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Call for Papers - FORENSECURE 2019 
ForenSecure: Cybersecurity & Forensics Conference & Expo 
April 11-12, 2019 Chicago (Wheaton Suburb) - United States of America 

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Abstract registration deadline: March 22, 2019

Submission deadline: March 22, 2019


We invite your participation as a sponsor/exhibitor, speaker, or attendee of ForenSecure’19: IT Forensics and Security Conference and Expo at Illinois Institute of Technology. This is an industry-focused technical conference (not an academic conference) with multiple tracks. It attracts 200+ professionals for an intensive one- and a half-day schedule that includes discussion and debate over forensics, security, data/information governance, cyber crime and security, cyber security legislation and legal issues, ethical hacking, eDiscovery, cloud forensics, steganography, policy and compliance, privacy, wireless security, cloud computing, identity theft, and more. 


A dynamic and growing number of organizations have contributed to the success of this conference, including: AccessData, Argonne National Laboratory, Authentify, Cisco, The Chicago Police Department, CompTIA, Computer Associates, the FBI, Fermilab, Fortinet, Guidance Software, IBM, IEEE, KPMG, Microsoft, Motorola, Sungard, UniForum, X-Ways Forensics and many others. Speakers and participants continue to represent local, regional, national, and international organizations and universities.  

Submissions should be posted electronically in MS Word or PDF at no later than March 22, 2019.  

The areas of interest include (but are not limited to): 

  • Accounting Information Systems 
  • Adoption and Diffusion of IS/T 
  • Big Data Analytics 
  • Business Intelligence 
  • Business Process Management 
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and its Implications 
  • Cloud Computing and Services 
  • Computing and Ethics 
  • Cyber Security 
  • Database Management Technologies 
  • Decision Support Technologies 
  • Design Science 
  • Distance Learning Technologies 
  • e-Collaboration in Organizations 
  • Economic Value of IS/T 
  • Electronic Business Technologies and Management 
  • Energy Informatics 
  • Enterprise Resource Planning 
  • Global IT Management 
  • Green Computing and Sustainability 
  • Health Care Informatics 
  • Human Computer Interaction 
  • Information Security Management 
  • Information Warfare 
  • IT and Small Businesses 
  • IT Business Value 
  • Information Systems and Sustainability (Green IS) 
  • IS and Grand Societal Challenges (Inequality, Climate Change, Cyber Security, etc.) 
  • Information Technology Education 
  • Information Technology Standards 
  • Intelligent Information Systems 
  • IT Evaluation Methods and Management 
  • IT Management in Healthcare 
  • IT Teaching Cases 
  • Knowledge Management 
  • Medical Information Technology 
  • Mobile Computing & Commerce 
  • Multimedia Information Management 
  • Object Oriented Technology 
  • Online and Blended Teaching and Learning 
  • Open Source Technologies and Systems 
  • Project Management 
  • Software Engineering 
  • Software Process Improvement 
  • Strategic IT Management 
  • Telecommunications and Networking Technologies 
  • Virtualization Technologies and Management 
  • Virtual Organizations and Society 

Full Length Submissions 

You may submit a full length (not to exceed six single-spaced pages with approximately 2,500 words, including all figures, tables, appendices, and references), original, and previously unpublished manuscript. The research may be conceptual, empirical or applied. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings in their entirety. 


You may submit research-in-progress proposals (abstracts) or a summary of tentative results of the study to date in a 1500-2000 paper with a maximum of 2 figures/tables. 

Panel, Workshop, and Tutorial Submissions 

Individuals interested in conducting a panel, workshop, or tutorial dealing with technological, managerial, professional, teaching, societal, national or international issues of information technology management are invited to submit a 500-1000 word proposal covering the objectives, issues to be covered, and the names/addresses of any other panel, workshop, or tutorial members. The method of presentation is at the submitter’s discretion. However, the submitter has the responsibility for providing his/her own participants (such as panel members). All accepted proposals will appear in the conference proceedings. (Note: All panel, workshop, and tutorial members must register for the conference.)

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ForenSecure'19 is an activity of the 
Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education (IIT C²SAFE) 

Selected papers will be invited for expedited submission into the following. 

  1. International Journal of Hyperconnectivity and the Internet of Things (IJHIoT) which is indexed in Google Scholar, ACM Digital Library, and Cabell's Directories. View journal page at 
  2. International Journal of ICT Research in Africa and the Middle East (IJICTRAME)which is indexed in Google Scholar, ACM Digital Library, and Cabell's Directories. View journal page at
  3. Land Forces Academy Review, Review of the NICOLAE BALCESCU Land Forces Academy, Sibiu, Romania. View journal page at 
  4. Scientific Bulletin of the Nicolae Balcescu Land Forces Academy, Sibiu, Romania. View journal page at 

* Must comply strictly the editorial norms for all journal for final publication.


General Chair 
Maurice Dawson - Illinois Institute of Technology, US 

Program Chairs 
Matthias Gottlieb - Technical University of Munich, GE 

Publication Chairs 
Damon Walker, University of Missouri-Saint Louis, US 
Scott Pfeiffer - Illinois Institute of Technology, US