Tuesday, 19th February 2019


07:30

Opening of the Exhibition / Registration

08:45

Opening of the 22nd European Police Congress, R. Uwe Proll, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Behörden Spiegel

09:00

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

09:30

Wolfgang Sobotka, President of the National Council, Republic Austria

10:00

Viorica Dancila*, Prime Minister, Romania

10:30

Artificial intelligence - search for orientation in uncharted territories
Andreas Kleinknecht, Senior Director of the Public Sector division, Member of the executive board of Microsoft Deutschland GmbH

11:00

Coffee Break

11:45

Panel session 1

Panel 1A - Border security: smart borders and identity management

Chair: Matthias Seeger, President (rtd.), Federal Police Central Office

  • Simon Dufaut, Regional Sales Manager | Public Security Division, IDEMIA
  • Kai Hartmann, Senior Consultant for digital policing, Capgemini
  • Alois Mannichl, Head of the Bavarian border police
  • Günther Mull, CEO, DERMALOG
  • Prof Dr. Zulima Sánchez, Fakultät Rechtswissenschaften, Universität Salamanca
Panel 1B - Big Data at the police

Chair: Dieter Schürmann, Police General Director of Investigation, Ministry of the Interior of North Rhine-Westphalia

  • Jochen Dahlke, Director of Big Data, Central Office for Information Technology in the Security Sector
  • Dominik Kumer, Disy Informationssysteme GmbH
  • Fabian Schladitz, Head of CoE Artificial Intelligence, Capgemini
  • Dr. Thomas Schweer, Head of Research Group, Rhine Ruhr Institute for social research and policy consulting, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Dr. Álvaro Ortigosa, Head of the Institute for Forensic and Security Sciences, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Panel 1C - Organised crime: economy & finances

Chair: Sebastian Fiedler, State Chairman North Rhine-Westphalia, Bund Deutscher Kriminalbeamter

  • Fabian Mazza, Global Head of Government and Public Sector, Bureau van Dijk - A Moody‘s Analystics Company
  • Frederic Pierson, Head of the criminal assets bureau (ECAB), European Police Office (Europol)
  • Raluca Alexanda Pruna, Head of Unit Financial crime, Directorate-General Justice and Consumers (JUST), European Commission
  • N.N., IBM
Panel 1D - Cybercrime: current phenomena and challenges

Chair: Markus Koths, Head of the Cybercrime Unit, Federal Criminal Police (BKA)

  • Michael Kranawetter, National Security Officer, Microsoft Deutschland GmbH
  • Ramon Mörl, Managing director, itWatch GmbH
  • Roland Schmidt, Schönhofer Sales and Engineering GmbH
  • Alexander Seger, Head of the Cybercrime Division of the Council of Europe
  • Egidija Versinskiene, Director, Lithuanian Cybercrime Centre of Excellence for Training, Research and Education
Panel 1E - The importance of of road safety for combating crime (Panel in cooperation with Deutsche Polizeigewerkschaft)

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

  • Wolfgang Lang, Head of Sales POLISCAN Germany, VITRONIC
  • Benjamin Michael-Lohs, eso
  • Volker Orben, Chief Superintendent, TISPOL
  • Stefan Pfeiffer, Traffic police inspection Feucht, Police Bayern
  • Rico Reuschel, Federal Police District Office Dresden
  • Dietmar Schwalm, Sensys Gatso Deutschland
Panel 1F - The future programme for the German Police: Police 2020

Chair: Andreas Lezgus, Head of the Police 2020 Programme

  • Gerald Eder, Coordinator of the Federal and federal state co-operation
  • Stefan Jordan, Head of department 1 of the police 2020 programme, Bundeskriminalamt
Panel 1G - Police transaction processing – next Generation

Chair: Dieter Schneider, President (rtd.), State Office of Criminal Investigation Baden-Württemberg

  • Rainer Hauser, State Office of Criminal Investigation Baden-Württemberg
  • Volker Poeche, Senior Project Manager Public Sector – Homeland Security, Sopra Steria
  • Klaus Teufele, Head of unit I, Bavarian State Office of Criminal Investigation
  • Josef Wittmann, Business Architect, SAP

13:15

Lunch

14:40

Border Security in Europe

Chair: Fritz Rudolf Körper, State Secretary (ret.)

  • Prefect Massimo Bontempi*, Director, Central Directorate for Immigration and Border Police, Italian Republic
  • Fernand Gontier*, Director DC PAF, French Republic
  • Adrian Popescu*, General Inspector of the Border Police, Romania
  • Tomasz Praga*, Straz Graniczna, Republic of Poland
  • Dr. Dieter Romann, President, Federal Police Headquarters, Federal Republic of Germany
  • Police Lieutenant General Zacharoula Tsirigoti*, Inspector General for Aliens and Border Protection, Hellenic Police, Greece

15:40

Analytics in investigative work using an example of counter-terrorism

  • Michael Hohensee, Manager Customer Advisory Fraud & Security Intelligence, SAS North EMEA, SAS Deutschland

16:00

Coffee Break

16:15

Panel session 2

Panel 2A - Cybercrime, espionage, economic protection: common challenges for security authorities and the economy

Chair: Florian Lindemann, Head of Cyber Akademie

  • Martin Meints, IT-Security officer, Dataport
  • Patrick Pickel, Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior, for Sport and Integration
  • Dirk Kunze, Cybercrime Competence Center, Head of Department 42, State Office of Criminal Investigations North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Jan Lindner, Vice President Northern Continental Europe, Panda Security
  • Chris Meidinger, Sales Engineer DACH, CrowdStrike
Panel 2B - Violence against police officers

Chair: Dr. Sebastian Söllner, Senate Chancellery , The Governing Mayor of Berlin

  • Christian Scherf, Country Manager Deutschland, Axon Public Safety Germany SE
  • Dietmar Schilff, Deputy national chairman, State ChairmanLower Saxony, Gewerkschaft der Polizei
  • Sven Steffes-Holländer, Chefarzt, Heiligenfeld Klinik Berlin
  • Benjamin Strasser, MP, FDP-parliamentary group, German Bundestag
  • Niklas Wiese, 3M
  • Lothar Schuster, Strategic Account Manager International, Ulbrichts GmbH
Panel 2C - Secure Mobile Communication

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

  • Dee Collins*, Chief Constable, West Yorkshire Police
  • Oliver Harzheim, Chief Security Officer (CSO), Vodafone GmbH
  • Andreas Noack, CEO, stashcat GmbH
  • Michael Herman Wolf, Sales manager DACH, Airbus Defence and Space, Secure Land Communications
  • Bernhard Klinger, Vice President Business Development, Hytera Mobilfunk GmbH
Panel 2D - Future police officer

Chair: Bernd Heinen, Commissioner of the State Police Service , Ministry of the Interior North Rhine- Westphalia

  • Sven Hallbauer, Head of Public Sales, Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity
  • Dr. Torsten Holleck*, Head of the police unit, Ministery of the Interior, Rural Areas and Integration of Schleswig-Holstein
  • Hagen Husgen, National secretary, State Chairman Saxony, Gewerkschaft der Polizei
  • Marc Schulz, Senior consultant, secunet Security Networks AG
  • Jürgen Wiggering, Disy Informationssysteme GmbH
  • Stefan Böhm, Director Public Administration, Bundesdruckerei GmbH
  • Holger Farnung, Deputy Special Representative of INTERPOL to the European Union
Panel 2E - Electromobility - experiences from the field of police use

Chair: Claudia Puglisi, Head of Department, Central Police Directorate Lower Saxony

  • Alexander Mothes, Volkswagen AG
  • Dr. Kerstin Schmidt, Institute of Automotive Management and Industrial Production, Technische Universität Braunschweig
  • Mathias Schröder, Lower Saxony Ministry for Internal Affairs and Sport
  • Oliver Suckow, Projektleiter lautlos&einsatzbereit, Police department Braunschweig
Panel 2F - Analysis and evaluation of mass data

Chair: Richard Benda, President, Vereinigung Kriminaldienst Republic Austria

  • Till Elborg, sinc
  • Bernhard Sandmaier, Business Development Public Sector Deutschland, Atos
  • Marlies Segers, Client Development Executive, LexisNexis
  • Lukas Schiffer, Key Account Manager Sales Europe, Jenoptik
  • Oscar Wijsman, Big Data, Analytics & Data Science, Politie Netherlands
Panel 2G - Intelligent video analysis as a tool for the police

Chair: Thomas Striethörster, President, Federal Police Division

  • Andreas Beerbaum, CIO, SeeTec GmbH
  • Dr. Jörg Helbig, Director Product Management, Cognitec Systems GmbH
  • Nuno Matos, Inspector-Chefe, Polícia Judiciária
  • Michael O’Connell, VP and Executive Advisor Government and Public Safety, NEC Europe Ltd
  • Thomas Radszuweit, State Office of Criminal Investigation in Hamburg
Panel 2H - Audiovisual interrogation - Challenges, opportunities and risks

(Panel in cooperation with Bund Deutscher Kriminalbeamter)

Moderation: Dirk Peglow, Deputy national chairman, Bund Deutscher Kriminalbeamter

  • Prof. Dr. Katharina Beckemper, Faculty of Law, University Leipzig
  • Mathias Heidtmann, homicide division 2, Police Headquarters Munich
  • Dr. Lennart May, Institute of Forensic Psychiatry, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
  • Michael Marufke, Member of the des IT-Expert Committee, Bund Deutscher Kriminalbeamter

17:45

Coffee Break

18:10

Jan Lindner, Vice President Northern Continental Europe, Panda Security

18:30

Joint Task: Integration

Chair: Souad El Hasnaoui, Staff position integration, Federal City of Bonn

  • Michel Goovaerts, Chief of Police, Brussels Capital Ixelles Police
  • Cordula Heckmann*, Principal, Community school on Campus Rütli
  • Martin Henriksen*, Chairman of the Foreigners‘ Committee, Danish Parliament
  • General (rtd.) Karl Mahrer, MP, Republic Austria
  • Matthias Oel*, Director for Migration, Mobility and Innovation, Directorate-General Migration and Home Affairs (HOME), European Commission
  • Boris Palmer, Lord Mayor, City of Tübingen

19:30

Buffet and Networking


Wednesday, 20th Februar 2019


07:30

Opening of the Exhibition / Registration

08:40

Holger Münch, President, Bundeskriminalamt

09:10

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

09:40

VPAM 3 has been yesterday, VPAM 6 protection for the whole police family

Georg Scharpenack, Managing Director, Ulbrichts Witwe GmbH

10:00

Secrecy vs. public interest - what remains confidential?

Chair: Gerhard Schindler*, President (rtd.), Bundesnachrichtendienst

  • Wilfried Karl, President, Central Office for Information Technology in the Security Sector
  • Georg Mascolo, Head of the Joint Investigative Group of NDR, WDR and Süddeutschen Zeitung
  • Julian Reichelt*, Chairman of the editorchip and editor-inchief, Bild
  • Stephan Mayer, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community
  • Dieter Schürmann, Police General Director of Investigation, Ministry of the Interior of North Rhine-Westphalia

10:45

Messenger as equipment – Lower Saxony and Hesse point the way

Andreas Noack, CEO, stashcat GmbH

11:05

Coffee Break

11:30

Award Ceremony for the “Zukunftspreis Polizeiarbeit 2019“

11:45

Discussion of the Ministers and Senators of the Interior

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

  • Andreas Geisel, Senator for Interior and Sport Berlin
  • Hans-Joachim Grote, Minister of the Interior, Rural Areas and Integration, Schleswig-Holstein
  • Joachim Herrmann, Bavarian State Minister of the Interior and for Integration
  • Boris Pistorius, Lower Saxony Minister of the Interior
  • Herbert Reul, Minister of Home Affairs, North Rhine-Westphalia

12:45

Jan Lindner, Vice President Northern Continental Europe, Panda Security

13:05

Lunch

14:30

Panel session 3

Panel 3A - Equipment: safety, robust

Chair: Bernd Manthey, Commander-in-Chief of the Public Order Support Forces (rtd.)

  • Barbara Arriens, Canon Deutschland GmbH Dr. Jörg Hennemann, Marketing Police, Military & Sport, Schmidt & Bender
  • Gerrit van de Kamp, President, European Police Union
  • Marc Roth, lawyer, Head of product strategy, head of special tasks, Heckler & Koch GmbH
  • Katrin Walter*, Head of Devision B6 Technology and logistics; command, control and operational equipment and supplies, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community
Panel 3B - Video Surveillance of public spaces

Chair and introduction: Thomas Heilmann, MP, CDU/CSU-parliamentary group, German Bundestag, former Senator for Justice and consumer protection Berlin

  • Christian Kaiser, CEO, Copting GmbH
  • Thomas Köber, Chief of police Mannheim
  • Michael Mertens, Deputy national chairman, State Chairman North Rhine-Westphalia, Gewerkschaft der Polizei
  • Frank Salder, Key Account Manager, Dallmeier Electronic GmbH & Co. KG
Panel 3C - Smart Policing: smart police work

Chair: Dennis Gladiator, MdHB, Spokesman on internal affairs, CDU parliamentary group Hamburg
Introduction: Marco Hauprich, Senior Vice President Digital Labs, Deutsche Post

  • Christian Dähn, Area manager Ordnungswesen, DVZ Datenverarbeitungszentrum Mecklenburg- Vorpommern GmbH
  • Sarah Erben, Niederlassungsleiterin Berlin, Valora Consulting GmbH
  • Mathias Schaef, Head of department 3, Federal Police Central Office
  • Timothy Zammit*, Inspector of Police, Cyber Crime Unit, Malta Police Force
Panel 3D - Digital criminalistics

Chair: Dirk Volkland, Director, State Office of Criminal Investigation Brandenburg

  • Gerhard Gunst, Global Key Account Director Immigration & Border Control, Area Sales Manager DACH, MSAB
  • Helena Trolläng*, Director, Swedish National Forensic Centre
  • N.N., Cellebrite
  • N.N., t3K-Forensic
Panel 3E - Artificial intelligence: an instrument for the police?

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

  • Dirk Lageveen, Director Lawful Interception, Central Office for Information Technology in the Security Sector (ZITiS)
  • Rainer Landgraf, Senior Project Manager, datafusion Systems GmbH
  • Emanuele Marcozzi, Pre-Sales Engineer, AREA S.p.A
  • Colonel Patrick Perrot*, Gendarmerie Nationale, France
  • Sebastian Pieper, Sales representative public clients, Oracle Deutschland BV & Co KG
Panel 3F - Intelligence-led Policing

Chair: Nicole Weiß, Deputy head of centre for security research, State Office of Criminal Investigations Baden-Wuerttemberg

  • Christiana Berg*, Chief of police, Central Police Department Lower Saxony (ZPD)
  • Mareike Kortmann, Account Manager Public Safety,, Esri Deutschland GmbH
  • Martin Jess Pilegaard, Head of Strategy and Analysis, Danish National Police
  • Lawrie Elder, Senior Manager, SAS
  • Robert Schwerdtner, Team Lead Innovationmanagement, rola Security Solutions GmbH
Panel 3G - German involvement in the context of international police missions

Chair: Dagmar Busch, Head of Department Federal Police Issues, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community

  • Phillip Bovensiepen, State Office for Education, Training and Personnel Affairs North Rhine-Westphalia
  • André Hesse, Head of Department for International and European Police Cooperation, Federal Police Headquarters
  • Susanne Mittag, MP, SPD Parliamentary Group, German Bundestag
  • Robert Nerud, Head of institute division for police foreign assignments, University of Police Baden- Württemberg
Panel 3H -Migration and diversity – Empirical police research studies (Panel of the DHPol)

Chair: Prof. Dr. Rolf Ritsert, Institute I.2 Business Administration and Police Public Management, German Police University

  • Eva Brauer, Institute III.1 criminology and interdisciplinary crime prevention, German Police University
  • Tamara Dangelmaier, Institute III.1 criminology and interdisciplinary crime prevention, German Police University
  • Anja Rühle, Ministry of the Interior, Digitalisation and Migration Baden-Württemberg
  • Jan Thews, Institute I.3 Organisation and Human Resource Management in the Police, German Police University

16:00

Coffee Break

16:15

Organized crime: Smuggling & human trafficking

Chair: Dr. August Hanning, State Secretary and President of the Federal Intelligence Service (BND) (rtd.), Programme and Editorial Board, Behörden Spiegel

  • Robert Crepinko, Head of the European Migrant Smuggling Center (EMSC), European Police Office (EUROPOL)
  • Andrea Di Nicola, Assistant professor of criminology and scientific coordinator of eCrime - ICT, law & criminology Faculty of Law, University of Trento
  • Peter Henzler, Vice-President, Bundeskriminalamt
  • Frank Hoever, Director, State Office of Criminal Investigations, orth-Rhine Westphalia

17:00

End of Congress, R. Uwe Proll, Editor-in-Chief, Behörden Spiegel


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

*Speaker requested