The fourth annual DFRWS APAC 2024 conference will be held Tuesday, October 22 through Thursday, October 24, as an in-person conference in Brisbane, Australia which runs concurrently with attendees participating in satellite sites within APAC.

Conference Location:

October 22, 2024 to October 24, 2024


DFRWS invites original contributions in the form of research papers, non-research presentations, demos, and posters in topic areas related to digital evidence and digital forensics.


All presentations must be delivered in-person from the primary conference venue in Brisbane, Australia. Delivery remotely may be accepted by the organizing committee in exceptional circumstances, at the discretion of the organizing committee. 



We ask you to submit all contributions via EasyChair (select the appropriate track during submission). Please make sure to follow the submission criteria ( on the website. Organizers may reject work that does not follow the listed criteria. 



All deadlines are at the end of the stated day at 23:59 using the Anywhere on Earth (AOE) convention. 


For more information, see the DFRWS APAC 2024 homepage at:

Topics of Interest

DFRWS welcomes new perspectives that push the envelope of what is currently possible in digital forensics. Potential topics (alphabetical) to be addressed by submissions include, but are not limited to:

  • Anti-forensics and anti-anti-forensics
  • Artificial intelligence-assisted digital forensics
  • Case studies and trend reports
  • Copyright infringement response
  • Cryptocurrency investigation
  • Data decoding, deserialization and decryption
  • Deleted/Damaged data recovery methods and tools
  • Development of digital forensic infrastructures
  • Digital evidence sharing and exchange
  • Digital forensic preparedness / readiness
  • Digital forensic tool validation
  • Digital forensics in smart cities
  • Digital investigation case management
  • Event reconstruction methods and tools
  • Forensic analysis of anonymous network based activities
  • Forensic analysis of cloud and virtualized environments
  • Forensic analysis of cloud-based services
  • Forensic analysis of databases
  • Forensic exploration of newly emerging devices, OSes, apps and services
  • Incident response on malware and targeted attacks
  • IoT forensics (e.g., drones, cars, vessels, SCADA, implanted medical devices)
  • Laws and policies for digital evidence
  • Large language models for digital forensics
  • Machine learning and data mining for digital forensics
  • Memory acquisition and analysis
  • Methodological frameworks for digital forensic activities
  • Mobile and embedded device forensics
  • Multimedia (image, audio, video) data analysis
  • Multi-source data integration and correlation analysis
  • Network and distributed system forensics
  • Non-traditional forensic scenarios / contexts
  • Privacy-preserving forensics
  • Steganography and steganalysis
  • Visualization methods and tools for forensic analysis

Click Here For Proposal Requirements


May 20, 2024 Full papers: Submission via EasyChair
May 27, 2024 Workshops (1st round): Submission via EasyChair
July 1, 2024 Full papers: Acceptance notification
July 15, 2024 Full papers: Camera-ready submission
July 19, 2024 Presentations: Submission via EasyChair
October 15, 2024 Posters: Submission via EasyChair