ISINI was founded in 1988 to promote relevant research on problems of today and is composed of scholars from over 60 countries, and from different disciplines. The objective of the conference is to bring together scholars from all over the world to focus on timely issues. Previous conferences were held in Paris, France; Athens, Greece; Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.; Maastricht, Wageningen, The Netherlands; Mexico City, Mexico; Miami, Florida, U.S.A.; Lille, France, Bacau, Rumania.


  • Jan Tinbergen (1903-1994) - Nobel Prize for Economics 1969.
  • Friedrich von Hayek (1899-1992) - Nobel Prize for Economics 1974.
  • Henry Guitton (1901-1999)
  • Raymond Barre (1924-2007) - former Prime Minister of France.
  • Ilya Prigogine (1917-2003) - Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1977.
  • George Emil Palade (1912-2008) - Nobel Prize for Medicine 1974.
  • Mihai Draganescu (1929) - Former president of the Romanian Academy.


ISINI holds its own international meetings every two years.

The First International Meeting was held in 1990 in Paris, France.

The Second in Athens, Greece during the Summer of 1992.

The Third International Meeting: Boston, August 24-26, 1995.

The Fourth International Meeting: Maastricht, The Netherlands, August 21-23, 1997

The Fifth International Meeting: Mexico City, Mexico, August 18-21, 1999.

The Sixth International Meeting: Miami, Florida, August 15-18, 2001.

The Seventh International Meeting: Lille, France, August 20-23, 2003.

The Eight International Meeting: Wageningen, The Netherlands. August 24-27, 2005.

The Ninth International Meeting: Bacau, Rumania. August, 22-26, 2007.

The Tenth International Meeting: Bacau, Rumania. December, 17-19, 2009.