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UWGB GenCyber Camp

GenCyber LogoThe GenCyber program provides summer cybersecurity camp experiences for students in grades 7-9. The goals of the program are to help all students understand correct and safe on-line behavior, increase diversity and interest in cybersecurity and careers in the cybersecurity workforce of the Nation.

Our vision is for the GenCyber program to be part of the solution to the Nation's shortfall of skilled cybersecurity professionals. Ensuring that enough young people are inspired to direct their talents in this area is critical to the future of our country’s national and economic security as we become even more reliant on cyber-based technology in every aspect of our daily lives.

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To ensure a level playing field, GenCyber camps are open to all student participants at no cost. Funding is provided jointly by the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation.

 

 

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Dates: July 31 - August 4, 2017

Grades: Entering grades 7-9

Type of camp: Commuter Camp Only

Cost: No cost

Daily camp hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Meals: Lunch included

 

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Instructors:

Ankur Chattopadhyay. Dr. Chattopadhyay is the co-PI and lead faculty of the UWGB GenCyber program. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the department of Information and Computing Sciences at UWGB. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, with a graduate certification of accomplishment in information assurance. He is the founder and director of the new upcoming 'Center of Cybersecurity Education' at UWGB. He is also the PI and faculty mentor of the UWGB Google Ignite CS program, where he supervises undergrad students in K-12 computing educational research. As a cybersecurity educator and researcher, he is a professional member of IEEE and ACM, and has memberships with the IEEE Cybersecurity chapter plus the ACM SIGSAC. He is an editorial board member with IEEE Internet Initiative Newsletter on Internet Policy as well as IEEE Future Directions Newsletter on Policy and Ethics in Technology. He is a technical committee member on Security and Privacy in Complex Information Systems, IEEE Systems Council. He does active research on content and pedagogy (curriculum delivery) at undergrad level and for K-12 outreach. He has several publications on privacy topics in computer vision (surveillance technology) and on cybersecurity topics as well as information security education in places like IEER CVPR, IEEE Privacy & Security, ACM SIGCSE, IEEE FIE and Journal of the Consortium of Computing Sciences. He has collaborated with the nationally renowned Security Injections group based on a NSF project at Towson University. As an active researcher in cybersecurity education, he has also contributed to the first ever set of global curricular guidelines in cybersecurity as drafted by the ACM Joint Task Force. He is currently the faculty advisor in charge of the UWGB Computer Science program’s new Information Assurance & Security emphasis track, which he designed and developed. He teaches computing security topics, like software security, secure coding, computer networking, etc., as part of this undergraduate emphasis program. His research interests and endeavors are in security & privacy, computing education & K-12 outreach and computer vision & pattern recognition.

Joel Williquette. Williquette is the Vice President/CIO for Capital Credit Union. He is a financial sector representative to the U.S. Federal Reserve, NCUA, FS-ISAC, NICE, InfraGard, and other agencies specializing in securing the nation's critical infrastructures and other cybersecurity topics. He brings industry standard cybersecurity expertise in information technology (IT), risk management, security, disaster recovery, incident response, business continuity planning, and regulatory compliance. Williquette has 25 years of Leadership, Strategic Planning, Information and Cyber Security, Regulatory Governance, Operations, Project Management, and Contract Negotiations experience. He has managed operations or projects in six countries: USA, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, Czech Republic, and China. He has lead teams in seven industries: Retail, IT Consulting, Manufacturing, Logistics, Transportation, Education, Banking and Finance. Projects and operations have ranged in size from small business to enterprise level involving multi-national organizations and impacting as many as 35,000+ employees.

Cancellation Policy

In the event a camper must cancel, the Summer Camps Office should be notified no later than one month before the start date of the camp. GenCyber Camp has a waiting list, therefore cancellation notices are important to ensure proper waitlist campers have the opportunity to enroll in camp. We reserve the right to cancel any camp due to low enrollment.

General Information

The Perfect Camp Location - This 700 acre campus location is a perfect setting for summer camps. Located five miles from the downtown Green Bay area.

Commuter Campers - Campers who don't live on campus, must provide for their own daily transportation to and from campus each day. Drop off/Pick up Policy: Parents are advised to drop off and pick up your child promptly. The camp begins at 8:30 a.m., with staff on site at 8:00 a.m.  Pick up is at 4:00 p.m. with staff on site until 4:15 p.m. Failure to pick up your child on time will result in a supervisory charge of $15 per hour.

NOTE: Green Bay Transit operates to and from campus each day, with drop off locations at the Cofrin Library and the Studio Arts Building. The buses run :10 and :40 on the hour. Bus passes are $2 per day for students. For more information contact: www.greenbaymetro.org or call 920-448-3450.

Health Services and Insurance - The UW-Green Bay Health and Counseling Center is available to campers 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Limited accident insurance through the University of Wisconsin is provided for all camps. This limited policy covers injuries relating to camp accidents only. It is understood that medical costs in excess of camp insurance will be borne by parents or guardians.

Disciplinary Policies - The camp reserves the right, upon notification of parents, to dismiss any camper during any session for improper conduct, language, dress or attitude which, in the judgment of the summer camp administrative and counseling staff, is detrimental to the well-being of other campers or smooth operation of the camp.

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