IT-Connect

WKCTC Technology Conference, Where IT Meets YOU!

Friday, November 9, 2018

Clemens Fine Arts Building - on the campus of WKCTC

Register for IT-Connect

WKCTC is proud to present IT-Connect — a conference that brings together avid information technology professionals. Join us as we showcase the region’s best companies and potential IT job opportunities.

The IT-Connect conference aims to provide a networking opportunity for alumni, new and potential students, industry, and the public. This year’s conference focuses on Cybersecurity. Topics include:

  • Connecting high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors with future IT jobs in cyber and information security.
  • Connecting college students and alumni with potential employers.
  • Educating students on how to secure their digital world presented by security experts from the FBI and other organizations.
  • Showcasing the excellent IT training they will receive at WKCTC, and the 2+2 transfer agreement with Murray State University.

Participants include leading security and IT experts from some of the best companies and agencies in the region.

  • The FBI
  • Murray State University
  • MITRE Corporation
  • Computer Services Inc. (CSI).
  • West Kentucky and Tennessee Telecommunications (WK&T)
  • Kalleo Technologies
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College CIT faculty
  • Rygre Digital Marketing

Students will have an opportunity to speak to representatives from the above organizations during lunch.

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. • Registration
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. • Welcome • Dr. Anton Reece, WKCTC President
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. • Forrest Carver, Miter Corporation
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. • Zachary Smith, FBI Intelligence Analyst
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. • Breakout Sessions
12:00 – 12:30 p.m. • Free Lunch and Networking
12:30 – 12:45 p.m. • Door Prizes
12:50 – 1:30 p.m. • Dr. Michael Ramage, Director, Center for TSM, Murray State University