On Wednesday, 4 September 2019, Queen Silvia of Sweden visited the Lennart-Bernadotte-House in Lindau and registered in the guestbook of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. The visit took place on the sidelines of the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Mentor Stiftung. The foundation, which was founded by Queen Silvia, implements workshops and coaching projects for the promotion of young people and is supported by the Lindau Meetings. This year’s donations from the Grill & Chill event that took place during the 69th Lindau Meeting go to projects of the Mentor Stiftung in Lindau.
Today, we sent out the call for nominations for the interdisciplinary 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (28 June–3 July 2020) to our global network of academic partners. Young scientists of all natural science disciplines who wish to be nominated for the meeting should now contact the respective partner institution. Nominations must be submitted by 15 October 2019. Find the application link here.
The Council and Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings deeply mourns the loss of Ferdinand K. Piëch, former Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG. Piëch was member of the Honorary Senate of the Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings and supported the cause of the Lindau Meetings as an advisor and distinguished ambassador.
The Council and Foundation extend their deep sympathies to Ferdinand K. Piëch’s wife Ursula and the whole family.
On Friday, 23 August 2019, Laureate in Economic Sciences Robert M. Solow celebrates a special birthday: he turns 95 years old. The Lindau Meetings congratulate the laureate on this special occasion. Solow was awarded the 1987 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel “for his contributions to the theory of economic growth”. Since their beginnings, Solow supported the Lindau Meetings on Economic Sciences and visited Lindau twice. Find more information about Solow and his groundbreaking discoveries in our mediatheque.
The Lindau Declaration 2020, first suggested by Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn during the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2018, is now open for debate, changes and amendments. The appeal aims to get wide-spread support for a new approach to global, sustainable, cooperative open science. It will be officially signed by Nobel Laureates and published during the interdisciplinary Lindau Meeting 2020. Join the discussion here.
On Friday 5th July, the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting ended. It has been a great week with inspiring discussions between Nobel Laureates, young scientists and guests. Check our Flickr account to get an impression of the whole meeting week. Lectures and discussions can be watched in our mediatheque.
On Sunday, the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting dedicated to physics has been officially opened. For the next five days, 39 Nobel Laureates and 580 international young scientist will gather at Lake Constance to discuss current scientific topics such as laser physics, gravitational waves and dark matter. The Lindau Meeting will close on Friday with the traditional Baden-Württemberg Boat Trip to Mainau Island. All lectures and discussions can be watched in our mediatheque.