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The M100 Sanssouci-Colloquium is accompanied by
a (mainly journalistic) advisory board. The members
meet periodically in Potsdam and plan and discuss
together the topics and participants of the M100
conferences. The advisory board acts also as jury
for the M100 media award.

Chairmen of the board are the British publisher
Lord Weidenfeld and Potsdam’s Lord Mayor,
Jann Jakobs. 

Further members are:

Jann Jakobs, Chairman
Lord Weidenfeld, co-chairman
Stefan Aust
Boris Biancheri
Dr. Hugo Bütler
Ulrich Deppendorf
Kai Diekmann
Dr. Mathias Döpfner
Prof. Ernst Elitz
Dr. Peter Frey
Dr. Alexander Gauland
Hans-Ulrich Jörges
Baroness Kennedy QC
Hans Werner Kilz
Roger Köppel
Christoph Lanz
Giovanni di Lorenzo
Dr. Klaus Rost
Dr. Rachel Salamander
Stephan Sattler
Dr. Frank Schirrmacher
S.D. Karl von Schwarzenberg
Louis Schweitzer
Andrea Seibel
Dr. Wolfram Weimer
  Ulrich Deppendorf  

Ulrich Deppendorf
born 27th January, 1950, in Essen (Germany)

1976 degree in law with first state examination at Wilhelms University Munster

from November 1976 editorial department traineeship, Westdeutscher Rundfunk (West German Radio - WDR)

1978 to 1979 reporter and editor of (news) programmes “Hier und Heute”, “Journal 3”, “Tagesschau” and “Tagesthemen”, WDR

1980 editor-in-chief for special projects, WDR Fernsehen (WDR tv)

1981 to 1986 reporter and editor, WDR editorial office of ARD-aktuell (General German Broadcast)

1986 to 1989 director, ARD-aktuell and deputy director, editorial group events of the day (Zeitgeschehen Aktuell)

from 1988 editor in charge of a number of special broadcasts

from December 1989 director editorial group events of the day (Zeitgeschehen Aktuell)

1991 second editor-in-chief, ARD-aktuell (“Tagesschau”, “Tagesthemen”)

1993-1999 first editor-in-chief, ARD-aktuell (“Tagesschau”, “Tagesthemen”)

1999-2002 editor-in-chief ARD capital Berlin studio and moderator of “The Berlin Report”

2002-2007 tv programme director, WDR Cologne

since 1 May 2007 director ARD capital Berlin studio