Welcome to the NextGen (youth) CyberSecurity Symposium Series
Where Great Young Minds Meet!
Introducing CyberSecurity GameChangers NextGen CyberSecurity Symposiums, Summer Camps and After School Programs; a one-of-a-kind experience that brings together talented NextGen and influential Leaders & Professionals. Explore this site to learn about our program, events, schedules, useful tips and more.
GameChangers is Volunteer Driven... We'd love your support!
Volunteer and Get Involved!
CyberSecurity GameChangers is Volunteer Powered. We provide after school, summer camp, and symposium events for cybersecurity awareness, training, and mentorship to middle and high school students. We introduce students to careers that defend computer systems and networks from cyber-attacks, breaches, and malware. We do what we do because Security Professionals lend their time and talents to volunteer for our programs, summer camps, symposiums, and after school programs.
Call to Action!...
We need industry leaders who have a heart for kids, experience in the cybersecurity industry, and insight into careers in IT, cybersecurity, networking and secure development.
Calling All Speakers!
Inspiring Students Towards Careers in Cybersecurity & Technology
Our Mission is to Inspire the next generation of leaders, engineers, and change agents.
Our Vision is to be a partner resource of choice for students and schools to provide personalized education & career strategy roadmaps and to navigate the road to cyber-success with them!
Our Goal is to foster industry diversity, expose and ignite underserved students towards cybersecurity and technology careers.
SecKidHero 'New Virtual Symposiums'
Fun-packed Cybersecurity Awareness Sensation!
GameChangers SecKidHero Virtual Symposium is just around the corner!
Our Next Event: February 3, 2021
Hosted for the students of: Dallas ISD
We look forward to seeing you at the next exciting and inspiring event.
Notice: The agenda below is a SAMPLE representation of an IN PERSON event, some items may be subject to change without notice.
Super Heroes Arrive
Registration Opens - Bracelets & T-shirts Issued, Swag Bags Given
Cyber Welcome Pep Rally
Opening Remarks, Agenda for the day, Pep Rally!
Panel Discussion: Diversity > 'How to Play nice in the sandbox'
Cyber Super Heroes! 'A day in the life'
Security Breach Simulation - We've been hit!... Now What?
Kid-to-Kid Innovative "TED-style" talk
Secure the Bag - Cyber Careers & Salary
Computers On-Board Automobile Security
Gamers, Threat Hunters, & AI 'Oh My'
Kid & Pro Super Powers Awards
Lunch and Awards Ceremony Honoring Kids, Teachers , Community Leaders, Professionals and Sponsors,categories include:
STEM/Cyber Teacher Awards
STEM/Cyber Ambassadors Awards
Developing Innovations Organization Awards
Community Service & Volunteer Awards
Outstanding Employer Awards
Contests, Networking & Prizes
Cryptography Crack the Code Contest
Cyber-style Jeopardy (prizes awarded!)
Cyber Career Planning Meetups
Contest Prizes Awarded
For virtual attendees: These items may be shipped to attendees for a nominal cost inc. postage.
Notice: The agenda above is a SAMPLE representation of an IN PERSON event, some items may be subject to change without notice.
Reasons to Attend
Our awareness events allow students to experience learning cybersecurity practices with hands-on scenarios, including core IT skills applicable to cybersecurity careers. We are proud to offer students valuable experience that aid in qualifying them for cybersecurity internships and careers in the future.
Learn from Cybersecurity Industry Leaders - Not just “sit-and-watch” This is a “get-up-and-do” learning experience!
Innovative hands-on workshops, learning circles and ‘TED-style’ talks
Content relevant to age groups focused on best practices for student engagement
Ongoing mentorship and support from 6th - 12th grades.
Unique Experiences – Unlike any other Cyber kids camps, seminars, or symposiums
Cybersecurity Challenges, Contests, and Prizes (Sponsor Scholarships)
Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders, Engineers, and Change Agents
Leadership and Advisory Board
Founder, Board Chair
Youth Outreach Director
Program Content Director
CEO - Chief Experience Officer ICI Events
Board Member - Special Events
Michael Scott Schindler
Serving Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex