07:30 Opening of the exhibition / registration

08:30 Welcome to the 27. European Police Congress

Uwe Proll, Behörden Spiegel

08:45 Opening

Michael Stübgen, Minister of the Interior and for Municipal Affairs, Brandenburg, Chairman of the Standing Conference of the Ministers and Senators of the Interior of the States (IMK)

09:05

Rita Schwarzelühr-Sutter, State secretary, Ministry of the Interior and Homeland

09:25 Partner presentation

N.N., Bechtle

09:45 The challenge of migration from the perspective of the 2023/2024 Council presidencies

  • N.N., Belgium
  • N.N., Hungary
  • N.N., Spain

10:40 Autonomous Drone Operations For Law Enforcement

Freda Peng, Global Solutions Engineering Director, DJI

11:00 Coffee break & networking

12:00 Panels I

  • Panel 1.1: Women in management positions
  • Panel 1.2: AI in the processing of mass data by the criminal investigation department
  • Panel 1.3: Sustainability of public-private partnership in public security
  • Panel 1.4: Child sexual abuse (CSA crimes): future challenges
  • Panel 1.5: Establishing and securing rule of law structures in Ukraine
  • Panel 1.6: Success factors and pitfalls in IT projects: From legally compliant procurement to effective project implementation
  • Panel 1.7: Leadership challenges in times of generational change
  • Panel 1.8: Messaging & Collaboration: Digital strategy for the European Championship 2024
  • Panel 1.9: Partner forum
  • Panel 1.10: OSINT – Research and Information
  • Panel 1.11: Digitalization in traditional organizations
  • Panel 1.12: Injured on duty – qualified first aid

13:30 Lunch break & networking

15:00 Cloud Platforms in Cybersecurity: Vulnerabilities and Arsenal

Carsten Meywirth, Head of Cybercrime Department, Federal Criminal Police Office
N.N., Oracle

15:20 Discussion round of the state interior ministers

Chair: Uwe Proll, Publisher and Founder, Behörden Spiegel

  • Iris Spranger*, MP, Senator for the Interior, Digitization and Sport of the State of Berlin
  • Michael Stübgen, Minister of the Interior and for Municipal Affairs, Brandenburg, Chairman of the Standing Conference of the Ministers and Senators of the Interior of the States (IMK)
  • Armin Schuster*, Minister of the Interior of the Free State of Saxony
  • Christian Pegel, MP, Minister of the Interior, Building and Digitalization of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

16:15 Coffee break & networking

16:30 Panels II

  • Panel 2.1: The role of private security service providers at the European Championship
  • Panel 2.2: When police work and private life merge – Can and will the police keep up with work-life blending?
  • Panel 2.3: Knife attacks – acts, perpetrators and concepts
  • Panel 2.4: Internal security through cooperation
  • Panel 2.5: Digital transformation processes in the police
  • Panel 2.6: Cyberwarfare through AI-driven cybercrime attacks – what will the EU AI Act bring us?
  • Panel 2.7: Secure mobile Communication
  • Panel 2.8: Discover the transformative power of mindfulness in the police organization
  • Panel 2.9: Partner presentation
  • Panel 2.10: Possible applications of AI for security authorities
  • Panel 2.11: International BOS User Forum
  • Panel 2.12: Cyber attacks on important companies

18:00 Debate: „European Football Championship - Guaranteeing safe matches“

Chair: Jürgen Mathies, State Secretary ret

Presentation: Special Guest

  • Dirk Hulverscheidt, Senior Police Director, Ministry of the Interior of North Rhine-Westphalia, Head of the police project group for the development of the police concept for EURO 2024
  • Timo Seibert, Head of Safety & Security and Medical of EURO 2024
  • Stefan Schedler, General project manager for the EURO 2024 for the City of Leipzig
  • Marcin Ciesielski*, Police Headquarters, Criminal Investigation Department Poland
  • Special Guest

19:00 Evening reception
07:30 Opening of the exhibition / registration
08:30 Welcome to the 2. Conference day

08:40 Opening and Q&A

Stefano Tomat, Managing Director EEAS CPCC, Civilian Operations Commander

09:10 Presentation and Q&A

Hans Leitjens, Exekutiv Direktor, Frontex

09:35 Discussion: Integrated cooperation between European safety authorities

Chair: Dr. Eva-Charlotte Proll, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Behörden Spiegel

  • Oliver Huth*, State Office of Criminal Investigation of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Dr. Sebastian Trautmann, Senior Public Prosecutor, European Public Prosecutor‘s Office, Cologne Office
  • Andreas Holzer*, General Direktor, BKA Austria

10:50 Partner presentation

N.N., AKKODIS
11:05 Coffee break & networking

11:40 Partner presentation

N.N., Secusmart

11:55 Presentation of the Police Work of the Future Award 2024

Chair. Jürgen Hohnen, State Secretary ret.

Brief presentation of the award-winning works (Photo session)

12:35 Debate: „Migration, Integration, Border Security“

Chair: Dr. Eva-Charlotte Proll, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Behörden Spiege

Keynote: Michael Spindelegger, Director General of the International Center for Migration Policy Development, Former Foreign Minister and Vice-Chancellor, Austria

  • Hans Leitjens, Executive Director, Frontex
  • Isabell Schmitt-Falckenberg, Head of the Federal Police Department at the BMI
  • Gregor Lange, Chief of Police, Dortmund Police Headquarters

13:35 Lunch break & networking

15:00 Panels III

  • Panel 3.1: New forensic methods in police work
  • Panel 3.2: Cannabis: New edition of the Evolution Cannabis Act
  • Panel 3.3: Clans: Structures, internal views and threat scenarios
  • Panel 3.4: Secure European Championships – or – organizational and technical solutions
  • Panel 3.5: Democratic police force
  • Panel 3.6: Communication and transformation in police work
  • Panel 3.7: Europe on the road to Vision Zero: Best practices for optimizing traffic monitorin
  • Panel 3.8: OSINT – Social Network Monitoring
  • Panel 3.9: Cyber-Forensics
  • Panel 3.10: Crime without victims – Illicit financial flows
  • Panel 3.11: Cloud – Solution for the Police

16:30 End of the congress

1.1 Women in management positions

Chair: Dr. Eva-Charlotte Proll, Editor-in-chief and publisher, Behördenspiegel

  • Alexandra Dorndorf, Chief of Police, Münster Police Headquarters
  • Dr. Daniela Lesmeister, State Secretary, Ministry of the Interior NRW
  • Helen Albrecht, Head of the Central Administration Department, BKA
  • Prof. Dr. Andrea Fischbach, DHPol
  • Axel Brockmann*, State Police Commissioner Hanover
  • Erika Krause-Schöne, Police union (GdP)
  • N.N., Congress partner

1.2 AI in the processing of mass data by the criminal investigation department

Chair: Dr. Markus Hellenthal DirBPol a.D., Senior Vice President Materna Public Sector Strategic Development

  • Bodo Koch, Vice President of the Hessian Police Headquarters for Technology
  • Prof Dr Dirk Labudde, Professor of General and Digital Forensics at Mittweida University of Applied Sciences, member of the BDK Scientific Advisory Board
  • Matthias J. Szymansky, Senior Solution Manager AI & Data Economics, Materna
  • Dirk Peglow, Federal Chairman, State Chairman Hesse, Association of German Criminal Investigators
  • N.N., FuturLab
  • Dr. Benjamin Karer, Executive Consultant, CGI
  • N.N., empolis

1.3 Sustainability of public-private partnership in public security

Chair: Prof. Dr. Gabriele Jacobs, Erasmus University, Rotterdam

  • Massimo Fattori, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Dr. Daniel Trottier, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Stanislavs Seiko, Riga Municipal Police
  • Monica Diniz, Lisbon Municipal Police/Lisbon Municipality
  • Richard Stones, Crime Prevention through Environmental Design, United Kingdom
  • Boguslawa Motylska, Crime Prevention through Environmental Design, United Kingdom
  • N.N., Congress partner

1.4 Child sexual abuse (CSA crimes): future challenges

Chair: Jesus Lira Calvo, Secretary General CESP

Impulse: Ricardo Valadas, President CESP

  • Alicia Malo, Spanish National Police, Head of the DCI, Member of the Interpol Executive Committee
  • Guillermo Galarza, ICMEC
  • María Eira, UN
  • Jürgen Ebner, Deputy Executive Director of Europol, Governance Directorate
  • N.N., chainalysis
  • N.N., Congress partner

1.5 Establishing and securing rule of law structures in Ukraine

Chair: Stefan Schwarz, Criminal Director, State Office for Basic and Further Training, North Rhine-Westphalia

Participants: Stefano Tomat, Managing Director EEAS CPCC, Civilian Operations Commander

  • Dr. Volker Jacoby, European Centre of Excellence for Civilian Crisis Management; Berlin
  • Dr. Andreas Wittkowsky, Center for International Peace Operations, Berlin

1.6 Success factors and pitfalls in IT projects: From legally compliant procurement to effective project implementation

Chair: Dr Stefan Mager, specialist lawyer for public procurement law, Supervisory Board, Luther

  • Dirk Kunze, Head of Cybercrime Investigations, State Office of Criminal Investigation NRW
  • Tobias Osseforth, Specialist lawyer for public procurement law, Partner, Luther
  • Christian Kuss, Attorney at Law, Luther
  • Caroline Ackermann, Attorney at Law, Counsel, Luther

1.7 Leadership challenges in times of generational change

Chair: Carsten Rose, Director of the Police Academy of Lower Saxony

  • Michael Wilksen, State Police Director, Schleswig-Holstein State Police Office, Head of the Leadership Working Group of the IMK‘s UA FEK
  • Jennifer Otto, Federal Youth Chairwoman of the Police Union, young police manager, Rhineland-Palatinate
  • Dr. Martin Mauri, Academic Director, Head of Social Sciences/Leadership Studies, Lower Saxony Police Academy
  • Heiko Theiser, Colonel, Commander of the Bundeswehr School for Military Police and Staff Service
  • Christoph Klettke, Colonel, Vienna Provincial Police Directorate, Head of a City Police Command, Austria
  • Marco Meißner, Organizational Psychologist, Transformation & Leadership Expert, Capgemini Invent

1.8 Messaging & Collaboration: Digital strategy for the European Championship 2024

This forum will be organised by our congress partner Stashcat.
Further information on the speakers will follow shortly!

1.9 Security vs. freedom - What the use of video technology can achieve in the fight against crime and where the legal limits lie

Chair: Anne-Marie Karam, Senior Associate, PwC

  • Dr. Wolfgang ZInk, Partner, PwC
  • Dagmar Hartge, Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und für das Recht auf Akteneinsicht, Land Brandenburg
  • Hagen Husgen, Polizeihauptkommissar und Bundesschriftführer im Vorstand der Gewerkschaft der Polizei

1.10 OSINT - Research and Information

Chair: Dr Alana Gramm, Competence Centre Internet and Operational IT, Coordination OSINT Analysis, Berlin State Office of Criminal Investigation

  • Serdar Günal Rütsche, Lieutenant, Zurich Cantonal Police, Head of Cybercrime
  • Louis Jarvers, P20 programme, Federal Ministry of the Interior and for Homeland Affairs
  • Chiara Knöpfle*, Berlin State Office of Criminal Investigation, OSINT Analysis
  • KHK Thomas Wehlte*, Hamburg Police, AK 34 – General Specialist Training OSINT and Digital Traces
  • N.N., Maltego
  • N.N., Tadaweb
  • N.N., cobwebs

1.11 Digitalization in traditional organizations

Chair: Frank Jacobsen, Vice President Public Sector & Health, Capgemini

  • Thomas Berger, Chief of Police Police Technology, Logistics and Service Department (PTLS Pol), Baden-Württemberg
  • Sir Darren Scates*, CTO of the Metropolitan Police of London (Scotland Yard)
  • Sven Müller*, Chief Police Director, Head of CIO, Baden-Württemberg Police
  • Joop van der Born*, CTO, Politie Netherlands

2.1 Partnerpanel

This forum will be organised by our congress partner. Further information on the speakers will follow shortly!

2.2 When police work and private life merge – Can and will thepolice keep up with work-life blending?

Chair: Franz Semling, Chief of Police, Freiburg Police Headquarters

  • Marius Weyermann, Commander, Head of the Zurich Cantonal Police
  • Daniela Glück, Personal Assistant to the Chief of Police Freiburg
  • Yvonne Tamborini, Erste Polizeihauptkommissarin, Leiterin Digitale Kommunikation, Polizei Berlin
  • Monique Pilgrimm, Kriminalhauptkommissarin, Leiterin Social Media Management, Polizei Berlin
  • Sven Steffes-Holländer, Chief Physician, Heiligenfeld Clinic Berlin
  • N.N., Congress partner

2.3 Knife attacks – acts, perpetrators and concepts

Chair: Rüdiger Wollgramm, Former Chief Police Director

  • Alexander Dierselhuis, Chief of Police, Duisburg
  • Elena Rausch, Ref. iur., Criminological Center Berlin Police, LKA, FüD POD (Prevention Victim Protection Diversion)
  • Karina Haß, Berlin Police, LKA, FüD POD (Prevention Victim Protection Diversion)
  • Gordon Roloff, Berlin Police, Police Section 51, Prevention Team
  • Boris Vieten, State Criminal Police Office of North Rhine-Westphalia, Department 31 – Crime Analysis, KURS NRW, Operative Case Analysis
  • N.N., Congress partner
  • N.N., Congress partner

2.4 Internal security through cooperation

Chair: Britta Zur, Alderwoman for Ordner, Citizen Services and Sports

  • Dr. Nathalie Hirschmann, Sociologist, criminologist, behavior and communication trainer
  • Holger Körber, Head of the General Administration and Regulatory Affairs Department, Public Order Office of the City of Düsseldorf
  • Dominique Lapprand*, Experte für den Sicherheitssektor, Polizeibeamter ret., Gendamerie
  • N.N., esri
  • N.N., Congress partner
  • N.N., Congress partner

2.5 Digital transformation processes in the police

Chair: Thomas Berger, Chief of Police PTLS POL, Baden-Württemberg

  • Darren Scates*, CTO of the Metropolitan Police of London (Scotland Yard)
  • Sven Müller*, Chief Police Director, Head of CIO, BW
  • Bodo Koch*, Police Director, Head of Innovation Hub, Hesse
  • Dr. Stefanie Hinz, State Police Commissioner BW
  • N.N., Element
  • Stefan Böhm, Director of Public Administration, Bundesdruckerei
  • Dennis Dederichs, IT Transformation Director, | BTS – Business & Technology Solutions, Capgemini

2.6 Cyberwarfare through AI-driven cyber-crime attacks – what does the EU AI Act has to offer?

Chair: Katharina Sook Hee Koch, BSI – Cybersecurity for companies – 40 DAX

  • Armin Fleischmann, Brigadier General, Deputy Head of CIT BMVg
  • Dr. Gerhard Schabhüser, Vicepresident, BSI
  • Dr. Regine Grienberger, Cyberambassador, Federal Foreign Office
  • Winfried Karl, President ZITIS
  • Dr. Ole Diehl*, Vice-President, BND
  • Andreas Stenger, President LKA BW
  • Sean Simon*, CEO, QNtrol

2.7 Secure mobile Communication

Chair: Dr. Barbara Held, Behörden Spiegel

  • Michaël Sterckx*, Communication Manager, ASTRID
  • Georg Ringmayr*, Senior Ministerial Counsellor, Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior, for Sport and Integration
  • Dr Günther Welsch, Head of KM Department, BSI
  • Tobias Stepan, Managing Director, N.N., teamwire
  • N.N., Secunet
  • N.N., ISEC7

2.8 Discover the transformative power of mindfulness in the police organization

Chair: Reinhard Renter, Former Chief of Police, Offenburg Police Headquarters

  • Alexander Hobbach, Programme Manager Mindful Leadership & Mindful Practice, Mercedes-Benz
  • Petra Martin, Head of Competence Centre Leadership, Bosch
  • Christop Müller-Höcker, Allianz Group Mindfulness Lead, Allianz

2.9 Cloud Platforms in Cybersecurity: Multi-Agency Perspectives

Chair: Sophie Strecke, Oracle

  • Thomas Caspers, Head of Department Technology Competence Centres, Federal Office for Security and Information Technology
  • Sophie Strecke, German Public Sector ACE Manager, Oracle

2.10 Possible applications of AI for security authorities

Chair: Oskar Neda, Head of Innovation Hub, Police Headquarters Lower Saxony

  • Ivan. L. Martinez, Innovation & Project Management Division, IMPROVE, Valencia Local Police
  • Dr. Daniel Gille, Head of Artificial Intelligence, Agentur für Innovation in der Cybersicherheit
  • N.N., N.N.
  • N.N., Materna
  • N.N., rola
  • PD Dr. habil. Immo Weber, Senior Consultant, adesso

2.11 AI and technology - Malpractice and opportunities

Chair: Barbara Held, Behörden Spiegel

  • Antti Kauppinen*, Finnland, Errilisverkot
  • Renaud Mellies*, France, ACMOSS
  • Cate Walton*, UK, ESN
  • Daniel Haché*, Belgium, Astrid
  • N.N., Hungary, Pro-M
  • N.N., Congress partner
  • N.N., Congress partner
  • N.N., Congress partner

2.12 Cyber attacks on important companies

Chair: Tassilo Singer, ZiTIS

  • Dirk Konze*, LKA NRW
  • Matthias Bölle*, LKA BW
  • Fred-Mario Silberbach, criminal director, Group Leader CC 1, Federal Criminal Police Office
  • N.N., Computacenter
  • N.N., Greenbone
  • N.N., Frequentis

3.1 Partnerpanel

This forum will be organised by our congress partner. Further information on the speakers will follow shortly!

3.2 Cannabis: New edition of the Evolution Cannabis Act

Chair: Hermann-Josef Borjans, EPHK ret., Behörden Spiegel Foundation, Bonn

  • Dirk Peglow, Federal Chairman, BDK
  • Dr. Maria Tödling-Weiss, Stv. Chefärztin, Bundesministerium für Inneres, Österreich
  • Melanie Dolfen*, Owner District Pharmacy Berlin
  • Ingo Wünsch*, Director of the LKA NRW, Düsseldorf
  • N.N., Federal Center for Health Education, Cologne
  • N.N., Cannabis social Club Brühl (Rheinland)
  • N.N., Spectral Engines

3.3 Clans: Structures, internal views and threat scenarios

Chair: Oliver Huth, State Office of Criminal Investigation of North Rhine-Westphalia

  • Dr. Mahmoud Jaraba, Research Fellow, Postdoc, Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe (EZIRE)
  • Dilan Rohde, Lebanese clans from an insider‘s perspective
  • Charlotte Opresnik, Presiding Judge LG Stade
  • Marco Schepers, Company representative for appliance safety, MERKUR SERVICE
  • N.N., Congress partner

3.4 Democratic police Force

Chair: Carsten Rose, Director of the Lower Saxony Police Academy, spokesman for the Conference of Universities and Police Departments

  • Axel Brockmann, State Police Commissioner, Chairman of Working Group II (Internal Security) of the IMK, Lower Saxony Ministry of the Interior and Sport
  • Uni.-Prof. Dr. Anja Schiemann, Professor at the German Police University, Project Manager MEGAVO
  • Christiane von Websky, Head of Participation and Cohesion, MERCATOR Foundation
  • Anne Lepper, Representative of the German-speaking Countries Section at the International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem
  • Bernd Dreier, Chief Superintendent of Police, democracy mentor, staff council member at the Oldenburg police headquarters, chairman of the Oldenburg police union

3.5 Communication and transformation in police work

Further information on the speakers will follow shortly!

3.6 Europe on the road to Vision Zero: Best practices for optimizing traffic monitoring

Chair: Michael Mertens, StV. Federal Chairman, GdP

  • Prof Dr Walter Eichendorf, President, European Transport Safety Council (ETSC)
  • Matthias Emmerich*, Police Councillor, Trier Police Inspectorate
  • Anders Egeskov Knudsen*, Professional secretary, Politiforbundet, Denmark
  • Frank Hellwig, Chief Superintendent of Police, Braunschweig Police Directorate
  • N.N., Congress partner

3.7 OSINT – Social Network Monitoring

Further information on the speakers will follow shortly!

3.8 Cyber-Forensics

Chair: Prof Dr Réné Treibert, Dean, Information Security and Cybercrime, Niederrhein University

  • N.N., N.N.
  • N.N., N.N.
  • N.N., MSAB
  • N.N., Cellebrite
  • N.N., Congress partner

3.9 Crime without victims – Illicit financial flows

Chair: Marco Tripodi, Attaché, Guardia di Finanza

  • Jörg Lehnert, Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises, II E 3 – Money Laundering Supervision/Money Laundering Prevention
  • Col. Gabriele Di Guglielmo, vice head, Nucleo Speciale di Polizia Valutaria
  • Cap. Riccardo Fiore, Servizio Centrale Investigativo contro la Criminalità Organizzata
  • N.N., Materna
  • N.N., Bureau van Dijk

3.10 Cloud – Solution for the Police

Further information on the speakers will follow shortly!

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

* Speaker requested