The proposed International Team is composed of 12 scientists (two females) from 8 countries:

Observational Evidences of Kappa Distributions
• M. Maksimovic (LESIA, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon, Meudon, France)
• V. Pierrard (The Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy, Belgium)
• J. Pomoell (Department of Physics, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland)

Fundamental Aspects of Kappa Modelling
• H. Fahr (Institut für Astronomie der Universität Bonn, Germany)
• L.N. Hau (Institute of Space Science, National Central. University, Chung-Li, Taiwan)
• Z. Vörös (Space Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Science, Graz)
• P.H. Yoon (University of Maryland, College Park, USA)

Applications of Kappa Distribution Functions
• H. Fichtner (Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany)
• M. Lazar (University of Leuven, Belgium / Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany)
• K. Scherer (Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany)
• B. Shergelashvili (Ilia State University, Georgia / Space Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Science)
• C. Vocks (Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany)

Young Scientists
• P. Astfalk (Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching, Germany)
• S.M. Shaaban (University of Leuven, Belgium)

Self-supported Senior Scientist
• R. Treumann (International Space Science Institute, Bern, Switzerland)