December 01-03
CEPOL Research & Science Conference Dec. 1st-3rd
01 d. 09:00 hr, 03 d. 17:00 hr
MRU Vilnius (Ateities St. 20)

Dec. 1st-3rd, the EU Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL) announces the onsite edition of its Research & Science Conference 2021, taking place in Vilnius (Lithuania). The Call for Papers is now open with submission deadline October 15th, 2021.

The emergence of new forms of criminal behaviours and the new tools and methods at the hand of law enforcement to control and curb those is the common thread that will run through this conference organised in cooperation with Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) of Lithuania.

Preparing Law Enforcement for the Digital Age

CEPOL invites contributions to this event based on empirical studies on a variety of aspects and topics of policing and enforcing the law in the Digital Age. More specifically, the conference organisers are inviting for the following topics and tracks:

  • Training and education of law enforcement officials IN and FOR the Digital Age
  • Challenges of Artificial Intelligence for law enforcement in the Digital Age
  • Challenges for Cross-Agency and Cross-Border Cooperation and Coordination in the Digital Age
  • Challenges of Fundamental Rights and Civic Expectations towards law enforcement and law enforcement officials in the Digital Age
  • Open Corner: The Digital Age for Law Enforcement

Call for papers open until 15 October 2021

Abstracts of papers for presenting in one of the tracks must be submitted by 15 October 2021 via the conference website at

This Research & Science Conference is now foreseen to be realised in a hybrid format: onsite at the premises of the MRU in Vilnius for those who are able to travel and online for those who can participate only remotely.


CEPOL Research and Science Conference is open to all practitioners from European law enforcement forces and institutions, as well as affiliated postgraduate researchers and academic scholars. Registration will open from Oct. 1st, 2021.

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