Speakers

ANNIE NORFOLK BEADLE

OECD, United Kingdom

VICTORIA V. PANOVA

Vice President, Far Eastern Federal University Russia

A K M MATIUL ALAM

University of British Columbia, Canada

A N M MUNIRUZZAMAN

President, BIPSS, Bangladesh

AARYA NIJAT

CIPE, USA

ABUL HASAN CHOWDHURY

Former State Minister, Bangladesh

AGNIESZKA WIERZBICKA

European External Action Service Poland

AKHLAQUE HAQUE

University of Alabama, USA

ALI ASLAN

TV Presenter, Moderator, Journalist Germany

ALI RIAZ

Illinois State University, USA

ANA MARIA PARASCHIV

UBUNTU WORLD SARL Romania

ANDRÉ DE MELLO E SOUZA

Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA) Brazil

ARJUN KADIAN

Government of Haryana, India

ARUN M. KUMAR

Chairman and CEO, KPMG in India

ASADUZZAMAN KHAN, MP

Home Minister Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

ASIF IBRAHIM

Chairman, Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), Bangladesh

BEENA SARWAR

Journalist, Pakistan

BORIS TADIĆ

Former President of Serbia

C RAJA MOHAN

Institute of South Asian Studies, Singapore

C. CHRISTINE FAIR

Political scientist, USA

CAGDAS UNGOR

Sunar Marmara University Turkey

CHAO XIE

Tsinghua University, China

CHAYANIKA SAXENA

National University of Singapore

DUPTHOB YANGTSEP

Member of Parliament Bhutan

EIRLIANI ABDUL RAHMAN

Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation USA

FAHMIDA KHATUN

Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) Bangladesh

FAYYAZ BHIDAL

Accountability Lab, Pakistan

GEETA KOCHHAR

Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

HABIBUL HAQUE KHONDKER

Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE

HAYK KHALATYAN

Information Agency Eurasia Daily (EADaily) Russia

HUSSAIN NADIM

The Nerve Center Pakistan

IMTIAZ GUL

Center for Research and Security Studies Pakistan

IRENE SOLER CARMONA

President of Inprotur, Argentina

IRINA POMINOVA

Analytical Center for the Government of the Russian Federation Russia

JATINDER PAL SINGH

Jammu and Kashmir Policy Institute India

JONATHAN KOLIEB

RMIT University, Australia

JOSHUA BRIEN

Durham University, UK

JUDITH MWANIKI

Office of the Deputy Governor of Laikipia County Kenya

JUI-MIN HUNG

Institute for National Defense and Security Research Taiwan

K. YHOME

Observer Research Foundation, India

KANAMUGIRE CLEMENT

National Health Service Policy Analyst, United Kingdom

KARORI SINGH

South Asia Studies Centre, University of Rajasthan India

KHAIRUL MAJID MAHMUD

Managing Director, Caldwell Group Limited Bangladesh

KINGSLEY DOMPREH

Merck, Ghana

KIRA VINKE

Potsdam-Institute for Climate Impact Research Germany

LEO WIGGER

Editor, Zenith Magazine, German

LEONARDO NEVES

Getulio Vargas Foundation Brazil

LI JIMING

Ambassador People's Republic of China to Bangladesh

LUCY CORKIN

Business Strategist, Rand Merchant Bank South Africa

M A MANNAN, MP

Ministry of Planning Bangladesh

M SHAHIDUL ISLAM

Secretary General, BIMSTEC

M. ADIL KHAN

Honourary Professor University of Queensland, Australia

M. SAKHAWAT HUSSAIN

Former Election Commissioner, Bangladesh

M. SHAFIULLAH

Former Ambassador Bangladesh

M. SHASHAHIDUL ISLAM

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

MADALITSO PHIRI

University of South Africa,South Africa

MAKHETHE MAKAMASE

Institute for Global Dialogue South Africa

MAMUN RASHID

Managing Partner PwC Bangladesh

MANJUR A. CHOWDHURY

Vice Chairman Centre for Governance Studies Bangladesh

MARIO DE PINTO

Eendigo, Italy

MD MAINUL ISLAM

Former DG, BGB

MD. TAZUL ISLAM, MP

Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives, Bangladesh

MICHAEL KUGELMAN

Woodrow Wilson International Center USA

MIGNONE BERGE

International Trade, Development & Environment Consultancy Germany

MMABATHO MOTSAMAI

The Afrolutionist, Botswana

MUHAMMAD ABDUL MAZID

Former Chairman, National Board of Revenue Bangladesh

MUHAMMAD AMIR RANA

Pak institute for Peace Studies (PIPS) Pakistan

MUHAMMAD AZEEM ALI SHAH

International Water Management Institute Pakistan

MUJAHEDUL ISLAM

University of Toronto Canada

MURAD HASAN, MP

State Minister of Information Bangladesh

MUSTAFA OSMAN TURAN

Turkish Ambassador to Bangladesh

NAOMI HOSSAIN

Political Sociologist, USA

NASIM FIRDAUS

Former Ambassador of Bangladesh

NEREO PEÑALVER

Foreign policy expert Belgium

NICOLÒ ANDREULA

Economist, Italy

NISHAT MIRZA

UN Correspondent, USA

NURUL KABIR

Editor, New Age, Bangladesh

OMENA JULIOUS KALISTO

UNHCR, South Sudan

PAPA CJ

Stand-up Comedian, India

PAVEL LUZIN

The Intersection Foundation (Rissle media) Russia

PEDRO PEREZ MONTIEL

Ministry of Finance Paraguay

PRIYA BALASUBRAMANIAM

Senior Pubic Health Scientist , India

RAHMATULLAH NABIL

Politician, Afghanistan

RASHED AL MAHMUD TITUMIR

University of Dhaka Bangladesh

RENSJE TEERINK

Ambassador & Head of Delegation of EU, Bangladesh

ROBERT CHATTERTON DICKSON

British High Commissioner in Bangladesh

RUBANA HUQ

President, BGMEA Bangladesh

S. M REZAUL KARIM, MP

Minister of Fisheries and Livestoc, Bangladesh

SAIRA KHAN

International Security Expert GersonLehrman Group, New York

SAMEENA IMTIAZ

Matrix Media Pakistan

SANJAY KUMAR BHARDWAJ

Jawaharlal Nehru University India

SARA HOSSAIN

Lawyer and Activist, Bangladesh

SATORU NAGAO

Hudson Institute, USA

SELIM JAHAN

Former Director, HDRO UNDP, New York

SHAHAB ENAM KHAN

Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh

SHANTHIE MARIET D'SOUZA

President, Mantraya India

SIEGFRIED O. WOLF

South Asia Democratic Forum (SADF) Germany

SIMON KOFI TETTEY

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees South Sudan

SITARA JABEEN

TRT World, Russia

SREERADHA DATTA

Vivekananda International Foundation India

SUBHO BASU

Associate Professor McGill University, Canada

SUTHIKORN KINGKAEW

Thammasat University Bangkok, Thailand

SYED ALI RAZA SHAH

lawyer, Pakistan

SYEDA RIZWANA HASAN

Chief Executive, BELA, Bangladesh

TAMIM NOURISTANI

Deputy People's Axis of Afghanistan

TIMOTHY YAKANI SAM WANI

UNHCR, South SUdan

TINA MARIE BLOHM

Resident Representative FES, Bangladesh

TO MINH THU

Institute for Foreign Policy and Strategic Studies Vietnam

TOUSEEF MEHRAJ

Policy Institute of Jammu and Kashmir India

VAIBHAV JHA

Intersquad Cyber Intelligence India

VIJAY SAKHUJA

Indian Council of World Affairs India

WINNIE MUNENE

Merck Healthcare KGaA, Kenya

YOSHIKAZU KATO

Asia Global Institute University of Hong Kong

ZILLUR RAHMAN

Anchor, Channel i, Executive Director, Centre forGovernance Studies