SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Blog

11th Annual Digital Forensics and Incident Response Summit Call for Presentations deadline Jan 15th 2018

Call for Presentations- Now Open

The 11th Annual Digital Forensics and Incident Response Summit Call for Presentations is now open through 5 pm EST on Monday, January 15, 2018. If you are interested in presenting, we'd be delighted to consider your practitioner-based case studies with communicable lessons.

The DFIR Summit offers speakers the opportunity to present their latest tools, findings, and methodologies to their DFIR industry peers. If you have something substantive, challenging, and original to offer, you are encouraged to submit a proposal.

We are looking for Digital Forensics and Incident Response Presentations that focus on:
1. DFIR and Media Exploitation case studies that solve a unique problem
2. New Forensic or analysis tools and techniques
3. Discussions of new artifacts related to smartphones, Windows, and Mac platforms
4. Focusing on improving the status quo of the DFIR industry by sharing novel approaches
5. Challenges to existing assumptions and methodologies that might change the industry
6. New, fast forensic techniques that can extract and analyze data rapidly
7. Focus on Enterprise or scalable forensics that can analyze hundreds of systems instead of one at a time
8. Other topics offering actionable takeaways to your peers in the DFIR community

Benefits of Speaking

Promotion of your speaking session and company recognition via the DFIR Summit website and all printed materials
Visibility via the DFIR post-Summit on the SANS DFIR Website
Full conference badge to attend all Summit sessions
Speakers can bring 1 additional attendee for free to attend the summit
Private speakers-only networking lunches
Speakers-only networking reception on evening before Summit
Continued presence and thought leadership in the community via the SANS DFIR YouTube channel

Speaking sessions will be professionally recorded and posted to the SANS DFIR YouTube Site.

All talks will be 35 minutes of content + 5 minutes of Q&A.

Deadline: Monday, 15 January, 5 p.m. EST

Click here to submit your proposed presentation.

Please direct questions to