The Digital Forensic Summit
The Digital Forensic Summit is an educational forensics conference presented by the American Board of Recorded Evidence (ABRE). The summit includes a diverse range of lectures, workshops and panels. The Digital Forensic Summit will be hosted during the broader multi-disciplined Executive Summit.

Why attend?
The Digital Forensic Summit is for those who are, or want to be, triers of truth. Learn the latest techniques, newest tools and best practices from the industry's most respected experts. The collective experience of the lecturers span almost a million hours, thousands of court cases, and the development of major industry methodologies and software.

There will be an exhibit hall, networking breaks, career opportunities, industry awards, giveaways, product discounts, and an evening beach banquet (all included in your registration).

When and where?
The Digital Forensic Summit is a fast paced all day event on August 7th and 8th at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

About the lectures
Lectures are being presented by a prestigious list of experts and forensic analysts.  Independent audio and video/image lecture tracks will be held simultaneously, and deliver content for all levels of career proficiency. The current lecture schedule is published HERE.

Workshop and lecture seating is limited with rooms expected to be at maximum capacity. THIS registration link will be removed once maximum attendance has been reached. Registration is via Forensic Accounting, the conference organizing group.

About the ABRE
The ABRE executive committee is composed of industry leading forensic analysts that have demonstrate the highest level of proficiency and ethics. The ABRE mission is to further forensic sciences, promote industry collaboration and provide educational resources. Anyone of high ethical character is welcome to advance or start their forensic careers by joining the ABRE.

Lectures - Alphabetical

  • Acoustical Fingerprinting

  • Close Range Photogrammetry

  • Digital Audio Corp. Audio

  • Forensic Audio Authenticity

  • Forensic Audio Enhancement

  • Forensic Audio Repair

  • Forensic Science

  • Forensic Video Authenticity

  • Forensic Video Enhancement

  • Meta-Data Recovery

  • Photoshop and Video

  • Testimony - Law

  • Using Computer Vision

  • Videogrammetry: 3D

  • Voice Identification

  • Zynaptiq audio software tools

Lecturers - Alphabetical

Evan Allen
Eddy Brixen
Stephen Buller
Doug Carner
Allen Combs
Jason Davies
Marisa Déry
Jim Duncan
Kent Gibson
David Hallimore
Eugene Landa
Rob Maher
Andrew Neal
Eric Ord
Jennifer Owen
Tom Owen
Fausto Poza
Ed Primeau
George Reis
Jeff Spivack
Dorothy Stout
Gregg Stutchman
Don Tunstall
Dr. Sean Varah

Select a name to learn more

Event Registration
Register for the conference by June 1st to receive the early bird discount. Your registration includes unlimited lecture access a banquet on the beach.

Where to stay
Book a room HERE or HERE.

About Santa Barbara
In addition to the rich educational schedule, the surrounding area offers Segway beach tours, Horseback beach tours, Sailing & Paragliding, Helicopter tours, Wine tasting tours, Golfing, Scenic drives, 17 spas, Aquarium, and a world class zoo.

Getting Here
The Executive Summit (which includes the Digital Forensic Summit) will be at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), located North of Los Angeles along the Pacific coast. You can reach the campus by airline, train, bus, or driving directions.