Intersec Forum 2019
8. - 13. March 2020 Frankfurt am Main Information now

Themes & Events at Intersec Forum 2019

The Intersec Forum is the topic platform for the further development of networked security technology in modern buildings.

The program for the two-day conference is currently being planned with around 30 presentations on these four main topics:

  • Fire Protection: Early detection and alarming,
  • Cybersecurity: Connectivity and new business models,
  • Security in planning: BIM for building services and technical installations and
  • Semantic Interoperability: platforms and protocols.

The Intersec Forum 2019 will take place at ISH in Hall 10.3, offering an attractive home to Intersec Forum 2019

This is what the Intersec Forum will speak about

Preview on selectred speeches …

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Tuesday, 12.3.2019, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday, 13.3.2019, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Semantic interoperability: Platforms and protocols Fire protection: early detection and alarming

Intersec Forum 2019 - Opening of the Intersec Forum 2019
Bernhard Heuvelmann, Chairman

Interoperability of intelligent systems in buildings
Peter Kellendonk, Chairman of the Board, EEBUS

Interoperability in security technology: Control of different systems via a single platform    
Kai Eckstein, Key-Account Manager, Advancis Software & Services

Interoperability and cyber security of connected heating/clima automation solutions
Bernhard Doerstel, Senior Vice-President, ABB / Busch-Jaeger Elektro GmbH

Q & A session with the speakers
Chaired by: Bernhard Heuvelmann

Software-assisted fire detection - intelligent and deceptive
Carsten Meißner,  Senior Consultant Solution Safety, Siemens Building Technologies Deutschland

Early recognition: From an idea to (laboratory) experiments into practice
Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Festag, Geschäftsbereichsleiter Marktentwicklung, Hekatron

Connected building perspectives with IP-based public address and voice alarm systems
David Ziegler, Portfoliomanager, Bosch Building Technologies

From the supply air to the outflow - intelligent smoke protection pressure equipment
Christoph Sommer, Head of Technical Department, STG-BEIKIRCH

Cybersecurity: Connectivity and new business models
New requirements for planners and installers: BIM and building contract law

"home smart home ..." - cyber security as an enabler for digitization
Frauke Greven, Referat B 25, Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik

Cyber security in building technology - an inventory
Stephan Engel, Head Cyber Security, Siemens Building Technologies Deutschland

Cyber security strategy in OT environments
Gernot Gadow, Regional Marketing Leader Germany and Central Europe, Honeywell Building Solutions

Secure remote connections for buildings - Case Study Caverion
Michael Szücs, Verkaufsleiter Deutschland, Tosibox

Application of IT security requirements according to IEC62443 in building automation
Peter Schönenberger, Head of Marketing and Product Management, Sauter

Q & A session with the speakers
Chaired by: Bernhard Heuvelmann

The interaction of BIM and Security
Prof. Dr. Frank Ehrenheim, Fachgebiet Facility Management, Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen

BIM in safety technology: current status from the point of view of a specialist planner
Markus Groben, Geschäftsführer, Groben Ingenieure

From "BIM Reference Object in Germany" to "Mittelstand 4.0 Competence Center Planning and Building"
Georg Schneider, Research Associate, Fraunhofer IBP

Designing safety technology for the future in a predictable way
Jürgen Rumeney, Senior Consultant Security, Siemens Building Technologies Deutschland

One year of new building contract law: current and future challenges
Dr. Thomas Rütten, Rechtsanwalt und Fachanwalt für Bau- und Architektenrecht, Kapellmann und Partner Attorneys

Q & A session with the speakers
Chaired by: Bernhard Heuvelmann

Subject to changes
Hall 10

The 4th Intersec Forum will be located in the immediate vicinity of the product group of plant, room and building automation in Hall 10.3 at ISH 2019.

Hall 10.3 in the interactive hall plan

Intersec Forum exhibition grounds

Top-Themes 2019

These were the top themes 2018

Lecture at Intersec Forum

Cybersecurity at the Intersec Forum 2018

According to the Intersec Forum conference speakers, reliable connectivity of technical systems in modern buildings as part of digital transformation is not possible without data security and standards in this area.

Programme of Intersec Forum

Video surveillance and access control

One of the cornerstones of modern security technology involves high demands on data protection and privacy rights.

OCS of Messe Frankfurt

The future of connected security technology

The Intersec Forum takes up the current developments, questions and challenges of the future topic of connected security technology.

Looking back on Intersec Forum 2018

Konferenzprogramm Intersec Forum

Five days of security technology conference input: international – connected – compact.

This was the Intersec Forum 2018. The annual conference for connected security technology at Light + Building extended both thematically and in terms of time. In March 2018 this was a full five conference days.

The forum for current and future challenges of connecting security solutions in building technology offered around 80 lectures on these main topics:

  • Industry dialogue Planners & Installers
  • Industry dialogue operators, facility managers & manufacturers
  • Fire alarm technology & fire protection
  • Access control & surveillance technology
  • Future dialogue on smart access
  • IT & Cybersecurity.

Speakers came from Germany, France, Great Britain, Bosnia-Herzegovina and the USA.

List of conference speakers  

Intersec Forum: Podium for the who is who of the connected security technology industry

Maurice AL-KHALIEDY, CSPi : “Live hacking session – how to better understand cyberattacks to processing networks” Forum 5

Andreas BURMEISTER, CEO WISAG Security & Service: Podium discussion debater “Security meets Smart Building – Who will run the business?”

Prof. Christoph BUSCH, Head of Biometrics, CRISP – Center for Research in Security and Privacy: “Trend report biometrics – latest news from research and standardisation” Forum 3

Bertram CANZLER, CEO, Canzler: “Driving or driven by digitalisation? The role of engineering companies in tomorrow’s business”

RA Martin EVERDING, CEO, Association of the State of Northrhine-Westphalia Building Services and Technical Installation Industry (ITGA): “Demands of security technology from a legal point of view” Forum 1

Dr. Sebastian FESTAG, Head of Applied Research, Hekatron: “Connectivity in security technology: Best practice, prospects and consequences” Forum 2

Michael FROEHLCKE, Business Development Manager, aumüller aumatic: “How make security technology secure – an insight to smoke and heat venting systems (HVAC)” Forum 2

Dr.-Ing. Stefan HARTUNG, CEO, Robert Bosch: Keynote “Securely connected energy and security technology systems”

Ulrich HOEFER, Head of Project Management
Dynamic Signage Systems, Inotec Sicherheitstechnik: “Dynamic and adaptive escape route signage” Forum 2

Dr.-Ing. Arnaud HOFFMANN, Head of division Smart Home / Smart Building, ZVEI: Opening and presentation of Forum 3 “Innovations for connected access control systems”

Dr. Peter HUG, Managing Director of the Automation + Management Association for House + Building (AMG) in the German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA): Opening and presentation of Forum 5 “IT- and Cybersecurity”

Dr. Ulrich KIPPER, VP Services Zentrales Infrastrukturmanagement, Fraport: “Demands of key account clients to building automation experts”

Manfred KOEHLER, Chief editor Rhein-Main, F.A.Z.: Opening and presentation of Forum 4 „Residential Security”; Host of the Intersec Forum conference

Manfred KOELBL, Head of Business Development Major Projects, Caverion: “Demands of technical installers for security technology” Forum 1

Peter KRAPP, Managing Director Security Division of ZVEI: Opening and presentation of Forum 2 “Novelties in fire alarm systems and emergency lighting”

Ingo KUHNKE, Zentrales Infrastrukturmanagement, Fraport: “Hands-on experience: What is good, what is to improve?” Forum 2

Wolfgang MARZIN, CEO, Messe Frankfurt: Welcome and opening of Intersec Forum

Guenther MERTZ M.A., Managing Director of the German Association of the Building Services and Technical Installation (BTGA): Opening and presentation of Forum 1 “Industry dialogue (not only) for technical planning and multisupplier construction companies”

Dr. Klaus MITTELBACH, CEO, ZVEI: Podium discussion debater “Digitalisation AND connectivity or Digitalisation VERSUS Connectivity? How to master this conflict of goals”

Andreas NEEF, Managing Partner, Z_punkt: Podium discussion debater  “Security meets Smart Building – Who will run the business?”

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich PFEIFFENBERGER, Ingenieurgesellschaft Pfeiffenberger: “Complex security systems in buildings – demanding requirements for planning” Forum 1

Prof. Dr. Joerg REINTSEMA, Institut für Technische Gebaeudeausruestung, TH Köln: “Brave new connected world: Who leads the implementation?” Forum 2

Dr. Thomas RUETTEN, Specialist solicitor for planning and building laws, Kappelmann and Partner Lawyers: “Building products laws: All set upside down?” Forum 2

Jochen SAUER, Business Development Manager, Axis Communications:  “Networked security technology vs. network of security technologies?” Forum 3

Arne SCHOENBOHM, President, Federal Federal Office for Information Security (BSI): “The Smart Building in the Smart Grid: Perspectives of the BSI”

Sven SUETTERLIN, SBC Deutschland: “IT security – challenge for building automation specialists” Forum 5

Jan TIMMERMANN, Director Business Development Product Management, Vonovia: “Residential Security between theory and practice”, Forum 4

Dr. Andreas WETZEL, SAUTER-Cumulus GmbH: “IT security in building automation VDMA guideline Einheitsblatt 24774” Forum 5

Gina Rosa WOLLINGER, Criminological Research Institute of the Federal State of Lower Saxony : “Technical and behavioural possibilities for the prevention of home burglaries” Forum 4

Alexander YEOMANS, Head of Business Segment Security for Germany, Siemens: “How manufacturers may profit by new value-added networks”

Guided Tours:

A: Control Centre – best practice: See the Operation and Security Center (OSC) of Messe Frankfurt.

Guide: Dimitrios DONIS, Security Officer Messe Frankfurt

B: Baggage Control Center, Fraport, Frankfurt Airport Rhein-Main 

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