Asia and Eurasia
Timofei Bordachev
Programme Director of the Valdai Discussion Club; Academic supervisor of the Center for Comprehensive European and International Studies
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 at the Valdai Discussion Club
A Conflict of Ideas and Identities in Today’s World
Oleg Barabanov
Programme Director of the Valdai Discussion Club; Professor of MGIMO University; Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences