Panels

19th September, 11:00-12:30 am

Panel A1: Large-scale evacuations
[On the planning challenges of mass evacuations using the example of a NPP accident]
(in Cooperation with Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK))

Forum language: German / English

Moderation: Jens Naumann, Lecturer in the Department of Principles of Civil Protection, Volunteering,
Risk Analysis, Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK)

  • Dr. Stefano Bruno, Head of Department contingency planning, Federal Office for Civil
    Protection BABS, Switzerland
  • Prof. Duncan Shaw, University of Manchester
  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Ruzika, Mathematical Institute, University of Koblenz-Landau
  • Hans Springer, Department Civil Protection and Crisis Management, Ministry of the Interior,
    Digitalisation and Migration Baden-Württemberg

Panel A2: Volunteer Work
(In Cooperation with Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW))

Forum language: German

Moderation: Katrin Klüber, Stabsstelle Beauftragter für das Ehrenamt, Bundesanstalt Technisches
Hilfswerk (THW)

  • Volker Strotmann, Abteilungsleiter Einsatz, Bundesanstalt Technisches Hilfswerk (THW)

Panel A3: Cyber Security
[Role of Aid[Role of Aid Organizations in case of Cyber attacks of federal institutions, critical infrastructure, Black Out]

Forum language: German / English

Moderation: Clemens Binninger MdB, Member of Parliament, German Bundestag

  • Giorgio Ravioli, Scientific Assistant, Federal Office for Civil Protection BABS, Switzerland
  • Sofie Systrom*, Director, Center of Cyber and Information security (CCIS), Norway
  • NN, Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V.

Panel A4: Coordination and Cooperation of emergency forces in case of CBRN

Forum language: German / English

Moderation: Julia Stewart-David*, Head of Unit Civil Protection Policy, Directorate General for
Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO), European Commission

  • Dr. Kai Holtappels, Head of Division Constructive Fire and Explosion Protection Gases, Federal
    Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM)
  • Gerald Scharding, Chief of the National Alarm Center NAZ, Federal Office for Civil Protection
    BABS, Switzerland
  • Dr Herbert Trimbach, Head of Department, Ministry of the Interior and for Municipal Affairs,
    Brandenburg, Chairman of the Working Group V “Firefighting, Rescue, Disaster and Civil
    Defense” of the IMK

Panel A5: The task protection of the armed forces concerning their territorial tasks
[proportion of the German Army in disaster situations, GETEX 2017 and G20]
(in Cooperation with the command of territorial tasks of Federal Armed Forces)

Forum language: German

Moderation: Major General Jürgen Knappe, Commander, Command Territorial Tasks of the German Federal Army

  • Wolfgang Burzer, Legal Adviser and Military Discipline Lawyer, Command Territorial Tasks of
    the German Federal Army
  • Colonel (GS) Raynald Droz, Chief Operationen, CHE Army Staff
  • Lieutenant Colonel Dietmar Henke, Mission Inland, Command Territorial Tasks of the German
    Federal Army

19th September, 15:30-17:00 pm

Panel B1: Tunnel Safety

Forum language: German / English

Moderation: Dr. Jürgen Krieger, Director and Professor, Dept. of Bridges and Civil Engineering, Federal
Highway Research Institute

  • Andreas Klupsch*, Deputy Head, Airport Fire Brigade Berlin Brandenburg
  • Branddirektor Dr Stefan Krausbar, Head of Department “Traffic Routes and Facilities”, Austrian Federal Fire Brigade Association and deputy Head of the Fire Brigade Linz
  • Fabrizio Lasia, Cdt Centro d’intervento del San Gottardo, Base logistica dell’esercito, Switzerland

Panel B2: Mobile Power Supply and Water Treatment
(in Cooperation with “The European – Security and Defence Union”)

Forum language: German / English

Moderation: Ulf Langemeier, Head of the Conductive bar, Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW)

  • Richard Brewin*, Project Officer Energy, European Defence Agency (EDA)
  • Dr. Patrick Marcus, executive Head of Technical Sales, Training & Service, Kärcher Futuretech GmbH
  • Susanne Michaelis*, Officer Environment and Smart Energy, Energy Security Section, Emerging Security Challenges Division (ESCD), NATO
  • Martin Schuster, Head CrossPower, Pfisterer Holding AG

Panel B3: Civil Communication (Fire Brigade Panel)

Forum language: German

Moderation: Jochen Stein, Head of Fire Brigade of Bonn, Chairman of the Working Group of  the Fire Brigades Germany

  • Nathalie Shopp, Subproject Leader Warning effectiveness/ Psychosocial Crisis Management, Project Warning the population, BBK
  • Dr. Olive Emil Wetter, Head of Project Alertswiss, Federal Office for Civil Protection BABS, Switzerland

Panel B4: Exercises – virtual, multinational, cooperative

Forum language: German

Moderation: Dr. Hans-Walter Borries, Institute Director, FIRMITAS Institute for Economic and Security Studies

  • Commander Senior Grade Prof. Frank Reininghaus, University Bremerhaven, former director of the Master’s program Integrated Safety and Security Management (ISSM), Head of the founding phase of the Institute for Physical Protection, Security and Security of Critical Infrastructures (IP²S²KI)
  • NN, Fire Brigade
  • NN, THW

20th September, 10.30–12.00 am

Panel C1: Research for civil security – Hightech for rescuers
(in Cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF))

Forum language: German

Moderation: Dr. Andreas Hoffknecht, Project Manager of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research –
Programme “Research fort Civil Security”, VDI Technologiezentrum GmbH

  • Dr. Michael Czaplik, Project “Audivisual Medical Information Technology in Complex Areas of Application (Audime)”, University Hospital RWTH Aachen
  • Robin Marterer, Project “Crisis Simulation fort the cooperation of emergency services and the population (TEAMWORK)”, University of Paderborn

Panel C2: Hanno-Peter-Award of the DGKM
(in Cooperation with the German Society of Disaster Medicine (DGKM) e.V.)

Forum language: German

Moderation: Prof. Dr. med. Leo Latasch, President, German Society of Disaster Medicine (DGKM) e.V.

  • Dr.-Ing. Florian Brauner, Cologne
  • Alexandra Nipko, Berlin
  • Vincent Patrick Thies, Berlin
  • Dr. Robert Wunderlich M.SC (EMDM), Tübingen

Panel C3: Drones and Roboter
[Potentials of robots in 20 years, change of the aviation regulation, rights and liability for the use of drones]

Forum language: German / English

Moderation: MDir Gerold Reichle*, Head of Department Aerospace, Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure

  • Prof. Dr. Alin Albu-Schäffer*, Institute for Robotics and Mechatronics, German Aerospace Center DLR
  • Brandoberrat Andreas Sirtl, Fire Brigade Berlin
  • Dr. Katrin Vierhuß-Schloms*, Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW)

Panel C4: Aid remains exciting
[Types of Aid (temporary, personal topics selected), added value of aid, demography, public perception]

Forum language: German / English

Moderation: Peter-Michael Kessow, President, DLRG State Association Brandenburg e.V.

  • Lieutenant Colonel Dr Claus Gattermann, Command of territorial tasks of the German Federal Army
  • Christian Herrmann, CEO, Dr. Herrmann Group
  • Hans-Herrmann Höltje, Technical Director in the Bureau of the DLRG
  • Daniel Kurth, MP Brandenburg and THW-Spokesman Brandenburg

20th September, 13.00–14.30 pm

Panel D1: Care responsibilities in case of mass casualty incident in the view of crisis medicine
(in Cooperation with the German Society of Disaster Medicine (DGKM) e.V.)

Forum language: German / English

Moderation: Doctor a.D. Ulrich Grüneisen, President of the European Council of Disaster Medicine (ECDM), Vice President, German Society of Disaster Medicine (DGMKM) e.V.

  • Michael Schnatz, Head of the Department of Civil Protection in the Federal Association of the Workers’ Samaritan Federation Germany e.V.
  • Jürgen Schreiber, Secretary General, German Society of Disaster Medicine (DGKM) e.V., Boardmember ECDM
  • Peter Waterstraat, Health Department of Frankfurt a.M., Head of the working group PSNV of the German Society of Disaster Medicine (DGKM) e.V.

Panel D2: Crisis Information and Communication

Forum language: German

Moderation: NN

  • NN

Panel D3: CBRN – Protection and Decontamination
(in Cooperation witht “The European – Security and Defence Union”)

Forum language: German / English

Moderation: Philippe Quevauviller*, European Commission

  • Dr. Markus Hellmuth, Product Manager CBRN Protection Systems, Kärcher Futuretech GmbH
  • Daniel Jordi, Head of Department CBRN Protection, LABOR Spiez, Federal Office for Civil Protection BABS, Switzerland
  • Sebastian Meyer-Plath*, General Manager Detection Division, Burker Leipzig
  • Jean-Paul Monet*, Group leader, fire brigade and rescue (SDIS) of the department Bouches du Rhones, France
  • Panakotis Kikiras*, Project Offiver CBRN, European Defence Agency (EDA)

Panel D4: Education and training in Civil Protection – Basis for competent action

Forum language: German

Moderation: Thomas Mitschke, Head of Department, Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK)

  • Michael Bräuer, School Management, Fire Brigade School Würzburg
  • Dr. Roland Demke, Principal of the Fire Brigade School Würzburg
  • Harald Müller, Head of the THW School
  • Urs Schneiter, Head of Training department, Federal Office for Civil Protection BABS, Switzerland
  • Leander Strate, Head of Department Civil Protection, Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V.

*= Speaker requested