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Events should be posted in the correct section, and in date order. An event should NEVER be listed in more than one section (i.e. Ongoing/Continuous events should not be listed in Scheduled Training). When events begin the same day, events of a longer length should be listed first. New postings of events with the same date(s) as other events should be added after events already in the list. If a provider offers the same event at several locations simultaneously, the listing should have a single (ONE) entry in the list with the date(s) and ALL locations for the event. Please use three-letter month abbreviations (i.e. Sep, NOT Sept. or September), use two digit dates (i.e. Jan 01 NOT Jan 1), and use date ranges rather than listing every date during an event(i.e. Jan 02-05, NOT Jan 02, 03, 04, 05).
Some events may be limited to Law Enforcement Only or to a specific audience. Such restrictions should be noted when known.

This is a BY DATE listing of upcoming events relevant to digital forensics. It is not an all inclusive list, but includes most well-known activities. Some events may duplicate events on the generic conferences page, but entries in this list have specific dates and locations for the upcoming event.

This listing is divided into four sections (described as follows):

  1. Calls For Papers - Calls for papers for either Journals or for Conferences, relevant to Digital Forensics (Name, Closing Date, URL)

  2. Conferences - Conferences relevant for Digital Forensics (Name, Date, Location, URL)

  3. On-Going / Continuous Training - Training opportunities that are either always available online/distance learning format (start anytime) or that are offered the same time every month (Name, date-if applicable, URL)

  4. Scheduled Training Courses - Training Classes/Courses that are scheduled for specific dates/locations. This would include online (or distance learning format) courses which begin on specific dates, instead of the "start anytime" courses listed in the previous section. (Provider, URL) (note: this has been moved to its own page.)

The Conference and Training List is provided by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Digital and Multimedia Sciences Section Listserv. (Subscribe by sending an email to with message body containing SUBSCRIBE AAFS-DIGITAL-MULTIMEDIA-LIST) Requests for additions, deletions or corrections to this list may be sent by email to David Baker (bakerd AT

Calls For Papers

Title Due Date Notification Date Website
ShmooCon 2009 Dec 01, 2008 Jan 01, 2009
Security Opus Dec 01, 2008 Jan 31, 2009
AusCERT Conference 2009 Dec 05, 2008 Jan 30, 2009
Blackhat Briefings - Washington DC Jan 01, 2009 Jan 16, 1009
3rd Edition of Small Scale Digital Device Forensics Journal Jan 31, 2009
4rd International Workshop on Systematic Approaches to Digital Forensic Engineering (SADFE-2009) Feb 01, 2009
Blackhat Briefings - Europe Feb 01, 2009 Feb 15, 2009
Usenix Security 2009 Feb 04, 2009 Apr 13, 2009
2009 ADFSL Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law Feb 20, 2009
KDDD 2009 Feb 02, 2009 Apr 10, 2009
DFRWS 2009 Mar 16, 2009 Apr 28, 2009
ACM CCS 2009 Apr 2009
New Security Paradigms Conference 2009 Apr 2009
IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy 2010 Nov 2009


Title Date/Location Website
Computer Security Institute Annual Conference 2008 Nov 15-21
Washington, DC
6th Australian Digital Forensics Conference Dec 01-03
Mount Lawley, WA, Australia
Pacific Information Security Forum Dec 02-03, San Francisco, CA
IEEE International Workshop on Information and Data Assurance Dec 07
Austin, TX
Digital Forensics Forum Arabia 2008 Dec 15-17
Manama, Bahrain
e-Forensics 2009 Jan 19-21
Adelaide, Australia
2009 DoD Cyber Crime Conference Jan 24-30
St. Louis, MO
5th Annual IFIP WG 11.9 International Conference on Digital Forensics Jan 25-28
Orlando, FL
ShmooCon 2009 Feb 06-08
Washington, DC
American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Meeting Feb 16-21
Denver, CO
Blackhat DC Feb 16-19
Washington, DC
24th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing - Computer Forensics Track Mar 08-12
Honolulu, HI
ARES 2009 Conference Mar 16-19
Fukuoka, Japan
Security Opus Mar 17-18
San Francisco, CA
Blackhat Europe Apr 14-17
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
AusCERT2009 May 17-22
Gold Coast, Australia
Computer Security Institute: Security Exchange May 17-22
Las Vegas, NV
ADFSL 2009 Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law May 20-22
Burlington, VT
Fourth International Workshop on Systematic Approaches to Digital Forensic Engineering May 22
Oakland, CA
2009 Techno Security Conference May 31-Jun 03
Myrtle Beach, SC
Mobile Forensics World 2009 Jun 03-06
Chicago, IL
IEEE ICC Communication and Information Systems Security (CISS) Symposium Jun 14-18
Dresden, Germany
Blackhat USA 2009 Jul 25-30
Las Vegas, NV
DefCon 17 Jul 31-Aug 02
Las Vegas, NV
Usenix Security Sypmosium Aug 10-14
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Digital Forensic Research Workshop Aug 17-19
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Triennial Meeting of the European Academy of Forensic Science Sep 08-11
Glasgow, Scotland, UK

On-going / Continuous Training

Title Date/Location Website
Basic Computer Examiner Course - Computer Forensic Training Online Distance Learning Format
Linux Data Forensics Training Distance Learning Format
SANS On-Demand Training Distance Learning Format
MaresWare Suite Training First full week every month
Atlanta, GA
Evidence Recovery for Windows Vista™ First full week every month
Brunswick, GA
Evidence Recovery for Windows Server® 2003 R2 Second full week every month
Brunswick, GA
Evidence Recovery for the Windows XP™ operating system Third full week every month
Brunswick, GA
Computer Forensics Training and CCE™ Testing for Litigation Support Professionals Third weekend of every month(Fri-Mon)
Dallas, TX

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