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In total more than 20 panellists will participate, including world-leading experts and inspiring thought leaders. The list below will be updated continously. Confirmed participating Nobel Laureates and panellists are:

Alice Bah Kuhnke

Alice Bah Kuhnke

Alice Bah Kuhnke, a member of the Green Party, has held the position as Minister for Culture and Democracy in the Swedish Government since October 2014.

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Daniel Birnbaum

Daniel Birnbaum

Daniel Birnbaum is the director of Moderna Museet in Stockholm. From 2000 to 2010 he was the Rector of Städelschule in Frankfurt and Director of its Portikus gallery.

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Simon Blackburn

Simon Blackburn

Simon Blackburn is a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge and the retired Bertrand Russell Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge.

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Steven Chu

Steven Chu

Nobel Laureate in Physics 1997

Former United States Secretary of Energy and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics 1997, Steven Chu has devoted a significant part of his recent scientific career to the search for new solutions to our energy and climate challenges.

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Robbert Dijkgraaf

Robbert Dijkgraaf

Robbert Dijkgraaf, Director and Leon Levy Professor of the Institute for Advanced Study since 2012, is a mathematical physicist who has made significant contributions to string theory and the advancement of science education.

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Peter Doherty

Peter Doherty

Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1996

Peter Doherty shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Swiss colleague Rolf Zinkernagel, for their discoveries linking the transplantation system and "killer" T cell-mediated immunity.

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Shirin Ebadi

Shirin Ebadi

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2003

Shirin Ebadi is an Iranian lawyer, former judge and human rights activist. She was awarded the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize for her significant and pioneering efforts for democracy and human rights - especially women's, children's and refugee rights. She was the first Iranian and Muslim woman to ever receive the prize.

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Orlando von Einsiedel

Orlando von Einsiedel

Orlando von Einsiedel is the director of the Oscar-winning Netflix short documentary, The White Helmets about volunteer Syrian rescue workers.

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Emma Frans

Emma Frans

Emma Frans is a researcher at Karolinska Institutet and previously at the University of Oxford and has a PhD degree in epidemiology. She has many years of experience in carrying out and reviewing scientific studies and educating medicine students in scientific methodology.

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David J. Gross

David J. Gross

Nobel Laureate in Physics 2004

David J. Gross is the Chancellor's Chair professor of theoretical physics and the former director of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Maggie Haberman

Maggie Haberman

Maggie Haberman is a White House correspondent for the New York Times. Based in New York City, Maggie covers various aspects of the Trump administration, from tax policy to Cabinet appointees to the president's travels and the churn within the West Wing.

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General Hayden

General Hayden

General Michael Hayden is a retired four-star general who served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency.

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Michael Levitt

Daniel Kahneman

Laureate in Economic Sciences 2002

Daniel Kahneman is Professor of Psychology Emeritus at Princeton. He received the Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002, for his research (joint with the late Amos Tversky) on human judgment and decision making. He is the author of Thinking, Fast and Slow.

Daniel Kahneman, Laureate in Economic Sciences 2002

 

Anish Kapoor

Anish Kapoor

Anish Kapoor is one of the most influential sculptors working today. He was born in Bombay in 1954 and lives and works in London. He studied at Hornsey College of Art followed by postgraduate studies at Chelsea School of Art, London.

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Michael Levitt

Michael Levitt

Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2013

Michael Levitt was born in South Africa in 1947, and has a BSc degree in physics from Kings College, London and a PhD from the Cambridge Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB).

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Katherine Maher

Katherine Maher

Katherine Maher is the Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and free knowledge for all. She is a longtime advocate for free and open societies, and an expert in leveraging technology for social impact.

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Joanna Natasegara

Joanna Natasegara

Joanna Natasegara is a British film producer best known for the Academy Award winning Netflix short documentary, The White Helmets. Joanna also produced the BAFTA and Oscar nominated documentary, Virunga, which won over 50 international awards including an EMMY, a Peabody, a Television Academy Honor, a Grierson and a duPont-Columbia Award for outstanding journalism.

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Helga Nowotny

Helga Nowotny

Helga Nowotny is Professor emerita of Science and Technology Studies, ETH Zurich, and a founding member of the European Research Council. In 2007 she was elected ERC Vice President and was ERC President from March 2010 until December 2013. In January 2014 Nowotny was appointed Chair of the ERA Council Forum Austria. She is a member of the Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development and Visiting Professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

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Karin Pettersson

Karin Pettersson

Karin Pettersson is the political editor-in-chief at Aftonbladet, Scandinavia's biggest daily newspaper, as well as the co-founder and former editor-in-chief of Fokus, Sweden's leading news magazine.

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Bo Rothstein

Bo Rothstein

Bo Rothstein holds the August Röhss Chair in Political Science at University of Gothenburg and is the co-founder of the university's Quality of Government (QoG) Institute.

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Joseph E. Stiglitz

Joseph E. Stiglitz

Laureate in Economic Sciences 2001

Joseph E. Stiglitz is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University.

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Zeynep Tufekci

Zeynep Tufekci

Zeynep Tufekci is an associate professor at the University of North Carolina and a contributing opinion writer at the New York Times.

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Frank Wilczek

Krishnaswamy VijayRaghavan

Krishnaswamy (Vijay) VijayRaghavan, FRS, FMedSci, is Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), the premier funding agency for all life sciences and biotechnology in India.

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Frank Wilczek

Frank Wilczek

Nobel Laureate in Physics 2004

Frank Wilczek is a theoretical physicist, author, and intellectual adventurer. He has received many prizes for his work, including a Nobel Prize in Physics.

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Peter Wolodarski

Peter Wolodarski

Peter Wolodarski is the Editor-in-chief of Dagens Nyheter, Sweden's leading daily, since 2013. Before that he headed the editorial department. He started at the newspaper in 2001 as an editorial writer.

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