Tuesday, 21 February 2017

07:30 Opening of the Exhibition / Registration

08:45 Opening of the 20th European Police Congress, R. Uwe PROLL, Editor-in-Chief, Behörden Spiegel


09:00 A strong state for a strong Europe, Dr Thomas DE MAIZIÈRE, Federal Minister of the Interior, Federal Republic of Germany

09:30 Ensuring an open, mobile and secure Europe, Dimitris AVRAMOPOULOS, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, European Commission

10:00 Terrorism and  crime – Europe’s  jihadists and their criminal past, Prof Dr Peter NEUMANN, OSCE-Special Representative of the Chairperson-in-Office on the Fight against Radicalization & Director, International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence, King’s College London

10:30 Industry Partnerships for a Safer Europe, Jamie Wylly, General Manager, Worldwide Public Safety and National Security, Microsoft

11:00 Coffee Break

11:15 Panel (1A – 1H)

  • 1A: Border Security
  • 1B: Intelligent traffic monitoring as a contribution to internal security
  • 1C: Big Data
  • 1D: Criminalistics 2.0
  • 1E: Mobile organised crime groups
  • 1F: Facial Recognition
  • 1G: Partnerships against the financial sources of organized crime
  • 1H: Future digital platforms for a success police work: public, private and hybrid cloud computing

12:45 Lunch

14:15 Community Policing

Chair: Ansgar HEVELING, MP, Chairman of the Committee on Internal Affairs, CDU/CSU parliamentary Group, German Bundestag

  • Pieter-Jaap AALBERSBERG, Chief of police, Nationale Politie, Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • Hubertus ANDRÄ, Commissioner of the Police Headquarters Munich, Federal Republic of Germany
  • Dr. Sebastian DENEF, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft e.V.
  • Klaus KANDT, Chief of the Berlin police, Federal Republic of Germany
  • General Karl MAHRER, Deputy State Commissioner, Vienna State Police, Republic of Austria
  • Jürgen MATHIES, Police commissioner, police Cologne, Federal Republic of Germany

15:15 Body-Worn-Video, Adrian HUTCHINSON, Superintendent, Metropolitan Police Service, United Kingdom

15:35 Coffee Break

15:45 Panel (2A – 2H)

  • 2A: Smart Policing
  • 2B: CCTV – Monitoring of public spaces
  • 2C: Violence against law-enforcement agents
  • 2D: IT-Security
  • 2E: Passenger Name Records (PNR) to combat terrorism and organised crime
  • 2F: Information Exchange – Using of SIENA in Police and Customs Cooperation Centres (PCCC)
  • 2G: Enabling Interoperability to Enhance Cross-Border Cooperation amongst Law Enforcement Authorities
  • 2H: Terrorism: an Israeli response

17:15 Coffee Break

17:30 Prison – A Possible Component in Terror? Lt.Gen. (ret.) Orit ADATO, International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT)

18:00 Blockchain – Hype or Perspective?, Bernd BAPTIST, Head of Consulting Public Sector CEE, CSC Deutschland GmbH

18:20 Future of Europe: without borders?

Chair: R. Uwe PROLL, Editor-in-Chief, Behörden Spiegel

  • Michèle CONINSX, President, The European Union’s Judicial Cooperation Unit (EUROJUST), European Union
  • Krum GARKOV, Executive Director, European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA)
  • Nicoletta DELLA VALLE, Director, Federal Office of Police fedpol, Swiss Confederation
  • MMag. Konrad KOGLER, Director General for Public Security, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Republic of Austria
  • Fabrice LEGGERI, Executive Director, European Border and Coast Guard Agency Borders (FRONTEX), European Union
  • Guenther SABLATTNIG, Adviser of the EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator, European Union

19:15 Buffet and Networking


Wednesday, 22 February 2017

07:30 Opening of the Exhibition / Registration

08:30 Programme continues

08:40 Opening speech of the 2nd Congress Day, Dr Hans-Georg MAAßEN, President, Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), Federal Republic of Germany

09:10 Ballistic head protection for police officers in patrol duty. Special requirements – oppertunies and limits, Alexander SCHARPENACK, ULBRICHTS Witwe GmbH

09:30 Debate: Germany, France – Europe’s common concepts against cyber attacks

Chair: Dr August HANNING, State Secretary and President of the Federal Intelligence Service (BND) (ret.), programme and Editorial Board, Behörden Spiegel

  • Guillaume POUPARD, Director General, National Cybersecurity Agency of France
  • Arne SCHÖNBOHM, President, Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), Federal Republic of Germany

10:10 Face Recognition without faces – future of face recognition for public safety, Akif EKIN, President, Ekin Technology

10:30 Coffee Break

11:10 Award Ceremony for the “Zukunftspreis Polizeiarbeit 2017”

11:30 Discussion of the Ministers of the Interior/Senators

Chair: R. Uwe PROLL, Editor-in-Chief, Behörden Spiegel

  • Andreas GEISEL, Senator for Interior and Sports, Berlin
  • Joachim HERRMANN, Bavarian State Minister of the Interior, for Building and Transport
  • Ralf JÄGER, Minister for Home Affairs and Local Government, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Boris PISTORIUS, Minister of the Interior, Lower Saxony
  • Dr Holger POPPENHÄGER, Minister of the Interior, The Free State of Thuringia
  • Holger STAHLKNECHT, Minister of the Interior and Sports Facilities, Saxony-Anhalt
  • Mag Wolfgang SOBOTKA, Federal Minister for the Interior, Republic of Austria

12:30 Police communication in times of WhatsApp and others, Andreas NOACK, CEO, heinekingmedia GmbH/stashcat

12:50 Lunch

14:30 Panel (3A – 3F)

  • 3A: International Police Missions
  • 3B: Predictive Analytics
  • 3C: Digital Criminalistic
  • 3D: Electronic Processing of Justice
  • 3E: Equipment for the police
  • 3F: Cognitive Systems – Opportunities and Risks for Police work 2020?
  • 3G: Innovative solutions to combat smuggling and counterfeiting
  • 3H: Secure Mobile Communication

16:00 Coffee Break

16:30 Targeting Terrorist financing (Daesh), Uwe G. KRANZ, Behörden Spiegel Terrorism Expert

17:00 End of conference, R. Uwe PROLL, Editor-in-Chief, Behörden Spiegel

Chair: Brigadier General (rtd.) Reimar SCHERZ, Programme and Editor Board of the Behörden Spiegel

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