BloomCON Forensics and Security Conference

March 29 to 31, 2019

About BloomCON

BloomCON is Bloomsburg University’s annual digital forensics, cybersecurity, and hacking conference. The conference hosts a variety of speakers and features unique workshops and cybersecurity challenges.

The fourth BloomCON Forensics and Security conference will be held March 29-31, 2019 at Bloomsburg University.

Conference Information

Call for Papers
Sponsorship Information and Contract


Tickets for BloomCON can be purchased at


This year we will have speakers and workshops at all levels, lock picking, hardware hacking, drone hacking, numerous competitions and villages, plus Dual Core performing at our networking party. Competitions planned include our second Drone Wars in partnership with the US Army, wireless hacking, open source intelligence, capture the flag, forensics, and more. We will have villages again this year to include lockpicking, hardware hacking, drone hacking, wireless hacking and more. Our Hak4Kidz program for kids 7-17 is back as well.


Contact Dr. Phil Polstra, Professor, Digital Forensics via e-mail at with questions, talk or workshop submissions, or to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

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Last Year's Talks

Presentations from BloomCON 0x03 can be found in our Mediasite Showcase.

2019 Guest Speaker – Mike Daugherty


Mike Daugherty is the CEO of LabMD, a cancer testing laboratory and Founder of The Cyber Education Foundation. A graduate of The University of Michigan, Mike was a surgical healthcare entrepreneur for over twenty years marketing implantable medical devices. In 1996 he founded LabMD. He has spent most of the last decade defending his company against charges that it had deficient cybersecurity practices. ( )

Mike Daugherty