BALTIMORE, Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The CyberMaryland Conference, now in its fifth year, will return to the Baltimore Convention Center on Oct. 28 and 29. During this year's event, the National Security Agency (NSA), in partnership with LifeJourney, will launch a new, free program: the NSA Day of Cyber. To help fill the growing needs for cyber professionals, the program's goal is to inspire the next generation of middle school, high school and college students to pursue in-demand STEM and cyber careers.
The NSA Day of Cyber premiere is at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29. This session's mission is to introduce the NSA Day of Cyber to school systems, organizations and two and four year colleges so they can help develop the next generation of cyber innovators and leaders.
The following individuals are scheduled to speak:
- Welcome: Rick Geritz, CEO, LifeJourney
- Keynote Address "Creating the 21st Century Cyber Curriculum": Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, president, University of Maryland Baltimore County
- NSA Day of Cyber Speakers:
- Robert E. Joyce, chief of Tailored Access Operations, NSA
- Rodney Peterson, director of National Initiative for Cyber Education, NIST
- Dr. Mark. R. Nelson, MBA, CAE, executive director, Computer Science Teacher Association
- Dr. Nicholas Eugene, director of STEM Programs, Coppin State University
About the CyberMaryland Conference
Launched in 2011, the CyberMaryland Conference is driven by a public-private partnership, guided by a volunteer Industry Advisory Board consisting of business leaders, top educators and public sector representatives. The conference is supported and funded by more than 100 private companies, educational institutions and government organizations. Find more information at www.cybermarylandconference.com or email [email protected]. Follow conference updates on Twitter and Facebook.
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