The History of the Lindau Meetings

 

Held for the first time in 1951 the Lindau Meetings established themselves as a unique platform for the dialogue between different scientific generations. For more than 60 years now Laureates as well as young and promising Young Researchers are meeting once a year in Lindau. Read more...

Annual Reports

 

Every year the Council and the Foundation publish an Annual Report which provides an in-depth overview of all activities. Read more...

Dr. Gerhard Ecker

Permanent Guest

Gerhard Ecker
Born on 4 August 1957 in Augsburg/Germany

Speaks German, English and French

 

Education:

 

1963-1967     
Primary School


1967-1973     

Junior High School

 

1973-1975     

Industrial business management assistant

 

1975-1978     

Secondary School

 

1978-1985     

Studied Law, legal clerkship

 

1992                 

Doctor of Laws

 

Career:

 

1985-2002     

Free state of Bavaria (Ministry of the Interior, etc.)

 

2002-2012     

City of Augsburg (responsible for finances, staff, properties  and sport ) City director

 

Since April 2012    

Mayor of the City of Lindau, Lake Constance

The discovery of the fundamental particle that is believed to be the key to the standard model of physics was the dominant topic discussed by all particle physicists participating in the 62nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. Euphoric assessments prevailed.
Alexander Bastidas Fry, PhD astronomy graduate student at the University of Washington