- Robyn Archer, Artistic Director Light in Winter Festival
- Darko Brlek, President European Festivals Association and General Director Ljubljana Festival
- Hugo De Greef, General Director The Festival Academy
- Bernard Faivre d'Arcier, former Director Festival d'Avignon
- Rose Fenton, Co-Founder London International Festival of Theatre
- Agnes Havas, Founder and General Director Opera Competition and Festival with Mezzo Television in Hungary
- Nele Hertling, Member Strategy Group 'A Soul for Europe'
- Tzvetelina Iossifova, Co-Director Red House Centre for Culture and Debate in Bulgaria
- Gundega Laivina, Programming Director International Festival of Contemporary Theatre Homo Novus
- Jonathan Mills, Director and Chief Executive Edinburgh International Festival
- Mark Russell, Director Under the Radar Festival
- Marie-Agnès Sevestre, Director Festival des Francophonies en Limousin
- Galin Stoev, Stage Director Company Fingerprint
For biographies of the presenters, please click here.
Positions correct as of May 2009