How it works

Here's a quick overview of the next steps:

  1. You will be redirected to to finish your registration to our curated event;
  2. We'll review your tech profile in 2-3 business days and let you know if you're selected;
  3. You'll receive an email with your free Attendee ticket.

After that, you'll be able to access the Attendee++ premium package, our Hackathon and a lot more.

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Aral Balkan

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Aral Balkan

Aral is a cyborg rights activist. He’s one-third of, a tiny two-person-and-one-husky social enterprise working for social justice in the digital age.


Aral is the author of the web privacy tool Better and the Ethical Design Manifesto. Aral is an Advisory Panel member at DiEM25, the first Pan-European political party – where he is helping to lead an initiative to create a progressive tech policy as a compelling European counter-narrative to Silicon Valley. He blogs at, has his own Mastodon at, and tweets at @aral. Festival 2017 was a nice start

But there's still work to be done

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