Call for Papers

         The 5th Annual Digital Forensics Research Workshop
                             DFRWS 2005

                         August 17-19, 2005
                   Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel
                          New Orleans, LA

                        http://www.dfrws.org


The purpose of this workshop is to bring together researchers,
practitioners, and educators interested in digital forensics.  We
welcome the participation of people in industry, government, law
enforcement, and academia who are interested in advancing the state
of the art in digital forensics by sharing their results, knowledge,
and experiences.

Additional information will be posted on the website and the Digital
Forensic Science List Server.  Subscription information is available
at https://www.dfrws.org/listsrv.


TOPICS OF INTEREST

We are looking for research papers, demo proposals, and panel
proposals.  Major areas of interest include, but are not limited
to, the following topics:

o	Incident response and live analysis
o	OS, application, and multimedia analysis
o	File system analysis
o	Physical analysis (magnetic, optical, electrostatic, etc.)
o	Memory analysis
o	Network forensics
o	Traceback and attribution
o	Data hiding and recovery
o	Event reconstruction
o	Large-scale investigations
o	Data mining techniques
o	Tool testing and development
o	Legal issues
o	Case studies and trend reports
o	Non-traditional approaches to forensic analysis


IMPORTANT DATES

Paper, demo, and panel submission deadline:      June 1, 2005
Author notification:                             July 1, 2005
Camera-ready copies due:                         August 1, 2005


SUBMISSION

Papers must be written in English, and should not be longer than
10 single spaced, double column pages.  Authors are encouraged to
illustrate the applicability of their work to practical issues.
Papers must not significantly duplicate work that has been presented
or published elsewhere.

Panel proposals should be one to three pages and clearly describe
the topic, its relevance and a list of potential panelists, including
brief biographies of the participants.

Proposals for demonstrations of proof of concept and research-based
tools are welcome.  Proposals should describe the tool, its relevance
to one of the topics listed above, and space/equipment needs (e.g.,
power, networking, etc.)

Paper submissions must be in PDF format.  Panel and demo proposals
can be in either plain text or PDF.  Authors must use electronic
submission.  Submission procedures will be posted on the DFRWS
website.


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE AND PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Frank Adelstein (ATC-NY)
Brian Carrier (Purdue University)
Eoghan Casey (Digital Evidence)
Dan Kalil (Air Force Research Lab, Assured Information Security)
Chet Maciag (Air Force Research Lab)
Gary Palmer (The MITRE Corporation)
Daryl Pfeif (Digital Forensics Solutions)
Golden G. Richard, III (University of New Orleans)
Vassil Roussev (University of New Orleans)

Tom Bacon (Southern Oregon University)
David Baker (The MITRE Corporation)
Nicole Beebe (University of Texas at San Antonio)
R. Chandramouli (Stevens Institute of Technology)
Phil Craiger (University of Central Florida/National
Dave Dittrich (University of Washington)
Heather Dussault (SUNY IT)
Dario Forte (University of Milano, Italy)
Yun Gao (University of New Orleans)
Warren Harrison (Portland State University)
Chet Hosmer (Wetstone Technology)
Erin Keanneally (San Diego Supercomputer Center)
Jesse Kornblum (ManTech CFIA)
Michael Losavio (University of Louisville)
James Lyle (NIST)
Nasir Memon (Polytechnic University)
Srinivas Mukkamala (New Mexico Tech)
Gilbert Peterson (Air Force Institute of Technology)
Marc Rogers (Purdue University)
Kulesh Shanmugasundaram (Polytechnic University)
Todd Shippley (SEARCH)
Peter Sommer (London School of Economics, UK)
Chris Stippich (Digital Intelligence, Inc)
Steve Romig (The Ohio State University)
K.P. Subbalakshmi (Stevens Institute of Technology)
Olivier DeVel (Defense Sci. and Tech. Organisation
Duminda Wijesekera (George Mason University)