Cooperation against Cybercrime

17-19 June 2015, Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France

On the agenda:


  • Evidence in the cloud: Criminal justice access to data


  • Key developments in 2015 / outlook 2016
  • Implementation of the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime


  • Capacity building on cybercrime: lessons learnt
  • Policies and initiatives on cybercrime of international and private sector organisations
  • Protecting children against sexual exploitation: prosecuting “grooming”
  • Victims of cybercrime: does anybody care?
  • Radicalisation on the Internet: the criminal justice perspective
  • Standard operating procedures for handling electronic evidence
  • International cooperation: enhancing the role of 24/7 points of contact


Octopus is open to cybercrime experts from public and private sectors and from international and non-governmental organisations but registration is required.

Note: registration is now closed.

The Octopus Conference is part of the Cybercrime@Octopus project which is currently funded by voluntary contributions from Estonia, Japan, Monaco,  United Kingdom, United States and Microsoft as well as the budget of the Council of Europe.

Japan made special contributions available for the conference.

The Octopus Conference is preceded by the plenary of the Cybercrime Convention Committee (T-CY). Participation in the T-CY is restricted.

Live Webcast*

  •  Hemicycle
  •  Salle 01

*“The interpretation of meetings serves to facilitate communication and does not constitute an authentic record of the proceedings. Only the original speech is authentic. No liability shall be incurred by the interpreter in the exercise of his/her function.”

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