DEADLINE August 1—Digital & Multimedia Sciences Abstracts for the 2020 AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting

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Sources: Douglas R. White, MS, Section Program Chair, and Kathryn C. Seigfried-Spellar, PhD, Section Program Co-Chair

Be sure to submit your novel scientific abstracts by the August 1 deadline for the 2020 AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting!

The AAFS DMS Section Program Committee invites you to submit abstracts describing scientific research or case studies related to digital and multimedia forensics. Also, if you have ideas or proposals for workshops, contact Section Program Chair Doug White ( and/or Section Program Co-Chair Kathryn Seigfried-Spellar (

Abstract and workshop topics may include:

  • Incorporating the President’s theme “Crossing Borders” with submissions suitable for:
    • Joint session with Jurisprudence
    • Joint session with Questioned Documents
  • Computer and Mobile Devices:
    • Mobile and embedded-device forensics
    • Digital evidence storage and preservation
    • Social app data recovery and reconstruction
    • Storage forensics: file system and flash
    • “Big data” solutions for forensics
    • Memory analysis and snapshot acquisition
    • Incident response and live analysis
    • Cloud and virtual machine forensics
    • Data recovery and reconstruction
  • Multimedia:
    • Forensic audio, video, and image authentication
    • Recorder attribution
    • Studies related to enhancement or clarification of recorded audio or imagery
    • Forensic identity comparisons from recorded evidence (face, voice, etc.)
    • Multimedia carving and fragment repair
    • Metadata analysis
    • Compression level analysis and detection of recompression
    • DVR analysis and recovery
  • General:
    • Tool testing and development
    • Digital and Multimedia Evidence (DME) and the law
    • Case studies
    • Data hiding and discovery

Please take advantage of this valuable opportunity to share your research or case studies with DME colleagues in a forum designed to stimulate interaction and strengthen the forensic science community.