Charles Leech

Partner & Executive Vice President (Qualitative) · ABM Research Ltd.

Consumer Insights Philosopher-Guru slash Real World Semiotic Multidisciplinarian

Brands Branding Culture and Semiotics

Bernard Kippelen

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Bernard Kippelen is an expert in polymer optics and plastic electronics.

Organic Photodetectors and Sensors Optics and Photonics Nanotechnology Printed Electronics

Yanxiao Zhao, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Zhao specializes in wireless networking, Internet of things and cyber security.

Wireless Communications and Networks Wireless Energy Harvesting Systems Wearable sensors for healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) Cyber Security

Rebecca West

Owner, Designer · Rivalee Design

Enthusiastic speaker motivating women to embrace change in their homes and in their lives.

Women Nesting Sanctuary Fear Divorce

Vicki J. Magley, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor Magley researches sexual harassment coping at individual and organizational levels

Sexual Harassment Sexual Harassment Prevention Workplace Civility Occupational Health, Gender and Stress Sexual Harassment Coping at Individual and Organizational Levels

Cliff Medling

Technical Evangelist · 3DVIA/Dassault Systemes

Experienced Brand Evangelist presenting advancements in 3D technology

The Business Value of Virtual Training Advantages of Virtual Lifelike Experences Cloud and Mobile Technology Preview

Karen Ward

Founder + Managing Partner · Curiosity Inc.

Dynamic speaker that connects the power and importance of curiosity to leadership, innovation and growth.

The Curiosity Crisis: the Truth About A World Without Wonder Curiosity as the Engine of Growth

Bryan Koenig

Associate Professor of Psychology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in social and evolutionary psychology

Social Relationships Statistics Social Psychology Research Methods Moral Psychology

Meena Bose

Professor of Political Science, Executive Dean for Public Policy & Public Service Programs · Hofstra University

Dr. Meena Bose is Executive Dean of Hofstra University’s Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs

Presidential Elections Presidential Campaigns Presidential Politics Presidential History

Rob Moore

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Rob Moore analyzes digital learning ecologies, such as massive open online courses, to identify innovative ways to improve learner outcomes.

Machine Learning STEM Education Digital Learning Ecologies Adult Education Massive Open Online Courses

Scott Niekum

Associate Professor, Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Scott Niekum works to enable personal robots to be deployed in the home and workplace. He is an expert on the social implications of AI.

AI Human-Robot Interaction Robotic Manipulation AI Safety Reinforcement Learning

John Emberger, RRT-ACCS, FAARC, CPHQ

Director of Respiratory Care · ChristianaCare

John Emberger is the respiratory therapist and the critical care coordinator for ChristianaCare’s Respiratory Department.

Respiratory Care Critical Care Mechanical Ventilation

William Hart-Davidson

Associate Dean of Graduate Education in the College of Arts & Letters · Michigan State University

An expert in digital learning and writing environments, including the classroom, workplace, and social networking.

Writing Environments Composition Rhetoric Digital Learning

Lawrence Kalbers, Ph.D., CPA

R. Chad Dreier Chair in Accounting Ethics · Loyola Marymount University

Accounting Ethics and the Public Interest Financial Statement Analysis Governance Business Ethics Financial Reporting

Deborah Stienstra

Professor · University of Manitoba

author, researcher, advocate, speaker on inclusion, accessibility, gender-based analysis, disability policy, and global development

Disability Rights Disability Access and Advocate Gender analysis Women International Development

Nedra Cossa

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Nedra Cossa researches children’s writing practices, teacher preparation, and professional development schools

Professional Development Schools Family contribution to children's writing process Young children's writing practices Instructional writing practices for pre-service teachers Teacher Preparation

Brian Levine

Director of Cybersecurity Institute and Professor in the Manning College of Information & Computer Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Brian Levine's work focuses on thwarting child sexual exploitation on the internet.

Child Rescue Internet Security Network Security Cryptoeconomics Digital Forensics

Michael Sacks

Professor in the Practice of Organization & Management, Goizueta Business School; Professor of Sociology (by courtesy), Emory College of Arts & Sciences; Faculty Director, Woodruff Leadership Academy, Woodruff Health Sciences Center · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Strategic Planning Expert Witness Executive Education Negotiations and Conflict Resolution Organizational Change

James Walter

Professor Emeritus of Bioethics · Loyola Marymount University

James J. Walter is the Austin & Ann O'Malley Professor of Bioethics and chair of the Bioethics Institute of Loyola Marymount University.

Marie Shanahan

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Shanahan is an expert in the intersection of journalism and digital communication technology, online news and digital discourse.

News Literacy Digital Discourse Journalism Local news Media