Digital Forensics Research Workshop Europe


Forensic Science

Digital Forensics Research Workshop EU 2023 (DFRWS EU 2023)
March 21-24, 2023
Bonn, Germany
Submission deadlines:
-) September 19, 2022 (abstract registration full papers)
-) September 26, 2022 (updates full papers)
1) Topics of Interest
DFRWS welcomes new perspectives that push the envelope of what is currently
possible in digital forensics. Potential topics (alphabetical) include any
digital forensic related topic, for example (but not limited to):
- Anti-forensics and anti-anti-forensics
- Case studies and trend reports
- Cloud and virtualized environments
- Covert channels (e.g. TOR, VPN)
- Digital evidence sharing and exchange
- Digital evidence and the law
- Digital forensic preparedness / readiness
- Digital investigation case management
- Digital forensic tool validation
- Digital forensic triage / survey
- Event reconstruction methods and tools
- Forensics analysis and visualization of Big Data
- Implanted medical devices
- Machine learning and data mining for digital evidence extraction/query
- Malware and targeted attacks (analysis and attribution)
- Mobile and embedded device forensics
- Network and distributed system forensics
- Non-traditional forensic scenarios / contexts
- SCADA / industrial control systems
- Smart power grid forensics
- Smart building forensics
- Vehicle forensics (e.g., drones, cars)
- Virtual currency
2) Submission Information
DFRWS invites contributions of
- Full Research Papers
- Presentations
- Posters / Demos
- Workshops / Tutorials
- Panel Proposals
All contributions must be submitted through the EasyChair site at
Submissions must be in PDF format and follow the submission criteria and
guidelines ( ). Organizers may reject
work that does not follow the listed criteria.
3) Student Scholarship and Award Program
DFRWS continues its outreach to students studying digital forensics. DFRWS and
its sponsors will award one or more Scholarships each year to students (first
author) who present their accepted research papers. One scholarship will be
awarded to the Best Student Research Paper awardee.
Refer to the website for further details regarding eligibility, funding and
selection (Student Scholarship & Award Program).
4) DFRWS during the Pandemic
The DFRWS EU program committee are currently planning the conference as a
hybrid event, with it possible for attendees and presenters to attend either
virtually via Zoom or physically in Bonn, Germany, taking into account all
available information and making sure that we are content that such an event
can go ahead and keep members of the community safe.
5) Contact
Additional information about DFRWS EU 2023 is available on the website:
For questions related to paper, presentation, and demo submissions, please send
an email to: eu-papers (at) dfrws (dot) org
For questions about workshop/tutorial proposals, please send an email to:
eu-workshops (at) dfrws (dot) org
For questions related to the organisation of DFRWS EU 2023 please send email
to: eu (at) dfrws (dot) org
6) Important Dates / Deadlines (all deadlines are anywhere on earth):
Full research papers:
- Title/abstract registration: September 19, 2022
- Submission updates: September 26, 2022
- Notification of acceptance: ~November 23, 2022
- Camera ready version and presenter registration: December 14, 2022
- Submission: September 26, 2022
Panel proposals, workshops/tutorials:
- Submission: December 23, 2022
- Notification of acceptance: January 13, 2023
- submission deadline: March 15, 2023