LGBTSTGNC, immigrants, and differently-abled folks are encouraged to apply!


If you are interested in providing a tax-deductible financial, food or drink, or materials sponsorship to Radical Networks, please get in touch with Sarah at