George Sugai, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor · University of Connecticut

George Sugai, Ph.D., has expertise in positive behavior support in schools

Behavioral Sciences Function-based Behavior Support School and Classroom Behavior Management Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Applied Behavior Analysis

Brit McKay

Associate Dean of Students & External Affairs · Georgia Southern University

Professor McKay's research focuses on the use of expert systems in designing decision aids and recent developments in taxation

Accounting Information Systems International Accounting Issues Decision Aids Taxation International Accounting

Michel Boufadel

Distinguished Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Michel Boufadel focuses on water, water technology and energy, offering insights into oil spills and other environmental disasters.

Oil Spills Global Warming Sustainability Water Technology Environmental Disasters

Joshua Cowen

Associate Professor of Teacher Education · Michigan State University

Joshua Cowen's current research focuses on teacher quality, student and teacher mobility, program evaluation and education policy.

Educational Policy K-12 Administration Statistics, Psychometrics, and Research Design Teacher Education, Learning, and Policy

Ken Johnson, Ph.D.

Associate Dean · Florida Atlantic University

Ken Johnson's research covers housing, housing cycles, and mortgage markets.

Rental Housing Real Estate Markets Homeownership Real Estate Real Estate Economics

Kate Ratliff

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Kate Ratliff’s research investigates implicit biases and other barriers to diversity and inclusion.

Race Attitudes Implicit Bias Diversity & Inclusion Gender Attitudes Prejudice & Stereotyping

Manasvi Lingam, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Lingam's research interests are primarily within the transdisciplinary areas of astrobiology.

Planetary Science Plasma Physics Astrobiology Astrophysics

Elan Barenholtz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Elan Barenholtz uses behavioral and embedded computational approaches to study the brain and behavior.

Embedded Computational Neural Models Perception and Learning Deep Learning

Li-Ming Su

M.D./Professor/Chair · University of Florida

Dr. Li-Ming Su specializes in minimally invasive surgery for prostate and kidney cancer.

Da Vinci Robot Adrenal Tumors Prostate Cancer Prostatectomy Robotic Surgery

Emma "Mickey" MacKie

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Mickey MacKie uses geophysical observations and machine learning techniques to study the topography, geology and hydrology of glaciers.

Cryosphere Research Glaciology Topography, geology and hydrology of Glaciers Machine Learning Glaciers

Jay Ritter

Eminent Scholar · University of Florida

Jay Ritter studies IPOs, asset pricing, valuation, investment banking and capital structure.

Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Initial Public Offerings Investment Banking Capital Structure Asset Pricing

Simon Anderson

Applied Foresight Keynote Speaker · Venture Foresight LLC

Keynote Speaker | Applied Foresight Consultant | Award-Winning Author

Keynote Speaking Future of Work Emerging Technology Future Trends Transportation

Forrest Masters

Professor · University of Florida

Forrest Masters studies tropical cyclone wind and wind-driven rain effects on the built environment as a wind engineer.

Wind Tunnel Modeling Wind Engineering Tropical Cyclones Hurricanes Destructive Testing

Theodore Arapis, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Administration | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Theodore Arapis, Ph.D. focuses on financing, fiscal savings, fiscal transparency and the practice of budgeting at state level.

Public Administration Fiscal Transparency & Accountability School District Financing Budgeting Public Finance

Barbara Mennel

Professor/Chair/Director · University of Florida

Barbara Mennel’s research interests are transnational cinematic practices and the intersection of urban studies and film studies.

Urban Studies and Film Feminist Theory Humanities Film Studies German Studies

Clay Calvert

Professor/Director · University of Florida

Clay Calvert is an expert in freedom of expression, press and speech as well as communications and mass media law.

Communications Law First Amendment Media Law

Loureen Smart Downes, Ph.D.

Expert in healthy lifestyle behaviors · Florida Gulf Coast University

Loureen Downes researches physical activity, nutrition and chronic disease prevention.

Lifestyle Medicine Nutrition Disease Prevention Type 2 diabetes and diabetes self-management education

Barbara Dandro

Motivational Workshop Facilitator · B.J. Dandro, MBA, & Associates

Thriving With Positive Attitudes!

Using Time Strategies for More Productivity Being Truly Effective in Team Communication Thriving With Positive Attitudes

Tanya Saunders

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Tanya Saunders is interested in the ways in which the African Diaspora, throughout the Americas, use the arts as a tool for social change.

Sociology of Culture Social Identity Latin American and Caribbean Studies Comparative Sociology African Diaspora Studies

Guenakh Mitselmakher

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Guenakh Mitselmakher’s research interests include experimental particle physics and LIGO experiment for the search of gravitational waves.

Gravitational Waves LIGO Astrophysics