Organisation of the 54th ISI Session

The 54th Session of the ISI is held under the patronage of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr Johannes Rau.

Honorary Committee

Chair:      Gerhard Schröder, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
Members:   
  Hans Eichel, Federal Minister of Finance
  Wolfgang Clement, Federal Minister of Economics and Labour
  Edelgard Bulmahn, Federal Minister of Education and Research
  Klaus Wowereit, Governing Mayor of Berlin
  Matthias Platzeck, Minister-President of the Land of Brandenburg
  Ernst Welteke, President of the Federal Bank of Germany
 
Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker, President of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Peter Gruss, President of the Max Planck Society

National Organising Committee (NOC)

Chair: Hans Günther Merk, President ret., Federal Statistical Office
Vize-Chairs: Günter Kopsch, Federal Statistical Office
Peter-Th. Wilrich, German Statistical Society
Members: Albert Benker, President ret., Land Office for Data Processing and Statistics of North Rhine-Westphalia
Eckart Elsner, Director ret., Land Statistical Office of Berlin
Ursula Gather, University of Dortmund, German Mathematical Society, Special Interest Group for Probability and Statistics
Rudolf Giehl, President ret., Bavarian Land Office for Statistics and Data Processing
Christoph Grenzmann, Stifterverband, Science Statistics
Johann Hahlen, Federal Statistical Office
Hans-Joachim Haß, Federation of German Industries
Jürgen H. P. Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik, Working Party of Social Science Institutes, Centre for Survey Research and Methodology
Wolfgang Köpcke, University of Münster, German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology
Helmut Maier, Berlin School of Economics
Rosemarie Mank, Federal Ministry of the Interior
Iris Pigeot-Kübler, University of Bremen, German Region of the International Biometric Society
Gert Ritter, Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour
Ulrich Rieder, University of Ulm, Faculty of Mathematics and Economics, Department of Operations Research
Erika Schulz, German Association for Demography
Reiner Stäglin, German Statistical Society
Arend Steenken, Land Office for Data Processing and Statistics of Brandenburg
Norbert Victor, Ruprecht Karl University, Heidelberg, German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology
Nanny Wermuth, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Department of Methodology and Statistics
H.-Erich Wichmann, German Epidemiology Association
Erich Wiegand, Association of German Market and Social Research Institutes

Executive Committee (EC)

Chair: Hans Günther Merk, President ret., Federal Statistical Office
Members:
Peter-Th. Wilrich, German Statistical Society, 2nd deputy
Albert Benker, President ret., Land Office for Data Processing and Statistics of North Rhine-Westphalia
Eckart Elsner, Director ret., Land Statistical Office of Berlin
Rosemarie Mank, Federal Ministry of the Interior
Sibylle von Oppeln-Bronikowski, Federal Statistical Office
Ernst-Joachim Richter, Union of German Municipal Statisticians
Dieter Sarreither, Federal Statistical Office
Reiner Stäglin, German Statistical Society
Nanny Wermuth, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz

Executive Secretariat

Executive Secretary: Bernd Störtzbach

Assistant Executive Secretary:

Alexander Loschky
Members:
Birgit Zimmermann (budget and administration)
Monika Lacher (translation, editorial work)
Fernanda Isidoro Losada (daily bulletin)
Supported by:
Karl Heinz Liebig (budget)
Werner Landvogt (information technology)
Ernst Schrey (information technology)
Roland Schlösser (administration)
Frank Hennig (daily bulletin)
Petra Kucera (daily bulletin)
Berthold Peikert (information technology)
Barbara Both (graphics and design)
Georg Heer (information technology)
Heidrun Stirner (public relations)

Special thanks are due to George A. Wilson and Kosmas Papadopoulos who each spent an internship of 3 months working at the Executive Secretariat.

Local Programme Committee

Chair: Peter-Th. Wilrich, German Statistical Society
Vice-Chair: Jürgen Chlumsky, Federal Statistical Office
Members:
Ursula Gather, University of Dortmund
Wolfgang Härdle, Humboldt University, Berlin
Iris Pigeot-Kübler, University of Bremen
Jürgen Schmidt, Federal Statistical Office
Erika Schulz, German Association for Demography
Norbert Victor, Ruprecht Karl University, Heidelberg
Gert G. Wagner, German Institute for Economic Research