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2023 International Conference and Expo

Welcome to Cyber Investigators Big Event! September 19-21, 2023

Phoenix, Arizona

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39th ANNUAL HTCIA Conference and EXPO!

Join us September 19-21, 2023 only in-person in Phoenix, AZ for timely educational sessions, engaging networking opportunities, and dedicated time to connect with sponsors.

This year’s conference includes topics related to Cloud forensics, Cryptocurrency investigations, qualifications of the digital forensic examiner as a witness, forensic analysis of data in an SQLite database, PowerShell of Incident Response, OSINT techniques, IOS Forensics and many more technology investigation topics. These courses will also for the first time qualify attendees of the training blocks for required certification hours for the HTCIA partnership with the National White Collar Crimes Center’s certifications.

In addition to the educational events, our annual awards for Case of the Year, Chapter of the Year and our Life-Time Achievement winners will be announced. We hope you will consider joining us in-person at our awards celebration to help celebrate the accomplishments of these outstanding individuals.

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Agenda At-A-Glance

Agenda *Subject to change

8:00 AM - Registration/Breakfast 

9:00 AM to 9:15 AM - General Session Welcome - Warren Kruse

9:15 AM to 10:15 AM - Keynote Speaker Heather Mahalik

10:15 AM 10:45 AM - Networking Break / Visit Vendors

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM - Breakout Sessions 1A/1B/1C/1D

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM - Lunch

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM - Breakout Sessions 2A/2B/2C/2D

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM - Networking Break / Visit Vendors

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM - Plenary - Bill Colloman

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM - Networking Break / Visit Vendors

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Breakout Sessions 3A/3B/3C/3D

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM - Happy Hour Gathering

Agenda *Subject to change

8AM - Registration/Breakfast

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Keynote Speaker David Cowen

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM - Networking Break/Visit Vendors

10:30AM - 11:30 AM - Breakouts

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Awards Lunch

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM - Breakouts

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM - Networking Break/Visit Vendors

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Breakouts

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Networking Break/Visit Vendors

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Closing Keynote Speaker Devon Ackerman

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM - Conference Closing President Warren Kruse

5:00 - 6:30 PM - Networking Reception



Agenda *Subject to change

6:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Golf Outing (tee times 6:35 am - 7:15 am

8:00 AM - Breakfast

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Post Conference Training TBD



Keynote Speakers

Heather Mahalik

Senior Director

David Cowen

Vice President
Charles River Associates

Devon Ackerman

Global Head of Incident Response


Speakers coming soon

Warren Kruse

HTCIA International

Denis Roussel

1st VP
HTCIA International

Jessica Hyde

2nd VP
HTCIA International

Laura Chappell

Founder/CEO Chappell University

Cynthia Navarro

Cynthia Navarro




Are you interested in exhibiting or sponsoring at the 39th Annual, 2023 HTCIA International Conference & Expo in Phoenix Arizona?

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Exhibiting is an excellent opportunity highlight your latest product and services, gain access to high tech crime investigators, decision-makers, and industry leaders who are eager to learn about what your company has to offer.

In addition, there are many ways to further enhance your company’s presence through support opportunities, vendor showcases, presenting an educational session and much more. Take this chance to expand your business. Don't miss your opportunity to exhibit and influence among a qualified and engaged audience.

Choose from one of the following levels:
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Non profit
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Plan Your Trip

Renaissance Phoenix Downtown

Renaissance Phoenix Downtown is in the heart of Phoenix, within a 10-minute walk of Phoenix Symphony Hall and Phoenix Convention Center. This 4-star hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Chase Field and 6.1 mi (9.9 km) from Grand Canyon University.

Golf Outing

Raven Phoenix Golf Club
September 21, 2023
Tee Times 6:35 am - 7:15 am

$110 per person includes:

  • Green Fee
  • Shared Cart
  • Practice Balls

Club rental $75 +tax includes 2 sleeves of balls

**Metal spikes not allowed on the golf course


2022 38th annual HTCIA Conference Gallery

Organizing Committee

Jessica Hyde

2nd VP
HTCIA International


Ken Haynes

HTCIA International


Jeanette Foster

Meeting Planner
HTCIA Office

Warren Kruse

HTCIA International


Gilles Racine

HTCIA International


Lynita Hinsch

Hosting City
Organizing Committee


Denis Roussel

1st VP
HTCIA International


David Ehrlich

Executive Director
HTCIA Office


Mike Lombardi

Hosting City
Organizing Committee