Our Team

The German Prevention Congress (DPT Deutscher Präventionstag) is a non-profit limited liability company. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the German Foundation for Crime Prevention and Offenders (Deutschen Stiftung für Verbrechensverhütung und Straffälligenhilfe – DVS).

In addition to organizing the annual congress, the DPT, with its Institute for Applied Prevention Research (DPT-I), is involved in various other areas of prevention. The gGmbH employs various full-time and associated employees.



Foto von Erich Marks
Executive director
Foto von Dr. Claudia Heinzelmann
Senior project manager
Project manager
Congress and participant management
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IT-Project manager
Project manger
Press spokesperson
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Project manager
DPT-TV, Social Media, Pufii.de -
Portal for Integration & Prevention
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Project manager

Freelance employees

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Axel Bentz
Communication consultant
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Matthias Barthel
Media Production Manager
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Representative for
„Communities That Care – CTC”
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Kristina Kutz
Project manager finances
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Associate Staff Member
Daily Prevention News,
Pufii.de -
Portal for Integration & Prevention

Scientific advisors

International Prevention Board

Programme Advisory Board

Members of the Programme Advisory Board of the 27th German Congress on Crime Prevention / 15th Annual International Forum you find here.

Office Cooperation

In office-house Kurt-Schumacher-Str. 29 in Hanover the office of the German Prevention Congress (DPT) works closely together with the office of the German-European Forum for Urban Security e.V. (DEFUS).