Iñaki Alday

Dean, Richard Koch Chair in Architecture · Tulane University

Iñaki Alday utilizes a multidisciplinary global vision and social and environmental ethics to examine the role of architecture in society

Sustainable Architecture Eco-ethics Architecture and the Built Enivronment Architecture River City Urban Planning

Dan Work

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert in self-driving cars and traffic management.

Adaptive Cruise Control Traffic Inverse modeling Connected and autonomous vehicles Traffic estimation and control

Tom Rand

Managing Director at MaRS Cleantech Fund I, L.P. · MaRS Cleantech

Experienced, bare-knucked approach to cleantech, finance, policy, climate science and associated global economic opportunities and risks.

Carbon and Climate Science: Industrial Endgame? Cleantech Climate Change Clean Energy Economics

Leni Schwendinger

Owner/Principal · Leni Schwendinger Light Projects, NightSeeing™

"Fun, moving, exciting! Is how I would describe Leni's Talk and LightWalk."

Urban Nights Lighting Nighttime Environment Cities Design

Douglas Yu

Professor of Ecology · University of East Anglia

His work focuses on Environmental Impact Assessment – measuring the state of nature – using environmental DNA.

Wildlife Hunting Bans Biodiversity Environmental Impact Assessment Ecology Leeches

Michael Reiter, Ph.D.

Lawrence M. Slifkin Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Reiter's research interests include all areas of computer and communications security and distributed computing.

Computer and communications security Distributed Computing Network Security Applied cryptography

Ann E. Harrison

Bank of America Dean | Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Renowned economist and dean of the Haas School of Business

India Emerging Markets Foreign Direct Investment Multinational Firms International Trade and Global Strategy

Jeff Cohen, Ph.D.

Professor of Real Estate and Finance · University of Connecticut

Jeffrey Cohen is an expert on how airport noise, transit and highway infrastructure improvements impact real estate.

Residential Real Estate Applied Spatial Econometrics Real Estate Economics and Finance Transportation and Real Estate

Professor Nashwan Dawood

Professor of Digital Construction · Teesside University

His expertise is sustainable infrastructure & in modelling ways to ensure carbon reduction in construction, housing & engineering projects.

Energy Efficient Buildings Infrastructure Design Carbon Reduction Sustainable Construction Engineering

Patricia Mokhtarian

Professor, Civil Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Patricia Mokhtarian has specialized in the application of quantitative methods to the study of travel behavior for more than 30 years.

Commuters' Responses to Congestion or to System Disruptions The Need to Travel for Its Own Sake Impacts of Land Use on Travel Impacts of Telecommunication on Travel Multitasking Attitudes and Behavior During Travel

Bern Grush

Strategy | Vice President Innovation · Grush Niles Strategic | PayBySky

Transportation innovator, writer, speaker. Deployment and social policy: automated vehicles, parking, mobility as a service, & road tolling.

Autonomous Vehicles Self-driving cars Driverless cars Parking Reform Road Tolling

Derek Banker

Derek Banker is a senior executive in growth strategy & business transformation. His expertise is assisting the c-suite and executive management of regional, national and global clients with business transformations and growth initiatives. · Actively Seeking Next Challenge

Derek Banker fine-tunes Business Intelligence for optimal performance, achieve objectives & transform value .

Organizational Purpose & Transformation Operations Planning and Management Business Planning and Feasibility Analysis Program Design & Evaluation Information Management and Technology

Ram B. Gupta, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Faculty Research Development | Professor of Chemical & Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Research interest: batteries, electrochemistry, sustainable energy, biofuel, supercritical extraction, and nanomedicine.

Batteries Electrochemical engineering Bio-carbon Supercritical carbon dioxide technology Nanotechnology

William Padula, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics · USC School of Pharmacy

William Padula is an expert in health economics, cost-effectiveness analysis, health services research, and quality improvement.

Hospital Medicine Outcomes Research Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Health Economics Health Services Research

Ruomeng Cui

Assistant Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Cui's research focuses on how operations strategies create and deliver value in companies' digital transformation

Causal Inference Digital Retail Platform Markets Operations Strategy Supply Chain

Mark Schrutt

Strategic Advisor, Public Sector & Innovation Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Mark has recently changed roles at IDC Canada and is now a Strategic Advisor for Public Sector & Innovation Research

Outsourcing Enterprise Applications Cloud Services Data centres ICT Trends & analysis

Megha Kumar

Research Director, Software and Cloud Services · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Helping vendors navigate to compete in the 3rd Platform

Blockchain Business Buyer Behaviour Digital Transformation Cloud Services Software

Tarun Bhasin

Research Director, Datacentre Infrastructure · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research Director for Datacentre Infrastructure at IDC Canada.

Servers Converged Architecture Virtualization Enterprise It

Bob Vachon

Computer Systems Technology Professor · Cambrian College

Over 30 years of experience teaching computer networking and information technology.

Networking Infrastructures Ccna Ccna-S Ccnp Cisco

Nabil Al-Tikriti

Associate Professor of History & American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Al-Tikriti has firsthand experience with Middle Eastern affairs, as a researcher, humanitarian and election monitor.

Forced Migration (Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons) Genocide Higher Education Humanitarian Affairs History of the Ottoman Empire