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Sebastiano Battiato <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 10 May 2022 10:49:04 +0200
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CFP International Forensics Summer School (IFOSS), Sicily 17-23 July 2022 (First 
Call for Participation (apologies for multiple copies)

International Forensics Summer School (IFOSS)
Sicily 17-23 July 2022
The first edition of IFOSS aims to provide both an objective and clear overview 
and an in-depth analysis of the state-of-the-art research as well as the 
professional best practices in Forensics and related fields. The courses will be 
delivered by world renowned experts, from either academia, law enforcement and 
industry, and will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of real 
Forensics problems. The school aims to provide a stimulating opportunity for 
professionals and young researchers, as well as Ph.D. students. The participants 
will benefit from direct interaction and discussions with world leaders in their 
specific fields.

Zeno Geradtz - University of Amsterdam, NL
    	Forensic Deepfake Detection, Digital Forensics and New Developments

Didier Meuwly - University of Twente, NL
   	Applications of Biometric Technology to Forensic Science
  	Forensic Evaluation in Court of Biometric Data

Davide Maltoni, University of Bologna, IT
  	Fingerprint Recognition: State-of-the-Art And New Directions
  	Double-Identity Biometrics

Giovanni Ziccardi, University of Milan, IT
  	Digital Forensics Recent Case Law in Italy and Abroad
  	Facial Recognition, Discrimination and Law
  	Biometrics Regulation in the UE Proposal of Regulation of AI, And Deepfake 
Regulation Proposals in US And China

Sebastiano Battiato - University of Catania, Italy
Donatella Curtotti -  University of Foggia, Italy
Aldo Mattei   - Arma dei Carabinieri, Italy

The school will be open to about 50 qualified, motivated and pre-selected 
candidates. Ph. D. students, post-docs, young researchers (both academic and 
industrial), senior researchers (both academic and industrial) or 
academic/industrial professionals are encouraged to apply at:

The expected school fee will be in the order of 400 euros for Master and Phd 
students granted by academia, € 600 for other academic positions and € 700 for 
industrial. Reduced Fee will be reserved to LEAs, private lawyers and 
practitioners 250 Euros. The fee will include all course materials, coffee 
breaks, bus service from Catania Airport to School Location and return, WiFi 
Internet Connection, a guided tour, a social dinner and all the events scheduled 
in the programme.

A certain number of scolarship will be available soon depending on sponsorship 

Applications to attend IFOSS 2022 should be received before 15/5 (EXTENDED).
Applicants will receive notification of acceptance by mid of May.
Late registration can be done with an extra payment of € 50.

IFOSS participants will be hosted at Hotel Village Baia Samuele (school 
location) at very special rates. There are no other accommodation options. IFOSS 
participants must make reservations for accommodation, using the accommodation 
reservation form (available soon) to be sent by directly to Baia Samuele reception.

After a certain date there is no guarantee for reservations in Hotel Village 
Baia Samuele.
More information will be announced as soon as possible on the web site. 
Depending on chosens settings (Single, Double or Triple Room) the overall cost 
enclosing Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner should span in the range (550-900 euros) 
in the period 17(in) to 23 (out) July 2022.

IFOSS 2022 will be hosted by Hotel Village Baia Samuele in Punta Sampieri - 
Scicli (Ragusa), Sicily from 17-23 July 2022.
Sicily is one of the most beautiful islands of the Mediterranean. The island is 
very rich in archeological sites from various Ancient Civilizations. The sea, 
weather, food and the wine are excellent. In particular Punta Sampieri - Scicli 
(RG) is located in the south east of Sicily in a late Baroque area called Val di 
Noto. The Val di Noto area is included in the Unesco World Heritage List and 
includes eight nearby towns: Caltagirone, Militello Val di Catania, Catania, 
Modica, Noto, Palazzolo, Ragusa and Scicli.
The location of the school rises in the middle of an ample bay delimited on the 
west from Sampieri and on the east from a cliff, on which is founded an ancient 
furnace, rare example of industrial archaeology. The Hotel Village Baia Samuele 
stretches in a gentle slant to the beach: 120 thousand square meters delimited 
from rows of secular cypresses.
An ultramodern village with an original architecture, pleasant design and all 
comforts you can imagine. The frame of plants and flowers, typical of this angle 
of Sicily, in front of the island of Malta, completes this gilded dream of the 

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