Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah; Founder and Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients; International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control UICC; International Ambassador for Chilhood Cancer for UICC; Patron of the Global NCD Alliance Forum – United Arab Emirates




Caterina Albertini – Postgraduate student (Master of Science in Marketing Management), President of the Students Marketing Society at the Bocconi University, Milan, Italy

Jan Aldridge – Consultant in Clinical Psychology, Martin House Children`s Hospice, Leeds Teaching Hospitals and University, Leeds, UK

Matteo Asti – Lecturer in Film Criticism at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Brescia, Lecturer in Cinema & Media Communication at Accademia di Belle Arti, SantaGiulia, Teacher of Italian Language and Literature . Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca, Italy

Justin N. Baker – Chief, Division of Quality of Life and Palliative Care, Attending Physician, Quality of Life Service Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program Associate Member, Department of Oncology St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, USA

Stefano Bellon – Physician, Co-Founder and President of Scientific Committee of the “City of Hope”, Padua, Italy

Mercedes Bernadá – Associate Professor of Paediatrics at School of Medicine, University of the Republic, Director of the Pediatric Palliative Care Unit, at Pereira Rossell Hospital Center, Montevideo, Uruguay

Myra Bluebond-Langner – Professor and True Colours Chair in Palliative Care for Children and Young People, Louis Dundas Centre for Children’s Palliative Care, UCL-Institute for Child Health, London England and Board of Governors Professor Anthropology, Rutgers University, Camden NJ, UK

Marie-Charlotte Bouësseau MD, Advisor, Service Delivery and Safety (SDS) World Health Organization Geneva, Switzerland

Mark Brown – MDiv, BCC, Chaplain at St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN. Immediate Past President of the Pediatric Chaplains Network, USA

Kris Catrine – MD, FAAP, Program Director Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Fellowship Site Director, Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care & Integrative Medicine, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

Nancy F. Cincotta – LCSW, MSW, MPhil, Psychosocial Director, Camp Sunshine, Casco, Maine, Faculty Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY, Zelda Foster Mentor, NYU, Psychosocial Consultant, NYC, USA

Stephen R. Connor PhD – Executive Director, Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance (WHPCA), UK/USA

Finella Craig – Consultant, Great Ormond Street Hospital Oncology Outreach and Palliative Care Team, Louis Dundas Centre, London, UK

Lucia De Zen – PhD, Home Assistance and Paediatric Palliative Care Service, AAS5 West Friuli, Pordenone, Italy

Carlo Dionisi Vici – Division of Metabolic Diseases, Department of Pediatric Medicine, Bambino Gesù Hospital, Rome, Italy

Ross Drake – Clinical Lead PPC and Complex Pain Services Starship Children’s Health, Auckland, New Zealand

Graziella Fava Vizziello – Full Professor of Psychopathology Padua University, Pastpresident of AEPEA (Ass.Europ.Enfant.Ado), President AEPEAsi, Italy

Stefan J. Friedrichsdorf – Medical Director, Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care & Integrative Medicine, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Department of Paediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

Akira Fukabori– Co-Director, ANA AVATAR Program, ANA Holdings Inc., Tokyo, Japan

Daniel Garros – Paediatric Intensivist, Stollery Children’s Hospital Edmonton and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Paediatrics, John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre, University of Alberta, Canada

Ann Goldman Paediatrician, Editor Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children, Consultant (retired) in Paediatric Palliative Care, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK

Richard Goldstein MD – Director, Robert’s Program on Sudden Unexpected Death in Pediatrics and Palliative Care Physician, Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital;  Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts USA

Satbir Singh Jassal – MBE, Medical Director Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People, Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK

Julie Hauer – Medical Director, Seven Hills Pediatric Center, Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital, USA

Kevin Kajitani – Co-Director, ANA AVATAR Program, ANA Holdings Inc., Tokyo, Japan

Ulrika Kreicbergs – Professor, Head of the research group, The child and family in palliative care, at Ersta Sköndal Bräcke University College/Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Ana Lacerda ­– Paediatric Oncologist, Department of Child and Adolescent Oncology Portuguese Oncology Institute of Lisbon, Portugal

Omar Leone – Head of Maruzza Regional Associations, Pordenone, Italy

Joan Marston Children’s Palliative Care Development Consultant and Global Ambassador for ICPCN Chief, South Africa

Michelle Adrienne Meiring – Paediatric Palliative Care Consultant- Paedspal, Cape Town, Chairperson PatchSA and Senior lecturer in Paediatric Palliative Medicine at the University of Cape Town, South Africa

Sokhna Ndiaye – Psychologist, Pediatric Oncology Department, University Hospital A. Le Dantec, Dakar, Senegal

Marcello Orzalesi – Director of Training School in PPC – Maruzza Foundation, Italy

Danai Papadatou – Professor of Clinical Psychology, Nursing Dept, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, President of “Merimna”, Board of Directors, Association for the Care of Children and Families Facing Illness and Death, Greece

Elvira Parravicini – Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Perinatal/Neonatal Palliative Care Program, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology at CUMC, New York, USA

Federico Pellegatta – Pediatric Clinic, University of Milano-Bicocca, MBBM Foundation, Monza Hospital, Italy

Jennifer Snaman – Psychosocial Oncology & Palliative Care and Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Stefano Spigler – Postdoc Researcher in Machine Learning, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Holly Spraker-Perlman – Assistant Member, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Quality of Life & Palliative Care, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

David Steinhorn MD – Medical Director, PANDA Palliative Care Program, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Children’s National Medical Center, Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington School of Medicine, Washington DC, USA

Lori Wiener, PhD – Co-Director, Behavioral Health Core Head, Psychosocial Support and Research Program, Pediatric Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, NIH, USA

Joanne Wolfe – Director, Pediatric Palliative Care, Boston Children’s Hospital,  Division Chief, Pediatric Palliative Care Service,  Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care,  Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, Massachusetts, USA