Open Source Digital Forensics Conference (OSDFCon)

This event qualifies for 12 CPEs

The 9th Annual Open Source Digital Forensics Conference (OSDFCon) will be held October 16-18, 2018 in Herndon, VA. This event allows attendees to learn about new software and meet the developers.


Oct 16: A series of 3-hour in-depth workshops (to be announced in July)
Oct 17: One full day of 35 minute talks focused exclusively on open source digital forensics tools (**free for government attendees**)
Oct 18: Autopsy Training


Here is what you can do before the conference starts:

  • Sign up for email updates to ensure you are reminded to register.
  • Start working on your Autopsy module for the annual competition.  These are due September 17, 2018.
  • Become a sponsor to enable the open source digital forensics community to grow and get exposure to the attendees.
  • Register.

Investigators should attend to learn about new tools and meet the developers building the software. Developers should attend to raise awareness of your efforts and get feedback from your users. As in past years, the event is free for government employees.


We look forward to seeing you at OSDFCon 2018!

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Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Office of the President (includes OMB), Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of the Interior, Dept of Justice, Dept of Labor, Dept of State, Dept of Transportation, Dept of Treasury, Dept of Veterans Affairs, EPA, GSA, USPS, SSA, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), Judicial Branch Agencies, State Government, County Government, City Government, Municipal Government, CIA, FEMA, Office of Personnel Management, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health, FAA, Census Bureau, USAID, National Guard Association, EEOC, Federal Government, State & Local Government, FDA, Foreign Governments/Agencies

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Tue-Thu, Oct 16-18, 2018, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Exhibit Dates
Wed, Oct 17, 2018


Government Rate (for conference Oct 17 only):  $0.00
Workshops:  $199.00
Standard Rate:  $350.00
Training:  $499.00

The Westin Washington Dulles
2520 Wasser Terrace
Herndon, VA 20171
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