Chairman – Viacheslav N. Skvortsov, rector of the Leningrad State University n.a. Pushkin, Dr. (Economics), PhD (Education), full professor (Russia, Saint Petersburg).
Co-chairman – Nikolay A. Lobanov, director of the Research Institute for Social, Economic and Pedagogical Problems of Continuous Education of Leningrad State University n.a. Pushkin, Full professor (Russia, Saint Petersburg).
Co-Chairman of the 2nd stage – Yevgeny A. Vaganov, rector of the Siberian Federal University, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Biological Sciences, full professor (Russia, Krasnoyarsk).
Members of the Organizing Committee:
Yves Attou – president of the World Committee for Lifelong Learning (France, Paris).
Zhanbol O. Zhilbaev – president of National Academy of Education n.a. Y. Altynsarin (Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana).
Svetlana V. Ivanova – director of the Institute of Strategy and Education Theory of the Russian Academy of Education, Dr. (Education), full professor, (Russia, Moscow).
Arne Carlsen – Director of UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, Honorary professor at Leningrad State University n.a. Pushkin, Honorary professor at International Institute of Adult and Lifelong Education (India), Honorary professor at University of Latvia, Honorary professor at Vietnam Institute of Educational Sciences (Germany, Hamburg).
Tatiana Yu. Lomakina – Director of the National UNESCO\UNEVOC Centre in Russian Federation, Head of the Centre of «Institute for Strategy of Education
Development of the Russian Academy of Education», Dr. (Education), (Russia, Moscow).
Eugenia I. Mikhailova – rector of North-Eastern Federal University n.a. M.K. Ammosov, member of the Russian Academy of Education, Dr. (Education), PhD (Psychology) (Russia, Yakutsk).
Margarita Pavlova – director of the UNESCO-UNEVOC Center, Hong Kong Institute of Education, PhD (China, Hong Kong).
Abdudzhabbor A. Rakhmonov – assistant to the President of the Republic of Tajikistan for social development affairs and public relations, member of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan, Dr. (Education), full professor (Republic of Tajikistan, Dushanbe).
Khikmatulla F. Rashidov – director of Uzbek Research Institute for pedagogical sciences n.a. Kary Niyazi, Dr. (Education), full professor, Honorary Professor at Leningrad State University n.a. Pushkin (Uzbekistan, Tashkent).
Georgiy A. Rudik – director of the Centre of Contemporary Pedagogy «Education without borders», professor, Dr. (Pedagogy), PhD (Engineering) (Canada, Terrebonne).
Olga G. Smolyninova – director of the Institute of Pedagogics, Psychology and Sociology, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Education, full professor, Dr. (Education), Siberian Federal University (Russia, Krasnoyarsk).
Annely Temmes – general director of the Finnish Institute of Public Management (Finland, Helsinki).
Yury V. Senko – professor of the UNESCO department, member of the Russian Academy of Education, full member of the International Academy of the Humanitarian Education, Altai State University (Russia, Barnaul).
Yevgeny S. Szhenov – president of the International Association for Continuing Education, head of the expert group of the Commission of Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, PhD (Social Sciences) (Russia, Moscow).
Nikolay V. Susha – rector of the Minsk Innovation University, Dr. (Economics), full professor (Republic of Belarus, Minsk).
Korshunova Vera V., Ph.D. in Education, Vice Director fro Science, Head of Secretariate;
Bezyzvestnykh Ekaterina A., post-graduate student, assistant, ITO and LL chair, IEPS SibFU