"2007 is a very special year for the global hacker community. Thanks to cooperation between the organizers of DefCon XV and the Chaos Communications Camp 2007, the two largest gatherings of hackers from around the world happen only a few days apart!
This is where "Hackers on a Plane" comes in: The Hacker Foundation has put together a complete travel package to help bring together hackers from around the world for ten days of fun, culture and community. We see it as the first step to building a truly global hacker community.
For more info, check out http://www.hackersonaplane.info