Key thinkers in journalism education who're coming include:
Dan Gilmor, director of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and author of We The Media. (USA)
Mindy McAdams, University of Florida, author of blog Teaching Online Journalism. (USA)
LI Liangrong, Fudan University, President of Chinese Communications Association.
Rosental Alves, director of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, University of Texas, Austin, and president of Orbicom - the network of UNESCO chairs in communication. (USA)
Kwame Karikari, Director of the Media Foundation of West Africa and prolific scholar on African media.
Stephen Quinn, Deakin University, Australia, and author of many books on media convergence and globalmojo.org.
Pascal Guenee, Directeur, Institut Pratique de Journalisme, Dauphine University, Paris, and president of the Theophraste network of Francophone journalism schools. (France)
Geneva Overholser, Director of School of Journalism, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
Peter Verweij, of Utrecht Hogeschool journalism school in the Netherlands and profilic international trainer in new media.
Herman Wasserman, editor of Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies. Sheffield University, UK.
Guo Ke, Director, Global Public Opinions Center, of Shanghai International Studies University.(China)
Paul Parsons, Dean, School of Communications, Elon University, USA, and president-elect of the Association of Schools in Journalism and Mass Communication (USA).
Kaarle Nordenstreng, founder of Journet and prolific scholar from Finland.
Loren Ghiglione, initiator of three student exchange programs between the US and South Africa, media ethics professor at Medill, NorthWestern University, Chicago, USA.
Yassen Zassoursky, president Faculty of Journalism, Moscow State University, Russia.
Ralph Akinfeleye, head of Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos, Nigeria.