Keynote speakers


Jan Slovak

Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Masarykov University (Brno, Czech Republic)


Carl Zillich

Curatorial Director of IBA Heidelberg


Ruben Zondervan

Executive Director of the Earth System Governance Project, International Project Office, Lund University (Sweden)


Maarten Van Steen

Scientific director of CTIT (Centre for Telematics and Information Technology), the research institute for ICT research, University of Twente (Enschede, the Netherlands)


Nicolas J.A Buchoud

President of the Grand Paris Alliance, a think-tank on urban future, and the co-owner of Renaissance Urbaine, specialized in the transformation of complex urban ecosystems (France)


Aram Pahchanyan

Director of the Ayb School (Armenia), Vice President of ABBYY


Juha Kaskinen

Director, Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku (Finland)


Adolfo Tanzi Neto

Visiting Research Scholar, Department of Education, University of Oxford


Tohru Yoshikawa

Vice President, professor of urban planning, Tokyo Metropolitan University (Japan)


Pascal Cauchy

Attache for University Cooperation of the Embassy of France in Russia (France-Russia)


Viktor Richter

Consul General of Germany in Novosibirsk


Catherine Vautrin

President of the Association of University Cities of France, President of Reims Metropolis (France)


Juan D. Rogers

Professor of Public Policy at the School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology (the USA)


Anton Finogenov

Director-General of Urbanica Institute for Territorial Planning (Russia)


Anastasia Tyurina

Head of the Department for blockchain development, Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)


Svetlana Shkarina

Head of the Regional Office of Campus France (for Siberia and the Far East)


Lothar Heinrich

Professor, Institute of Biochemistry, University of Munster (Germany)


Karine Hertzler

Administrative director, the Higher School of Professorship and Education (ESPE), Academy of Grenoble


Anatoly Bataev

Professor, Rector, Novosibirsk State Technical University (Russia)


Inna Pomorina

Professor, Bath Business School, Bath Spa University (UK)


Daria Karzunina

QS Intelligence Unit


Michele Debrenne

Director, French Center, Novosibirsk State University (Russia)


Andreas Wilms

Vice President for Academic and International Affairs, Technische Hochschule Brandenburg (Germany)


Dr. Eduardo Lopez Moreno

Director of Research and Capacity Development, Head of “The City Prosperity Initiative”, United Nations Human Settlements Programme – UN-HABITAT


Prof. Theo Toonen

Dean of the Faculty of Behavioral, Management, and Social Sciences, Twente University, the Netherlands


Tatiana Schofield

Head of Knowledge Exchange at the Royal College of Art (the UK)

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