Sylvia Chan-Olmsted

Director of Media Consumer Research, Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Chan-Olmsted’s research expertise includes cross-platform media consumption and AI applications in media and marketing communications.

Media Management and Economics Communication Technology Brand Relationships Artificial Intelligence Media Competition

Ryan Thornburg, M.A.

Associate Professor, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media · UNC-Chapel Hill

Thornburg is an expert in data-driven reporting and media economics.

Digital Elections Engagement Local news Fake News

Antino Kim

Assistant Professor of Decision and Information Technologies · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Expertise in: Digital piracy, fake news & social media, supply chain of information goods, AI & human interaction & IT & worker displacement

Cloud Computing IT and Worker Displacement Social Media Fake News Digital Piracy

Paul Bernal

Associate Professor in Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Media Law · University of East Anglia

His areas of interest are the law of the internet, media law, surveillance, online privacy and social media.

Intellectual Property Online Privacy Laws Social Media Technology Media Law

Molly Land, J.D.

Catherine Roraback Professor of Law and Human Rights; Associate Director, Human Rights Institute · University of Connecticut

Molly Land specializes in human rights and technology.

Digital Rights Intellectual Property Law Technology and the Law Human Rights International Law

Ann Douglas

Author, Magazine Writer, On-Air Parenting Columnist, Speaker · Independent

A bestselling author and the weekend parenting columnist for CBC Radio, Ann has been called "Canada's most trusted parenting writer."

Parenting Pregnancy Children Babies Mental Health

Leesa Renee Hall

Anti-Bias Facilitator · UnpackBiasesNow.com

Helping leaders unpack implicit and unconscious bias so they stop the spread of self-misinformation and start creating inclusive teams.

Productivity Ancestry Systemic Discrimination Misinformation Unconscious Bias

Michael Lynch, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy · University of Connecticut

Dr. Lynch's research focuses on truth and fake news.

Truth Fake News Democracy and Public Discourse Information Technology and Knowledge

Dean Scheibel

Lecturer of Communication Studies & Chair of IDAP, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Lecturer of Communication Studies & Chair of IDAP

Organizational Communication Sororities, Graffiti, Rumors, Faking Identity, Rock Music, and Surfing

Vladlena Benson

Professor of Cybersecurity Management · Aston University

Vladlena is an industry-recognised expert in cybersecurity management and governance.

Emergent Technologies Cybersecurity and Risk Management Digital Transformation

Lisa Fazio

Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development · Vanderbilt University

Expert on how people process true and false information, and how to mitigate the effects of reading and sharing false information.

How to prevent sharing false information online Lies Fake News Developmental Science Cognition

Yiangos Papanastasiou

Associate Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Business Analytics Social Learning Crowdsourcing Operations Management

Eric Gable

Professor of Sociology and Anthropology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Gable is an expert on museum studies, heritage, and the religion and politics of West Africa and of Outer Island Indonesia.

Anthropology Museum Studies Heritage Religion and Politics of West Africa and Outer Island Indonesia

Daniel Kreiss, Ph.D., M.A.

Assistant Professor, School of Media and Journalism · UNC-Chapel Hill

Kreiss’s explores how technology and social media impact the public sphere and political practice.

Campaigns Social Movements Elections Data Science Qualitative Research

Tom Kelleher

Professor; Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Research · University of Florida

Tom Kelleher's expertise is in online strategic communication, public relations, and ethics.

Mass Communication Communication Ethics Communications Public Relations Social Media

Prof. Quassim Cassam

Professor, Philosophy · University of Warwick

Quassim Cassam researches intellectual vices, post-truth, extremism, the philosophy of terrorism, and the philosophy of general practice.

Philosophy of the Mind Self-Knowledge Philosophy of Terrorism Post-Truth Philosophy

Joseph Cabosky, Ph.D., J.D.

Assistant professor, School of Media and Journalism · UNC-Chapel Hill

Joe's creative work and research focuses on public relations data analytics and the value of modern PR efforts

Polling Data Metrics Entertainment Advertising

Craig Albert

Director of the Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies · Augusta University

Dr. Craig Albert focuses on national security, cyberconflict, ethnic conflict, and political thought.

Ethnic Conflict Terrorism Political Science National Security

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD

Thomas G. Labrecque Professor of Business Technology | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD, is an expert in emerging technologies and business technology strategy

Emerging Technology Trends Technology Adoption Virtual & Augmented Reality Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Social Media Analytics

Jennifer Johannesen

Author, speaker, blogger · Patient Advocate

My talks are frank and unsentimental, yet lighthearted and engaging. No lecturing! Authentic patient experience illuminated through stories.

Disability Advocacy Ethics Parenting Children With Special Needs Patient Advocacy