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Each year, Amped and our partners attend, sponsor and organize events that provide a unique opportunity to learn more about us and our innovative products. Learn about the latest Amped Software technology firsthand at an exhibition, workshop, seminar, or demonstration.

Webinar: Getting Started with Video Evidence

December 2, 2020

Online: 10:00 AM EST (4:00 PM CET) - 11:30 AM EST (5:30 PM CET)

If you are an investigator or detective or just starting out with video evidence, this webinar is for you! In this free information-packed session, you will learn about the challenges of video and gain an insight into Forensic Video Analysis, ensuring you have the knowledge to make better early decisions when dealing with video evidence. Join David Spreadborough from Amped Software and learn about physical evidence, imagery evidence, locating, seizing, recovering, continuity, chain of custody, decoding, playback and review, interpretation, and presentation.

Past Events

Fife´20

November 25, 2020

Online

OnRetrieval organizes for the third consecutive year The Computer Forensics Fair in Spain (FIFE’20). A meeting point between the most relevant manufacturers in the Computer Forensics market and the decision makers and end users of these products. In this third edition of FIFE, manufacturers will have the opportunity to demonstrate the latest technological innovations in their solutions and products, while attendees can enjoy demonstrations, exhibitions and training related to the most innovative products in the forensic field.


National Digital Media Investigator’s (DMI's) Online Conference

November 18 - 19, 2020

Online

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 online in dedicated discussion sessions.

Understanding Video Evidence

Presenter: David Spreadborough

November 18, 12:40 - 13:10

Dealing with video in investigations is littered with challenges, many of which are hidden due to the evidence often being considered as,"just a video". Providing an overview of the challenges investigators face when dealing with video and the knowledge they should have to make better early decisions with video evidence, David Spreadborough from Amped Software will discuss imagery evidence, the importance of correct recovery, playback, interpretation, and presentation.


Webinar: Getting Started with Video Evidence

November 4, 2020

Online: 10 AM EST / 4 PM CET

If you are an investigator or detective or just starting out with video evidence, this webinar is for you! In this free information-packed session, you will learn about the challenges of video and gain an insight into Forensic Video Analysis, ensuring you have the knowledge to make better early decisions when dealing with video evidence. Join David Spreadborough from Amped Software and learn about physical evidence, imagery evidence, locating, seizing, recovering, continuity, chain of custody, decoding, playback and review, interpretation, and presentation.


LEVA

October 26 - 30, 2020

Online

Registration is open for LEVA’s 31st Annual Digital Multimedia Evidence Training Symposium, VirtuaLEVA 2020! A online series of training events will be delivered via Zoom Pro the week of October 26-30. Recorded sessions will be accessible until April 1, 2021. All sessions’ hours can be applied to LEVA certification renewal including the recorded sessions.

Dealing with Deep Fakes

Presenter: Marco Fontani

October 26, 13:15 - 15:15, EDT

This presentation provides a basic understanding of what to look for in terms of image authentication and what can be utilized in the field of video authentication. Understand what is a Deep Fake. What are steps to authenticate images. How is video authentication different from image authentication.

Advanced File Analysis and Interpretation

Presenter: David Spreadborough

October 27, 10:45 - 12:45, EDT

Take an in-depth look at some of the information held within a video file and how it is interpreted. Look at stream timing, format differences and the old favorite of encoding reliability. What are the facts, what's unreliable... and what requires further testing? Amped FIVE is featured to decode, convert, analyze and interpret the video evidence, but non-FIVE users will easily be able to follow on and gain valuable insight.

Trends In the Evolving Field of Forensic Video Analysis

Presenter: Blake Sawyer

October 27, 15:30 - 17:00, EDT

Based on data collected over the years of supporting the Forensic Video Analysis community, learn how trends in the FVA field are changing. The goal of this presentation is to examine those trends and volume to help agencies evaluate their needs in terms of systems and workflow.

FFmpeg Fundamentals

Presenter: Blake Sawyer

October 28, 10:45 - 12:45, EDT

This presentation will walk through the fundamentals of FFmpeg as described in the SWGDE document, with an emphasis with streamcopying proprietary file, and using some of the analysis features from the command line. Learn and understand some of the limitations of FFmpeg, but also many of the benefits for the daily toolbox and troubleshooting workflow.

Amped FIVE Workflow

Presenter: Blake Sawyer

October 28, 13:15 - 17:15, EDT

Get an understanding on how Amped FIVE can be the one tool for playing, converting, clarifying, and presenting video evidence. The focus of this course will be some of the newer features Amped has released in the last few years, but should be well suited for new and experienced users.

FFmpeg Fundamentals (repeat)

Presenter: Blake Sawyer

October 29, 15:30 - 17:30, EDT

This presentation will walk through the fundamentals of FFmpeg as described in the SWGDE document, with an emphasis with streamcopying proprietary file, and using some of the analysis features from the command line. Learn and understand some of the limitations of FFmpeg, but also many of the benefits for the daily toolbox and troubleshooting workflow.

Dealing with Deep Fakes (repeat)

Presenter: Marco Fontani

October 30, 09:00 - 10:30, EDT

This presentation provides a basic understanding of what to look for in terms of image authentication and what can be utilized in the field of video authentication. Understand what is a Deep Fake. What are steps to authenticate images. How is video authentication different from image authentication.

Advanced File Analysis and Interpretation

Presenter: David Spreadborough

October 30, 10:45 - 12:15, EDT

Take an in-depth look at some of the information held within a video file and how it is interpreted. Look at stream timing, format differences and the old favorite of encoding reliability. What are the facts, what's unreliable... and what requires further testing? Amped FIVE is featured to decode, convert, analyze and interpret the video evidence, but non-FIVE users will easily be able to follow on and gain valuable insight.


IACP

October 21 - 23, 2020

Online

Since 1893, the IACP has been shaping the law enforcement profession. The IACP Annual Conference and Exposition has been the foundation, providing leaders with new strategies, techniques, and resources they need to successfully navigate the evolving policing environment. The event is an opportunity to spend four days with law enforcement leaders from around the globe as they address your most pressing challenges.


Digital Experience

October 7, 2020

Online

Digital Experience is a counter crime, counter fraud and counter cybercrime conference for the BeNeLux, Nordics and Carribbean, organised by DataExpert. There are a wide variety of sessions about solutions, trainings and services, addressing the newest trends, developments and technologies in the field. You can attend sessions about the following topics: Mobile Forensics, Cloud Forensics, Video Forensics, Cyber Crime, Cyber Security, Analytics, Data Analytics, Financial Economic Crime, OSINT, Crypto Investigations, Threat Intelligence,and more.

Video Forensics Casework: Issues, Solution, Trends

Presenter: Samuel Abbott

October 7, 14:00 - 15:00, CEST time zone


FT-Day

September 21 - October 1, 2020

Online

Hands-on Introduction to Video Forensics with Amped FIVE

Presenter: Samuel Abbott

September 25, 13:30 - 15:30, CEST time zone

Follow along with an Amped Software video forensics expert to learn how to perform analysis and enhancements on image and video evidence using Amped FIVE. We will look at how FIVE can assist investigations from the acquisition of evidence through to preparing evidence for court. By the end of this session, you will be able to recognize and restore common issues with videos such as interlacing and motion blurring.

Hands-on Introduction to Video Forensics with Amped FIVE

Presenter: Samuel Abbot

September 30, 08:00 - 10:00, GST time zone

Follow along with an Amped Software video forensics expert to learn how to perform analysis and enhancements on image and video evidence using Amped FIVE. We will look at how FIVE can assist investigations from the acquisition of evidence through to preparing evidence for court. By the end of this session, you will be able to recognize and restore common issues with videos such as interlacing and motion blurring.


Seminario Web: Visionado y Análisis Forense de Videos e Imágenes Digitales Durante la Investigación

July 29, 2020

Online: 6 PM CEST/ 11:00 AM CDT

En este seminario web mostraremos de forma detallada como Amped Replay permite la reproducción segura y un análisis sencillo. De esta forma se aumenta la eficiencia de la organización y el trabajo de los agentes. Además, enseñaremos las nuevas e impresionantes herramientas incluidas en las últimas actualizaciones de Amped FIVE, a través de un flujo de trabajo completo aplicado en un caso práctico. También, descubrirán como el uso del Asistente es de gran utilidad para aquellos usuarios que son principiantes en el programa o lo usan de forma intermitente.


Webinar: Image and Video Analysis for Mobile Phone Investigations

July 22, 2020

Online: 4 PM CEST/11 AM ET

In this webinar, we'll show you the power of Amped Authenticate to investigate an image's provenance and authenticity, and how to reveal the presence of manipulated/concealed areas. We'll also see how Amped FIVE can enhance images and videos to make even more information accessible to investigators.


RMIN Three-Day Audio & Video Forensic Training Symposium

March 3 - 5, 2020

2001 W. Pinnacle Peak Road, Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ, United States

If your agency needs an audio/video forensic lab, if you’re considering starting an audio/video forensic lab or are currently working in an audio/ video forensic lab, this symposium is for you! Attendees will advance their knowledge, skills and expertise with top tier lectures and workshops from notable expert instructors in the field of multimedia digital evidence. Attendees will gain an understanding of why you need a trained forensic video analyst processing your evidence and will be exposed to some of the most advanced multi-media evidence analysis tools available today. Participants will have the opportunity to network with analysts from all over the western United States.


GPEC 2020

February 18 - 20, 2020

Messe Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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Since the inauguration event in 2000 GPEC® (General Police Equipment Exhibition & Conference) has become Europe’s biggest closed specialized trade fair for Police and security authorities. GPEC® comprises all areas of law enforcement, public and homeland security and serves as One Stop Shop for authorities. This 11th edition will host top leadership personnel, procurers, technicians and end users on Federal and Länder level, from Germany and all over the world.

Amped Replay: Giving Police Investigators the Proper Video Tools to Close More Cases

Presenter: Antonio Procentese

February 19, 15:30 - 15:55, Open Forum - exhibition hall 11.1, upper floor


Milipol Paris

November 19 - 22, 2019

Paris-Nord Villepinte, France

Hall 5 Aisle H Booth 191

Milipol Paris, the leading event for homeland security is organized under the patronage of the French Ministry of Interior. It is an official event carried out in partnership with the French National Police and Gendarmerie, Civil Defence Service, French Customs, City Police, and Interpol. Sectors in Milipol Paris include: Data protection - Information and Communication systems / Economic and Industrial Intelligence / Systems integration / Risk analysis and management / CBRN / Civil Defence / Forensic science services / Law enforcement / Anti-terrorism – Special Forces / Protection of industrial and sensitive sites / Fight against organised crime / Security of public places – Urban Security / Transport security / Port and airport security – Border control / Road safety / Security of financial systems / Prison sector / Oil and gas sector / The Fight against Cyberthreats and Cybercrime / Private Security


F3 Annual Workshop

November 12 - 14, 2019

Birmingham, United Kingdom

F3 exists to provide an open forum for all forensic computing practitioners, to enable them to share their collective knowledge through discussion and training. F3 is run on a non-profit basis by a committee that is elected by the membership at the F3 Annual Workshop. Committee members are active in the field of Forensic IT and give their time to the running of F3 on a voluntary basis.


Fife´19

November 5, 2019

Auditorium El Beatriz - Location - Street/José Ortega y Gasset, 29, 28006 Madrid - España., Spain

Fife´19 will showcase the latest technological trends and products brought to the Spanish market directly from the hands of international manufacturers. As in the first edition in 2018, visitors to Fife´19 will have the opportunity to meet, learn and experience these products and tools, while the most recognized international manufacturers in the sector will have the opportunity to carry out demonstrations and training.


Amped Software and DataExpert Workshop

October 31, 2019

Amsterdam, Netherlands


Amped Software and DataExpert Workshop

October 30, 2019

Brussels, Belgium


Digital Forensics: Il Processo alla Prova Informatica

October 18, 2019

Sala Boccarini e Sala Palladini Piazza Vera, Amelia (TR), Italy

L’ingresso è riservato, con invito solo per le autorità istituzionali, obbligo di registrazione per tutti gli altri, fino ad esaurimento posti. La registrazione verrà chiusa il 14 ottobre 2019, in tempo utile per permettere agli organizzatori di gestire al meglio la logistica, dato che si prevede una discreta affluenza come durante gli anni passati. La giornata vedrà interventi su argomenti legati all’informatica forense e informatica giuridica da parte di operatori delle Forze dell’Ordine oltre a personalità istituzionali, giuristi e consulenti tecnici dell’Associazione ONIF.


LEVA Annual Digital Multimedia Evidence Training Symposium

October 7 - 11, 2019

Hilton Doubletree, Denver, Colorado, United States

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This conference provides valuable workshops and lectures to elevate attendee skills set. LEVA will direct its attention towards addressing critical issues for those involved in the retrieval, processing and presenting in court all types of digital multimedia evidence.


Amped User Day 2019

October 6, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 3203 Quebec St., Denver, CO 80207, United States

The Amped User Day is a unique opportunity to meet the team behind the Amped Software products, exchange ideas, ask questions, discuss product improvements and meet other expert Amped users from around the world.


Le Giornate di Polizia Locale e Sicurezza Urbana

September 19 - 21, 2019

PALARICCIONE, Viale Virgilio, 17 – 47838 Riccione (RN), Italy

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Le Giornate di Polizia Locale e Sicurezza Urbana è il più grande convegno nazionale in tema di polizia locale.


Security Case Study Conference

September 12 - 13, 2019

Warsaw, Sound Garden Hotel, Poland

The SCS conference will be filled with presentations on important cases from professional IT security specialists, and provides an opportunity for attendees to share their experiences and recommendations concerning cyber threats and attacks on business or institutions.


IAI Conference

August 11 - 17, 2019

Peppermill Resort and Conference Center, Reno, Nevada , United States

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The IAI Annual Educational Conference is the largest organized event in the world that provides a full week of high quality, cutting edge education and hands on training in forensic physical evidence examination and crime scene processing. You will be able to join lectures on the latest technology, techniques, and research, sign up for limited space hands on workshops to practice basic to advanced skills, and attend meetings and panels that provide an opportunity to discuss the latest professional topics and developments. Attendees will have the opportunity to experience a full week of professional, scientific and technical lectures in the disciplines of Biometric, Bloodstain Pattern, Crime Scene, Digital, Facial Identification, Footwear and Tire Track, Forensic Art, Photography, DNA, Ten Print and Latent Print Evidence. The IAI conference is the best place for experts in these fields to stay up to date on the latest techniques, technologies and issues in forensic science, and to learn more about quality assurance, standards developments, and the most comprehensive forensic certification program in the world.


INTERPOL World

July 2 - 4, 2019

Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore

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INTERPOL World is a global co-creation opportunity which engages the public and private sectors in dialogue, and fosters collaboration to counter future security and policing challenges. INTERPOL World comprises of three interlinked activities: a series of niche and targeted platforms for knowledge exchange culminating in strategic co-creation labs to discuss the challenges and solutions for combating the crimes of the future; an exhibition that serves as a business and networking event for manufacturers, distributors, and Research and Development organizations to offer innovative products and cutting-edge technologies to public and private entities involved in law enforcement, security and likeminded industries. INTERPOL World will also host a series of INTERPOL working groups (by invitation only) focusing on innovation, artificial intelligence, drones and darknet cryptocurrencies. Police, public, security professionals and commercial buyers from around the world will convene in Singapore to forge mutually beneficial alliances leading to faster, more accurate responses to global security and public safety threats.

Amped FIVE: Forensic Image and Video Enhancement

Presenter: David Spreadborough

July 3, 11:50 - 12:10

Video has become a powerful weapon in the fight against crime. It is however, a very unstandardized and volatile media type that requires careful processing to ensure admissibility in courts. Amped FIVE is a stand-alone application to convert, interpret, analyse, bookmark, restore, enhance and output video and image evidence, all based on scientific methodolgies and peer reviewed filters. Using the software live, with real footage, this presentation will highlight the power of FIVE to the investigator, and how it enables the answering of questions and completion of tasks with unparalleled ease and speed.

Video and the Police: New Solutions to Old Problems with Amped Replay

Presenter: David Spreadborough

July 4, 12:30 - 12:50

Police Officers, Investigators, Detectives and Major Investigation Teams all need to review and assess videos and images. This demo will introduce a new workflow to protect users and ensure that they can provide a forensic pathway through review, basic image enhancement and annotation, and then output to a standard format. The challenge of video within investigations will be explained through a live software demonstration on some casework.


Digital Experience Nordics

May 2, 2019

Scandic Continental Stockholm, Vasagatan 22, Stockholm, Sweden

This one-day conference featuring Digital Forensics, Data Analytics and Training is exclusively for the Counter (Cyber)Crime and Counter Fraud organizations from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland. This event brings together crime and fraud investigators, analysts, domain and IT experts, investigative management and team leaders in one place. Leading vendors present the latest trends and developments in the world of fighting crime during various sessions and at the technology market.


Digital Experience Belgium

April 24, 2019

Van der Valk Hotel Brussel, Culliganlaan 4 1831 Machelen, Belgium, Belgium

The Digital Experience event provides an opportunity for crime and fraud investigators to learn about the latest updates and best practices across the spectrum of data analysis and forensic investigation. Visitors from government departments and the business community are welcome.


9th Spring Sessions with Computer Forensics

April 11, 2019

Oxford Tower, Chałubińskiego 8, Warsaw, Poland

Analiza multimediów i video z ekosystemem rozwiązań Amped

Presenter: Marcin Grzywacz

April 11, 13:00 - 14:00


Milipol Asia

April 2 - 4, 2019

Marina Bay Sands , Singapore

Milipol Asia-Pacific is the leading international exhibition dedicated to homeland security in the Asia-Pacific region. It is focused on serving the Asia Pacific’s Counter Terrorism, Law Enforcement and Civil Defence communities. The show presents opportunities for Governments and Security professionals to meet, interact and build relationships in order to develop the required solutions to protect their borders, infrastructure and their national sovereignty against acts of terrorism, natural and man-made disasters and organized crime. The 3-day Exhibition runs concurrently with a homeland security themed conference with leading international speakers to present their experiences, current practice and information in their specific fields of expertise.


DIC Vienna

March 20, 2019

Vienna, Austria

The conference is a platform for computer forensics experts and vendors, partners and sponsors working in the areas of Digital Investigations and E-Discovery. It offers independent lectures and workshops to develop technical skills and to learn more about software and hardware solutions in the market. The event will focus on law enforcement, government and military, businesses, law firms, consultants and academic organizations.


GPEC Digital

March 13 - 14, 2019

Germany

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The special edition of Europe’s leading specialized trade fair for Police and security authorities and benefit from the unique One Stop Shop character and the trendsetting framework programme - all about Digitization of Public Security.


Forensics Europe Expo

March 5 - 6, 2019

Olympia, London, United Kingdom

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Following 6 successful years, the 7th edition will – for the first time – take place on the same show floor as Security & Counter Terror Expo at Olympia, London. As part of UK Security Week, Forensics Europe Expo will connect together the industry’s entire supply chain and provide an all-in-one platform to engage with the most senior decision makers and procurement specialists. Attracting 1,500+ international forensics professionals from the Government, Law Enforcement, Laboratories, Private Sector, Military, Legal Sector, Universities and Intelligence Sector, Forensics Europe Expo 2019 will continue to be the most important forum of discussion and debate for the global forensics community.

Video and the Police: New solutions to old problems

March 5, 11:10 - 11:35

Police Officers, PCSO's, Press Offices, CID, and Major Investigation Teams all need to review and assess videos and images. They also now need to ensure compliance with the Forensic Science Regulator’s guidelines. This workshop will introduce a new workflow to protect users and ensure that they can provide a forensic pathway through review, basic image enhancement and annotation, and then output to a standard format. The challenge of video within the Criminal Justice System will be explained through a live software demonstration on some casework.

Amped FIVE: A single tool to manage the entire process, forensically and scientifically

March 5, 14:30 - 14:55

Amped Software's flagship product goes from strength to strength, and is now used by many UK forces, and close to 90 other countries worldwide. The power of Amped FIVE does not lie in a single function, but the unique way in which multiple tasks and questions can be answered within a single interface. FIVE allows users to manage, from the beginning to the end, the complete video analysis process from acquisition, to review, enhancement, comparison, and reporting. Learn how FIVE, as a single tool, can manage the entire process, forensically and scientifically. This workshop will explain the Task/Question Process Workflow, and how it costs time and money when the wrong choices are made or questions cannot be answered. Forensic Video Units using Amped FIVE can complete tasks quickly and get those important questions answered without the need to outsource.


Amped Demo Day

January 18, 2019

Singapore

Demo Days are a unique opportunity to get a hands-on understanding of Amped Software products. They help users to fully appreciate many of the tools and functions within the product suite. Presented by one of our trainers, users will be in a much better position to utilize the software trials and build the knowledge into viable business plans to support funding applications.


DEX-XL

December 3 - 5, 2018

Papendallaan 3, 6816 VD Arnhem, Netherlands

DEX-XL stands for Digital Expertise and is the meeting place for colleagues from different services and organizations from the entire security domain. During these three days participates can choose from a wide range of workshops and presentations, where several speakers from the digital and cyber world tell their story. It is also an opportunity to chat with exhibitors about the developments they are working on. The theme for this year's event is 'Think Digital; Act Digital'. The first and second day of the 23rd edition are intended for the digital specialists of the TDOs and Platforms. The afternoon and evening of December 4 and the morning of December 5 are specifically meant for colleagues of cybercrime teams, cyber analysts, internet research and social media departments. Members of the police, the Public Prosecution Service, the Judiciary, the Netherlands Forensic Institute, the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee, the FIOD, other special investigative services, intelligence services, and supervisors are invited to attend this annual event.

What's new in Amped Software

Presenter: Martino Jerian

December 4, 10:15 - 11:15