Brent Woody Clouse

GM/Speaker/Coach · Effective Presentations

Passionate, engaging speaker who transfers his world championship sports knowledge into sensible real world results, getting each individual

Adversity of Legends The Mindset of A Champion Corporate Competiveness-Corporate Greatness

LeaAnne DeRigne, MSW, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Florida Atlantic University

LeaAnne DeRigne's area of research expertise is in paid sick leave, flexible work, vacation time, and pensions.

vacation time Pensions Health Care Policy Labor Market Participation Sick Leave

John Covach

Professor of Music and Director of the Institute for Popular Music; Professor of Theory at Eastman School of Music · University of Rochester

John Covach is an expert on the history of popular and rock music, 12-tone music, and the philosophy and aesthetics of music.

Rock 'n' Roll Music and Culture Progressive Rock in the 1970s The Beatles Popular Music

Nancy Pire-Smerkanich, DRSc, MS

Assistant Professor of Regulatory and Quality Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Nancy Pire-Smerkanich brings over 30 years of industry experience in drug development to academia

Regulatory Filing Strategy Clinical Regulatory Guidance Drug Development

Alexandra Shakespeare

Senior Lecturer in Publishing · University Alliance

Alexandra Shakespeare is Senior Lecturer in Publishing and Journalism for the Oxford International Centre for Publishing.

Lifestyle Media Consumer Media Digital Transformation of Media Journalism Media

Carl Philpott

Professor of Rhinology & Olfactology · University of East Anglia

He is the chief investigator of a large trial to compare sinus surgery and medical treatment for patients with chronic sinusitis.

Loss of Smell Smell Disorders Rhinology Olfactology Taste Disorders

Avi Savar

Founding Partner · Big Fuel

Founder and Chairman of Big Fuel. Inaugural Cannes Lions Branded Content Jury President. Sought-after industry spokesperson and author.

Branded Content Original Programming for Broadcast & Web Brand Strategy Marketing and Content Creation Social Media & Branding

Maurice Suckling

Assistant Professor, Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Writer and historian specializing in narrative for video games and board game design.

Game Design & Development Board Games Narrative and Dialogue in Video Games Videogame Design History of Games

Gerald Gamm

Professor of Political Science and History · University of Rochester

Gamm is an expert in U.S and urban politics

Congress State Politics U.S. Politics Urban Politics State Legislatures

Prof. Sarah Harper

Director and Professor of Gerontology · Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Oxford University

Sarah trained as an ethnographer and her early research focused on migration and the social implications of demographic change

Addressing Inequalities Global Migration Public Policy Longevity Global Population Ageing

Mark Hart

Professor, Economics, Finance and Entrepreneurship Deputy Director, Enterprise Research Centre (ERC) Associate Director, Aston Centre for Growth · Aston University

Mark Hart has worked and published extensively in the areas of entrepreneurship, enterprise and small business development and policy.

Economic Performance Business Policy SMEs Small Business Entrepreneurship

Lisa F. Clark

Research Associate · University of Saskatchewan

Political Scientist researching food politics and food policy

Food Agriculture & Environment Public Policy Analysis Governance & Regulation Innovation Food Safety and Security

Michael Roizen, MD

Chief Wellness Officer; Chair, Wellness Institute · Cleveland Clinic

Reveals how to stay fit, the right way to diet, and how to control your genes, choose the right supplements and keep the brain healthy

The Cleveland Clinic Experience in Bending the Cost Curve: How Social Media Has Buttressed Other Technologies Changing Health Caregiver Stress Top 12 Things You Can Do for Your Health Economics of Prevention

Walter Isaacson

University Professor · Tulane University

Walter Isaacson is the chair emeritus of Teach for America and has been the chairman and CEO of CNN and the editor of TIME magazine.

News Media American History History

FRANCOISE BAYLIS

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Bioethics and Philosophy · Dalhousie University

Dr. Baylis researches matters related to ethics, health law and policy of assisted human reproduction and novel genetic technologies.

Bioethics Assisted Human Reproduction Genetic Technologies & Ethics Genetics and the Law Policy & Regulation Identity

Sheila Purcell

Director and Clinical Professor, Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: purcells@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8940 / Office 408-100

Alternative Dispute Resolution Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy Dispute System Design International Court Alternative Dispute Resolution

Dr Jamie Lawson

Lecturer in Anthropology · University of Bristol

LGBTQ cultures, sex and sexuality, sexual minorities and sexual subcultures

LGBTQ+ Sexuality Sex Sexual Practices Sexual Minorities

Robert J. Linhardt

Ann and John H. Broadbent, Jr. ’59 Senior Constellation Professor of Biocatalysis and Metabolic Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Professor Linhardt focuses on glycobiology, glycochemistry and glycoengineering

drug synthesis Organic, Medicinal and Drug Discovery Biochemistry and Chemical Biology Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry Metabolic Engineering and Biocatalysis

Martha Paynter

Registered Nurse, President of the Board · Wellness Within

Access to abortion, prison abolition, criminalization and reproductive health

Health Services Management Feminist Health Advocacy Childbirth Breastfeeding Pain Management

David Weintraub

Professor of Astronomy; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Director of Program in Communication of Science & Technology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in astrophysics who also writes about extraterrestrial life, human space travel and space colonization.

Space colonization Extraterrestrial life Mars colonization Mars Space travel