‘EVIDENCE Annual Conference: Digital Evidence Trends and Perspectives’ took place in The Hague, the Netherlands, on 29-30 September, 2016. The event was focused on bringing together different stakeholders in this network – including policy makers, LEAs, associations of judges/bars, prosecutors, lawyers, forensic experts and forensic associations, governmental organisations, civil society and academics – to collectively share knowledge and experience, discuss on critical issues, decision-making, and practices, and develop recommended ways forward on the issues of digital evidence.
The EVIDENCE Conference Agenda included
Expert discussion on topics related to different actors working in the processes of collection, preservation, use, and exchange of electronic evidence; enhancing international legal cooperation with focus on privacy, data protection, and international law dimensions of evidence; certification and professionalization in the field; testing, validation, and standard setting of digital forensic tools; and standards for representing and exchanging evidence; followed by
Structured and detailed discussion on the EVIDENCE Road Map Implementation Plan and the possible short/medium/long term solutions and how these solutions will lead to the development of the Common European Framework for the systematic and uniform application of new technologies in the collection, preservation, use, and exchange of electronic evidence.
The Conference was attended by 96 people, representing 55 organizations based in 17 countries around the globe and some international bodies.
In the Post-Conference Video you can find some of our stakeholders' feedback!