ChiCyberCon—Cybersecurity Conference and Expo




Hermann Hall Conference Center 3241 South Federal Street Chicago, Illinois 60616
ChiCyberCon Conference and Expo

ChiCyberCon—Cybersecurity Conference and Expo

When: Friday, April 12, 2024, from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. (light breakfast served from 8–9 a.m.)

Where: Illinois Institute of Technology, Hermann Hall, 3241 South Federal Street, Chicago, IL 60616


We are currently seeking speakers, panelists, sponsors/exhibitors ($500–$1,500), and organizations for the job fair.

This conference aims to be a source for researchers, university academics and students, government, military, computing professionals, and upper-level students interested in the techniques, laws, and training initiatives currently being implemented and adapted for secure computing.

The United States Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have designated Illinois Tech as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. The university’s Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education (C2SAFE) is at the core of Illinois Tech’s designation.

Ways to Participate
  • Professional registration—$125 in-person or $50 online/free registration for students and military

  • Poster session—Students are invited to submit their cybersecurity research for a poster session Speakers and keynotes—Speaking is free but there are limited spots

  • Panelists—We need panelists for our four panel discussions:

    • Understanding Cybersecurity Fundamentals

    • Cybersecurity in Action: Defense Strategies and Tools

    • Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity

    • Building a Career in Cybersecurity

  • Sponsor/Exhibit—$1,500 platinum/$750 gold/$500 silver

  • Job Fair—Students can look for cybersecurity jobs and companies can have a table and recruit cybersecurity talent

Learn more at or contact Scott Pfeiffer at with any questions.



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