Fourth National Digital Media Investigator’s Online Conference and Exhibition 18 and 19 November

A ‘must attend’ event for all DMIs! Enjoy the conference in the comfort of your own office!

The Investigator is pleased to announce the Fourth National Digital Media

Investigator’s Conference and exhibition which is this going to be an online event.

It follows the success of our previous three DMI conferences and aims to promote the status of the DMI role.

Run over two days, the event will feature best practice presentations from experts from law enforcement,

academia and industry around the digital strategy.

It will also provide DMIs with the opportunity to network and debate key issues online in dedicated

discussion sessions.

A virtual exhibition of leading digital investigation companies will run alongside the conference featuring all

the latest technology.


Speakers and topics

We are delighted to welcome an expert line-up of speakers that will feature on the main conference agenda.


They include:

Lynda Herd and Keith Lumley, College of Policing Digital and Cyber Career Pathways will be promoting their

innovative project to provide a dedicated career structure for investigators working in a cyber and digital role.

Communications Data/Encryption Special

How EncroChat, a military grade encryption system is being used by criminals in London to avoid detection

and how the Met has addressed this challenge, DI Adam Bryant, Communications Intelligence Unit, MO2

Digital Intelligence, Met Police

How to make effective use of Section 49 of RIPA to deal with suspects who refuse to provide passcodes,

DS Simon Clifford, Foreign National Offender SPOC, South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU)

An introduction to Chapter 3, Part 3 of the IPA Act 2016 and how this affects investigators applying for

communications data, Dean Beezley, Supervisor, Communications Data Intelligence Unit, West Midlands

Regional Organised Crime Unit

The Cloud Data Conundrum

New techniques to acquire Cloud data, DS Dan Giannasi and Ryan Moulson, Digital Investigations Unit,

Greater Manchester Police

Challenges, issues and opportunities around Cloud data, Jimmy Cockerton, UK Policing lead for Microsoft


The Digital Strategy in Action – DMI’s share their experiences

How digital evidence proved pivotal in Operation Fort – the UK’s biggest ever modern slavery conviction,

DC Lucy Brown, Digital Media Investigator, West Midlands Police

The digital strategy in the Jody Chesney Murder Investigation, DC Sami Azam Communications Data

Investigator and Trainer, Digital Intelligence, Met Police



Exclusive! Research from Dr Graeme Horsman from Teeside University around digital intelligence that can

be gained from ‘baby tech’ devices such as baby monitors and other

Exclusive! Digital Footprint and Investigation Personas Workshop, from the company behind the LongArm

platform that enables investigators to operate online without leaving a traceable footprint,

Steve Manning, Vestigo Consulting


Further speakers to be announced!


Cost: £299.95 (GBP) per delegate, 


Timings: Each day will start at 10.00 (BST) and finish at 16.00 (GMT), login in to Teams from 9.45
Booking: Please send the delegates name(s), email address and purchase order to or telephone +44(0)844 660 8707 for further information. 

Payment can be made by PayPal/debit/credit card (corporate card fees apply + 3%).

Important disclaimer

Please note, we respectfully ask that only delegates who have paid for a place are permitted to attend our

virtual conference. If you would like to attend as a group of more than ten delegates from the same force

then please contact us for group rates.

Please refer to the College of Police Code of Ethics 2014 for guidance. Please see page 11 section 7, which

states: ‘I will treat information with respect, and access or disclose it only in the proper course of my duties’



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