Tuesday, 14th September 2021

07:30 hrs Opening of the Exhibition / Registration

08:45 hrs Welcome to the 24th European Police Congress

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

09:00 hrs Opening Session

  • Hans-Georg Engelke, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community
  • Karl Nehammer, Federal Minister of the Interior, Republic of Austria
  • Andreas Geisel, Senator for the Interior and Sport Berlin
  • Luis Carrilho, Director Police Division / United Nations Police Advisor

10:30 hrs Incident Management and Crisis Response - Harnessing Potential

Andreas Kleinknecht, Senior Director of the Public Sector division, Member of the executive board of Microsoft Deutschland
11:00 hrs Coffee Break
11:45 Hrs Panel Session 1
13:15 hrs Lunch

14:40 hrs Policing during and after the crisis

Impulse: Prof Dr Wilhelm Schmidbauer, Chief Constable, Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior, for Sport and Integration

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

  • Luis Carrilho, Director Police Division / United Nations Police Advisor
  • Dr Daniela Lesmeister, Head of Unit Policei, Ministry for Home Affairs North Rhine-Westphalia
  • May-Britt V. R. Ronnebro, Secretary General, International Police Association
  • Calum Steele, 1st Vice President, European Confederation of Police (EuroCOP), Secretary General, Scottish Police Federation

Parallel to the main program (14:45 - 15:35 hrs)

Automated unmanned aerial systems

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

Speakers:

  • Matthias Gronstedt, Managing Director, HHLA Sky

15:40 hrs Successful scaling of innovation approaches in the security sector

Matthias Biniok, Leader Technology Garage DACH, IBM
16:00 hrs Coffee Break
16:15 hrs Panel Session 2
17:45 hrs Coffee Break

18:10 hrs New protection standard achieved: The new Zenturio with standalone VPAM-6 protection

Georg Scharpenack, CEO, Ulbrichts Protection, Ulbrichts

18:30 hrs Milestones for the future of homeland security

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

Speakers:

  • Prof. Dr. Roland Koch, Prime Minister of Hesse (ret.)
  • Konstantin Kuhle, MP, Policy spokesperson, FDP
  • Dr. Irene Mihalic, MP, Policy spokesperson, Alliance 90/The Greens

19:15 hrs Networking

Wednesday, 15th September 2021

07:30 hrs Opening of the Exhibition / Registration

08:45 hrs

General Francisco Esteban Perez, Director, Civilian planning and conduct capability (CPCC), European External Action Service

09:15 hrs

Arne Schönbohm, President, Federal Office for Information Security

09:45 hrs Facing crisis with a promising future

Mario Hempel, Director Sales Development Public Sector, Bechtle

10:05 hrs Eurojust - European judicial cooperation: a model for the future

Klaus Meyer-Cabri, Vizepräsident of European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation (EUROJUST)

10:35 hrs Police small arms platforms for today’s main risk scenarios with main focus on the new special caliber 300BLK (7.62mm x 35)

Marc Roth, Head of product strategy, head of  special tasks, Heckler & Koch GmbH
10:55 hrs Coffee Break

11:30 hrs Award Ceremony of the „Zukunftspreis Polizeiarbeit 2021

11:45 hrs Discussion of the Ministers and Senators of the Interior

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

Speakers:

  • Andreas Geisel, Senator for the Interior and Sport Berlin
  • Joachim Herrmann, Bavarian State Minister of the Interior, for Sport and Integration
  • Herbert Reul, Minister for Home Affairs, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Michael Stübgen, Minister of the Interior and for Municipal Affairs of the State of Brandenburg
  • Prof. Dr. Roland Wöller, State Minister of the Interior, Free State of Saxony

12:45 hrs Resume of the Main Program

13:00 hrs Lunch
14:30 hrs Panel Session
16:00 hrs End of Congress

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

*speaker requested