Organization

Executive Committee

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Dixie Dansercoer, ambassador

Dixie Dansercoer is a world-renowned explorer, endurance athlete and photographer.

1997-98 - record-breaking crossing of ANTARCTICA 4000km
Feb-Jun 2007 - From Siberia to Greenland: world premier 1800 km in 106 days
Sep 2007-May 2008 - sailing expedition to the Antarctic peninsula

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Jean-Pierre Deschepper, executive director

Graduated at the Antwerp High school for Architecture

1977–1981 - Diverse functions in companies specialized in advertizing & design (Belgium, France, NL)
1981 - Founder & GM of D&P Exhibition Design
1991 - Founder and managing partner of DDMC communication design
1992 - Founder and managing partner of TransAdvertising
2005 - Founder and managing partner of Alice Events
President of the multimedia theatre group CREW, Vice President of the ensemble for contemporary music Champ d’ Action

Merlier_1Peter de Merlier, president

Graduated at the State University of Ghent
- Pharmaceutical Sciences in (1989)
- Master of Science in Environmental Sanitation (1992)

1992-1993 - Head of the Pharmacy Supply Services for the Belgian Army for International Missions
1994-1997 - Scientific Affairs Manager Benelux, Abbott Laboratories
1997-2000 - Marketing Manager CEE, Abbott Laboratories
2001-2002 - Business Development Consultant, CCL
since 2002 - Managing Partner, CZECH-IN
Member of the Board of the NL Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic, Member of Meeting Professionals International
Member of National Geographic – Team leader for research of accumulation of PCB’s in the births of prey in the Swiss Alps (1992)

International Advisory Board

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Mr. John B Ritch
Director General
World Nuclear Association
London, UK
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Mr. Piet Steel

Vice-President for European and Government Affairs
Toyota Motor Europe
Brussels, Belgium
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Prof. Jean-Pascal van Ypersele

Vice - President
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Geneva, Switzerland
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Mr. Ian Davies

President
European Evaluation Society
Paris, France
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Dr. Radan Huth
Director
Institute of Atmospheric Physics
of the Czech Academy of Sciences
Prague, Czech Republic

Support Team

  • Agnieszka Jablonska-Vezina, head office administrator
  • Hermann Jaegers, artistic director
  • KOAN, legal affair
  • DDMC, accountancy
  • CZECH-IN, professional congress organiser
  • Ogilvy, communication & PR