Speakers

Chairs, plenary speakers, facilitators and thematic speakers

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    LOMBORG, Bjørn

    Director, Copenhagen Consensus Center

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    COOKSON, Clive

    Science Editor, Financial Times

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    CAMPBELL, Philip

    Editor-in-Chief, Nature and the Nature-branded publications

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    MCGRATH, Matt

    Environment correspondent, BBC News

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    MCGLADE, Jacqueline

    Chief Scientist, United Nations Environment Programme

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    ZAKRI, Abdul Hamid

    Science Adviser to the Prime Minister of Malaysia; Chair, IPBES

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    PANDOR, Naledi

    Minister of Science and Technology, South Africa

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    SINDI, Hayat

    Founder and CEO of i2 Institute for imagination and ingenuity (Saudi Arabia)

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    YUTHAVONG, Yongyuth

    Deputy Prime Minister and Former Minister of Science and Technology, Thailand

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    FLAIG, Axel

    Head of Research & Technology, Airbus, France

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    KOLMOS, Anette

    Professor in Engineering Education and PBL,
    Director for the UNESCO Aalborg Centre for Problem Based Learning in Engineering Science and Sustainability (Denmark)

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    GUIMARAES, Jorge Almeida

    President, Brazilian Federal Agency for the Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES)

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    OLIVA, Glaucius

    President, National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)

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    SEABRA, Miguel

    President, Science Europe

    President, Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology

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    ERGMA, Ene

    Professor of Astrophysics, Physics Department, Tartu University
    Former President of the Riigikogu (Estonian Parliament)
    Full member of International Academy of Astronautics

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    YANG, Huanming

    President of the Beijing Genomics Institute

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    AMANO, Hiroshi

    Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics
    Professor, Nagoya University (Japan)

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    SERAGELDIN, Ismail

    Director, Library of Alexandria

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    KRSTIC, Snezana

    Chair of the Board, Marie Curie Alumni Association

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    GLUCKMAN, Peter

    Chief Science Advisor, New Zealand

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    BURN, John

    Professor, Newcastle University, Human Variome Project
    Non-executive director of NHS England 

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    GLOVER, Anne

    Former Chief Scientific Adviser to the President of the European Commission

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    ÁDER, János

    President of Hungary

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    BINT EL HASSAN, Sumaya

    President of the El Hassan Science City and the Royal Scientific Society

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    BOKOVA, Irina

    Director General, UNESCO

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    HIGGINS, Julia

    Senior Research Investigator, Imperial College
    Former Vice President and Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society

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    YEE CHEONG, Dato’ Ir. Lee

    Chairman of the International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre for South-South Cooperation

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    KELLNER, Alexander Wilhelm Armin

    Paleontologist, National Museum and Federal University of Rio de Janeiro


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    BOULTON, Geoffrey 

    Senior Honorary Professorial Fellow, University of Edinburgh

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    ZIEGLER, Günter M.

    Professor, Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

     

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    LESHNER, Alan I.

    former Chief Executive Officer, AAAS

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