Amira Elghawaby

Communications Director · The National Council of Canadian Muslims

Amira Elghawaby leads the NCCM’s media relations, public engagement and strategic communications.

Ethnic Media & Diversity Anti-discrimination Civic Engagement Human Rights Civil Rights

Roger Thurow

Senior Fellow · The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Pulitzer prize finalist with a wealth of experience writing about global food issues, hunger, poverty and international affairs

Africa Food Policy Agriculture Poverty Transmedia

James McCommons

Associate Professor · Movable Type Management

All Aboard! On this trip, you'll rekinkle an appreciation for effective, efficient and passenger-friendly mass transportation policies

High-Speed Rail Transportation Policy Mass Transit Public Policy Passenger Rail

Kenn Dixon

Life coach/ speaker · KennDixon.com Consulting

Inspirational/ motivational Universal Laws

Universal Laws Retail Sales Training Live Your Ideal Life

Bomani Jones

CEO · Old Soul Productions

CEO at Old Soul Productions

New Media Sports Race

Suzanne Paschall

Coach · FreshVoice

Creative Opportunity Catalyst, Founder of Indie Ink Publishing

Crowdfunding Ncfa Adoption Collaborative Publishing Personal Branding

Jack Schneider

Dwight W. Allen Distinguished Professor of Education and Director of Beyond Test Scores Project · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jack Schneider studies what is effective and important in education with a particular interest in looking beyond standardized test scores.

Educational Assessment Standardized Tests Standardized Testing Measuring School Quality

Eileen Kent

President, Keynote Speaker, Sales Strategist · Custom Keynotes, LLC

Eileen Kent "Your Federal Sales Sherpa" Keynote on Federal Sales Game, Proposal Writing, Contracting, Strategies and More!

Federal Sales Building Blocks of A Winning Federal Proposal

Ayelet Baron

Futirist · Simplifying Work

Futurist. Keynote Speaker and Author.

How Collaboration Can Change the World Social Business: Hype or Leadership The Multi Generational Workplace The Future of Work Leading By Example

Carol Costello

Lecturer of English/Journalism · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Moisés Naím

Senior Associate, International Economics Program · Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Internationally Syndicated Columnist, Best-selling Author and Host and Producer of Efecto Naim

Economics

Azure Collier

Social Media Education Developer · Constant Contact

Social Media Marketer & Content Developer

Social Media Marketing Online Content Creation Content Creation

Conway Fraser

Founder · Fraser Torosay Inc.

Communications strategist, award-winning former investigative journalist, and bestselling author.

Change Management & Strategic Planning Internal / Employee Communication Crisis and Issues Management Issues Management Reputation Management

Benjamin Gottlieb

Lecturer of English and Journalism · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Mark LaVigne

President · President at Hunter LaVigne Communications Inc.

Develop your PR and media relations strategies with a creative communications specialist who understands both sides of the “media fence”

Strategic Media Relations Media Event Planning and Management Media Training

Erik Nisbet

Associate Professor | School of Communication · The Ohio State University

Expert in communication focused on non-democratic contexts, public diplomacy, foreign policy, public opinion and global problems.

Political Communication Public Opinion Science Communication

Debbie Weil

Founder / CEO · Voxie Media

The new rules of publishing, the future of books and the intersection of business, marketing and communications, women entrepreneurs

Social Mission Social Media Self-Publishing E-Books

Todd Nilson

Managing Director · Social Syntax

I attach meaning, measurement and results to social media.

Measuring Your Social Media Efforts New Rules: How Executives Are Using Social Media to Brand Themselves Employment Branding Through Social Media Social Media for Organizations An Enterprise View of Social Media: Collaboration

Ingrid Sapona

Founder and Owner · Good with Words

Clearly written ... easily understood

Plain Language Writing and Editing Corporate Communications Research & Analysis

Warren Berger

Author · WBLK Media, LLC

Business Innovation & Creativity Expert

Innovation Creativity Change Agents