Event security - Crowd management - Loveparade desaster 2010
Processing of the causes of the Love Parade 2010
Univ-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Gerlach was an expert witness at the main hearing of the Duisburg Landgericht (Regional Court) on the Loveparade 2010. The professional preparation available here provides answers to the question posed to him:
"What were the causes of the crowding of people on 24 July 2010 at the Love Parade in Duisburg and what possibilities of prevention were there (in each case taking into account the planning as well as the implementation)?"
The main objectives of the expert analysis of the causes of the tragic events at the Love Parade in Duisburg 2010 are as follows
A professional summary of the circumstances that contributed to the event,
a professional generation of findings and lessons that can be derived from the events,
to provide a basis for the further development of guidelines, regulations and instructions that will increase the safety of future events.
The technical preparation is also intended as a reference publication that can be used for lessons learned and consequences to be drawn from the events.
Here you can find more information on research regarding the Loveparade desaster (german only):
Eigene Veröffentlichungen zur Sicherheit von Veranstaltungen
Forschung zur Veranstaltungssicherheit
Leitfäden, Regelwerke und Vorgaben zur Planung von Veranstaltungen