Here we share with you the list of the most prominent worldwide events in digital forensics. These forensic conferences and exhibitions present an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest trends from the industry’s best speakers, see the new technology presented by the vendors and network with other professionals working in digital forensics.

If you want to keep up to date with the exhibitions and conferences organized around the globe, save the link and check this page later. We update the list as we receive info on new events and get the dates of the already planned ones confirmed.

The events at which Atola Technology or our partners will be exhibiting are marked with an asterisk (*).

last updated March 11, 2019

Upcoming events 2019-2020

Conference Date Location Region Registration fee
CyberTech Israel January 28 – 30 Tel Aviv, Israel Middle East $810
Forensics Asia Expo January 29 – 30 Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Asia Pacific GBP 650
NSA Winter Legislative & Technology Conference February 9 – 12 Washington D.C. North America $570
22nd European Police Congress February 19 – 20 Berlin, Germany Europe €895
CHIA Conference February 26 – March 1 Las Vegas, NV North America unknown
13th Annual Gang Training Conference March 3 – 6 Hanover, MD North America $155
Security & Policing March 5 – 7 Hampshire, UK Europe free
Forensic Europe Expo * March 5 – 6 London, UK Europe free
Techno Security & Digital Forensics West * March 11 – 13 San Diego, CA North America $1,295
GPEC digital  * March 13 – 14 Berlin, Germany Europe €300
Magnet User Summit * April 2 – 3 Nashville, TN North America $349
Milipol Asia Pacific April 2 – 4 Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Asia Pacific free
FORENSECURE 2019 April 11 – 12 Wheaton, IL North America $200
National Cyber Crime Conference * April 29 – May 1 Boston, MA North America $350
DFRWS EU April 24 – 26 Oslo, Norway Europe €550
IACIS * April 29 – May 10 Orlando, FL North America $2,995
HTCIA Canada Cyber Summit May 9 – May 10 Ottawa, Canada North America 200 CAD
IACP Technology Conference May 20 – 22 Jacksonville, FL North America $750
InterFORENSICS * May 21 – 24 Sao Paolo, Brazil South America $280
CTIN Conference May 22 – 24 Redmond, WA North America $295
Ontario Forensic Investigators Association Annual Conference * May 28 – 31 Toronto, ON, Canada North America $400
Techno Security & Digital Forensics * June 2 – 5 Myrtle Beach, SC North America $1,295
3rd World Conference and Exhibition on Forensic Science June 3 – 4 Berlin, Germany Europe $899
Israel Defence and HLS Expo June 4 – 6 Tel Aviv, Israel Middle East unknown
NSA Annual Education & Technology Expo June 15 – 19 Louisville, KY North America $630
19th Annual DFRWS USA July 14 – 17 Portland, OR North America $800
International Police Expo July 19 – 20 New Delhi, India Asia Pacific unknown
DFIR Summit & Training July 25 – August 1 Austin, TX North America $1,890
Crimes Against Children Conference *  August 12 – 15 Dallas, TX North America $600
114th CACP Annual Conference August 12 – 15 Halifax, NS, Canada North America $895
Youth, Technology & Virtual Communities Conference August 26 – 28 Gold Coast, Australia Asia Pacific $750
CopTech Forum September 9 – 11 Ponte Vedra Beach, FL North America unknown
PFIC 2019 September 10 – 13 Park City, UT North America $399
HTCIA International Conference & Training Expo * September 22 – 25 Chicago, IL North America unknown
Techno Security & Digital Forensics Texas * September 30 – October 2 San Antonio, TX North America $1,295
Northwest Regional ICAC Conference * October 9 – 11 Redmond, WA North America unknown
O.P.P. Strategy * October 22 – 25 Niagara Falls, ON, Canada North America $200
I.A.C.P. October 26 – 29 Chicago, IL North America $725
Enfuse November 11 – 14 Las Vegas, NV North America unknown
GCC Forensics Exhibition and Conference * November 13 – 14 Manama, Bahrain Middle East $150
Milipol  * November 19 – 22 Paris, France Europe free
23rd European Police Congress February 19 – 20, 2020 Berlin, Germany Europe €895
11th GPEC February 21 – 23, 2020 Frankfurt, Germany Europe €5
Emirates International Forensic Conference & Exhibition * April 9 – 11б 2020 (TBC) Dubai, UAE Middle East AED 1,937
Milipol Qatar October 26 – 28, 2020 Doha, Qatar Middle East free

Past events 2018

Conference Date Location Region Registration fee
IFIP Working Group 11.9 on Digital Forensics January 3 – 5 New Delhi, India Asia Pacific $290
CyberTech Israel January 29 – 31 Tel Aviv, Israel Middle East €575
21st European Police Congress * February 6 – 7 Berlin, Germany Europe €895
West 2018 February 6 – 8 San Diego, CA North America $625
NSA Winter Legislative & Technology Conference February 10 – 13 Washington D.C. North America unknown
70th Annual Scientific Meeting February 19 – 24 Seattle, WA North America $515
10th GPEC February 20 – 22 Frankfurt, Germany Europe €5
2018 CHIA Conference * February 27 – March 2 Las Vegas, NV North America $375
Mid-Atlantic Regional Gang Investigators Network March 4 – 7 Annapolis, MD North America unknown
Forensic Europe Expo * March 6 – 7 London, UK Europe free
Security & Policing 2018 March 6 – 8 Hampshire, UK Europe free
DFRWS EU 2018 March 21 – 23 Florence, Italy Europe €550
Emirates International Forensic Conference & Exhibition * April 9 – 11 Dubai, UAE Middle East AED 1,937
Forensecure 2018 April 12 – 13 Wheaton, IL North America $200
2018 Minnesota HTCIA Spring Conference April 18 – 19 Shoreview, MN North America unknown
National Cyber Crime Conference * April 23 – 25 Boston, MA North America $350
IACIS * April 23 – May 4 Orlando, FL North America $2,795
2018 Wisconsin Crimes Against Children Conference May 7 – 8 Green Bay, WI North America unknown
IMF 2018 May 7 – 9 Hamburg, Germany Europe €455
International Police Expo * May 10 – 11 New Delhi, India Asia Pacific unknown
Ontario Forensic Investigators Association * May 15 – 17 Niagara Falls, ON, Canada North America $400
China International Exhibition on Police Equipment May 15 – 18 Beijing, China Asia Pacific unknown
ADFSL Conference May 17 – 18 San Antonio, TX North America $248
IACP Technology Conference May 21 – 23 Providence, RI North America $750
Enfuse * May 21 – 24 Las Vegas, NV North America $1,895
Techno Security & Digital Forensics * June 3 – 6 Myrtle Beach, SC North America $1,295
DFIR Summit & Training 2018 June 7 – 14 Austin, TX North America $1,870
Eurosatory * June 11 – 15 Paris, France Europe unknown
National Law Enforcement Training on Child Exploitation June 12 – 14 Atlanta, GA North America unknown
2nd World Conference and Exhibition on Forensic Science June 11 – 12 Rome, Italy Europe $699
NSA Annual Education & Technology Expo * June 15 – 19 New Orleans, LA North America $595
18th Annual DFRWS USA 2018 July 15 – 18 Providence, RI North America $800
WCSF 2018 August 1 – 3 New York, NY North America unknown
Future of Forensics August 2 – 3 Pretoria, South Africa Africa unknown
Crimes Against Children Conference *  August 12 – 16 Dallas, TX North America $600
113th CACP Annual Conference August 12 – 15 Halifax, NS, Canada North America $795
HTCIA International Conference & Training Expo * August 20 – 22 Washington, D.C. North America unknown
Youth, Technology & Virtual Communities Conference August 27 – 29 Gold Coast, Australia Asia Pacific $750
Information Security Summit September 4 – 5 Wanchai, Hong Kong Asia Pacific HKD 450-1250
PFIC September 5 – 6 Park City, UT North America $399
ANZFSS 24th International Symposium on Forensic Science September 9 – 13 Perth, Australia Asia Pacific $1,700.00
ICDFJS 2018 September 10 – 11 Tokyo, Japan Asia Pacific €450
ICDF2C * September 10 – 12 New Orleans, LA North America €843
Techno Security & Digital Forensics West * September 17 – 19 San Antonio, TX North America $1,299
GovWare 2018 * September 18 – 20 Suntec, Singapore Asia Pacific SGD 1100
Financial Crimes & Digital Evidence September 18 – 20 Salem, OR North America $195
FT-Day September 25 – 26 Karlsruhe, Germany Europe free
I.A.C.P. * October 6 – 9 Orlando, FL North America $725
Digital Experience 2018 October 9 – 11 Utrecht, Netherlands Europe unknown
2018 Northwest Regional ICAC Conference * October 10 – 12 Redmond, WA North America unknown
OSDFCon October 17 Herndon, VA North America $350
O.P.P. Strategy * October 22 – 25 Niagara Falls, ON, Canada North America $200
POLSEC Asia October 25 – 27 Bangkok, Thailand Asia Pacific unknown
Milipol Qatar October 29 – 31 Doha, Qatar Middle East free
GCC Forensics Exhibition and Conference * October 30 – 31 Abu Dhabi, UAE Middle East $150
3rd International Policing Cybercrime Summit November 5 – 7 Fredericton, NB, Canada North America $300-750
Feria de Informática Forense en España (FiFE´18) November 20 Madrid, Spain Europe unknown
Florida ICAC Symposium December 10 Orlando, FL North America unknown
3rd Annual Future Police Technology & Forensics Summit December 10 – 11 Abu Dhabi, UAE Middle East $1999

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 more about the applicable registration rates.

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