WVU Industrial Extension Events

Techconnect 2019 Coding & Cyber Summit

December 3, 2019 | Charleston, WV

Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston
300 Court Street
Charleston, WV 25301

8:30am – 4:00pm

$110/person before Nov. 24
$120/person after Nov. 24

Anne Barth

Learn how West Virginia is creating a robust cyber talent pipeline with input from private industry, education and the public sector.


Across the U.S. – and in West Virginia – there is a huge demand for software coding and cybersecurity workers, and that number is expected to climb sharply as technology continues to advance at an exponential rate. In response, key industry and education leaders in the Mountain State have joined forces to focus on development of a cyber workforce talent pipeline. Efforts to date will be highlighted, and tech experts will share best practices and industry standards. Join us on December 3 to learn how West Virginia is diversifying its economy and preparing workers for coding, cyber and other tech jobs.