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.


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Executive director
Erich Marks
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Senior project manager
Dr. Claudia Heinzelmann
Project manager
Congress and participant management
Tana Franke
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Senior Project manager
Public relations, social media
Dr. Malte Strathmeier
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IT-Project manager
Software development
and administration
Rolf Grimmer
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Project manager
EU-Project "Cutting Crime Impact"
Pufii.de - Portal for Integration & Prevention
Project manager
CTC training and support center
Sven Kruppik
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Project manager finance
Kristina Kutz

Associated Employees

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Karla Marks

02.09.1951 – 01.12.2019
Book of Condolences

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Daily Prevention News
Pufii.de - Portal for Integration & Prevention
Anna Rau

Scientific advisors

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Dr. Wiebke
Steffen (

Representation - International Prevention Board

Programme Advisory Board

Members of the Programme Advisory Board of the 24th German Congress on Crime Prevention / 13th 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).