WICYS 2022

March 17-19

WiCyS 2022 is the go-to event to help you get where you want to be. We help organizations recruit, retain and advance women in cybersecurity — all while creating a community of engagement, encouragement and support at a technical conference.

The 9th Annual WiCyS conference is not only the flagship conference for women in cybersecurity but, regardless of gender, is the largest cybersecurity conference with equal representation of professionals and students.

Call for Participation

The WiCyS 2022 Call for Participation for speaking engagement proposals, student scholarships, faculty grants, and Veteran and BIPOC fellowships closed on October 18, 2021.


General registration will open on Monday, February 7th, 2022.

NOTE: Students must have a scholarship to attend WiCyS 2022.  Academic sponsorships include a certain number of scholarships. 


The WiCyS 2022 Annual Conference will be held on March 17-19, 2022 at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland.  See full information and start packing your bags!

Conference Sponsorship

Explore our Conference Sponsorship page to learn about all the opportunities that are waiting for your company in Cleveland.

WiCyS Conference Timeline

Conference Statistics

The 2021 conference was at a reduced capacity with COVID-19 social distancing and mask policies in place. It had 1,315 attendees, 750 student scholars, 300+ volunteers, 203 travel stipends were issued, 95 recruiters, 87 sponsors, 84 veterans, 53 Veteran Fellowship awardees, 32 Faculty Grants awarded, 29 Active Military registrants, 25 student research posters, 23 technical sessions, 17 awards, 16 workshops, 15 lightning talks, 12 presentations, 10 community collaborators, 6 featured speakers, 6 information sessions, 4 keynotes, 4 leadership events, 3 MeetUps, and one Capture-the-Flag game.

Conference Attendance Graphs