Matt Weeg

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in neuroethology, brain behavior, and neuroscience

Cognitive Neuroscience Human Pathophysiology Fish Audiology Communication & Behaviour Audition

Andrew Dolby

Professor of Biology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Dolby’s research focuses on avian behavior and physiological ecology.

Zoology Physiological Ecology Ornithology Avian Behavior Behavioral Ecology

Dr. Frances Westley

JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation, University of Waterloo · Social Innovation Generation

Putting the SOCIAL in change is the JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation at SiG@Waterloo, which builds capacity for social innovation

Sustainable Development Social Innovation Social Finance Engagement and Social Change Social Innovation and Resilience

V. Peter Harder

Senior Policy Advisor · Dentons Canada LLP

Highly engaging speaker with over 30 years at the centre of Canadian law, government decision-making, foreign affairs & international trade.

International Trade Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs Public Policy International Natural Resources and Infrastructure Cleantech

Kelly Hadous

Host · Win The Room Radio

host and speaker at TEDx Silicon Alley

Public Speaking Pitching Stress Management

Jerusha Conner, PhD

Professor of Education; Program Coordinator, Graduate Education | Department of Education and Counseling · Villanova University

Jerusha Conner, PhD, is an expert on student engagement, student voice, youth activism, and education policy.

Student Engagement Student Voice Youth Activism Urban Education Education Policy

Sarah Red-Laird

Advisory Board Member · The New York Bee Sanctuary

Executive Director at Bee Girl

Grant Writing Community Outreach Beekeeping

Puspa Adhikari, Ph.D.

Expert in marine and environmental chemistry · Florida Gulf Coast University

Puspa Adhikari uses the ocean floor and water column to investigate the impact of Florida's red tide, organic pollutants and nutrients.

Gulf of Mexico Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) Nutrients Organic Pollutants Marine and Environmental Chemistry

John Stepp

Associate Professor · University of Florida

John Stepp conducts conservation research on the persistence, change and variation of traditional ecological knowledge.

China Biocultural Diversity Indigenous Peoples Issues Latin American Studies Ethnobotany

Steve Johnson

Professor · University of Florida

Steve Johnson is an expert in natural history and amphibian and reptile conservation. Steve has worked extensively with imperiled species.

Amphibians Cane Toads Cuban Treefrogs Crocodilians Frogs

Andrea Hlady

President · Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition

Andrea Hlady is the president of a grassroots conservation group that advocates for protection of the Castle Wildland area (SW Alberta).

Philanthropic Investments Fundraising Leadership

Sarah Bittick

Assistant Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

College of Science and Engineering

Marine Ecology Marine Biology

Dalal Hanna

PhD Student, Natural Resource Sciences · McGill University

Scientist researching aquatic ecosystem services and protected areas (Services écosystémiques aquatiques et les aires protégés)

Aquatic Ecosystem Services Protected Areas Urban Beekeeping Landscape Ecology Beekeeping

James Douglass, Ph.D.

Expert in coastal marine ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

James Douglass studies the interactions among living organisms and the environment in coastal waters, including algae blooms.

Reefs Algae Oysters Water Pollution Marine Biology

Risa Cohen

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Risa Cohen is an expert in biology, aquatic ecology and water quality.

Aquatic Ecology Environmental Biology Toxicology

Haley Gentry

Senior Research Fellow · Tulane Law School

Gentry is an environmental law expert.

Barry H. Rosen, Ph.D.

Expert in cyanobacteria, harmful algal blooms and blue-green algae · Florida Gulf Coast University

Barry Rosen studies the nature of freshwater harmful algal blooms and their dynamics.

blue-green algae Cyanobacterial genetics Diatoms Limnology Fish kills

Brian Kloeppel

Professor · Western Carolina University

Brian Kloeppel's scholarly interests include watershed ecology, carbon and water cycling, forest growth and dynamics.

Forest Growth and Dynamics Watershed Ecology Graduate Program Development Strategic Planning Biological Field Station Site Reviews and Planning

Nikos Tziolas

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Nikos Tziolas develops interpretable AI techniques and integrated sensing systems to support informed decision-making in agriculture.

Soil Science Deep Learning Spectroscopy AI Artificial Intelligence

David Blackburn

Curator/Chair · University of Florida

David Blackburn is an evolutionary biologist specializing in amphibians at the Florida Museum of Natural History.

New Species Anatomy Evolution Amphibians Frogs