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iKeepSafe has announced a change to a virtual format for 2020 NICE K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference

NICE K12 Virtual Conference

6th Annual NICE K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference
Call for Presentations: Open April 1 – June 30, 2020

In an effort to be mindful of health concerns, travel restrictions, budget impacts, and based on the conference's continued commitment to equity and inclusion, the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference will be reimagined to bring the community spirit and networking energy to an inspiring and engaging online space.

The Conference, previously slated to take place on December 7-8, 2020 in St. Louis, Missouri, will now be a virtual experience where attendees will engage with cutting-edge presentations, networking, and resources—all from the safety and comfort of their home or office. During this exciting virtual event, attendees will:

  • Participate in live interactive breakout sessions led by industry experts
  • Hear from inspiring keynote speakers
  • Access recordings of other sessions presented during the conference
  • Explore the virtual exhibitor hall, where they can schedule one-on-one meetings with exhibitors and discover the latest technologies, products and services
  • Connect digitally with presenters and peers to network, share ideas, and discuss best practices

The Conference Call for Speakers is still open!

The 2020 NICE K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference Planning Committee is seeking timely and thought-provoking K12 cybersecurity education topics that will challenge and inform educational leaders from across the stakeholder community.

The theme for the 2020 K12 Conference is “Expanding the Gateway to the Cybersecurity Workforce of the Future”.

The conference will feature five tracks:

  1. Increasing Cybersecurity Career Awareness
  2. Infusing Cybersecurity Across the Education Portfolio
  3. Integrating Innovative Cybersecurity Educational Approaches
  4. Designing Cybersecurity Academic and Career Pathways
  5. Promoting Cyber Awareness

Act now - Submissions close on June 30, 2020. 

Learn More and Submit a Proposal

More details about the reimagined conference experience will be shared later this summer at and at #2020NICEK12.

This event is supported by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), a program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology in the U.S. Department of Commerce, under financial assistance award # 60NANB16D302. Learn more at


Released June 23, 2020, Updated June 24, 2020