Octopus Conference 2016: Cooperation against Cybercrime

16 Nov 2016 - 18 Nov 2016

Strasbourg, France

The 2016 edition of the Octopus Conference will be held on 16-18 November, in Strasbourg, France. The conference is organised by the Council of Europe, and will take place at the Palais de l'Europe.

Under the theme 'Cooperation against Cybercrime', the conference will focus on two broad subjects: the Budapest Convention (and its 15th anniversary), and crime and jurisdiction in cyberspace - the way ahead. The three-day event will include workshops on:

  • Service provider / law enforcement cooperation on cybercrime and electronic evidence
  • Criminal justice access to evidence in the cloud: results of the Cloud Evidence Group
  • Capacity building on cybercrime: lessons learnt
  • The state of cybercrime legislation in Africa, Asia/Pacific and Latin America/Caribbean
  • Terrorism and information technology: the criminal justice perspective
  • International cooperation: enhancing the role of 24/7 points of contact
  • Seeking synergies: Policies and initiatives on cybercrime of international and private sector organisations

The event will bring together cybercrime experts from public and private sectors, as well as international and non-governmental organisations from all over the world.

For more information, visit the event webpage.