The Future Summit 2007 is hosting a veritable Who’s Who of Australian business and politics.

According to the Summit website, participants are “established leaders of their organisations or emerging leaders in senior leadership/executive roles … Future Summit 2007 is an invitation only event, if you have not received an invitation via your organisation’s executive, you may apply directly to be considered for registration.”

Registration price: Corporate Rate, $2,250.00; Government, Education and NGO rate: $1,950.

So which camels got through the eye of the needle? Crikey has an exclusive peek at some of the exclusive participants:

Julian Burnside QC, barrister;  Professor Glyn Davis AC, vice-chancellor, the University of Melbourne; Paul Kelly, editor-at-large, The Australian;  Margaret Jackson AC, chairman, Qantas; Christine Nixon APM, Chief Commissioner of Police, Victoria Police; Sir Gustav Nossal AC, Chief Scientist, Department of Pathology, University of Melbourne; Dr Ziggy Switkowski, chairman, ANSTO;  Frank Costigan QC, chairman, Transparency International Australia; Mr Saul Eslake, chief economist, ANZ; The Most Reverend Doctor Philip Freier, Anglican Archbishop of Melbourne, the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne; the Hon Alexander Downer MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs, DFAT.

Oh, and Georgina Downer, graduate trainee, DFAT.