Kelly Petrock

Change Facilitator, Teambuilder & Leadership Coach · The LEAD Institute

Interactive, thought provoking and dynamic speaker that helps individuals, teams and organization achieve peak potential.

Strategy & Execution: Six Key Disciplines Transformational Leadership Change Management Leadership Organizational Culture & Culture Change

Beverley Thomas

Managing Director · IWise2 ebusiness ltd

Innovative and charasmatic speaker that connects people process and technology together to deliver change

Embedding Change Innovation Capital Stewardship

Angela Marshall

Proprietor · Appearance Management

Image and Impact

Business Manners Personal Image Wardrobe Management Image & Impact Maximising Your Personal Impact

AKEEM ABUJADE

Innovation Idea Officer · SetForth Innovations LLC

Innovation Kick Starter, Organizational Alignment, Strategy, Futurist, AI Researcher, Speaker, and Author

Mobile Shopping Alignment Discovering Jobs Strategic Thinking Perceived Employee Performance

Bonita Croft

Vice President Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary · Trican Well Service Ltd.

Diverse speaker on everything from minimizing risk of liability to building relationships in the workplace.

Women in Law Minimizing Risk of Liability Corporate Governance Natural Resources Law Building Relationships in the Workplace

John E. Hayes

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, Food Science · Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Hayes explores how sensations from food and nonfood products drive consumer acceptability, including the role of biology in food choices

Behavioral Genetics Smell Flavor Perception Integrated traditional sensory science methods with behavioral genetics to understand biological factors that may cause individuals to consume some foods but not others Taste

René Olivares-Navarrete, D.D.S, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | D.D.S, National Autonomous University of Mexico | Ph.D., National Autonomous University of Mexico · VCU DEPT OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Olivares-Navarrete’s research focuses on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine approaches for Craniofacial and Orthopaedic needs.

Tissue Engineering Stem Cell Biology and Engineering Biomaterials for Craniofacial and Musculoskeletal Tissues Immunomodulation and Immunoengineering Wnt Signaling in Morphogenesis Healing and Regeneration

Stephen Hamilton

Professor of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry · Michigan State University

Expert in ecosystem ecology and biogeochemistry, with particular attention to aquatic environments

Wetlands, Streams, Lakes and Watersheds Acquatic Environments Ecosystem Ecology Biogeochemistry Agricultural Ecology

John Bruno, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

His research is focused on marine biodiversity, coral reef ecology and conservation, and the impacts of climate change on marine ecosystems.

Coral Reef Ecology Coral Reef Conservation Impacs of Climate Change on Marine Ecosystems Coastal Wetland Communities Marine Biodiversity

Diane Beckett

sustainability consultant · independent

Diane Beckett has more than three decades of experience addressing the human and environmental dimensions of sustainability

Low Carbon Energy Urban Environments Climate Natural Resource Management Gender Equality

Prof. Gary Barker

Professor, Physics · University of Warwick

Gary Barker's research focuses on measuring the properties of neutrinos through studies of neutrino oscillations.

Physics Education Neutrino Physics Particle Physics Physics

Worth Longest, Ph.D.

Louis S. and Ruth S. Harris Exceptional Scholar Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Longest works to address significant current challenges in the field of medical aerosols

Inhaled Anti-inflammatories Pharmacutical Aerosol Product Development Pipeline Particle Engineering Computational Fluid Dynamics Inhaled Antibiotics

Joe Brown

Assistant Professor, Environmental Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Joe Brown’s research interests include water infrastructure sustainability and detection methods for pathogens in the environment.

Water and Wastewater Microbiology Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment Engineering Applications in Underserved Communities Bioaerosols

Alexandros Tsamis

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture; Graduate Program Director; Associate Director, Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology (CASE) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Architect focused on composite materials, building energy systems and advanced manufacturing technologies for the built environment.

Manufacturing Technologies for the Built Environment Tectonics Composite Materials Ecology Material and Energy-based Computational Design

Valerie Duffy, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on how variation in taste affects food flavor and food preference, translated to healthier eating to reduce obesity risk.

Community-based Interventions Flavor Smell Nutrition Food Preference

Bernard Kippelen

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Bernard Kippelen is an expert in polymer optics and plastic electronics.

Organic Photodetectors and Sensors Optics and Photonics Nanotechnology Printed Electronics

Harvey Seim, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Marine Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Seim is an expert on physical oceanography, coastal meteorology and exploring the potential of offshore wind energy.

Offshore wind power Ocean meteorology Physical oceanography Renewable Energy

Stephen Eikenberry

Professor · University of Florida

Stephen Eikenberry’s research interests include black holes, neutron stars, and astronomical instruments.

Black Holes LIGO Astronomy

Barry H. Rosen, Ph.D.

Expert in cyanobacteria, harmful algal blooms and blue-green algae · Florida Gulf Coast University

Barry Rosen studies the nature of freshwater harmful algal blooms and their dynamics.

blue-green algae Cyanobacterial genetics Diatoms Limnology Fish kills

Eric Durant, P.E., Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Eric Durant's research focuses on real-time audio processing with a focus on hearing aids and artificial intelligence/deep learning.

Deep Learning Audio Processing Beamforming Electrical Engineering Computer Engineering