Call for Papers

International experts from all areas of crime prevention are welcome to introduce, share and discuss their ideas, goals, outcomes, projects and speeches with other experts on the next German Prevention Congress (27th DPT/ 15th AIF).

We invite you to contribute to our lecture sessions and to our congress exhibition (poster-presentations and exhibition stands).


Application for a lecture:

Lectures may refer to a topic within the general field of crime prevention or to the thematic focus of the 27. DPT, which is: “Children at the heart of Prevention”.

Presentations are scheduled for 30 minutes plus 15 minutes for questions and discussion. The lectures are planned both as on-site-contributions and in online format (pre- and post-congress). Please indicate your preference in the field “Additional notes for the advisory board”.

The decision on the acceptance of applications will be made by the programme advisory board of the 27th German Prevention Congress on the basis of the submitted presentation abstracts.

The deadline for submission is November 30, 2021.


Application for a Presentation on Demand:

A PoD (Presentation on Demand) is a lecture presentation that is made available to the congress audience online on the DPT website for time-independent retrieval.

A PoD can be:
- The written version of your presentation
- A self-produced video of the presentation
- A detailed and informative PowerPoint presentation

There are no restrictions regarding the length of the presentation.

The deadline for submission is January 31, 2022.

  • Online application for presentation on demand - will soon be available

Application for a poster presentation:

With a poster you may present your project, institution or field of work. The posters will be displayed either as a print version in A0 format (portrait format) or digitally on monitors in 16:9 format (portrait format). You will be informed of the display format in due course.

Poster sessions will be held on both congress days.

The deadline for submission is January 31, 2022.


Application for an exhibition stand:

An area of six square metres is provided for information stands in the exhibition at the 27th German Prevention Congress. A fixed fee of € 150 will be charged for this standard size. For larger information stands, a price of € 55 per square metre will be charged for the additional space (subject to availability). All stand equipment (tables, chairs, partitions, power supply, etc.) must be brought along or ordered from the venue at your own expense.

The deadline for submission is November 30, 2021.