Speakers include:
A. Ahmadi, Professor of Political Science, University of Tehran;
Emad-ed-din Baghi, Iranian author and journalist (invited);
Hossein Bashiriyeh, University of Tehran (invited);
Ramin Jahanbegloo, Head of the Department for Contemporary Studies, Cultural Research Bureau (Tehran, Iran);
Abbas Milani, Research Fellow, Hoover institution on War, Revolution and Peace, and Visiting Professor of Political Science, Stanford University;
Shadi Sadr, Editor-in-Chief of www.womeniniran.org; freelance writer of Zanan (Women) monthly magazine, and Director of Law Committee of Children and Youth Writers Association;
Goli Taraghi, novelist (keynote lunchtime speaker);
Nayereh Tohidi, Associate Professor of Women's Studies, California State University