It is with great sadness that we have to inform you all of the death of our co-founder and honorary member Ottó Trogmayer from Hungary (Budapest, July 24, 1934 – Szeged, 28 May 2015). He was one of the most important persons for the unification of the to the world-wide panorama community after the end of Cold War. Ottó Trogmayer, award-winning curator, archaeologist and professor) initiated the first meetings of European Panoramas in the early 1990s. Out of these meetings of panorama specialists grew the organization that is now known as the International Panorama Council. As the director of Móra Ferenc Museum in Szeged he contributed in particular to secure the future of the Feszty-Panorama in Ópusztaszer, Hungary.