CornCon Cybersecurity Conference & Kids' Hacker Camp/STEM Festival

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CornCon is a Cybersecurity Conference held annually in conjunction with the IEEE Computer Society Chapter and other regional societies and groups. CornCon is in its 8th year and we expect 300-500 enterprise professionals in 2022, with many of my CISO colleagues from Chicago attending as we are just 2 hours from Chicago. We are having a CISO summit on Thursday that week and the 2-day conference on Friday and Saturday (Sep 30-Oct 1).

IEEE Members receive 25% discount with code: IEEE25

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 25% Discount code: IEEE25)
  • 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!
  • CISO Summit (must apply online) will be held at SCC Urban Campus on Sep 29, 2022
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, Biohacking, More!
  • Hacker Jeopardy for Kids • Contests • Games • Prizes • Lunch/Beverages
  • H.S. “Intro to Cybersecurity” on Friday (invite only for 150 HS students)
  • 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

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  • 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,