Edward Harwood

CEO and Founder · Aero Farm Systems, LLC

Experienced speaker/panelist for farm to food issues especially using protected agriculture.

Aeroponics Led Lighting as It Relates to Plants

Robert Tyler

Extension Instructor · Loyola Marymount University

Continuing Education

David J. Vogel

Soloman P. Lee Chair Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Business Ethics | Professor Emeritus, Political Science Department | Editor, California Management Review · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Environmental Politics and Policy Global corporate social responsibility History of Regulatory Policy Innovation in California Politics of Health, Safety, and Environmental Regulation Consumer and environmental regulation in the global economy

Seth Cohen

Professor · UC San Diego

Seth Cohen's research and experience include drug development, advance materials, and science policy.

Drug Discovery Metal Organic Frameworks Bioinorganic Chemistry Synthesis Inorganic Chemistry

Roslyn Bill

Professor of Biotechnology · Aston University

Roslyn’s research on water flow in the human body has revealed how to develop drugs that prevent brain swelling after injury or disease.

Membrane Proteins Brain Swelling Water Balance Healthy Ageing Brain Injury

James Dahlman

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

James Dahlman uses molecular biology to rationally design the genetic drugs he delivers.

Vascular and Immunoengineering DNA Barcoded Nanoparticles Drug Delivery CRISPR Gene Editing

Michael Mancini, Ph.D.

Director of Project Outreach and Professor of the Practice · VCU College of Engineering and Department of Biomedical Engineering

Entrepreneur with experience in medical technology commercialization; College of Engineering Capstone Design director.

Business Development Technology Transfer Medical Devices and Instrumentation Nanomaterials and Nanodevices for Biology and Medicine Biomedical Engineering

Jennifer Zettler

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Zettler investigates the ecological effects of red imported fire ants on native invertebrates and plants

Invasive Species Entomology Zoology Ecology

Melissa Agnes

Crisis Management Strategist · Agnes + Day Inc.

Crisis Management Strategist and Keynote Speaker

Crisis Management Crisis Management Communications Crisis Communications Crisis Communication and Issues Management Crisis Communications Planning

Marilyn Freimuth, PhD

Doctoral Faculty and Director of the Neuropsychology Specialization Training Program · Fielding Graduate University

Author of two groundbreaking books providing tools for recognizing substance and behavioral addictions

Addiction Assessment Provider-Patient Relationships Addiction Treatment Within the Context of Psychotherapy Thinking About Theories : Finding Your Clinical Orientation Facilitating Addiction Recognition in Mental Health Care and Health Care Settings

Mark Prausnitz

Professor, Director of Center for Drug Design, Development, and Delivery, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Mark Prausnitz and his colleagues carry out research on biophysical methods of drug delivery.

Biotechnology Materials and Nanotechnology Biophysical Methods of Drug Delivery Complex Systems

Mary Anne White

Harry Shirreff Professor of Chemical Research (Emerita) · Dalhousie University

Science Expert, with Specialty in Chemistry of Materials

Materials Science Energy Storage Thermoelectrics Chemistry (General) Ice

Amanda M. Grannas, PhD

Vice Provost for Research; Professor, Department of Chemistry · Villanova University

Amanda Grannas, PhD in an expert in the study of snow and ice photochemistry, and the fate of organic pollutants in the Arctic.

Climate Change Environmental Chemistry Atmospheric Chemistry Analytical Chemistry Snow and Ice Chemistry

Richard Appelbaum, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Globalization; social and ecological sustainability; world-systems theory; the globalization of business and workers' rights

Global Political Economy World Systems Labor Markets and Global Production East Asia and the Global Economy Technology and Development

Dennis Wright, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicinal Chemistry · University of Connecticut

Prof. Dennis Wright is an expert in medicinal pharmacy, therapeutic development for infectious disease and cancer.

Drug Design Infectious Disease Cancer Medicinal Chemistry

Pankaj Karande

Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on engineering peptides as novel drugs, drug carriers, affinity agents, and biomaterials for medical applications

Diagnostics Vaccine Design Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Peptide Engineering

Dr. Ilse Treurnicht

CEO · MaRS

This extraordinary CEO and Rhodes Scholar leads an organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Canadian growth companies

Venture Capital Management Advanced Technologies Emerging Technologies Entrepreneurship & Innovation Innovation & Economic Development

Sheng Dai

Assistant Professor, Geosystems Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Sheng Dai develops innovative testing techniques to study properties and processes in soils and rocks at elevated pressure and temperatures.

Reservoir Geomechanics Geomaterials Characteriztion Energy Geotechnics Flow in Porous and Fractured Media

Kevin Belfield

Dean, College of Science and Liberal Arts, Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Science · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Principal Investigator of the Belfield Research Group, focusing on biophotonics, photophysics, and biological/environmental sensors

Materials Science Molecular engineering Biophotonics Forensic Science Photonics

Faisal Shaikh, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Faisal Shaikh's areas of expertise include chemical engineering, biotechnology and microfluidics (lab on a chip).

Reaction Engineering Materials Science Biomolecular Engineering Chemical Engineering Characterization