Joe T. Darden

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on urban residential segregation, fair housing issues and neighborhood racial/socioeconomic inequality.

Socioeconomic Inequality Racial Inequality Urban Affairs Ferguson Racial Protests

Michael Toma

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Professor Toma researches regional economics and public choice

Macro & Monetary Economics Regional Economics Public Choice

Tyler Mulligan

Associate Professor of Public Law and Government and Director, Development Finance Initiative · UNC-Chapel Hill

Tyler Mulligan is an Associate Professor of Public Law and Government at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government.

Affordable Housing Code Enforcement (Minimum Housing Codes) Community Development Downtown Revitalization Economic Development

Dr Cathrine Jansson-Boyd

Reader in Consumer Psychology · Anglia Ruskin University

Cathrine has media experience commentating on issues such as buyer behaviour, encouraging less consumption, & making sustainable purchases.

Consumer Psychology Product Touch and Image Sustainable Buying Consumer Choices Buying Behaviour

Jesse Keenan

Associate Professor · Tulane University School of Architecture

Keenan specializes in sustainable real estate and urban development.

Housing Studies Environmental Finance Building Science and Economics Real Estate and Infrastructure Climate Change Adaptation

Anne Berit Rafoss

Project Coordinator - National Network of Age-friendly Communities · The Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities

Anne Berit has been responsible for creating awareness of the age-friendly agenda in Norway.

Ageing Age-Friendly Networks Health Politics Healthcare Sector Elderly Care Stategies

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

Xuefei Ren

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in the politics of urban development, globalization, social change, art and cultural industries

International architecture China Urban Development

David Sraer

Associate Professor | James J. and Marianne B. Lowry Chair in Business · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Macroeconomics Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Behavioral Finance Corporate Finance

Marybeth Shinn

Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair, Department of Human and Organizational Development · Vanderbilt University

Expert in how to prevent and end homelessness

Affordable Housing Social Exclusion Homelessness Poverty

Martine Hackett

Associate Professor of Health Professions · Hofstra University

Dr. Hackett's research focuses on public health and health inequities, particularly in the American suburbs and minority communities.

Public Health Health communication Research Methods Maternal-Child Health Infant Injury

Robert Ashton

Big Society Advisor, Business Author and Consultant · Robert Ashton

A challenging speaker with a unique style. Every presentation is different, reflecting the needs of the event.

Big Society Social Enterprise Mental Health Business Networking

Matthew Hughey, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

A scholar of racism and racial inequality in identity formation, organizations, media, politics, science, religion, and public advocacy.

Religion Fraternities and Sororities Organizations Whiteness Media

Morag Farquhar

Professor of Palliative Care Research · University of East Anglia

She works in the research field of supportive and palliative care for patients and informal carers living with life-limiting conditions.

Breathlessness Person-Centred Care Support Needs Health Research Informal Carers

Colin Polsky, Ph.D.

Director of the Florida Center for Environmental Studies · Florida Atlantic University

Colin Polsky is trained as a geographer, specializing in the human dimensions of global environmental change.

U.S. Climate Vulnerabilities Geography Humanities Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Mathematics

John Blosnich

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Focuses on sexual orientation- and gender identity-related disparities in violence, suicide prevention and social determinants of health.

Survey Design and Data Analysis Health Services Research Suicide LGBTQ Social Determinants of Health

Paul Labarge

Board Chair, CATAAlliance // Founding Partner · LaBarge Weinstein LLP

Paul C. LaBarge, C.M. is a founding partner of LaBarge Weinstein LLP, a corporate law boutique nestled in the nation’s capital since 1997.

IPOs Trade Mergers and Acquisitions Taxation Financing

Robynn Cox

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Cox focuses on understanding the social and economic consequences of mass incarceration.

Consequences of Mass Incarceration Mass Incarceration Social Inequality Social Work Education Social Work

Lucas W. Davis

Jeffrey A. Jacobs Distinguished Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Leading expert on energy economics

Energy and Environmental Economics Applied Microeconomics Public Finance

Dr. Stephen E. Judd

Chief Executive · Hammond Care

Dr. Stephen E. Judd's studies contribute to dementia care, aged care design and the role of charities in contemporary Australian society.

Long-Term Care Quality of Care Public Policy Social Technologies in Ageing Frailty