BSF through the years     2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018


Adnan Ćerimagić

Analyst, European Stability Initiative (ESI)

Agon Maliqi

Policy Analyst, Co-founding editor of

Alexander Gabuev

Senior Fellow, Chair of the Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program, Carnegie

Alida Vračić

Director, Populari, Sarajevo

Amb. István Gyarmati

President, International Centre for Democratic Transition, Budapest

Amb.Andrea Orizio

Head of the OSCE Mission to Serbia

Ana Marjanović Rudan

Expert associate, Politikon Network and Policy consultant, Praxis Development

Ana Trišić Babić

Advisor to President of Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Andrew Michta

Dean, College of International and Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

Anna Diamantopoulou

President, DIKTIO- Network for Reforms in Greece and Europe

Chiara Loschi

Postdoc Researcher, Institute for European Integration Research (EIF), University of Vienna, Austria

Clarissa Duvigneau

Senior Policy Advisor, Strategic Analysis Capability for SG and Chairman of Military Committee, NATO

Daliborka Uljarević

Executive Director, Centre for Civic Education, Montenegro

Dani Sandu

Researcher, Social and Political Sciences Department, European University Institute, Italy

Daniel Levy

President, U.S./Middle East Project

David Konecký

Assistant Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy Director MFA of the Czech Republic

Dejan Abazović

State Secretary, Ministry of Public Administration, Montenegro

Denisa Kostovicova

, Associate Professor of Global Politics at the European Institute and the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science

Dennis Gratz

Head of the Main Board, Our Party, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Discussant: Engjellushe Morina

Project Manager, Berghof Foundation

Discussant: Rok Zupančič

Assistant Professor at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences

Emanuela Claudia Del Re

Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Enver Ferhatović

Research Fellow at the Center for Transnational Studies, Foreign and Security Policy (ATASP)

Florence Gaub

Deputy Director, European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)

Florian Bieber

Professor of Southeast European Studies, University of Gratz

Gazela Pudar Draško

Research Associate, Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade

Gerard Owens

Coordinator in International Cooperation, including ICT and “Patents and Standards”, European Patent Office, Munich

Giorgos Triantafyllou

Research Fellow, South-East Europe Programme of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)

Gordana Čomić

Deputy Speaker, Parliament of Serbia

Guillaume Klossa

Emeritus président EuropaNova, président Civico EUROPA

H.E. Aleksandar Vučić

President of the Republic of Serbia

H.E. Alexander Van der Bellen

President of Austria

H.E. Ana Brnabić

Prime Minister, Republic of Serbia

H.E. Kyle Scott

Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of Serbia

H.E. Thomas Schieb

Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Republic of Serbia

Harsh Pant

Distinguished Fellow and Director of Research, Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi

Hedvig Morvai

Executive Director, European Fund for The Balkans

Ilir Deda

Member, Parliament of Kosovo

Irena Mnatsakanyan

PhD student in Political Science at Sapienza University of Rome

Iva Vukušić

PhD Candidate, University of Utrecht

James Gow

Professor and Co-Director of the War Crimes Research Group, King’s College, London

Jelena Petrović

Research Associate, King’s College, London

Jelena Vasiljević

Research Associate, Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade

Jens Bastian

Economic Consultant and Financial Sector Analyst

Jozef Bátora

Professor at the Department of Political Science, Comenius University in Bratislava and at IR Department, Webster Vienna Private University

Katarina Đokić

Researcher, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy

Kateryna Kruk

Communications Specialist and Political Scientist

Keynote: H.E. Sem Fabrizi

Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia

Leanne Cross

Representative for Greece, Bulgaria and Serbia, Crown Prosecution Service

Leonard Benardo

Vice President, Open Society Foundations

Majlinda Bregu

Former Minister of European Integration, Albania

Marika Djolai

Peace, Conflict and Development Consultant, The Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group

Mark Fitzpatrick

Executive Director, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS Americas)

Marko Đurić

Director, Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Government of Serbia

Mateja Peter

Lecturer at St. Andrews University, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)

Matthew Palmer

Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. State Department

Michael Young

Senior Editor, Carnegie Middle East Center, Beirut

Moderator and Discussant: Jelena Radoman

PhD candidate at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade

Moderator: Nemanja Rujević

Journalist, Deutsche Welle

Moderator: Alex Roinishvili Grigorev

President, Council for Inclusive Governance

Moderator: Amb.Thomas Guerber

Ambassador, Director DCAF

Moderator: Boris Divjak

Chair, Advisory Council of Transparency International, BIH

Moderator: Gordana Delić

Director, Balkan Trust for Democracy, a project of the German Marshall Fund of United States

Moderator: Hakim Khatib

Editor in Chief, Mashreq Politics & Culture Journal

Moderator: Ivan Zverzhanovski

Regional Partnerships Advisor, UNDP

Moderator: Janka Oertel

Transatlantic Fellow, Asia Program, German Marshall Fund, Berlin

Moderator: Karolina Leaković

Vice-President, Party of European Socialists Women

Moderator: Lazar Džamić

Xoogler, lecturer and writer

Moderator: Marko Savković

Program Director, Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence and Belgrade Security Forum

Moderator: Natalie Nougayrède 

Columnist, The Guardian

Moderator: Nikolaos Tzifakis

Research Associate, Wilfried Martens Centre

Moderator: Pavol Demeš

Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States

Moderator: Srđan Majstorović

Chairman of the CEP Governing Board, European Policy Centre

Moderator: Tijana Rečević

Junior Researcher and PhD candidate at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Political Sciences

Moderator: Vedran Džihić

Senior Researcher at Austrian Institute for International Affairs and Senior Lecturer at the Institute for Political Sciences, University of Vienna

Moderator: Zoran Nechev

Head of Center for EU integration, Institute for Democracy Societas Civilis, Skopje

Morten Bøås

Research Professor at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)

Nadiia Koval

Head of the Centre for International Studies, Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine

Naim Rashiti

Executive Director, Balkans Policy Research Group

Nataliya Shylo

Project Coordinator, The Centre of Public Initiatives “Ideas For Change”, Ukraine

Nataša Sekulić

Country Leader, IBM Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Albania

Niklas Nováky

Research Officer, Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies

Oana Popescu

Director, Global Focus Center, Bucharest

Pavel Luzin

Columnist, Riddle media; Contributing Analyst, Russia and Middle East Desk of Wikistrat, Inc.

Pernille Rieker

Research Professor, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)

Piers Cazalet

Head of Press and Media and Deputy Spokesperson, NATO Headquarters

Rachel Kerr

Reader in International Relations and Contemporary War, King’s College, London

Robert Cooper

ECFR Council Member, Visiting Professor at LSE IDEAS and Senior Fellow of the Dahrendorf Forum

Roger Mac Ginty

Professor, School of Government and International Affairs at Durham University

Sabine Stöhr

Head of Department for SEE, Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs; Federal Republic of Germany

Sarah Chayes

Author of "Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security"

Seokwoo Kim

Professor, University of Seul; President, Korean Association of International Studies

Seonjou Kang

Associate Professor, Korean National Diplomatic Academy

Shada Islam

Director Europe and Geopolitics, Friends of Europe

Simonida Kacarska

Director and Cofounder, European Policy Institute, Skopje

Stefan Lehne

Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Europe, Brussels

Steven Blockmans

Head of EU Foreign Policy at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Tatjana Macura

Member of Parliament, Serbian National Assembly, Serbia

Tatjana Matić

State Secretary of the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, of the Republic of Serbia

Ulrich Kühn

Nonresident Scholar, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Senior Research Associate, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP)

Valbona Zeneli

Professor, George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies

Victor Krasilshchikov

senior researcher at the Polish Institute of Advanced Studies, Warsaw

Vladimir Međak

Vice-President, European Movement in Serbia

Vsevolod Samokhvalov

Adjunct Professor, Vesalius College/Vrje, University of Brussels

Vuk Jeremić

President, Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development (CIRSD)