The safety days 2019 will take place for the first time from 22 to 24 March at the University of Paderborn under the motto "Information technology meets civil security". The days are interdisciplinary and aimed at decision-makers and first responders as well as IT professionals and amateurs, researchers, students and other interested parties. The aim is to discuss the opportunities and challenges posed by IT in civil security. The specialist congress and fair will be transformed into a "48-hour hackathon" in which teams will work concretely on these opportunities and challenges. Food will be provided for all participants.