Mikhail Ivanov, Director of the Department for Machine Tool Building and Investment Machine Building of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Alexander Verl, Chairman of the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) Research Committee, Head of the Institute for Control Engineering of Machine Tools and Manufacturing Units (ISW), Stuttgart University
Joe Gemma, President of the International Federation of Robotics; CEO of KUKA Robotics Corporation, U.S.A.
Martin Hägele, Head of Robot and Assistive Systems Department, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA (Fraunhofer IPA)
Heinz-Jürgen Prokop, Chairman of German Machine Tool Builders' Association (VDW)
Dan Frayssinet, CEO of DP Technology
Beat F. Brunner, Head of Industry Sectors of SWISSMEM, Member of the Executive Board