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European Police Congress getting even bigger

The European Police Congress will be taking place this year on 11 and 12 May. It will be even broader and more international than in previous years. The event is now to take place in hub27 on the Berlin exhibition grounds.

In addition to numerous policy-makers, top experts will feature once again this year. Among others, Laura Codruţa Kövesi, European Chief Prosecutor, Krum Garkov, Director of eu-LISA and Fabrice Leggeri, Director of Frontex have already confirmed that they will be taking part. The same goes for Europol Deputy Director Jürgen Ebner and Irakli Beridze, Head of the Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics at the United Nations. Additional speakers include Edvardas Šileris, Head of European Cybercrime Centre EC3, Europol, Dr Enrique Belda Esplugues, Deputy Director General, Security Technology Centre (CETSE) Spain, Joanna Goodey, Head of Unit Research & Data Unit, European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, Mailis Pukonen, Head of Operations, CEPOL and Guillaume Lambert, Head of the programme Réseau Radio du Futur (RRF), France

In addition, there is to once again be a discussion featuring German federal state ministers of the interior and senators. The Minister of the Interior in Bavaria, Joachim Herrmann (CSU), and Brandenburg, Michael Stübgen (CDU), have already confirmed their participation. Berlin’s new Senator of the Interior, Iris Spranger (SPD), will also be on the podium. Also, the “Future Prize for Police Work”, endowed with a total of EUR 5,000, is also to be awarded. A user forum on the topics of BOS digital radio and command-and-control centres is also planned.

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