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Dr. Laura Auricchio 

Professor of Art History, Parsons School of Design, New York, New York. Dr. Auricchio will be a panelist discussing U.S.-France/White House Cultural Encounters.

Dr. Matthew Costello

Matthew Costello is Senior Historian of the White House Historical Association. Dr. Costellow will be moderating an afternoon panel discussing U.S.-France and the White House. 

Dr. François Furstenberg

Professor of History, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Furstenberg will be a panelist discussing U.S.-France/White House Intellectual Exchanges.

Dr. Edward Lengel

Edward Lengel is Chief Historian of the White House Historical Association. Dr. Lengel will be discussing 200 years of France in the White House: A Historic Panoram.

Dr. Barthélémy Jobert

Président, Paris-Sorbonne University. Dr. Jobert will speak about French Decorative Arts in the White House from 1800 to the Present.

Dr. Curtis Sandberg

Curtis Sandberg serves as Director of the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History and as Senior Vice President of Educational Resources under the aegis of the White House Historical Association. 

Dr. Wilfried Zeisler

Curator, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, Washington, D.C. Dr. Zeisler will be a panelist discussing Outstanding Examples of French Decorative Arts in the White House and their Impact on its Inhabitants.