Congress 2023 / 16th AIF

German Prevention Congress

The 28th German Prevention Congress, including the 16th Annual International Forum (AIF), has taken place on June 12 and 13, 2023. This event was on-site at the Congress Center Rosengarten in Mannheim, Germany. See the Congress programme.

The recordings of the 16th AIF are online and can also be found via our YouTube-Channel: >>Playlist<<

These lecture-recordings are available:

Also some of the panel events are recorded with simultaneous English translation:

The main topic of the 28th German Prevention Congress is Crises & Prevention.  In short, the 28th DPT is dedicated to topics such as the perception, impact, handling and preventive approaches to solving current crises. Several developments are described as crises: among others, the climate crisis, the pandemic, the worldwide refugee movements or intensifying social conflicts. Crises are not easy to grasp in their entirety and the political as well as psychological reactions to them are manifold. Prevention in dealing with crises thus covers a broad field. It encompasses psychological factors of resilience, political-democratic action competencies, municipal crisis management (including key words such as population protection and black-out scenarios) as well as crisis communication. The 28th German Prevention Congress will focus in particular on these efforts in order to highlight and disseminate already existing research findings, solution approaches, promising strategies and measures. In addition, it is intended to identify the research and practical needs that continue to be necessary for crisis management. 

Besides the main topic Crises & Prevention, all other current topics of violence and crime prevention up to the extended field of addiction prevention, public health and traffic safety will be discussed during the congress. 

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 Sunday, 11th June 2023  Pre-event check-in  17:00 – 19.00 CEST 
 Monday, 12th June 2023   Entrance / Check-in from 9:30 CEST
   Congress exhibition  09:30 – 18:00 CEST
   Opening plenum  11:00 – 12:30 CEST
   Lectures  12:30 – 18:00 CEST
   Panel events and workshops      14:00 – 17:30 CEST
   Prevention-Slam  14:00 – 15:00 CEST
   Postersession  15:00 – 16:00 CEST
 Tuesday, 13th June 2023   Entrance / Check-in  from 8:00 CEST
   Congress exhibition  09:00 – 16:00 CEST
   Lectures  09:00 – 15:00 CEST
   Panel events and workshops  09:00 – 14:30 CEST
   Theatre  09:00 – 16:00 CEST
   Postersession  10:00 – 11:00 CEST
   Closing plenum  15:00 – 16:00 CEST