Josh Zak

Design Director, Partner · Turtle Inc.

Interactive Digital Designer | JoshZak.com

Strategic Thinking Ideation Art Direction

Aliaa El Sandouby

Lecturer of Art History, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Lecturer of Art History

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

Tim Hynes

Head of IT, Microsoft EMEA · Microsoft

Senior IT Director, Microsoft EMEA at Microsoft

Vendor Management Outsourcing It Service Management Leadership Development Strategic Planning

David O. Prevatt

Professor · University of Florida

David O. Prevatt researches the performance of residential structures in high wind events such as tornadoes and hurricanes.

Hurricane and Tornado Damage Mitigation Hurricane Damage Structural Load Paths Structural Engineering Wind Engineering

Martha Kohen

Professor/Director · University of Florida

Martha Kohen is an expert in sustainability in built environment resilience, smart buildings/cities and sustainable architecture and design.

Latin American Studies Storm Preparation Coastal Erosion Urban Design Sea Level Rise

Marc Clauson, Ph.D.

Professor of History and Law · Cedarville University

Specializes in Legal topics, Constitutional law cases, Policy issues (e. g., health care, environment, etc.), Political philosophy

Legal Topics Constitutional Law Cases Policy Issues Political Philosophy Economic Philosophy

Pedro A. Sanchez

Research Professor · University of Florida

Pedro Sanchez studies how soils in tropical regions can be managed and improved to increase food production.

Pesticide and Waste Management Latin American Studies World Hunger Food Security Tropical Soils

Stathis Yeros

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Stathis Yeros' research addresses how space affects and is affected by struggles for social justice.

Architecture and Politics Cultural Landscapes LGBTQ+ spaces

Parinita Bahadur

HR Business Partner · IP Access Ltd.

Human Resources Speaker

Human Resources Management Performance and Competency

Seri Park, PhD

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Seri Park, PhD, is a recognized expert on the use of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and traffic operation and control.

Sustainable Infrastructure Design Traffic Sensor and Detector Technology Public Transportation Traffic Operation and Control Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

Rebecca Walker Reczek

Associate Professor of Marketing | Fisher College of Business · The Ohio State University

Dr. Reczek’s research focuses on the area of consumer behavior

Marketing Marketing & Advertising Marketing & Branding Social Influence Consumer Behavior

Mark Claypool

President and Chief Executive Officer · Educational Service of America

Mark Claypool, President and CEO of Educational Services of America

Alternative Education Special Education Social Entrepreneurism Corporate Leadership Dropout Prevention

Natalie Reisman Breger

Vice President - Legal · The Rose Corporation

Business minded in-house counsel and busy mother of three young children

Real Estate Development Affordable Housing Female Lawyers Women on Boards Healthy Cooking

Rory Kramer, PhD

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminology | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Rory Kramer, PhD, is an expert on racial inequality, race and education, police use of force and segregation and the physical environment.

Criminology Urban neighborhoods Urban Sociology Education and inequality Racial identity

Margaret Campbell-Brown

Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy · University of Western Ontario

Professor and researcher in meteor physics

Meteors Meteor showers Fireballs Comets Shooting stars

Wayne Chung

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Robotics/Autonomous Vehicles

Malú Gámez Tansey

Professor/Co-Director · University of Florida

Malú Gámez Tansey researches how the immune system protects or predisposes us to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and frontotemporal dementia.

FTD Parkinson's Gut-brain Axis Neuroinflammation Neurodegeneration

Shaowen Xu

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Southern University

Shaowen Xu is an expert in Friction Stir Welding Processing, Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanofracture and Nanofailure.

Stress Analysis Material Behavior of Advanced Engineering Materials and Bio-materials Friction Stir Welding Processing Advanced Nanomaterials, Nanofracture and Nanofailure Transient Dynamics of Extreme Loads

Deane Evans

Executive Director, Center for Building Knowledge, Center for Resilient Design · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Deane Evans focuses on creating innovative ways to improve the built environment through better design, better technology and new insights.

LEED AP Building Science Infrastructure Resilient Design and Construction Microgrids Planning, Protection and Control