Jan Smith

CEO · S3, Inc.

Leading Provider of Technical, Training, and SETA Services

technical services training services SETA services

Whitney Robinson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Epidemiology · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise: Women's reproductive health and health care; Breast cancer disparities; Health disparities by gender, race & ethnicity.

Cancer Survivorship Health disparities by gender Breast cancer disparities Women's reproductive health and health care Epidemiologic methods

Vincas Steponaitis, Ph.D.

Professor of Archaeology and Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences; and Secretary of the Faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill · UNC at Chapel Hill

Precolonial Indian cultures of the American South, origins of political centralization, ancient art styles, analysis of ancient ceramics.

Pre-Colonial Indian cultures of the American South Studies of ancient art styles Analysis of ancient ceramics Digital publications in archaeology Chiefdoms

Larry Van Horn

Associate Professor of Management and Executive Director of Health Affairs · Vanderbilt University

Expert in health care management, health insurance policy and health care economics.

Malpractice Health Insurance Health Care Economics Health Care Management Health & Healthcare Law and Policy

Lauren Beverung, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Lauren Beverung holds degrees in developmental psychology and human development & family sciences.

Research Methods Grief and Bereavement Child Development Psychology Parent-Child Relationships and Parenting

Robert Darden, M.A.

Professor, Journalism, Public Relations and New Media · Baylor University

Darden is a professor in the department of journalism, PR & new media. He directs Baylor's Black Gospel Music Restoration Project.

African-American Gospel Music Civil Rights Movement Music on B Sides of Gospel Recordings African American Museum in D.C. Black Gospel Music Restoration Project Journalism

Erdem Topsakal, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Erdem Topsakal received multiple degrees in electronics and communication engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul

Microwave Early Cancer Detection and Monitoring Microwave Hyperthermia and Ablation Wireless Medical Telemetry (Implantable and Body-centric) and E-Health Medical Applications of Microfluidics (Microfluidic Antennas and Sensors) Novel Microwave Antennas and Arrays

Bland Simpson

Kenan Distinguished Professor, Department of English & Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Bland Simpson is an award-winning author, musician, playwright and songwriter and an expert on N.C.'s coast and waterways.

Creative Writing North Carolina's coast and waterways Writing on the Natural World Coastal Studies Playwriting

Mack Collier

Social Media Strategist and Author · Mack Collier Consulting

I've spoken on the topics of Social Media Marketing, Community-Building and Brand Advocacy at the nation's top events since 2008.

Social Media Blogging Digital Marketing Social Media Marketing Social Networking

Howard Mielke

Research Professor · Tulane University

Professor Mielke focuses on the urban environment and its chemical impact on human health and disease.

Lead Poisoning Environmental Signaling Human Health Urban Environments Disease

Christopher A. Frilingos

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on early Christianity

Apocalypticism Biblical Literature Early Christianity

Martha Lanier

President · IGNITE Your Potential Inc

Empowering Women for Courage & Confidence | Breast Cancer and Heart Attack Survivor, Iron Girl Triathlete, Skydiver, Author.

Stress Management Personal Achievement Women Spouse Programs Empowerment & Motivation

Daniel Cornfield

Professor of Sociology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the American labor movement, the creative class, and work and occupation issues generally.

labor & employment Creative Class Unionization Labor Unions Musicians

Warren Hanchey

Private Researcher · Private Researcher

Private Researcher

Holograph Science Alternative Medicines Heath Technology Entrepreneur

Patrick Morin

COO · BrightHammer

The speaker even Dale Carnegie Inc. calls when the event MUST succeed! A dynamic expert that makes planners look good and audiences rave.

Creating Winning Sales Teams Innovative Competitive Strategies High Impact Selling Competitive Corporate Cultures

Randy Beaudry

Professor of Horticulture · Michigan State University

An expert in modified atmosphere packaging, controlled-atmosphere storage, non-destructive quality assessment, and flavor analysis.

Storing Apples Horticulture Harvesting Preserving

Kari Watkins

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Kari Watkins' research interests revolve around multi-modal transportation planning and the use of technology in transportation.

Complete Streets Design Traveler Information Transportation Planning Smart Cities Sustainable Communities

Thomas LaVeist

Dean of Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine · Tulane University

Dean Thomas LaVeist's areas of expertise include U.S. health and social policy and the role of race in health research.

Health disparities by race and ethnicity Vaccine Hesitancy Public Health Social Determinants of Health Health Policy

Patricia Mokhtarian

Professor, Civil Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Patricia Mokhtarian has specialized in the application of quantitative methods to the study of travel behavior for more than 30 years.

Commuters' Responses to Congestion or to System Disruptions The Need to Travel for Its Own Sake Impacts of Land Use on Travel Impacts of Telecommunication on Travel Multitasking Attitudes and Behavior During Travel

Andrew Dilts

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations and Univeristy Honors Program Academic Advisor · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Critical Race Theory Politcal Theory (Modern and Contemporary) Critical Theory Punishment Theory Critical Prison Studies