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
Foto von R. G.
IT-Project manager
Project manager
Congress and participant management
Foto von Margo Molkenbur
Project manager
DPT-TV, Social Media,
Pufii.de - Portal for Integration & Prevention
Foto von Anna Rau
Associate Staff Member
Daily Prevention News,
Pufii.de - Portal for Integration & Prevention
Foto von Pascal Specht
Project manager
Foto von Kristina Kutz
Kristina Kutz
Project manager finances

Representative for „Communities That Care – CTC”

Scientific advisors

Representation - 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).