Career Connection Expo

For Educators

About the Event

Career Connection Expo @ the Information Security Summit


Spotlighting IT and Cybersecurity Careers

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at the I-X Center

Join educators from throughout Northeast Ohio as they come together with employers, students and job seekers to address the high demand jobs in information technology and cybersecurity.

  • Gain access to opportunities for students …
  • Dig deeper into the requirements of IT and Cybersecurity careers…
  • Learn about emerging technology and the current state of demand and supply for IT workers in the region…
  • Strategize with CIO’s CSO’s and IT recruiters at this one-of-a-kind event!
See the summary below for an overview of all sessions available to regional educators.  Registration is required for all sessions. To register for all or more than one session, register at this link. Register no later than Monday, October 14
To attend RITE’s Inaugural Meeting of a new Regional IT Educators Consortium for Northeast Ohio, registration is required.  To register, click here.
To register directly for NOCHE’s Innovations and Alignment in Cybersecurity Education roundtable discussions, register at this link
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CiscoDeloitte / HPEDelta Dental / TeamNEOe-Ventus CorporationFirstEnergyMicrosoftMRI Real Estate SoftwareNortheast Ohio Cybersecurity ConsortiumWestfield Insurance
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There are a variety of ways for faculty and staff to engage in the Career Connection Expo:

Time Title Description Who Should Attend
9:30-10:30 AM Rev Up Your Technology IQ! Learn from IT leaders about cutting edge technologies that are disrupting industries, catalyzing innovation, and changing the nature of business. High School, College and University Faculty and Educators from IT Bootcamps and Other IT Workforce Training Providers.
10:30-11:30 AM Get The Facts on IT Demand Learn from experts from Team NEO about the demand and supply imbalance in the region’s workforce in the IT and cybersecurity workforce domain.
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch with High School Program and ISS Conferees
1:00-3:30 PM NOCHE’s Innovations and Alignment in Cybersecurity Education Contribute to an action plan to innovate and better align cybersecurity education with employer demand for these skills and roles. Welcome and introductions provided by expert in cybersecurity, Dave Kennedy Regional higher education faculty and IT cybersecurity and information security leaders.
4:00-5:00 PM RITE Regional IT Educators Consortium Inaugural Meeting Mix and mingle with your peers, share what each other is doing “RITE” to prepare the next generation of IT workers and weigh in on plans for the annual Tech Week gathering the week of April 20th. All Educators providing postsecondary credentials in IT.

For Employers

Engage with students and educators to spotlight and address the high demand jobs in IT and cybersecurity.

For Students & Job-Seekers

Join fellow students, recent graduates and job-seekers to explore the opportunities in IT and cybersecurity.