Annick Schramme, Professor of Cultural Management, Programme manager for Master of Cultural management, Antwerp University

Anita Kangas, Professor Emeritus of Cultural Management at the Jyvaskyla University

Evangelos Christou, Professor of Tourism Marketing, Dean of School of Business Administration at the Alexander Technological Institute of Thessaloniki, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Tourism, Heritage and Services Marketing

Mariusz Czepczyński, Professor of Cultural Geography, Department of Spatial Management at the University of Gdansk

Milena Dragićević-Šešić, Professor of Cultural Management, the Head of the UNESCO Chair in Studies of Interculturalism, Art and Cultural Management and Mediation in the Balkans at the University of Arts in Belgrade

Rumyana Stoilova, Professor of Sociology of Stratification, Inequalities and Mobilities, President of the Bulgarian Sociological Association

Svetlana Hristova, Professor Associate of Sociology of Culture and Cultural Anthropology, Department of Cultural Studies at the SWU, Conference Coordinator

Tatyana Shopova, Professor Associate of Media Studies, Head of Department of Cultural Studies at the South-West University

Valentina Milenkova, Professor of Sociology of Education, Head of Department of Sociology at the South-West University