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Organizers

Hoover Institution, Stanford University

With its eminent scholars and world-renowned Library and Archives, the Hoover Institution seeks to improve the human condition by advancing ideas that promote economic opportunity and prosperity, while securing and safeguarding peace for America and all mankind.

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs is the hub of Harvard Kennedy School's research, teaching, and training in international security and diplomacy, environmental and resource issues, and science and technology policy. In 2017, for the fourth year in a row, the Belfer Center was ranked the world's #1 University Affiliated Think Tank  by University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.

Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation

The Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation is a private foundation whose principal objective is to facilitate scientific research in general. The foundation has in particular chosen to benefit the liberal arts and the social sciences.

It was founded in 1947 by the late Consul General Axel Ax:son Johnson (1876-1958) together with his wife Margaret, owner of the Nordstjernan group.