Vintage Computer Festival East

VCF East is for everyone! Computer geeks, families/children, students, collectors, IT professionals, curious onlookers…

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When: May 18-20, 2018

  • Friday: 9:00am – 6:00pm (classes and post-lunch keynote)
  • Saturday: 9:00am-6:00pm (morning keynote 9:00-10:30 followed by exhibit halls / consignment / vendors / museum open)
  • Sunday: 9:00am-5:00pm (morning keynote 9:00-10:30 followed by exhibit halls / consignment / vendors / museum open)

Where: InfoAge Science Center, 2201 Marconi Rd., Wall, NJ, 07719 (Google map, directions, lodging)

Tickets: Online ticketing is open! Tickets will also be available at the door. Tickets are $20 for one day, $35 for two days, or $50 for three days. Free for ages 17 and younger.

Classes: Technical courses dominate the first day of VCF East.

Exhibits (and exhibit registration)Hands-on exhibits are presented Saturday and Sunday. You’ll find demos of 1960s minicomputers, 1970s homebrew systems, 1980s eight-bitters, and a few oddities. Some exhibits contain pristine original machines, while others focus on unique modern hacks and everything in between. Exhibit sign-up is open!

Club/organization tables: VCF East welcomes computer clubs and other organizations related to the history of technology.

Keynotes: Learn about our UNIVAC restoration, hacking the Apollo 14 guidance computer, and developing the ARPAnet! Bill Dromgoole, Don Eyles, and Dave Walden are this year’s keynote speakers.

Consignment: Need to thin your collection a little bit?  Or are you looking to pick up something new and interesting? We will have a consignment room to help! The consignment room is open to everybody – click the link for more information.

Vendors: Do you make hobby-related products or work for a business that may interest our audience? If so, then you may qualify for a professional vendor booth.

Food: Details available soon.

VCF East Dinner: There is a VIP dinner Saturday night. Exhibitors, volunteers, and speakers will have first access to tickets. We anticipate extra tickets being available to the public. Details not yet available.

Contact: Evan Koblentz — / (646) 546-9999