National Digital Media Investigator’s Spring Online Conference

19-20 May 2021

• A ‘must attend’ event for all DMIs

Providing a voice | Celebrating the role | Championing the CPD network

• Certificates of CPD available

The Investigator is pleased to announce the National Digital Media Investigator’s Spring Conference.

It follows the success of our previous four 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 with their peers in a supportive environment.

Topics to be discussed

CPD update: latest advice on opportunities around maximising Continuous Professional Development

New guidance: extracting data from the electronic devices of victims

Mobile IP addresses: Latest tactics for identifying users of mobile IP addresses


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

CSE automate: How a national project is aiming to speed up the digital evidence process in CSE investigations

Cyber crime latest trends and developments: do you know your Phishing from your Smishing and your Vishing? We’ll find out all the answers from the cyber crime unit of a leading Regional Organised Crime Unit

Trading Standards E-crime team: We’ll be hot on heels of digital experts from Trading Standards to find out how they use digital evidence to investigate complex serious and organised crime in the UK

Digital data challenge: industry latest around dealing with complex and huge volumes of data in an investigation

EXCLUSIVE: On-Scene Triage Training Workshop (1.5 hours long) an informative training workshop that gives an in-depth look at how to effectively and ethically carry out the triage of digital devices at the scene

The workshop will cover advice on making an initial assessment of available devices at the scene, a look at what investigative opportunities exist at scene, an exclusive ‘at scene decision making’ checklist to help you decide to take a device and triage a device.


Further topics and a full list of speakers to be announced shortly, to get regular updates subscribe HERE


Cost: £295.00 + VAT (GBP) per delegate (LEA and Government Agency rate). Industry rate: £449.99 + VAT (GBP)

Booking: Please send the delegates name(s), email address(es) and purchase order (made out to The Investigator) to or telephone +44(0)844 660 8707 for further information.  If you require 5 or more delegates from the same organisation please contact us for a group discount quote. Industry delegates will be assessed on a case by case basis due to the nature of the content. Under no circumstances will a delegate be able to register using a free webmail address (ie: gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, Hotmail, AOL etc).

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

The meeting link will be sent out 2 days before the event.

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 5 delegates from the same force/organisation then please contact us for group rates.

Please refer to the College of Policing 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’

Joining the event: All delegates are required to login with the name that is assigned to their email address, anyone that logs in as a guest, anonymous or a name not on the registration list will be removed from the conference. LEA/Government delegates can supply an alternative email address after their work email address has been verified if they are working from home and using their own electronic devices.

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