Eric Rignot

Professor and Chair, Earth System Science · UC Irvine

Dr. Rignot works to understand the interactions of glaciers and climate and what effects they will have on global sea levels.

Ice Sheet Dynamics and Mass Balance Climate Change Glaciology Radar

Sandra Ka Hon Chu

Director of Research and Advocacy · Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network / Réseau juridique canadien VIH/sida

Human rights advocate for people living with, affected by and vulnerable to HIV.

Hiv / Aids Prison health Drug Policy Harm Reduction Sex Work and Prostitution Law

Greg Shaw

Director of International and Corporate Relations · International Federation on Ageing

Mr. Shaw represents the IFA at the United Nations, works closely with governments, and maintains the IFA’s elder abuse initiatives

Population Ageing Care Continuum Elder Abuse Prevention Healthy Ageing Program Implementation

Sascha Meinrath

PALMER CHAIR IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Telecommunications · Pennsylvania State University

Meinrath is a renowned technology policy expert and is internationally recognized for his work as a social entrepreneur and angel investor

Open Technology Public Interest Sector Internet of Things Civil Liberties Distributed Communications

Kevin P. McDonald

Associate Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

History Atlantic World Piracy Indian Ocean World Maritime History

Jessica Tomlin

Executive Director · The MATCH International Women's Fund

Jess Tomlin works with women on the margins both in Canada and around the world.

International Development Strategic & Business Planning Program & Project Management Gender Equality Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs)

Zack Hawley

Associate Professor, Economics · Texas Christian University

Zack Hawley studies urban economics, including discrimination in housing markets and what motivates organ donors.

Organ Donation Why African-Americans Face Discrimination when Seeking Information about Home Loans from Mortgage Loan Originators at Early Stages of the Application Process Public Finance Housing Investigation of How Financial Incentives Influence a Person's Decision on Whether or Not to Become an Organ Donor

Deborah L. Parker

Motivational Speaker, Training Professional, Author, Coach, Army Veteran · The DPJ Training Group

Leadership/Diversity/Career/Inspiration/Action "Never Count Yourself Out" "Be in Charge" "Use Your Gifts and Wits to Succeed"

Leadership Development Motivation and Personal Growth Diversity and Respect Career Success

Vera Gorbunova

Doris Johns Cherry Professor Professor of Biology and Co-Director of the Rochester Aging Research Center · University of Rochester

Gorbunova's innovative research on DNA repair and the aging process has been internationally recognized

Biology of Aging DNA Repair Cancer Resistance

Ted Hart

President & CEO · Charities Aid Foundation

Ted Hart is President & CEO of CAF America, CAF Canada & CAF International and an expert in cross-border giving and global regulations.

Philanthropy Global Charities Regulations Nonprofit Management Cross-Border Giving Philanthropic Risk Management

Ethan Zuckerman

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Communication and Information · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ethan Zuckerman's work focuses on building alternatives to the commercial internet.

Social Media Governance Technology and Social Change Digital Public Infrastructure Online Community Governance Social Media

Molly Land, J.D.

Catherine Roraback Professor of Law and Human Rights; Associate Director, Human Rights Institute · University of Connecticut

Molly Land specializes in human rights and technology.

Digital Rights Intellectual Property Law Technology and the Law Human Rights International Law

Michael Jackson

International Keynote Speaker · theothermichaeljackson.com

A leading global speaker on the subject of business change

The Challenge of Change Better Business Rules Socialocity - the Power of Business Social Media

Bhekumuzi Mdakane

Multimedia Journalist · Bigmedia

Journalist / Event Administrator at Bigmedia

Neuromarketing Digital Marketing Online Media

Andrena Sawyer

CEO/Founder · P.E.R.K. Consulting

Nonprofit professional, program development consultant, personal development trainer, and author. Passionate about people and progress.

Personal Development Faith and Culture Christian Entrepreneur Women's Empowerment

Nkwuka Chiedu

Head (Engineering) · Theokaris Technology Services Limited

Exponential Technologies Champion. Tech Entrepreneur. Lifehacker. Lifelong Learner. #NewnessBeckons

Networking Leadership Technology Contextual Computing Hardware Diagnostics and Repairs

Przemyslaw Jeziorski

Associate Professor | Egon and Joan von Kaschnitz Professorship in Business Administration · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Industrial Organization Quantitative Marketing

Philip La Duke

Safety Iconoclast & Culture Transformation Architect · ERM

One of the most informative, entertaining, and engaging speakers you're likely to ever find

Talent & Gamification Talent Management Cross generational training and management Planning Corporate Culture

Haroon Ullah

Policy Planning Staff · U.S. Department of State

A scholar, diplomat and author of widely acclaimed Bargain From The Bazaar and Vying for Allah's Vote. Visit haroonullah.com.

Public Policy Pakistan Diplomacy International Relations Foreign Policy

Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Associate Professor of Psychology · Vanderbilt University

Neuroscientist and international expert in how brain size and structure affect cognition and longevity in animals.

Evolution Neuroscience Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Neurons Intelligence