Panels

PANEL A2: CBRN – Nations / EU procedures versus CoEs – Where are the efforts to undertake and how to procure?

Forum language: German / English

Chair: Hartmut Bühl, Editor in Chief, The European-Security and Defense Union

Introduction: Tristan Simonart, EU Cbrn CoE coordinator, Security, Nuclear safety unit, Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO), European Commission

  • Hussein Al-Harthi, Head of Regional Secretariat in the Gulf Cooperation Countries, UAE
  • Bakhtiyor Gulyamov, Head of Regional Secretariat in Central Asia, Uzbekistan
  • Christian Janke, Supervisor of the reserve and medical staff in the project Isolation Hospital, German Red Cross
  • Marko Milivojevic, Deputy Head of Regional Secretariat, Serbia
  • Colonel Volker Quante, Deputy Director, NATO Joint CBRN Defence Centre of Excellence
  • Mohamed Salami, Head of Regional Secretariat in the African Atlantic Façade, Morocco
  • Danilo Servando, Head of Regional Secretariat in South East Asia, Philippines

PANEL A3: CBRN: Export control of dual use items

Forum language: German / English

Chair and Introduction: Christos Charatsis, Directorate G – Nuclear Security Unit, Joint Research Centre, European Commission

  • Abdullah Alsaleem, National Focal Point, Kuwait
  • Lela Bakanidze, On-Site Technical Assistant for the Regional Secretariat of Central Asia, Georgia
  • Maria Espona, European Commission

PANEL A4: Urban security – Safe City

Forum language: German

Chair: Prof. Dr. Norbert Gebbeken, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Mechanics and Statics, University of the Bundeswehr Munich

  • Katharina Gerlach, Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance
  • Daniel Jordi, Chief Department ABC Protection, Laboratory Spiez, Federal Office of Civil Protection (BABS) Switzerland
  • Dr. Anke Schröder, State Criminal Office Lower Saxony
  • Paul Warnstedt, University of the Bundeswehr Munich

Panel A5: Renaissance of Chemical warfare agents

Forum language: German

Chair: Colonel (medical Corps)(ret.) Ulrich Grüneisen, Vice President of the German Society of Disaster Medicine e.V.

  • Colonel Henry Neumann, Commander, ABC defense command of the Bundeswehr
  • Dr. Timur Flissikowski, Deputy State Preparedness Manager and Specialist Advisor CRBN, German Red Cross
  • Dr. Roman Trebbe , Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK)
  • Stefan Mogl, Chief Department of Chemistry, Deputy Head of Laboratory Spiez, Federal Office of Civil Protection (BABS) Switzerland

PANEL B1: Volunteer work: challenges and chances

Forum language: German / English

Chair: Tanja Knopp, Deputy Federal Director of Preparations, German Red Cross

  • Sascha M. Brennig, Head of EA1, Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW)
  • Prof. Dr. Martin Voss, Head of Disaster Research Center (KFS), Freie Universität Berlin
  • Prof. Hamidreza Khankeh, National Coordinator for Emergency and Disaster health, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Islamic Republic of Iran

PANEL B2: Flood control

Forum language: German / English

Chair: Hans-Hermann Höltje, Vice President, DLRG State Association e.V.

  • Prof. Dr. Peter Fröhle, River and coastal engineering, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
  • Dr. Christian Illing, Project Coordinator DAREnet, Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW)
  • Rolf Warschun, Head of environmental agency, Municipality Magdeburg

PANEL B3: Using of UAVs in civil protection

Forum language: German

Chair: Dr. Michael Judex, Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance and Ulf Langemeier, Head of strategy and research Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW)

  • Tom Griesbeck, Deputy Managing Director of the Bergwacht Bavaria, Representative of the German Red Cross in the steering group “drones in civil  protection” of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Building and Communityarations, German Red Cross
  • Ulf Langemeier, Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW)
  • Robert Grafe, Fire Brigade Dortmund
  • Dr Steven Bayer, Institute of Technical Physics, German Aerospace Center (DLR)

PANEL C1: Autonomous systems and Robotics: on land, in water and the air

Forum language: German / English

Chair: Jean-Paul Monet, Group leader, fire brigade and rescue (SDIS) of the department Bouches du Rhones, France

  • Prof. Dr. Oskar von Stryk, Simulation, Systems Optimization and Robotics Group Department of Computer Science, Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Karsten Göwecke, Permanent Representative of the Fire Brigade Councilor, Fire Department Berlin

PANEL C2: Using of modern staff software and trainings methods

Forum language: German

Chair: Dr. Hans-Walter Borries, Institute Director, Deputy Chair/President of the federal association for the protection of Critical Infrastructure (BSKI) e. V.

  • Alexandra Geckeler, Head of Education and Training, TCRH Training Center Retten und Helfen Mosbach GmbH
  • Benedikt Guss, Fire and Disaster Management, District Osnabrück

PANEL C3: Research for Civil Security

Forum language: German

Chair: Dr. Andreas Hoffknecht, Promoter of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research – Program “Research for Civil Security”, VDI Technologiezentrum GmbH

  • Jens Klare, Fraunhofer FHR
  • Helge Lauterbach, Julius-Maximilians-Universität (JMU)
  • Sebastian Schmitz, TH Köln/University of Applied Sciences

PANEL D1: Critical Infrastructure Protection: IT, traffic and others

Forum language: German / English

Chair: Dr. Hans-Walter Borries, Institute Director, Deputy Chair/President of the federal association for the protection of Critical Infrastructure (BSKI) e. V.

  • Volker Amler, Head of division KM 4, Critical infra- structure protection; protection/security of nuclear installations, facilities andtransports, German Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Building and Community
  • Jennifer Hartmann, AG Interdisziplinäre Sicherheitsforschung, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Dr Martin Zsifkovits, Institute for Theoretical Computer Science, Mathematics and Operations Research, University of the Bundeswehr Munich

PANEL D2: Mastery of special situations

Forum language: German / English

Chair: Jürgen Schreiber, Secretary General, German Society of Disaster Medicine e.V.

  • Nahid Derakshani, CBRN Protection, Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK)
  • Dr. Stefan Poloczek, Medical director of the rescue service, Fire Department Berlin
  • Pascal Rastoul, Senior Segment Marketer, 3M Deutschland GmbH
  • Dr. Julia Sasse, Federal Information Centre for Biological Threats and Special Pathogens, The Robert Koch Institute (RKI)

PANEL D3: Communication with the population: inform, warn, evacuate

Forum language: German

Chair: Marco Feldmann, Behörden Spiegel

  • Prof. Dr. Henning G. Goersch, Akkon-Hochschule für Humanwissenschaften
  • Sascha Zeiger*, Acting medical director of the rescue service of the city of Duisburg
  • Dr. Olive Wetter, Deputy Chief Department of Federal Staff & contingency Planning, Federal Office of Civil Protection (BABS) Switzerland