SUNDAY, 27 JUNE

13:30 - 15:00

Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony
Moderator: Jeanne Rubner

15:00 - 16:30

Panel Discussion

Corona and Emerging Pandemics
Harvey J. Alter, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Richard Neher, Jana Huisman; Moderator: Stefan Kaufmann

16:30 - 17:00

Networking

17:00 - 17:45

Lecture

Emmanuelle Charpentier
Moderator: Wolfgang Lubitz

17:45 - 18:30

Lecture

A 40-Year Journey
Reinhard Genzel

18:30 - 19:15

Lecture

Hepatitis C: The End of the Beginning and Possibly the Beginning of the End
Harvey J. Alter; Moderator: Stefan Kaufmann

19:15 - 19:45

Concert: Karl Frierson live

19:15 - 20:30

Icebreaker Party

MONDAY, 28 JUNE

07:15 - 08:30

Partner Event

New Vaccines Against New (and Old) Threats?
Partner Event hosted by vfa, Verband forschender Pharma-Unternehmen (young scientists only); Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Han Steutel, Stefan Kaufmann, Jyaysi Desai; Moderator: Kai Kupferschmidt

07:15 - 08:30

Partner Event

Sustainability Drives BASF. BASF Drives Sustainability.
Partner Event hosted by BASF SE, Germany

08:30 - 09:15

Workout

09:15 - 10:00

Lecture

Didier Queloz

10:00 - 11:00

Agora Talk

Next Generation Medicine
Aaron Ciechanover, Ben L. Feringa; Moderator: Klas Kärre

10:00 - 11:00

Agora Talk

Innate Immunity
Jules A. Hoffmann; Moderator: Stefan Kaufmann

10:00 - 11:00

Agora Talk

Practical Impact of the SI System
Klaus von Klitzing; Moderator: Heiner Linke

11:00 - 12:00

Networking

12:00 - 13:30

Panel Discussion

Gene Editing
Emmanuelle Charpentier, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Alena Buyx, Julia Jansig; Moderator: Adam Smith

13:30 - 14:00

Presentation

Project Presentation
Lindau Guidelines

14:00 - 15:00

Agora Talk

Light, Clean Water and Diseases
Peter Agre, Hiroshi Amano; Moderator: Heiner Linke

14:00 - 15:00

Agora Talk

Supramolecular Chemistry
Jean-Marie Lehn; Moderator: Wolfgang Lubitz

14:00 - 15:00

Agora Talk

Pushing the Limits of Microscopy
Joachim Frank, Stefan W. Hell; Moderator: Adam Smith

15:00 - 16:30

Open Exchange

Harvey J. Alter
Young scientists only

15:00 - 16:30

Open Exchange

Peter Agre
Young scientists only

15:00 - 16:30

Open Exchange

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi
Young scientists only

15:00 - 16:30

Open Exchange

Emmanuelle Charpentier
Young scientists only

15:00 - 16:30

Open Exchange

The Joy of Discovery
Ben L. Feringa (young scientists only)

15:00 - 16:30

Open Exchange

Joachim Frank
Young scientists only

15:00 - 16:30

Open Exchange

Reinhard Genzel
Young scientists only

15:00 - 16:30

Open Exchange

Stefan W. Hell
Young scientists only

15:00 - 16:30

Open Exchange

Jean-Marie Lehn
Young scientists only

15:00 - 16:30

Open Exchange

Didier Queloz
Young scientists only

16:30 - 17:45

Networking

17:45 - 18:30

Lecture

How to Detect Gravitational Waves
Barry C. Barish

18:30 - 19:15

Lecture

Storms in Spacetime from Colliding Black Holes
Kip S. Thorne

19:15 - 20:15

Agora Talk

Review and Outlook: The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2012
Brian K. Kobilka, Robert J. Lefkowitz; Moderator: Klas Kärre

19:15 - 20:15

Agora Talk

New Models to Understand Molecular Dynamics
Arieh Warshel; Moderator: Wolfgang Lubitz

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Barry C. Barish
Young scientists only

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Brian K. Kobilka
Young scientists only

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

A Tale of Two Callings
Robert J. Lefkowitz (young scientists only)

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Kip S. Thorne
Young scientists only

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Multi Scale Simulations of the Action of Complex Biological Systems
Arieh Warshel (young scientists only)

TUESDAY, 29 JUNE

07:15 - 08:30

Partner Event

From Science to Practice: Was the Pandemic an Accelerator?
Partner Event hosted by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

07:15 - 08:30

Partner Event

Excellence in Science for Society
Partner Event hosted by Rolex SA (young scientists only); Konstantin S. Novoselov, Brooks-Church; Moderator: Faith McLellan

07:15 - 08:30

Partner Event

How Can Genomics Help Achieve Global Food Security?
Partner Event hosted by Mars, Incorporated (young scientists only)

08:30 - 09:15

Networking

09:15 - 10:00

Conversation

A Life of Questions
Edmond H. Fischer; Moderator: Stefano Sandrone

10:00 - 11:00

Agora Talk

Structural Biology and Its Key Role in the Life Sciences
Robert Huber, Hartmut Michel, Kurt Wüthrich; Moderator: Wolfgang Lubitz

10:00 - 11:00

Agora Talk

Preserving and Controlling Genetic Information
Sir Martin J. Evans, Tomas Lindahl; Moderator: Kai Kupferschmidt

10:00 - 11:00

Agora Talk

Infectious Agents and Cancer
Harald zur Hausen, Barry J. Marshall; Moderator: Klas Kärre

11:00 - 12:00

Inspiration Concert

12:00 - 13:30

Open Exchange

Sir Martin J. Evans
Young scientists only

12:00 - 13:30

Open Exchange

History of the Science of Light
Serge Haroche (young scientists only)

12:00 - 13:30

Open Exchange

The New Infectious Agents in Colon, Breast and Prostate Cancer
Harald zur Hausen (young scientists only)

12:00 - 13:30

Open Exchange

Academic Research and Spin-Off, My Experience
Robert Huber (young scientists only)

12:00 - 13:30

Open Exchange

Takaaki Kajita
Young scientists only

12:00 - 13:30

Open Exchange

How to Deal with Future Crises
Michael Levitt (young scientists only)

12:00 - 13:30

Open Exchange

Barry J. Marshall
Young scientists only

12:00 - 13:30

Open Exchange

Hartmut Michel
Young scientists only

12:00 - 13:30

Open Exchange

Konstantin S. Novoselov
Young scientists only

12:00 - 13:30

Open Exchange

Carlo Rubbia
Young scientists only

12:00 - 13:30

Open Exchange

Kurt Wüthrich
Young scientists only

13:30 - 14:00

Presentation

Project Presentation
Mentoring Hub

14:00 - 15:00

Agora Talk

Quantum Science
Serge Haroche, William D. Phillips; Moderator: Rainer Blatt

14:00 - 15:00

Agora Talk

Animal Beauty
Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard; Moderator: Adam Smith

14:00 - 15:00

Agora Talk

Particles Generated on Earth and in the Cosmos
Carlo Rubbia; Moderator: Olaf Reimer

15:00 - 15:45

Lecture

Why Can't Time Run Backwards?
Sir Anthony J. Leggett

15:45 - 16:30

Lecture

Storage Is Ready to Address Climate Change
M. Stanley Whittingham

16:30 - 17:00

Workout

17:00 - 17:45

Lecture

Hypoxia-Inducible Factors in Physiology and Medicine
Gregg L. Semenza

17:45 - 18:30

Lecture

The von Hippel-Lindau Hereditary Cancer Syndrome: From Bedside to Bench to Bedside
William G. Kaelin, Jr.

18:30 - 20:15

Presentation

Next Gen Science
Presentations by young scientists

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Elizabeth H. Blackburn
Young scientists only

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Preclinical Validation of Cancer Drug Targets: The Importance of Experimental Design and Logic
William G. Kaelin, Jr. (young scientists only)

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Sir Anthony J. Leggett
Young scientists only

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Rudolph A. Marcus
Young scientists only

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Discovery of the Nitric Oxide and Cyclic GMP Signaling Pathway and Application to Drug Development
Ferid Murad (young scientists only)

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Quantum Information; The New Quantum Metric System; Laser Cooling; Cold Quantum Gases
William D. Phillips (young scientists only)

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Gregg L. Semenza
Young scientists only

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Unexpected Results From the Cosmos
Samuel C. C. Ting (young scientists only)

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

M. Stanley Whittingham
Young scientists only

WEDNESDAY, 30 JUNE

07:00 - 08:30

Panel Discussion

Energy and Climate
Steven Chu, Robert B. Laughlin, Hartmut Michel, Brian P. Schmidt, Nadine Mengis, Gerald Haug; Moderator: Jim Skea

08:30 - 09:15

Workout

09:30 - 10:00

Lecture

Serendipities of Acquired Immunity
Tasuku Honjo

10:00 - 11:00

Conversation

Corona: The Impact on Children in Developing Countries
Kailash Satyarthi

11:00 - 12:00

Networking

12:00 - 12:45

Lecture

60 Years of Structural Biology, From Myoglobin and X-Ray Crystallography to the Recent Impact of Electron Cryomicroscopy
Richard Henderson

12:45 - 14:15

Presentation

Next Gen Science
Presentations by young scientists

14:15 - 15:45

Open Exchange

Walter Gilbert
Young scientists only

14:15 - 15:45

Open Exchange

Richard Henderson
Young scientists only

14:15 - 15:45

Open Exchange

Lessons From the Discovery of the Ubiquitin System: How to Approach a Problem in Science
Avram Hershko (young scientists only)

14:15 - 15:45

Open Exchange

Beyond the ‘Theory of Everything’ Paradigm: Synergetic Patterns and the Order of the Natural World
Brian D. Josephson (young scientists only)

14:15 - 15:45

Open Exchange

Neural Network Mechanisms for Space
Edvard I. Moser (young scientists only)

14:15 - 15:45

Open Exchange

Extreme Light and Scientific and Social Applications
Gérard A. Mourou (young scientists only)

14:15 - 15:45

Open Exchange

Ada E. Yonath
Young scientists only

15:45 - 16:30

Lecture

Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer Therapy: New Insights Into Therapeutic Mechanisms
James P. Allison

16:30 - 17:00

Networking

17:00 - 18:00

Agora Talk

Cell Biology
Martin Chalfie, Randy W. Schekman; Moderator: Stefan Kaufmann

17:00 - 18:00

Agora Talk

Application of Laser Technology: From Health to Metrology
John L. Hall, Gérard A. Mourou, Donna Strickland; Moderator: Rainer Blatt

17:00 - 18:00

Agora Talk

Science Education
Leland H. Hartwell; Moderator: Karan Khemka

18:00 - 19:30

Panel Discussion

Dark and Black
Reinhard Genzel, David J. Gross, Saul Perlmutter, Rainer Weiss, Saskia Plura; Moderator: Sybille Anderl

19:30 - 20:15

Lecture

A Golden Decade of Advances in Computing Driven by Deep Learning
Heidelberg Lecture by Jeffrey Dean; Moderator: Rainer Blatt

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Martin Chalfie
Young scientists only

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

David J. Gross
Young scientists only

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

John L. Hall
Young scientists only

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Leland H. Hartwell
Young scientists only

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

ASAP (Aligning Science Across Parkinson's), an Initiative to Advance Basic Research and Value of Collaboration
Randy W. Schekman (young scientists only)

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Donna Strickland
Young scientists only

20:15 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Gravitational Waves
Rainer Weiss (young scientists only)

THURSDAY, 1 JULY

07:00 - 08:30

Panel Discussion

Open Science
Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Randy W. Schekman, George Datseris, Michal Jex; Moderator: Stephanie Dawson

08:30 - 09:15

Networking

09:15 - 11:00

Presentation

Next Gen Science
Presentations by young scientists

11:00 - 12:00

Bavarian Frühschoppen

11:00 - 12:00

Concert: Kerber Brother & Bavarian Breakfast

12:00 - 12:45

Lecture

Next Generation Antibiotics
Lecture by Ada E. Yonath

12:45 - 13:30

Conversation

Science Diplomacy
Henry A. Kissinger; Moderator: Adam Smith

13:30 - 14:00

Presentation

Project Presentation
Lindau Online Sciathon

14:00 - 15:00

Agora Talk

Topology of New Materials
F. Duncan M. Haldane, J. Michael Kosterlitz; Moderator: Heiner Linke

14:00 - 15:00

Agora Talk

Neutrino Oscillations and Observatories
Takaaki Kajita, Arthur B. McDonald; Moderator: Adam Smith

14:00 - 15:00

Agora Talk

Time and Localization (tbc)
Edvard I. Moser, Michael M. Rosbash; Moderator: Anna Sjöström Douagi

15:00 - 16:30

Panel Discussion

Artificial Intelligence: Promises and Threats
Vinton G. Cerf, Michael Levitt, Bernhard Schölkopf, Marco Eckhoff, Dina ElHarouni, Eleni Karatza; Moderator: Tarek Besold

16:30 - 17:00

Workout

17:00 - 17:45

Lecture

Scientific Achievements Are Nobody’s Intellectual Property
George P. Smith

17:45 - 18:30

Lecture

Neuroscience Research in the 21st Century
Thomas C. Südhof; Moderator: Klas Kärre

18:30 - 19:30

Agora Talk

New Methods for Biological Imaging
Steven Chu, William E. Moerner; Moderator: Susanne Schultz-Hector

18:30 - 19:30

Agora Talk

New Chemical Reactions, Catalysis, Green Chemistry
Robert H. Grubbs, Richard R. Schrock; Moderator: Wolfgang Lubitz

18:30 - 19:30

Agora Talk

Expansion of the Universe
Saul Perlmutter, Adam G. Riess; Moderator: Rainer Blatt

19:30 - 21:00

Open Exchange

Steven Chu
Young scientists only

19:30 - 21:00

Open Exchange

F. Duncan M. Haldane
Young scientists only

19:30 - 21:00

Open Exchange

On the Importance of Random Noise on the Selection of a Unique Pattern in a Driven Out of Equilibrium System
J. Michael Kosterlitz (young scientists only)

19:30 - 21:00

Open Exchange

Adam G. Riess
Young scientists only

19:30 - 21:00

Open Exchange

Michael M. Rosbash
Young scientists only

19:30 - 21:00

Open Exchange

George P. Smith
Young scientists only

19:30 - 21:45

Open Exchange

Richard R. Schrock
Young scientists only

21:00 - 21:30

Concert: Kerber Brother & Bavarian Breakfast

21:00 - 21:45

Sunset Party

FRIDAY, 2 JULY

08:30 - 09:15

Welcome from Mainau Island

09:15 - 10:45

Panel Discussion

Why Trust Science?
Brian P. Schmidt, Carl-Henrik Heldin, Hans-Jörg Rheinberger, Balkees Abderrahman; Moderator: Adam Smith

10:45 - 11:00

Closing