Monika Surma

Senior Policy Advisor, Global Affairs Canada
  • Global Affairs Canada
  • Canada
Andrzej Klimczuk

Assistant Professor, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Andrzej Klimczuk, PhD, a sociologist and public policy expert, assistant professor in the Department of Public Policy of the Collegium of Socio-Economics at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland. Editor and correspondent of publications about computer and video games in the years 2002-2009. In 2011-2013 Vice President of the Foundation's Laboratory Research and Social Action “SocLab.” External expert of institutions such as the European Commission, URBACT III Programme, Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE Programme, Fondazione Cariplo, and International Federation on Ageing. Member of various scientific organizations such as the Polish Sociological Association, Polish Society of Gerontology, and European Sociological Association. Author of many scientific papers in the field of gerontology and social policy, e.g., books: “Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy”, the two-volume set, Palgrave Macmillan, New York 2015, 2017; “Generations, Intergenerational Relationships, Generational Policy: A Multilingual Compendium” (co-edited with K. Lüscher and M. Sanchez), Universität Konstanz, Konstanz, 17 languages, editions 2015, 2016 and 2017; “Perspectives and Theories of Social Innovation for Ageing Population” (co-edited with Ł. Tomczyk), Frontiers Media, Lausanne 2020; “Starzenie się populacji. Aktywizacja, koprodukcja i integracja społeczna osób starszych” [Population Ageing: Activation, Co-Production, and Social Integration of Older People] (co-authored with G. Gawron and Z. Szweda-Lewandowska; Wyd. Uniwersytetu Śląskiego, Katowice 2021); “The Collaborative Economy in Action: European Perspectives” (co-edited with V. Česnuityte and G. Avram; University of Limerick, Limerick 2021); and “Demographic Analysis: Selected Concepts, Tools, and Applications” (IntechOpen, London 2021). He is a Sections Editor in the “Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging” (Springer Nature, Cham 2021).

Dr. Christina J. Colclough

Expert Future of Work and Politics of Technology, Nn

Dr Vyacheslav Polonski

Researcher, University of Oxford

Vyacheslav Polonski is a researcher at the University of Oxford, focusing on complex social networks, collective behaviour and technology adoption. He is the founder and CEO of Avantgarde Analytics, a machine learning startup that harnesses AI & behavioural psychology for the next generation of algorithmic campaigns. In 2017, Vyacheslav completed his PhD studies at the University of Oxford as an ESRC Scholar. Prior to his PhD, Vyacheslav completed an MSc in the Social Sciences of the Internet at the Oxford Internet Institute and a BSc in Management at LSE. Vyacheslav is an active member of the World Economic Forum having participated in multiple conferences as a Global Shaper (2015, 2016, 2017) and member of the WEF Expert Network (2017). In 2018, Forbes Magazine featured him in the European Forbes 30 Under 30 list for law and policy. His research and commentary have been highlighted in the media, including in The Independent, Forbes, Bloomberg, TechCrunch, Scientific American and The New York Times.
Luca De Biase

Media Ecology Research director, Reimagine Europa

journalist, blogger, writer

Bhaskar Chakravorti

Dean, Global Business and Founding Executive Director, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Innovation, Inclusive Growth, Digital Economy, Global Business