IFOSS 2023

International Forensics Summer School (IFOSS) – Sicily 16-22 July 2023
*Digitalisation and forensic data science: from evidence acquisition to interpretation*.
The second edition of IFOSS will aim to provide both an objective and clear overview and an in-depth analysis of the state-of-the-art research as well as the professional best practices in Forensics and related fields. The courses will be delivered by world renowned experts, from either academia, law enforcement and industry, and will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of real Forensics problems. Leading scientists from the different fields involved will introduce the topics. A typical course is broad enough to provide a general introduction to the chosen topic, whilst one can learn the most relevant contributions in depthThe school will aim to provide a stimulating opportunity for professionals and young researchers, as well as Ph.D. students.
After the big success of the first edition with about 50 attendees from all over the world, also this year we will focus on Digital Forensics and Law with specific emphasis on the AI revolution. In the following a brief recap video:
The underlying theme of the current edition is
*Digitalisation and forensic data science: from evidence acquisition to interpretation*.
LIST OF SPEAKERS (almost confirmed)
Fabio Bruno, Interpol, Singapore
Aldo Mattei – Arma dei Carabinieri, IT
Didier Meuwly – University of Twente, NL
Matthew Stamm, Drexel University, USA
Giovanni Tessitore – Polizia Scientifica, IT
..others coming soon.
Sebastiano BattiatoSebastiano Battiato – University of Catania, Italy
Donatella Curtotti Profilo Istituzionale – University of Foggia, Italy
Giovanni Ziccardi, University of Milan, Italy
A special session is organized for participants who intend to take
advantage of the audience for presenting their current research/tool in the area.
The school will be open to about 75 qualified, motivated and pre-selected candidates. Ph. D. students, post-docs, young researchers (both academic and industrial), senior researchers (both academic and industrial) or academic/industrial professionals are encouraged to apply at: www.ifoss.it
The expected school fee will be in the order of 550 euros for Master and Phd students granted by academia, € 600 for other academic positions and € 700 for industrial. Reduced Fee will be reserved to LEAs, private lawyers and practitioners 400 Euros. The fee will include all course materials, coffee breaks, bus service from Catania Airport to School Location and return, WiFi Internet Connection, a guided tour, a social dinner and all the events scheduled in the programme.
A certain number of scholarships will be available soon depending on sponsorship income.
Applications to attend IFOSS 2023 should be received before 07/05/2023.
Applicants will receive notification of acceptance by mid of May.
Late registration can be done with an extra payment of € 100.
IFOSS participants will be hosted at Hotel Village Baia Samuele (school location) at very special rates. There are no other accommodation options. IFOSS 2023 participants must make reservations for accommodation, using the accommodation
reservation form (available soon) to be sent directly to Baia Samuele reception.
Depending on chosens settings (Single, Double or Triple Room) the overall cost enclosing Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner should span in the range (600-1000 euros) in the period 16(in) to 22 (out) July 2023.
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