Anyone who is interested in the development of natural and technical sciences and medicine and would like to participate in the current discussions can take part in the meetings, which take place every two years at different locations in Germany.
In the year free of assembly, the assemblies (negotiations) are published with the lectures presented at the last assembly. Members receive the non-fiction book free of charge, non-members can purchase it for a fee.
For some years now, the GDNÄ has been inviting young people to its meetings. The GDNÄ attaches great importance to the direct contact and exchange of discussions between young people and scientists. Selected, committed science teachers can also attend the meeting with a travel scholarship.