7:30 Opening of the Exhibition / Registration / Welcome Coffee

09:00 Welcome to the Congress

Christoph Flury, Deputy Director of the Federal Office of Civil Protection (BABS) Switzerland, President of the Congress 2019 & R. Uwe Proll, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Behörden Spiegel

09:15 Opening Speech

Svenja Schulze*, Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Federal Republic of Germany

09:45 Models for mutual civil protection assistance

Raed Arafat, State Secretary, Ministry of Internal Affairs of Romania

10:15 Research for Civil Security

N.N., Federal Ministry of Education and Research

10:45

Franz-Josef Hammerl, Director-General, Directorate-General KM Crisis Management and Civil Protection, German Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Building and Community

11:15 Coffee break

11.45 Panel – Session 1

  • 1A: Impacts of climate change: droughts & forest fires
  • 1B: Operations in case of CBRN-hazards: training, practice, operational tactics
  • 1C: Logistic in Disaster Medicine I
  • 1D: Constructional Protection

13:15 Lunch

14:30 Panel – Session 2

  • 2A: Areas and possibiliies for practice for security authorities
  • 2B: Digitisation: Challenges and opportunities for civil protection
  • 2C: Logistic in Disaster Medicine II
  • 2D: Civil protection: modern equipment

16:00 Coffee break

16:30 Climate Change and Water

Henriette Geiger, Director, People and Peace, Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO), European Commission

17:00 Outlook: how will the European climate evaluate in the future?

Tobias Fuchs, Head of Unit Climate and Environment Consultancy, Deutscher Wetterdienst

17:20 DEBATE: The adaptability of the European disaster management to the climate change

Chair: Marian Wendt*, CDU/CSU-parliamentary group, German Bundestag

  • Albrecht Broemme, President, Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW)
  • Angelo Borrelli*, Head of Department, Department of Civil Protection Italy
  • Dan Eliasson*, Director General, Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency
  • Johannes Luchner*, Director for Emergency Management and rescEU, Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, European Commission

18:30 Hanno-Peter-Award

awarded by Prof Dr med Leo Latasch, President, German Society of Disaster Medicine e.V
18:45 Buffet and Networking
7:30 Opening of the Exhibition / Registration / Welcome Coffee

8:55 Preparation and Crisis Management of Urban Parades and Demonstration Marches with High Conflict Potential

Général Marc Watin-Augouard*, Centre de Recherche de L’École des Officiers de la Gendarmerie Nationale

9:25 Congress partner

9:45 DEBATE: Protection of mass events

Chair:

  • Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Fiedrich, Public Safety and Emergency Management; Wuppertal University
  • Dirk Fleischer, Managing director Operations, DB Sicherheit GmbH
  • Dr Johannes Richert*, Deputy General Secretary and Head of the National Relief Society, German Red Cross
  • Jochen Stein, Chair of Working Community of the Head of Professional Fire Brigade Germany, Head of the Fire Department Bonn
  • Général Marc Watin-Augouard*, Centre de Recherche de L’École des Officiers de la Gendarmerie Nationale

10:30 Coffee break

11:00 Panel – Session 3

  • 3A: Artificial intelligence: an instrument for disaster management?
  • 3B: Video Surveillance as contribution for safety
  • 3C: Research for Civil Security

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Panel – Session 4

  • 4A: Protection of critical infrastructure
  • 4B: How do I save volunteering?
  • 4C: Hanno-Peter-Preis

15:00 Coffee break

15:15 DEBATE: Territorial Hub – architecture for a common situation

Introduction: Major General Carsten Breuer, Commander, Command Territorial Tasks of the German Federal Army

  • Nacira Boulehouat*, Head of B/2 Prevention and Disaster Risk Management, Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, European Commission
  • Christoph Flury*, Deputy Director of the Federal Office of Civil Protection (BABS) Switzerland

16:15 End of congress
contemporaneous panels 27th August 2019, 11:45 – 13:15

Panel 1A - Impacts of climate change: droughts & forest fires

Panel 1B - Operations in case of CBRN-hazards: training, practice, operational tactics

Panel 1C - Logistic in Disaster Medicine I

Panel 1D - Constructional Protection

contemporaneous panels 27th August 2019, 14:30 – 16:00

Panel 2A - Areas and possibilities for practice for security authorities

Panel 2B - Challenges and opportunities for civil protection

Panel 2C - Logistic in Disaster Medicine II

Panel 2D - Civil protection: modern equipment

contemporaneous panels 28th August 2019, 11:00 - 12:30

Panel 3A - Artificial intelligence: an instrument for disaster management?

Panel 3B - Video Surveillance as contribution for safety

Panel 3C - Research for Civil Security

contemporaneous panels 28th August 2019, 13:30 - 15:00

Panel 4A - Protection of critical infrastructure

Panel 4B - How do I save volunteering?

Panel 4C - Hanno-Peter-Award

Chair of the congress: Rainer Schwierczinski, President, THW-Landeshelfervereinigung NRW e.V.

*Speaker requested