Big Data vs Big Crime

An International Workshop that brings together domain experts and technologists to improve resilience against serious and organized crime.

November 25th 2019, University of Oulu, Finland

In conjunction with the European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference 2019 (EISIC 2019)

We invite researchers and practitioners to join us for a workshop at the European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference 2019 (EISIC 2019) conference in Oulu, Finland

About the Workshop


This workshop aims to bring together researchers, technologists and domain experts from the fields of computer science, data science, criminology, anthropology, psychology, and systems engineering to develop a common understanding and discuss the following (non-exclusive) themes:

  • Public perception: How can new data collection tools and processing frameworks bring about new understandings of cyber organized crime problems.
  • Education: How can new communication and educational tools like serious games and immersive learning contribute to new ways of training, teaching and learning in the classroom and beyond.
  • Analysis: How can novel statistical and machine learning methods enhance the preventive and predictive capacity of countering cybercrime?
  • Data retrieval: How can new data retrieval methods improve knowledge about illicit networks?
  • Ethics: What are the ethical and privacy risks?

Paper Submission:

Contributions to the workshop can be made in terms of long (6-12 pages) and short papers (4 pages). Manuscripts must be submitted electronically via the conference web site. Submissions shall adhere to the EISIC instructions and guidelines for authors available at the web site. Papers will be evaluated for their originality, contribution significance, soundness, clarity, methodological advancements, applicative value, and overall quality. All accepted workshop papers will be publised in the EISIC 2019 mainconference proceedings

Date: Important Dates

  • Submission of short (4 pages) and long papers (6-12 pages): September 15, 2019
  • Notification of acceptance (short and long papers): September 25, 2019
  • Camera ready paper due: October 1, 2019
  • Registration: October 1, 2019
  • Workshop: November 25, 2019
Meet Our

Workshop chairs

Panos Kostakos

Centre for Ubiquitous Computing, University of Oulu

Thi Hoang

Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
How to register for the workshop