CornCon Cybersecurity Conference & Kids' Hacker Camp/STEM Festival


CornCon is a Cybersecurity Conference and Kids' Hacker Camp, held annually in conjunction with the IEEE Computer Society Chapter and other regional societies and groups. There will be several hundred adults and kids over the 2-day conference. This is the 8th year that the conference has been held in the Quad Cities and this year it is moving to RiverCenter Convention Center in Davenport, IA with more space and more activities.

IEEE Members receive 15% discount with code: IEEE15

16 CPE credits available for full conference attendees.

2022 CornCon: The Corn Matrix (Quad Cities Cybersecurity Conference)
September 30-Oct 1, 2022
  • $120 full-conference pass w/ 16 CPE credits (IEEE 15% Discount)
  • Multiple Tracks / Two Days / Expert Speakers / Tutorials / Food & Drinks
  • Free T-Shirt, Free Badge, Door Prizes, Bill Murray After Party, More!
  • Live and In-Person w/Select Streaming
  • Online Merchandise Store Online
  • Sign up for DISCORD now to join our break-out discussions!
  • Scholarships available! No one turned away for price - Email
The Children of The CornCon
Kids’ Hacker Camp
Saturday, October 1, 2022
  • $35 first K-12 student / $15 additional K-12 students
  • Includes Electronic Badge & T-Shirt
  • Lockpicking, Electronics, Cryptography, Build a Computer, Drones, More!
  • Hacker Jeopardy for Kids • Contests • Games • Prizes • Lunch/Beverages
  • H.S. “Intro to Cybersecurity” on Friday (invite only)
  • Scholarships available!

Email with questions or to request a scholarship.

  Date and Time




  • Start time: 30 Sep 2022 08:00 AM
  • End time: 01 Oct 2022 05:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-06:00) US/Central
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  • 136 E 3rd St
  • RiverCenter Convention Center
  • Davenport, Iowa
  • United States 52801

  • Co-sponsored by Docent Institute


Friday and Saturday (8:30-5 PM) there will be presentations, panels and activities for professionals, with an Expo including vendors and hacker villages. Topics include: Ransomware, Work from Home, Diversity/Careers in Cybersecurity, ICS Hacking/Protection, CyberInsurance, More!

Saturday CornCon Kids' Camp and STEM Festival (9 AM-4 PM): Many STEM activities: Soldering, Lockpicking, Coding, Crypto, Building computers, Hacker Jeopardy for Kids! 

All attendees are invited to evening activities: Contests, Music, Games and More! Saturday Bill Murray After Party w/Open Bar -- Family Friendly Fun. All activities are held at or nearby the RiverCenter Convention Center. More info can be found on website,