- Haraldur Jónsson, artist
- Gauti Kristmannsson, Professor of Translation and Literary Criticism, University of Iceland.
- Martin Regal, Associate Professor of English, University of Iceland.
- Rúnar Helgi Vignisson, Associate Professor of Creative Writing, University of Iceland.
The conference partners and sponsors:
- The Nordic House
- University of Iceland
- Iceland Academy of the Arts
- University of Manitoba
- Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages
- Centre for Research in the Humanities
- Reykjavík City of Literature
- Translation Centre at the University of Iceland
- Embassy of the United States