Prof. F. Dallmayr is Packey J. Dee Professor in the departments of philosophy and political science at the University of Notre Dame.
He is one of the world's most outstanding scholars in the area of intercultural political philosophy and ethics. In his research he has engaged various Western and Eastern philosophical traditions, working in the intersection of philosophy and social science. He is famous in particular for his studies on new ways of 'being self' in a world that values diversity.
Susanna Priest is currently Professor at the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Previously, she was Director of Research for the College of Mass Communications and Information Studies at the University of South Carolina and director of the Science and Technology Journalism program Texas A&M University.
Priest's research is centered on the role of science in society and culture, its expression in the mass media, public engagement in science and science policy, and public opinion formation. She is the current editor of the Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Communication and editor of the journal Science Communication..
Chris Nash is Professor of Journalism and Director of the Journalism Program at Monash University, Victoria, Australia.
He is former Director of the Australian Centre for Independent Journalism and has worked as a prize-winning journalist for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
His research interests focus on the sociology of journalism, particularly with respect to investigative journalism and geographical issues including urban development, environmental sustainability and humanitarian issues.
Mads Ovlisen has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of LEGO A/S since 1996, after becoming a Board member in 1990.
Since 2006, Ovlisen is a member of The United Nations Global Compact Board, New York. He is also, since 2007, Chairman of the Danish Arts Council and a member of the Board of Directors of the Wanas Foundation, Sweden.
In addition, he holds the position of adjunct professor of corporate social responsibility at the Copenhagen Business School.