Jason Chilvers

Professor of Environment and Society · University of East Anglia

He leads UK Energy Research’s Observatory for Societal Engagement with Energy (SEE).

Energy and environmental policy Sustainability Climate Change Climate Change Politics Social Engagement with Energy

Michael Carriere, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Director, University Scholars Program · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Michael Carriere is an urban historian, with expertise in American history, urban studies and sustainability.

Sustainability American History General Social Science Honors Program History

Ai-Ping Hu

Senior Research Engineer, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Ai-Ping Hu is an expert in the areas of robots, farming and autonomy.

Farming Autonomy Robotics

Charles Yarish, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Yarish is an expert in marine macroalgae, coastal management and commercial uses for seaweed for food, cosmetics and biofuels.

Marine Biology Aquaculture “Captain Seaweed” Marine Algae Commercial uses of seaweed

Natalie Munro, Ph.D.

Professor of Anthropology · University of Connecticut

Professor Munro focuses on the origin of feasting and animal domestication, and the transition from foraging to farming in human evolution

Evolution Farming

Jean-Pierre Isbouts, DLitt

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Humanities scholar, award-winning filmmaker and best-selling National Geographic author

Music Theory Comparative Religious Studies Disruptive Technology Organizational Innovation Academic Writing

Neil Poynton

Head of Charities Financial Services Transformation · Charities Aid Foundation

Neil focuses on the needs of charities, delivering solutions to increase their impact.

Charities Financial Services High Net Worth Individuals Landed Estates and Family Offices Farming

Dr. Prakash Tyagi

Executive Director of GRAVIS and Founder-Director of GRAVIS Hospital · GRAVIS

Dr. Tyagi leads GRAVIS in India nd has made global contributions to healthy ageing programs and dialogues

Occupational Health Public Policy and Advocacy Reproductive Health Disaster Risk Reduction Geriatric Medicine

Dr Kristen Reyher

Reader in Veterinary Epidemiology and Population Health · University of Bristol

Addressing One Health challenges - antimicrobial resistance and veterinary-farmer communication

Antimicrobial Stewardship Farm Vets Vet Communications Livestock Veterinary Epidemiology

Jeff Price

Associate Professor for Biodiversity · University of East Anglia

He leads major projects to assess & predict the impact of climate change on the planet’s animals, plants & range of other natural features.

Global Terrestrial Biodiversity Climate Change and Biodiversity Climate Change Climate Refugia Conservation Efforts

Alina Fisher

Research Manager · University of Victoria, Environmental Studies

Communicating science for informed decision making

Population Ecology Science Communication science communication and outreach Ecology Wildlife Conservation

David Todd

Speaker, Trainer , Coach · Toddy Talks

Entertaining and inspiring speaker drawing on two decades of experience across a range of business involvement.

The Characteristics of Successful People Attitude -It's Only Everything The Balloon and the Cactus Attitude Balance and Commitment

Amanda Ravenhill

Founder · Syntropy International

Biochar and other Comprehensive Anticipatory Sustainable Solutions for a world in flux

Biochar Biochar Stoves Sustainable Business Buckminster Fuller Design Thinking

Alana Pindar

Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Environmental Sciences · University of Guelph

Wild bee expert who studies the impact of environmental stressors such as climate change and habitat loss on bee communities

Biodiversity Pollination Biology Pollination Ecological Analysis Ecological disturbance

Amy Iezzoni

Professor · Michigan State University

Amy Iezzoni leads a sour cherry breeding and genetics program, and also a cherry rootstock breeding program.

Cherry Genetics Plant Breeding

Gene McAvoy

Associate Director for Stakeholder Relations · University of Florida

Gene McAvoy can help on questions about crop damage, including sugarcane, during and after hurricanes and how growers are recovering.

Pest and Disease Management Vegetable Production Crop Damage Horticulture Sugarcane

Carrie Stevenson

Coastal Sustainability Agent · University of Florida

Carrie Stevenson has expertise in a variety of subjects pertaining to hurricane preparation, mitigation and recovery.

Hurricane-Resilient Trees Hurricane Preparation Coastal Ecosystems Tropical Storms Flooding

Greg Duerksen

President · Kincannon & Reed

Thought-provoking and riveting commentator on the global War for Talent and how to win it. Audiences find the stories highly entertaining.

Talent Modern Agriculture Turnarounds Leadership

David Evans

Principal Hydrogeologist and GWX Managing Director · MWH Global

Hydrogeologist based in Lima, Peru with over 25 years of groundwater and business management experience (17 years in Peru and 8 in Canada)

Hydrogeology Karst Hydrogeology Mining Hydrogeology Mining and Water Geology

Murray McCaig

Managing Partner · MaRS Cleantech

Cleantech Venture Capitalist and Entrepreneur - saving the planet through innovation

Clean Technology Mobile Marketing Solutions Entrepreneurship Management Consulting and Finance Early-Stage Ventures