Asia and Eurasia
Timofei Bordachev
Programme Director of the Valdai Discussion Club; Academic Supervisor of the Center for Comprehensive European and International Studies at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE)
Middle East
Andrey Sushentsov

Programme Director of the Valdai Discussion Club; Director of the Institute of International Studies at MGIMO University

Identity, Security and the Future of the Western Community
Ivan Timofeev
Programme Director of the Valdai Discussion Club; Director of Programmes of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC); Associate Professor at MGIMO University

Eastern-Style Globalization
Yaroslav Lissovolik
Programme Director of the Valdai Discussion Club
A Conflict of Ideas and Identities in Today’s World
Oleg Barabanov
Programme Director of the Valdai Discussion Club; Professor, MGIMO University; Professor, Russian Academy of Sciences