West Kentucky Community and Technical College  will be closed on Monday, January 21 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.


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