Margaret Beckel

President and CEO · Canadian Museum of Nature

Champion for creating, advancing and sharing knowledge about nature's past, present and future.

Marketing & Branding Change Management & Strategic Planning Senior Executive Leadership Business Transformation Museum Administration

Anthony Mazeroll, PhD

Professor Environmental Studies · Soka University

Professor Mazeroll focuses on the behavioral ecology of fishes

Ecology of Amazonian Fishes Population Genetics Fish Ecology Fish Behaviour Observation Human Impact on the Environment

John Hollenbeck

Professor of Management · Michigan State University

Expert in team decision-making, self-regulation theories of motivation, organizational behavior and human decision processes.

Organizational Psychology Organizational Behavior Self-Regulation Theories of Work Motivation Team Decision Making and Performance Employee Seperation and Acquisition Process

Aileen Anderson

Director of the Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center · UC Irvine

Dr. Anderson is an expert on stem cell research, with a focus on spinal cord and traumatic brain injury.

Glioblastoma Stem Cell Biology Stem Cell Research Spinal Cord Injury

Alma Boutin-Martinez

Associate Provost for Teaching, Learning & Assessment · Fielding Graduate University

Educational Program Evaluation Developmental Psychology Higher Education Information Visualization Parent-Child Interactions

Steve Przymus

Associate Professor of Educational Linguistics & Bilingual Education · Texas Christian University

Dr. Przymus uses applied linguistics to influence positive language ideologies about culturally and linguistically diverse youth.

Language Planning & Policy Assessment in Bilingual Special Education Bilingual Education Models Sociolinguistics Identity

Brittani Morris

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Assistant Professor focused on adults, children, adolescents, and families.

Burnout Prevention Field Instruction Online Pedagogy Mental Health Recovery Social Work

Cheryl Mason Bolick, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, School of Education · UNC at Chapel Hill

Associate Professor, School of Education

Education Technology Culture and Curriculum Social Studies Elementary Education Digital Libraries

Maria Aranda

Executive Director of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Research interests address interplay between chronic illness, social resources & psychological well-being in low-income minority populations

Aging Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Caregiving Family Caregiving

Beverly Collins

Associate Professor · Western Carolina University

Beverly Collins' research interests include vegetation ecology, especially mechanisms that drive structure & dynamics of plant communities.

Biology Ecological Methods Ecology Ecology and Evolution Physiological and Ecosystem Ecology

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

Dr. Bob Drost

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Robert Drost's research and teaching focus specifically emphasizes Science Communication and Natural Hazard warning.

Tornado Warning Systems Tornados

Matt Kritz

Senior Associate AD - Athletic Performance · UC San Diego

Kritz led the growth of New Zealand's national strength & conditioning discipline, High Performance New Zealand, from 3 to 36 staff members.

Remote Training In Isolation Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries High Performance Amateur Athletes Athletic Performance High Performance Professional Athletes

Melinda Beeuwkes Buntin

Mike Curb Professor of Health Policy · Vanderbilt University

Expert in health policy, particularly insurance and health care financing issues.

State and Local Health Policy Payment Reform Medicare Health Economics Health Care Spending

Jim Roddy

Keynote Speaker & Author · Jim Roddy CBA (Coach & Business Advisor)

Author of "Hire Like You Just Beat Cancer" and "The Walk-On Method to Career & Business Success"

Team Building Business Culture Hiring Best Practices Job Interviews

Jo Bower

Lecturer in Psychology · University of East Anglia

She researches the link between sleep, mood & mental health, examining how different aspects of sleep can influence our emotional responses.

Sleep Patterns Sleep and Mood Sleep and Emotional Responses Sleep Sleep and Mental Health

Naresh Pandit

Professor of International Business · University of East Anglia

His current research examines industrial clusters – thriving locations where businesses settle, congregate, & feed off collective success.

Clusters Corporate Insolvency and Turnaround Financial Services International Business Road to Net Zero

Professor Ed Galea

Director of the Fire Safety Engineering Group · University of Greenwich

His research and software tools inform disaster management and crowd safety, and the design of safe buildings, aircraft and ships, globally

Fire and Evacuation Evacuation Computational Fire Engineering Fire Safety Civil Defence

Dr Steve Wright

Senior Research Fellow in Avionics and Aircraft Systems · UWE Bristol

He has worked in the aerospace industry for 25 years and now studies drones, electric vertical take-off and more.

Flight Safety Avionics Aerospace Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Drones

Tyler Frankel

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science · University of Mary Washington

He is an expert on ecotoxicology, specifically the impact of pharmaceutical, industrial waste products, & pesticides on aquatic wildlife.

Impact of Pharmaceutical, Industrial Waste Products and Pesticides on Aquatic Wildlife Ecotoxicology Aquatic Toxicology