While the theme contains many references to economics and politics, our aim is to draw in people from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds. Speakers will come from many disciplines and backgrounds, including both the highest levels of society and grassroots voices, creative thinkers and cultural figures:

  • Nobel and Alternative Nobel Prize winners
  • elder statesmen/women;
  • the social sciences, economics and politics in particular;
  • the peace movement and other civil society sectors;
  • parliamentarians, religious leaders, journalists, community organisers and artistis.

As per January 2016, the following speakers have been confirmed: