DFRWS EU 2014 Call for Participation

PDF posters are available: small (850K), medium (4M)and large(12M) sizes.

DFRWS, organizers of the longest-running research conference in digital forensics, invite you to participate in the first annual DFRWS EU conference, held from May 7th to 9th, 2014 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (http://dfrws.org/2014eu/index.shtml).

With a strong tradition of presenting cutting-edge research and tools, the conference brings together dedicated practitioners and researchers to address the emerging challenges in our field. DFRWS is a widely recognized catalyst for innovation: past conferences have showcased ground-breaking advances in memory analysis, fragmented file carving and flash memory reconstruction, along with a host of other technologies and techniques.
The DFRWS Keynote speakers this year are:

  • Wilbert Paulissen (Netherlands Cybercrime Unit, High Tech Crime, Diensthoofd Nationale Recherche)
  • Christiaan Alberdingk Thijm (Dutch lawyer from bureau Brandeis, experiences include the Kazaa case and other complex digital cases)

Invited speaker is:
  • Mikael Lindström (European Cyber Crime Center, EC3)

The 2014 DFRWS EU conference will offer several hands-on tutorial sessions, led by preeminent forensic researchers and developers, and free to all registered attendees. Two tracks of workshop sessions will be offered on Friday May 9th. These sessions include incident response, video file recovery, memory forensics, network forensics and cloud forensics followed by a guided tour at the digital forensic lab of the Netherlands Forensic Institute. For full details and tutorial topics and times, please see:


The conference will be held at the Pakhuis de Zwijger in the center of Amsterdam. Location information and information on various hotels close to the venue can be found on the website. Amsterdam can be very busy in the week and we recommend participants make reservations well in advance of the conference. Please see:


Early registration for the conference ends March 31st, 2014. Registration includes access to all presentations, a copy of the printed proceedings, breakfasts, the welcome reception on May 7th, and the famous rodeo challenge. Additionally, attendees registered for the whole conference may attend a banquet on May 8th . Register now at:


to enjoy the best conference value in digital forensics. Discounts are available for Law Enforcement and student attendees.

As the most established forum in the field, DFRWS is the preferred place to present the latest research and perspectives on best practices for all aspects of digital forensics. The blend of practitioners, researchers and tool developers at the conference presents a unique environment for collaboration and knowledge-sharing. Please go to:


for details about this year's speakers and research presentations.

A poster and demo session allows attendees to show initial research results, or demonstrate new forensic tools and technology. You can sign up to do a demo or present a poster by sending email to:

Lastly, a reminder that the global DFRWS 2014 Forensics Challenge is still open to competitors. The submission deadline is May 30, 2014. For details, please visit:


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