National Cryptocurrency and Dark Web Symposium

National Cryptocurrency and Dark Web Symposium
Attendees of the National Cryptocurrency and Dark Web Symposium will learn cutting-edge tools used to combat the most complex high-tech crimes developed in the shadows of modern technology.  Attendees will learn how the Dark Web works and how criminals are using this technology to hide their identities along with their crimes. Additionally, attendees will learn what cryptocurrency is and how cyber criminals use it and the Dark Web to commit crimes anonymously. The number of crimes utilizing the dark web and cryptocurrency will only increase. Get the training you need now before your case goes dark.


Date & Location 

May 22-25, 2018
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach 
1107 Jamboree Road
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Technical Advisor

Tom Flattery, Deputy District Attorney, Santa Clara County • Rahul Gupta, Deputy District Attorney, Orange County • Sean Smith, Detective Sacramento County Sheriff •


TOR and other Web Services • Virtual Currency Basics • Alpha Bay • Tracking tools for Dark Web • Tracing Cryptocurrency • Silk Road • Seizure panel • Coinbase • Chainalysis • Mock Investigation using Bitcoin and the Dark Web • Presenting documentary Evidence in Court • Ethics in High Tech Investigations and Prosecutions

MCLE Credit/P.O.S.T.

This course is certified for 20 hours of MCLE credit. Final total of hours dependent on final agenda. This course will be POST certified for credit only, total hours dependent on final agenda.


The Hyatt Regency Newport Beach is located at 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach, CA 92660. To reserve a room at the special CDAA rate of $125 per night click here

Parking and Shuttle

Parking is available at the Hyatt for $10 per night for event attendees. To make reservations with Super Shuttle from John Wayne - Orange County airport Click Here


Event Pricing
$225 - Early Registration if received before April 23, 2018
$250 - Regular Registration if received before May 7, 2018 
$275 - Late Registration if received after May 14, 2018 

Cancellations must be received in writing by May 15, 2018 to avoid the $40 administrative cancellation fee


Travel and tuition scholarships are available for the National Cryptocurrency and Dark Web Symposium. To access the scholarship forms please Click Here

CDAA Reception 

Meet & Greet Reception will follow General Session on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, from 5:00-6:00pm



Click Here to access information on Dark Web Investigations developed by the Prosecutors Center for Excellence  

CDAA Contact

John Boxberger - 
5/22/2018 8:00 AM - 5/25/2018 12:00 PM
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach 1107 Jamboree Road Newport Beach, CA 92660

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