We are proud to present you this year again lots of high-level speakers, ranging from scientists over politicians to military personnel. The list is not yet complete and will be supplemented in the next few days.


Birgitta Jónsdóttir is a politician and an activist member of the Althing, the Icelandic parliament, representing the Pirate Party.

Richard Stiennon is known as one of the best security analysts on the globe. He is the Chief Research Analyst of IT-Harvest, a leading security research firm, and Executive Editor of security current, a security news and analysis community for CISOs.

Angelika Beer is a politician and former member of the European Parliament, the parliament of Germany (Bundestag) and currently member of the state parliament of Schleswig-Holstein.

Enno Lenze is a free journalist and thanks to his numerous visits he became an expert on Iraq and Syria related topics.

Björn Semrau is a former Board Member Pirate Party Germany and founder of the Pirate Party Germany political Scientist and responsible for the pirate foreign and security politics.

Guillaume Saouli is a white hat hacker and Swiss politician with a focus on digital topics. 

Dr. Marcel Dickow is head of the Research Division on International Security at the SWP (German Institue for International and Security Affairs).

Milena Elsinger is a political scientist at the Philipps University Marburg and expert on international relations, development studies and comparative politics.

Prof. Dr. Gabi Dreo Rodosek is the leading expert on communication systems and network security at the UniBw of Munich, the University of the german armed forces.

Jens-Wolfhard ‘Drahflow’ Schicke-Uffmann is a white hat hacker, activist and researcher on digital security.

Andy Yen is one of the co-founders of ProtonMail a free and open-source web-based encrypted email service founded in 2013 at the CERN research facility.

Lea Frings is a journalist and worked inter alia as a correspondent in the Middle East.

Thomas Marc Goebel is a former soldier, serving in the German Army (Bundeswehr)

Peter Finkelgruen works as an editor, correspondent and author.

Sergey Gordeychik and Gleb Gritsai from the SCADA Strangelove Team, a group of security researchers focused on ICS/SCADA security.

Jelena Jovanovic, Piratess from Belgrade, Serbia, with passion for citizen journalism and infosec.

Nicole Britz is the chairman of the Bavarian branch of the Pirate Party and expert on social media and corporate communication.

Stefan Körner is the chairman of the German Pirate Party.

Ivan Bartosch is the chairman of the Czech Pirate Party.