Speaker 2018

Patron: Senator for Interior Affairs and Sports, Andy Grote

Patron: Senator for Interior Affairs and Sports, Andy Grote

Andy Grote is the Senator for Interior Affairs and Sports at the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

  • 1968 born in Erpen
  • 1974-1978 Primary school in Büsum
  • 1978-1987 North Sea high school Büsum
  • 1987-1989 Two-year service Bundesmarine, destroyer „Hessen“, Wilhelmshaven
  • 1990-1996 Study of Law, University of Hamburg
  • 1997-1999 Legal representative office in Hamburg and Washington D.C.
  • 2000-2001 Scientific Advisor for Federal and European Affairs, Building Authority of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg,
  • Member of the Hamburgische Bürgerschaft, twice directly elected in the constituency 1 (Hamburg-Mitte)
  • 2002-2008 Member of Hamburg-Mitte district council
  • 2002-2012 Attorneys at law
  • 2004-2008 Chairman of the SPD parliamentary group in the district council
  • 2012-2016 District Manager Hamburg-Mitte
  • since 20. January 2016 Senator of the Behörde für Inneres und Sport

(Bild: Bina Engel)

 

State Secretary Christoph Holstein

State Secretary Christoph Holstein

  • born in November 1963
  • 1993-1998 Journalist, Schleswig-Holsteinischer Zeitungsverlag
  • 1998- 2001 Spokesperson; Ministry of Interior and Sports
  • 2001- 2004 Spokesperson, Social Democratic Party (SPD), Hamburg
  • 2004- 2011 Spokesperson, SPD-Bürgerschaftsfraktion (regional parliament), Hamburg
  • 2011- 2015 Spokesperson; Senat of the Free an Hanseatic City of Hamburg; and Head of Mediadepartment
  • since April 17th 2015 State Secretary of Sports; Ministry of the Interior and Sports; Hamburg

Scientific Board

Prof. Dr. Andreas Hebbel-Seeger

Prof. Dr. Andreas Hebbel-Seeger

Andreas Hebbel-Seeger is a Professor of Media Management at Macromedia University and Head of Media School at Campus Hamburg, Germany. His interests range from photography to technology. He is also interested in education, sports and marketing.

Currently he is involved in an EU-founded project which is investigating on the use of digital games for learning purposes. Furthermore he is working in several research projects on the use of video drones, 360-degree video and VR devices regarding to learning, training and communication in sports.

He studied Educational Science, Sports and German Language Science at the University of Hamburg. After completing his state studies and PH.D., he first completed his internship in the debt service and then joined as a university lecturer at the Department of Sports Science at University of Hamburg.

Later he became professor for digital media at the University of Augsburg at the Institute for Media and Educational Technology and worked as a media consultant for the „Application Committee Universiade Hamburg 2015 GmbH“.

His main focus in research and teaching is on the use of digital media for teaching, learning and marketing purposes. The main focus will be on the conception, implementation and reflection of usage scenarios in virtual worlds in the context of movement and sport.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Horky

Prof. Dr. Thomas Horky

Dr. Thomas Horky, born 1965, is a Professor for Sports Journalism at the Macromedia University of applied sciences in Hamburg. After studying sports science, journalism and linguistics he worked as a trainee journalist for the German press agency dpa and as a freelance journalist for several media.

He was research assistant at the Department of Sports Science at the University of Hamburg and the Hamburg Institute of Sports Journalism as well as a lecturer at the Institute of Sports Journalism at the German Sports University in Cologne.

Since 2009 he is working for the Macromedia University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg. The Head of Media School and Head of Research is member of the editorial board of some international journals (Communication & Sport, International Journal of Sport Communication, Global Sport Business Journal, Modern Sport Communication).

His main research projects are quality of journalism (international comparison), mediasport and staging and sports journalism and entertainment. He wrote several international contributions concerning sports and media, some books and is editor of the German book-series „Sportkommunikation” and „Sport & Kommunikation”.

Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Schulke

Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Schulke

Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Schulke studied Educational and Sports Science at the University of Hamburg. After this he worked as education expert for the Hamburg Sport Youth. After completing his state studies and PH.D., he worked as university lecturer for Sport Science at the University of Bremen. In 1987 he founded the Institute for Health, Sport and Nutrition and in 1998 the Institute for Sport Management. From 1991 until 1995 he was the general secretary for the German Gymnastics Festival (Deutsches Turnfest), the world’s biggest mass sports event.

When he worked as director of the Department of Sports and expert of sport of the Senate for the city of Hamburg, he was responsible for the application of Hamburg for the Olympic Games and the participation from the conference of sports ministers at the FIFA World Cup in 2006. Until 2015 Hans-Jürgen Schulke was professor for media management at the Macromedia University of Media and Communication at Campus Hamburg. He supports the Hamburg Congress on Sports, Economy and Media in the Scientific Board.

Jörg Förster

Jörg Förster

Jörg Förster took the position of the General Managing Director for the University Sport Hamburg in October 1, 2015, and thereby got back to his former workplace, after four years at the Freie Universität Berlin as the Director of the University Sport Service, where he repositioned the institution, especially in the area of ​​internationalization and occupational health management.

From 2003-2011 he was a member of the team of the „Hochschulport Hamburg„, at that time responsible for elite sport consultancy and dual career management at Hamburg universities and event management, especially in the students‘ competition sport.

During this period, he was responsible for, among other things, the organization of about 25 German university championships in 12 sports, one World University Championship and one European University Championship.

Since 1998, he has also been involved in various national and international committees for the further development, quality management and political positioning of university sports as an integral part of the university education.

He took several positions at the German University Sport Federation (adh), the European Network of Academic Sports Services (ENAS), the European Athlete as Student Network (EAS), and the European University Sports Association (EUSA).

Within the scope of various lectures (University Hamburg, Macromedia University Hamburg, University of Applied Science Ansbach, University of Applied Science Wismar), he has dealt with the theme complex marketing – brand development – event management since 2004.