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Computer Forensics in Legal Proceedings

  • Practice of Digital Forensic Investigations

Barcelona, 9 November 2020 – 10 November 2020

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The main objective of this seminar is to train EU legal practitioners on the fundamentals of computer forensics, enabling them to gain an understanding of the complex challenges related to criminal cases with tech/internet components. This event will focus on the practice of digital forensic investigations.

Key topics

  • Understanding the internet and associated technology
  • Dark web investigations
  • Open source tools (OST)
  • How to conduct a forensics analysis
  • Handling e-evidence in court

About the Project

This seminar is part of a large-scale project sponsored by the European Commission entitled “Basic computer forensics skills for EU legal practitioners: practice-oriented training courses to meet the challenges of new technologies”. It consists of six seminars to take place in Vilnius, Lisbon, Zagreb, Prague, Barcelona and Trier.

Participation conditions

  • Registration fee: €250 including documentation, lunches and dinner.
  • Travel costs up to €300 and two nights' hotel accommodation will be reimbursed by ERA upon receipt of the original receipts, tickets, boarding passes, invoices after the seminar.
  • The number of places available is limited (30 places).
    Target group: judges, prosecutors and lawyers in private practice.
  • Participation will be subject to a selection procedure.
  • A response will be sent to every applicant after the deadline.
    We advise you not to book any travel or hotel before you receive our confirmation.
  • Participants are asked to book their own travel and accommodation.
  • Spanish applicants who work for the prosecution service must apply for this event through CEJ.
  • Participants should come from eligible EU Member States (UK and Denmark do not participate in the Justice Programme 2014-2020).

Who should attend?

Judges, prosecutors and lawyers in private practice from eligible EU Member States (UK and Denmark do not participate in the Justice Programme 2014-2020).

The application procedure will open in due course.

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Assistant - Criminal Law
phone: +49 (0)651 937 37 322
fax: +49 (0)651 937 37 773
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