This a list of 50+ most prominent events in digital forensics worldwide in 2020 and beyond. While some events get postponed or canceled, others move online for a safe yet engaging way to bring the community together and allow an exchange of ideas and trends between the industry’s experts.

We keep this list regularly updated. Keep up to date on the digital forensic conferences and exhibitions, save the link and check this page later.

The events supported by Atola Technology or our partners are marked with an asterisk (*).

Last updated September 1, 2020

Upcoming digital forensics conferences 2020 – 2021

ConferenceDateLocationRegionRegistration fee
PFIC 2020 September 22– 23onlineNorth America$499
Forensic Roadshow & Forensic Technology Day Canceled Kandel, GermanyEuropefree
HTCIA International Conference & Training Expo * September 28 – October 2onlineNorth Americaunknown
Northwest Regional ICAC Conference * October 8 – 9onlineNorth Americafree
Forensics Middle East & Africa * October 12 – 14onlineMiddle Eastunknown
El Congreso de Informática Forense y Ciberseguridad October 15onlineEuropeunknown
I.A.C.P.October 21 – 23onlineNorth America$725
O.P.P. Strategy * CanceledNiagara Falls, ONNorth America$200
Milipol Qatar October 26 – 28Doha, QatarMiddle Eastfree
OpenText World October 26 – 29 onlineNorth Americafree
115th CACP Annual Conference November 8 – 10Victoria, BCNorth America$895
CopTech Forum December 7 – 9Austin, TXNorth Americaunknown
Egypt Defense Expo December 7 – 10New Cairo, EgyptMiddle East$150 (TBC)
European Police Congress February 9 – 10, 2021Berlin, GermanyEurope€980
GPEC Digital * February 24 – 25, 2021Munich, GermanyEurope€15
Techno Security & Digital Forensics * March 9 – 11, 2021Denver, CONorth America$1,295
Security & PolicingMarch 9 – 11, 2021Hampshire, UKEuropefree
Milipol Asia PacificApril 6 – 8, 2021Marina Bay Sands, SingaporeAsia Pacificfree
Wisconsin ICAC ​Conference​​ April 19-20, 2021Madison, WINorth Americafree
National Cyber Crime Conference * April 26 – 28, 2021Norwood, MANorth America$395
IACIS * April 26 – May 7, 2021Orlando, FLNorth America$2,995
ADFSL ConferenceMay 2021 (TBC)Daytona Beach, FLNorth America$398
Ontario Forensic Investigators Association Annual ConferenceMay 11 – 14, 2021Toronto, ONNorth America$400
International Police Expo May 13 – 14, 2021New Delhi, IndiaAsia Pacificunknown
IAFS * May 17 – 21, 2021Sydney, AustraliaAsia PacificAUD$1,350
Forensics Europe Expo * May 18 – 20, 2021London, UKEuropefree
Israel Defence and HLS Expo June 1 – 3, 2021Tel Aviv, IsraelMiddle Eastunknown
Techno Security & Digital Forensics June 6 – 9, 2021Myrtle Beach, SCNorth America$1,295
InterForensics June 8 – 11, 2021Curitiba, PR, BrazilSouth Americaunknown
NSA Annual Education & Technology Expo June 22 – 26, 2021Phoenix, AZNorth America$630
NATIA National Training & Technology Exhibition July 31 – August 5, 2021Milwaukee, WINorth Americaunknown
Computer Forensis Congress October 15, 2021 (TBC)Lisbon, PortugalEuropeunknown
Milipol  * October 19 – 21, 2021Paris, FranceEuropefree
Techno Security & Digital Forensics * October 25 – 27, 2021San Diego, CANorth America$1,295
F3 November 12 – 14 (TBC)Birmingham, UKEuropeGBP195
FIFE November 17 (TBC)Madrid, SpainEuropeunknown
DEX-XL * November 19-20 (TBC)Utrecht, the NetherlandsEuropeunknown

NB The registration fees in this table are indicative. Each conference has a range of fees based on the occupation, country of origin or the role of each participant. We mention only the basic rate which does not include discounts or special offers. Please check the websites of these forensic conferences to learn up-to-date information about the applicable registration rates.

Past events 2020

ConferenceDateLocationRegionRegistration fee
CyberTech Israel January 28 – 30Tel Aviv, IsraelMiddle East$865
European Police Congress February 4 – 5Berlin, GermanyEurope€980
NSA Winter Legislative & Technology Conference February 8 – 11Washington D.C.North America$575
GPEC Digital * February 18 – 20Frankfurt, GermanyEurope€15
CHIA ConferenceFebruary 25 – 28Las Vegas, NVNorth America$399
Security & PolicingMarch 3 – 5Hampshire, UKEuropefree
Techno Security & Digital Forensics West * March 9 – 11San Diego, CANorth America$1,295
Calgary Cyber Summit 2020 March 10 – 12Calgary, ABNorth America$550
ICDDF PostponedLondon, UKEuropeunknown
DFRWS EU PostponedOxford, UKEurope€550
14th Annual Gang Training Conference PostponedHanover, MDNorth America$155
Congreso de Informática Forense y Seguridad Postponed Madrid, SpainEuropeunknown
ASCIA Spring Conference CanceledCoeur d’Alene, IDNorth Americaunknown
BelkaDay Europe April 20 – 21onlineEuropefree
Forensic Roadshow & Forensic Technology Day April 20 – 23onlineEuropefree
ACELab Technology Conference April 23 – 24onlineEuropefree
IACIS Canceled Orlando, FLNorth America$2,995
Magnet Virtual Summit May 4onlineNorth Americafree
HTCIA Canada Cyber Summit * May 5 – 8onlineNorth America200 CAD
Interpol Digital Forensics Expert Group (DFEG) * June 9 – 10, 16 – 17onlineNorth Americafree
IACP Technology Conference June 24 – 25onlineNorth America$500
NATIA National Training & Technology Exhibition July 11 – 15Providence, RINorth Americaunknown
National Cyber Crime Conference * July 13 – 15onlineNorth Americafree
Forensics Asia Expo July 15 – 17Jakarta, SingaporeAsia PacificGBP 650
DFIR Summit July 16 – 25onlineNorth America$275
20th Annual DFRWS USA July 20 – 24onlineNorth America$825
Crimes Against Children Conference August 10 – 13onlineNorth America$675
ADFSL ConferenceCanceled Daytona Beach, FLNorth America$398
Youth, Technology & Virtual Communities Conference CanceledGold Coast, AustraliaAsia Pacific$750 (TBC)
International Police Expo Canceled New Delhi, IndiaAsia Pacificunknown
Forensics Europe Expo * CanceledLondon, UKEuropefree
Nuix Connect Canceled London, UKEuropefree
Techno Security & Digital Forensics * Canceled Myrtle Beach, SCNorth America$1,295
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