Natalie Lundgren is an international project manager with experience in strategic communications, development and fundraising for initiatives and organisations that have a positive social impact on a global scale. She is currently Senior Manager of Development and Outreach at Human Rights Watch where she manages the overall development, fundraising and outreach activities for the Paris office of the organization. She oversees the production of the annual Voices for Justice dinner and is the key contact for the relationship with the Paris Human Rights Watch Committee. Prior to Human Rights Watch, Natalie had the occasion to design and launch complex international programs within the WISE initiative (the World Innovation Summit for Education). Each program in its specific way celebrates innovative social change (WISE Awards, WISE Prize for Education, WISE ed.hub, WISE Accelerator). In parallel she managed the strategic partnerships WISE developed as part of its thought leadership stream, and a number of regional side events organized in partnership with SXSWedu, Skoll World Forum, C2 in the run up to the WISE Summit. Lastly, she was the overall project manager of the production of the WISE Research Report and the WISE Books series made in collaboration with renowned authors and photographers from world over. Before joining WISE, Natalie worked on the organization of other international communication initiatives and forums including the OECD Forum in Paris and the European Development Days, co-organized with the Swedish EU presidency and the European Commission in Stockholm in 2009. Natalie holds a Bachelor degree in European Studies from King's College London and a Masters Degree in European Studies from the London School of Economics as well as the International Program Diploma from Sciences Po Paris.
Associate Member of EuroScience, Member of Transport Research and Innovation Monitoring and Information System (TRIMIS) European Commission. Member of the Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE) and FISITA International Engineering Community (FIEC) and the recipient of AISI, Noble Researcher Award 2018 (IJRULA), Life Time Membership Award (IJRULA), Promising Researcher Award 2018, Community member EURAXESS, Member of International Association of Engineers, Confederation of Indian Industry(CII) Member, Member Immerse UK, Author at (London)Journals of Current Engineering and Technology, Author of Introduction to the future of trucks using tms & fms, Researcher at Web of Science.
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 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: “Kapitał społeczny ludzi starych na przykładzie mieszkańców miasta Białystok” [Social Capital of Old People on the Example of Bialystok Residents], Wiedza i Edukacja, Lublin 2012; “Experts and Cultural Narcissism: Relations in the Early 21st Century”, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken 2012; “Aging in the Social Space” (co-authored with Ł. Tomczyk), The Association of Social Gerontologists, Białystok-Kraków 2015; “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; “Selected Contemporary Challenges of Ageing Policy” (co-edited with Ł. Tomczyk), Pedagogical University of Kraków, Kraków 2017; and “Between Successful and Unsuccessful Ageing: Selected Aspects and Contexts” (co-edited with Ł. Tomczyk), Pedagogical University of Kraków, Kraków 2019.
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.
Shaw Paw is a professor of Economics and University of California. He was born in Newark, NJ. He has been working on the economies of emerging technologies such as electric scooters, self balancing hover-boards, electric unicycles and drones. These gadgets and machines are claimed to be beneficial to the economy and the environment. Its is crucial to undertake intensive studies to determine if electric scooters, for instance, save money and other resources in the long run. My most recent paper is 'The Economics of Electric Scooters and their Effects on Sustainability in the United States'. Join me in the quest to uncover the mystery.
Dr Simon White is an independent policy advisor who helps national, regional and city governments, business organisations and development agencies formulate and implement strategies for economic growth, business development and job creation. He has provided these services in over 30 countries across Africa and Asia, as well as in Australia and parts of Europe and the Pacific. He has also undertaken a variety of academic teaching, curriculum design, training, and research assignments.