ICCWS Practical Information

Registered participants will receive specific joining instructions two weeks before the conference. In the meantime, we hope you find the following, more general, ICCWS Practical Information helpful.

Conference Location

Tennessee Tech University
Roaden University Center
1000 N Dixie Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38505

Website : https://www.tntech.edu/about


University Information

Tennessee Tech produces practical, ready-to-work graduates from a broad range of academic disciplines prepared to compete in a technologically driven world. Here, students have the freedom to discover and pursue their passions, knowing there is a supportive community behind them. Developing their passions into hundreds of student clubs and organizations, Tech students make an impact on campus, in the community and around the world. For more information, see https://www.tntech.edu/about

The Cybersecurity Education, Research and Outreach Center (CEROC) at Tennessee Tech University (TNTech) proposes the consideration of funding to support a veterans training program.  CEROC, virtually established in October 2015 and physically established in January 2016, is a center of academic excellence in cyber defense (CAE-CD) accredited by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  The center was established by the Department of Computer Science and the College of Engineering to integrate university-wide existing activities and initiatives in cybersecurity education, research and outreach, the emphasis of which makes it unique in the state. . For more information, see https://www.tntech.edu/ceroc/ 

Local Information

Prepare to be charmed by our majestic mountains, rich historical heritage, art and cultural events, unique downtown shops, cosmopolitan cuisine and our magnificent state and local parks.Come enjoy the many facets of Cookeville/Putnam County TN.  There is something for everyone.For more information about our special part of the Cumberland Plateau, go to https://visitcookevilletn.com.  We also encourage you to request a free visitors guide at https://visitcookevilletn.com/visitors-guide

Getting to ICCWS


Nashville International Airport (BNA)


 Nashville International Airport (BNA) (https://www.flynashville.com/Pages/default.aspx) will be the best and most accessible facility.  The airport is 72 miles from campus.  A map from the airport to our location can be found at https://goo.gl/maps/UwKPsoGNYcR2.  Rental car facilities are located on the lower level of the airport.

Shuttle Service from Nashville Airport to Cookeville, TN

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency provides shuttle service from Nashville Airport to Cookeville, TN.  The shuttle runs three times per day.  Rate for this service is $9.50.  If you are interested in using the shuttle service, you will need to call and reserve a seat.  Call (931) 372-8000 or 1-800-968-2472 or email slancaster@uchra.com or lwilliams@uchra.com to book your trip today.

Nashville to Cookeville

Bus 1

Bus 2

Bus 3

Stop Location




Nashville International Airport (Per Client Request)




UCHRA Transit HUB located at:
586 South Jefferson Ave Suite P, Cookeville, TN 38501

 From the UCHRA office, you may use a taxi service, Uber, etc. for transportation to your hotel and to/from Tennessee Tech. 

Conference Accommodation

The main conference hotel is yet to be confirmed. This is usually where pre-conference drinks are held and where any transportation required for the conference dinner will run from.
In conjunction with this, there is also a selection of hotels recommended by the university in the table below. We do not currently have special arrangements with the local hotels, but you will find competitive prices on online booking agents such as booking.com.

Key Locations

Key locations for the 16th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security - ICCWS in Cookeville, Tennessee are shown on this google map: