Tuesday, 04th February 2020

07:30 Opening of the Exhibition / Registration

08:45 Opening of the 23rd European Police Congress

R. Uwe Proll, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Behörden Spiegel

09:00 Opening speech

Horst Seehofer, Federal Minister of the Interior, Building and Community, Federal Republic of Germany

09:30 Enforcing the rule of law in Europe

Chair: R. Uwe Proll, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Behörden Spiegel

  • Terezija Gras, State Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Republic of Croatia (EU Presidency I/2020)
  • Antero Luís*, Secretary of State for Internal Administration, Ministry of Internal Administration, Portugal (EU Presidency I/2021)

10:30 Rule of law in digital change

Andreas Kleinknecht, Senior Director of the Public Sector division, Member of the executive board of Microsoft Deutschland

10:50 Coffee Break

11:45 Panel session 1

13:15 Lunch

14:40 Europe: Restoring the rule of law

Chair: Dr Hans-Gert Pöttering, former President of the European Parliament

  • Jürgen Ebner, Deputy Executive Director, European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol), European Union
  • Fabrice Leggeri, Executive Director, European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex), European Union
  • Michael O’Flaherty, Director, EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, European Union
  • Dr Dieter Romann, President, Federal Police Headquarters, Federal Republic of Germany

15:40 Modern AI Solutions in a State Governed by the Rule of Law

Dr Sebastian Lehrig, Al architect, IBM
16:00 Coffee Break

16:15 Panel session 2

17:45 Coffee Break

18:10 Policing rather than Papering

Terry Halvorsen, Chief Information Officer / EVP, IT & Mobile Communication, Samsung Electronics

Reginald Jones, Senior Director of Public Sector Sales and Solutions, Samsung Electronics America

18:30 Right-wing violence and extremism in Europe

Chair: Souad Lamroubal, Behörden Spiegel-Foundation

  • Steven Lenos, Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN), European Commission
  • Gordian Meyer-Plath, President, LfV Saxony, Germany
  • Dr Matthias Quent, Director, Institute for democracy and civil society, Germany
  • Vasileios Roussakis, Police Major, Center for Security Studies (KEMEA), Hellenic Republic

19:30 Buffet and Networking

Wednesday, 05th February 2020

07:30 Opening of the Exhibition / Registration

08:45 Combating hate crime and politically motivated crime: an indispensable contribution to the implementation of the rule of law

Holger Münch, President, Bundeskriminalamt, Federal Republic of Germany

09:15 The Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz - 70 years in the service of a fortified democracy

Thomas Haldenwang, President, Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, Federal Republic of Germany

09:45 Head protection against long guns is possible

Georg Scharpenack, CEO, Ulbrichts Protection, Ulbrichts GmbH

10:05 European Concepts against extremism

Chair: Max-Peter Ratzel, former Director Europol

  • Gilles de Kerchove, Counter-Terrorism Coordinator, European Commission
  • Dr Tero Kurenmaa, Director General Police Department, Ministry of Interior, Republic of Finland
  • Franz Lang, Deputy Director General for Public Security, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Republic of Austria
  • Dr Rainer Stentzel, Deputy Director General Public Security, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community, Federal Republic of Germany

11:00 Cross-process analysis and research by using the example of organised crime

Dirk Möller, Senior Manager Sales Public, SAS

Leendert Kollmer, Pre-Sales Fraud NEMEA, SAS

11:20 Coffee Break

12:00 Award Ceremony for the “Zukunftspreis Polizeiarbeit 2020“

12:15 Discussion of the Ministers and Senators of the Interior

Chair: R. Uwe Proll, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Behörden Spiegel

  • Herbert Reul, Minister for Home Affairs, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Michael Stübgen, Minister of Interior, Brandenburg

13:15 Résumé of the main program

13:35 Lunch

15:00 Panel session 3

End of Congress
Tuesday, 04th February 2020
Panel Session 1, 11:45 – 13:15 hrs

1A Border security: an European task

Chair: Matthias Seeger, former President, Federal Police Central Office

  • Stefan Böhm, Director Public Administration, Bundesdruckerei GmbH
  • Holger Farnung, Deputy Special Representative of INTERPOL to the European Union
  • Christopher Gilliland, Director Business Development, Innovative Travel Solutions by Vancouver Airport Authority
  • Günther Mull, CEO, DERMALOG Identification Systems
  • Jörg Radek, Chairman of the district Federal Police, Gewerkschaft der Polizei

1B Cyber Security: Prevention - Prosecution

Chair & Introduction: Dr Harald Niggemann, Cyber Security Strategist, Federal Office for Information Security Germany (BSI)

  • Michael Barth, Director Corporate Affairs, genua
  • Dr Christoph Erdmann, CEO, Secusmart
  • Julia Schuetze, Project manager for international cybersecurity policy, Stiftung Neue Verantwortung e.V.
  • Clemens Alexander Schulz, Director Desktop Security, Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity

1C Financial Crime: current phenomena and challenges

Chair: Wolfgang Volland, former police officer

  • Holger Brümmer, division manager fraud management strategy, Targobank
  • Frank Buckenhofer, Chairmann of the regional group Customs, GdP district Federal Police
  • Jörg Dreger, Dregergroup
  • Dominik Kampmann, EMEA Leader for Law Enforcement and Intelligence, Bureau van Dijk – A Moody’s Analytics Company
  • Steffen Krauß, Policy officer, Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Terrorist Financing, Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (FISMA)

1D Artificial intelligence for security authorities

Chair: Michael Jablonski, Ministry of the Interior of North Rhine-Westphalia

Intro: Gordon Grill, Manager, Deloitte Consulting

  • Zsuzsanna Felkai Janssen, Head of Sector and DG Coordinator for Artificial Intelligence, Directorate General for Migration and Home Affairs, European Commission, European Union
  • Pierre Hanania, Global Offer Leader Al in Public Sector, Capgemini
  • Polichronis Lepidis, IT-Consultant for AI and Machine Learning, Dataport
  • Aleksandar Stojanovic, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder, AVA
  • Oscar Wijsman, Business Expert Intelligence, Big Data, Analytics & Data Science, Politie Netherlands

1E The digital police

Chair: Michael Schemke, Commissioner of the Police of North Rhine-Westphalia

Intro: Henry Murumaa, Head of Patrol Division of Pärnu Police Station, Estland

  • Prof Petra Saskia Bayerl, Professor of Digital Communication and Security, Centre of Excellence in Terrorism, Resilience, Intelligence and Organised Crime Research
  • Luísa Proença, Deputy National Director, Polícia Judiciária
  • Oliver Röniger, Sales Manager AUTONOMOUS Database & Oracle Cloud Services, Oracle
  • Jürgen Wiggering, Team leader Sales, Disy Informationssysteme GmbH

1F City traffic of the future (Panel in cooperation with Deutschen Polizeigewerkschaft)

Chair: Kirsten Lühmann, MP, SPD-parliamantary group of the German Bundestag

  • Joris Lampe, Chief Commercial Officer, Sensys Gatso Group
  • Wolfgang Lang, Head of Sales POLISCAN Germany, VITRONIC
  • Mario Lippoldt, DataCollect Traffic Systems GmbH
  • Jeannot Mersch, President, European Federation of Road Traffic Victims
  • Prof Dr Dieter Müller, University of Applied Police Sciences, Saxony
  • Carmen Scholze, Ministry for Internal Affairs and Sport, Lower Saxony

1G Modern police work: mobile & secure

Chair: Dittmar Fuchs, Head of division “Zentrale Technik, Polizeipräsidium Einsatz, Logistik und Technik, Rhineland-Palatinate

  • Christopher Bick, CEO, stashcat GmbH
  • Kaveh Hosseinzadeh, TASSTA GmbH
  • Dr. Kai Martius, CTO, secunet
  • Jonas Pfeil, Product and Engineering Lead, Pix4D
  • Georg Ringmayr, Chief Information Officer of the Bavarian Police Force
  • Pierre St Hilaire, Special Representative of INTERPOL to the European Union

1H Electronic criminal file justice and police

Chair: Mathias Schaef, Head of Directorate for Combatting Crime, Federal Police Headquarters

  • Till Elborg, Member of the management board, sinc
  • Hendrik Flohr, Head of division for functional data handling, Federal Police Headquarters
  • Dieter Kesper, Senior public prosecutor (rtd.), EDV-Gerichtstag e.V.
  • Jürgen Schwarz, Associate Partner, Global Business Services Government/Justiz, IBM
  • Torsten Wettich, County Court Judge, Unit IT, Division IT 4, Ministry of Justice North Rhine-Westphalia

1I Smart Spaces Video Intelligence - from Situational Awareness to gaining the Big Picture (by incorporating Video Analysis) - interactive Workshop

Chair & intro: Benjamin Stiebel, Behörden Spiegel

  • Martin Boshard, Computacenter AG & Co oHGü
  • Günther Krebs, Ltd. Polizeidirektor a.D.
  • Stefan Müller, Head of Big Data Analytics department, it-novum GmbH
  • Patrick Pongratz, Enterprise Sales Manager – German Public Sector, Hitachi Vantara
  • Henry Liebrenz*, Federal Police

1J Continuous interconnectedness of police work: data and systems

Chair: Michael Meyer-Schaudwet, T-Systems IFS GmbH

  • Rainer Bretsch, Head of programme 2020, Schleswig-Holstein
  • Christian Scherf, Country Manager Deutschland, Axon Public Safety Germany SE
  • Sven Werbitzky, Head of Unit & Project Manager “Bodycam” & “Dashcam”, Präsidium Technik, Logistik, Service der Polizei Baden-Wuerttemberg
  • Kirsten Stranz, Project manager digital strategy of the police North Rhine-Westphalia

Tuesday, 04th February 2020
Panel Session 2, 16:15 – 17:45 hrs

2A Riot polices: challenges in a federal system (Panel in cooperation with Gewerkschaft der Polizei (GdP))

Chair: Dietmar Schilff, Vice national chairman, Chairman Lower Saxony, Gewerkschaft der Polizei

  • Andreas Backhoff, Commander-in-Chief of the Public Order Support Forces, German Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Building and Community
  • Hartmut Brenneisen, responsible editor of the newspaper Die Kriminalpolizei
  • Uwe Lange, Vicepresident, Central Police Directorate Lower Saxony
  • Eckhard Christian Metz, Chair of the Federal Committee riot police, Gewerkschaft der Polizei

2B BigData: experiences and potentials

Chair: Michael Jablonski, Head of Programm Polizei 2020, Ministry of the Interior of North Rhine-Westphalia

  • Jochen Dahlke, Director of Big Data, Central Office for Information Technology in the Security Sector (ZITiS), Germany
  • Eberhard Lösch, Trivadis
  • Prof Dr Carsten Momsen, Department of Comparative Criminal Law, Criminal Procedural Law and Corporate Criminal Law – Faculty of Law, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Ulrich Wilmsmann, Head of Information Management & Analytics, Atos

2C Equipment for security forces – protection from violence

Chair: Thomas Adasch, MP, Chairman of the Committee on Internal Affairs, CDU parliamentary group at the State Parliament of Lower Saxony

  • Àngels Bosch Camprecios, President, EuroCOP
  • Stephan Cerny, CEO, HNE Technologie AG
  • Ulrich Haverkamp, CEO, Haverkamp GmbH
  • Sven Steffes-Holländer, Chief Physician, Heiligenfeld Clinic Berlin

2D Innovative technologies and operational tools to fight crime

Chair: Oliver Hoffmann, Vicepresident, IPA Germany

  • Stéphane Caillebotte, Product Manager for Police Solutions, Idemia
  • Stephan Koch, Senior Manager, Homeland Security Sopra Steria SE
  • Johannes Kunz, President, State Office of Criminal Police Office Rhineland-Palatinate
  • Ralf Lange, Technical Project Specialist DACH, Mobotix
  • Gerhard Schaub, President PBV KomPol Zurich, Member of the board of the Swiss Police association

2E Mobile communication of the security agencies

Chair: Dr Barbara Held, Head of Directorate S, Federal Agency for Public Safety Digital Radio (BDBOS)

  • Holger Gadorosi, Overall co-ordinator of the “Polizei 2020” programme, Federal Ministry of the Interior/Federal Criminal Police Office
  • Samuel Gustafsson, Head of Sales – North, Central & Eastern Europe & Marcel Petruzzelli, Key Account Manager, Airbus Secure Land Communications
  • Dirk Lageveen, Director Lawful Interception Division, Central Office for Information Technology in the Security Sector (ZITiS)
  • Christian Dähn, Head of the Specialised Department for Public Order, DVZ M-V

2F Cybercrime: current challenges and threats

Chair: Peter-Michael Kessow, G4C German Competence Centre against Cybercrime

  • Public prosecutor Dr Jörg Angerer, Centrel Office Cybercrime, Attorney General Koblenz
  • Anton Kreuzer, CEO, DriveLock
  • Matthias Memmesheimer, CEO, sapite GmbH
  • Ramon Mörl, CEO, itWatch GmbH
  • Fernando Ruiz, EC3 Head of Unit Operations, Europol

2G Preventing unlawful profiling and responding to hate crimes (Panel in cooperation with European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights)

Chair: Katerina Vyzvaldova, Programme officer, European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)

  • Benjamin Steinitz, Department for Research and Information on Antisemitism Berlin (RIAS)
  • Gamal Turawa, Police trainer and retired police officer

2H Artificial intelligence as a partner of the police – application possibilities in the field of video transcription scripts (Panel in cooperation with Bund Deutscher Kriminalbeamter (BDK))

Chair: Michael Marufke, EKHK a.D., Bund Deutscher Kriminalbeamter (BDK)

  • Robert Förster, Multicast Media

2I Artificial Intelligence in Police Work

Chair: Dr Patrick Voss – de Haan, Head of Cybercrime Research, Federal Criminal Police

  • Joachim Lonien, neurocat GmbH
  • Dr Mario Oetheimer, Deputy-Head of Research and Data Unit, EU Agency for Fundamental Rights
  • Dr Semire Yekta, Language Technology Lab, Universität Duisburg-Essen

Wednesday, 05th February 2020
Panel Session 3, 15:00 – 16:30 hrs

3A Digital traces: use and evaluation

Chair: Markus Eisenbraun, Head of Unit Cybercrime & digital tracks, State Office of Criminal Investigation Baden-Württemberg

  • Alexander Hahn, Head of unit Cybercrime & digital tracks, State Office of criminal Investigation Schleswig-Holstein
  • Bayram Iriz, Area Sales Manager – Germany, MSAB
  • Dominik Kumer, Senior Consultant, Disy Informationssysteme GmbH
  • Benjamin Lembke, Senior Expert digital forensics, Central Office for Information
    Technology in the Security Sector (ZITiS), Germany
  • Olav Skard Jørgensen, Director of the National Cybercrime Centre, National Criminal Investigation Service Norway
  • Peter Zontek, Senior Sales Director, Cellebrite

3B Protection of public places

Chair: Bernd Manthey, former Commander-in-Chief of the Public Order Support Forces

Intro: Patrick Pongratz, Enterprise Sales Manager – German Public Sector, Hitachi Vantara

  • Marcel Heß, PreSales DACH, Canon
  • Konstantin Kuhle, MP, FDP-parliamentary group, German Bundestag,
  • Michael Mertens, Deputy national chairman, State Chairman North Rhine-Westphalia, Gewerkschaft der Polizei

3C The digitization of the security authorities

Chair: Richard Benda, President, Association of Police Detectives Austria

  • Paul Marx, Associate and Commercial Director, ECOS Technology
  • Martin Grüning, CTO, Dell Technologies
  • Roland Raith, Hexagon Geosystems, Director Business Development EMEA Forensics
  • Heiko Schmidt, Permanent Representative of the President, State of Criminal Investigation Thuringia
  • Fabian Schladitz, Head of CoE Artificial Intelligence, Capgemini
  • Ricardo Valadas, President, European Council of Police Unions

3D Intelligence-Led Policing

Chair: Holger Berens, Head of the Compliance and Corporate Security, University of Applied Sciences

  • Dr Agnieszka Biegaj, Head of Training, CEPOL
  • Bernhard Pawlak, Sales Direktor D-A-CH, Cobwebs Technologies
  • Kai Seidensticker, Criminological Research Centre of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Robert Schwerdtner, Team Lead Inovationmanagement, rola Security Solutions

3E Police equipment: robust and secure

Chair & Introduction: Heiko Teggatz, Federal chairmann of the Federal Police Union within the DPolG

  • Dr Roger Bührer, Head of logsitics, Police Canton Zurich
  • Dr Jörg Hennemann, Head of Marketing Police, Military & Competition Schmidt & Bender
  • Georg Scharpenack, Geschäftsführer, Ulbrichts Protection, Ulbrichts
  • Niklas Wiese, Business Development Specialist & Sales – Government Market, 3M

3F Mass data: analysis with AI and Machine Learning

Chair: Heinz-Dieter Meier, Director Federal Police (rtd.)

  • Franz Kögl, Management, IntraFind Software
  • Dirk Kunze, Head of Department Investigation Commissions, Central Internet Research at the Cybercrime Competence Center, State Office of Criminal Investigations, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Dr. Benjamin Ries, Project Lead, Senior Data Scientist, Schönhofer Sales and Engineering GmbH
  • Carsten Simon, Head of Risk Analysis Unit, European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex)

3G International police missions - Developments within the institutions and Frontex

Chair: Dr Christoph Ehrentraut, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community

  • Luis Carrillho, Director Police Division / United Nations Police Advisor
  • Dr Lars Gerdes, Head of German Police Projekt Team Afghanistan, Federal Police
  • Birgit Löser, D/CivOps CDR/Chief of Staff
  • Dr Markus Ritter, President, Federal Police Division Stuttgart / fmr. Head of Mission EUAM Irak

Congress Chair: Dieter Wehe, Inspector General of the North-Rhine-Westphalia State Police (rtd.)

*speaker requested