2019 National Cryptocurrency and Dark Web Symposium

2019 National Cryptocurrency and Dark Web Symposium
The National Cryptocurrency and Dark Web Symposium offers 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, as well as 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. This symposium is open to all law enforcement.


Date & Location 

April 23 - 26, 2019
Hyatt Mission Bay
1441 Quivira Road
San Diego, CA 92109
(619) 224-1234

Technical Advisor

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


The Symposium will open with the High Tech Industry Panel with representatives from Google, Verizon, Uber, Apple and eBay • Classes will include De-Anonymization – How to Identify a Human Behind a Keyboard on The Dark Web • Evidentiary Foundations – How Evidence from The Dark Web Fits Within the Fundamental Rules for Documentary Evidence • Coinbase • Federal Regulations and Cryptocurrencies • FED Virtual Currency Team • Working with Exchanges • Legal Issues Prosecuting Dark Web Cases • REACT Task Force • FBI Sacramento – Cyber Squad • Building an Inexpensive Dark Web Workstation for Anonymous Investigations • Investigating Cryptocurrencies • Ethics In High Tech Investigations And Prosecutions – Understand The Different Rules For Lawyers And Police • Hot Topics Panel

There will be an Advanced Dark Web and Cryptocurrency lab that will be taught by Todd Shipley on Wednesday and Thursday. Tony Moore will also be conducting a lab on Cryptocurrency for Investigators. An email will be sent to all attendees with information on how to register for the labs.

MCLE Credit/P.O.S.T.

This course is certified for 24 hours of general MCLE credit and one hour of ethics. Final total of hours dependent on final agenda. It is also certified for 15 hours of POST credit. POST certification number .


The Hyatt Mission Bay is located at 1441 Quivira Road San Diego, CA 92109. 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 $20 per night for event attendees. To make reservations with Super Shuttle from John Wayne - Orange County airport Click Here


Member Pricing
$299 - Early Registration if received before March 11, 2019
$329 - Regular Registration if received by April 15, 2019
$349 - Late Registration if received after April 15, 2019 

Non Member Pricing
$329 - Early Registration if received before March 11, 2019
$349 - Regular Registration if received by April 15, 2019
$375 - Late Registration if received after April 15, 2019 

Cancellations must be received in writing by April 15, 2019 to avoid the $40 administrative cancellation fee.

There are a limited number of tuition only scholarships available for this seminar. To apply for a tuition scholarship please complete the scholarship form and return it to John Boxberger at jboxberger@cdaa.org

Please see CDAA’s Cancellation Policies and General Registration Information https://www.cdaa.org/training/cancellation-policy


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

CDAA Contact

John Boxberger - jboxberger@cdaa.org 
4/23/2019 - 4/26/2019
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay 1441 Quivira Road San Diego, CA 92109

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