Catherine Ashton

Former High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President, European Commission, Brussels

Jean Asselborn

Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Minister of Immigration and Asylum, Luxembourg

Mustapha Ben-Hamouche

Associate Professor of Architecture and Urbanism, Blida University; Head of Medina Foundation, Blida

Martin Brandl

Head of Center for Water and Environmental Sensors, Department for Integrated Sensor Systems, Danube University Krems

Philipp Braunsdorf

Programme Manager Infrastructure Hydrogen, NOW GmbH - National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology, Berlin

Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook

Executive Director, The Future of Diplomacy Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge

Francesca Colombo

Head, Health Division, OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris

Jochen Danninger

Member of the Provincial Government of Lower Austria for Economic Affairs, Tourism, Technology and Sports, St. Pölten

Niels de Boer

Programme Director Future Mobility Solutions (Autonomous Vehicles), Energy Research Institute, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Sandrine Dixson-Declève

Co-President, Club of Rome; Chair, European Commission Task Force on Economic and Societal Impacts from Research and Innovation, Brussels

Pascale Ehrenfreund

Professor of Space Policy, Space Policy Institute, George Washington University; President, International Astronautical Federation, Paris

Johnny Erling

Author; former correspondent in Beijing for Die Welt and DerStandard, Bad Homburg

Andreas Farnleitner

Head, Unit for Water Quality and Health, Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Microbiology, Karl Landsteiner Private University, Krems

Eric Feigl-Ding

Epidemiologist & Health Economist; Senior Fellow, Federation of American Scientists, Washington DC

Leonore Gewessler*

Austrian Federal Minister for Climate Protection, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology, Vienna

Arancha González Laya

Minister for Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Spain, Madrid

Christian Haas

Head, Sea Ice Physics Division Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven

Ricardo Hausmann

Rafik Hariri Professor of the Practice of International Policy Economy; Director, Growth Lab, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge/Massachusets

Dirk Helbing

Professor of Computational Social Science, Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences; Affiliate, Computer Science Department, ETH Zurich

David Kennedy

Manley O. Hudson Professor of Law and Director, Institute for Global Law and Politics, Harvard Law School, Cambridge

Sylvia Knapp

Professor of Infection Biology, Medical University Vienna; Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna

Wolfgang Knoll

Scientific Managing Director, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna

Miroslav Lajčák

EU Special Representative for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue and other Western Balkan regional issues, Brussels

Mariana Mazzucato

Professor, UCL - University College London, Author of "The Value of Everything", London

Tom Middendorp

Senior Associate Fellow at Clingendael; Chairman of the International Military Council on Climate and Security, The Hague