Kelli R. Brown

Chancellor · Western Carolina University

Kelli R. Brown is the chancellor of Western Carolina University, serving more than 11,000 students with a wide range of bachelor’s degrees.

Institutional Planning Community Engagement Leadership Higher Education Management

John Colley

Consultant, Mentor and Speaker at The Six Minute Strategist Consulting · Partner, IAF Capital

Engaging and Energetic Speaker on the subjects of Business Strategy, Online Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Business Strategy Online Marketing Entrepreneurship

Scott Dodson

Associate Dean for Research & Geoffrey C. Hazard Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: dodsons@uchastings.edu / 925-285-1445 / Room 356

Civil Procedure Federal Courts Comparative Civil Procedure Class Actions

Massimo Faggioli, PhD

Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Massimo Faggioli, PhD, is an expert on the history and administrative inner workings of the Catholic Church and of the papacy.

Pope Francis Religion Catholicism and World/European Politics Historical Theology and Ecclesiology American Catholicism

Pamela Grothe

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Grothe's research focuses on climate change, specializing in past climates.

Oceanography Global Warming Climate Change Science Atmospheric Science Geology

Neal Driscoll

Professor of Geosciences · UC San Diego

Neal Driscoll co-leads the ALERTWildfire network, and also researches tectonic deformation and the evolution of landscapes and seascapes.

Tsunami Wildfire Landscape and Seascape Evolution Tectonics and Structural Geology Marine Geology and Geophysics

Gerald A. Berkowitz, PhD.

Professor of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture · University of Connecticut

Expert on plant genetics, plant biotechnology, GMOs and public perception of GMOs.

Plant-Water Relations Ion Channels Landscape Architecture Photosynthesis Plant Physiology

Liette Vasseur

Professor and UNESCO Chair · Brock University

Working in Environmental sustainability, mainly sustainable agriculture and conservation

Plant biologist Pest management Ecosystem Management Ecosystem services Conservation Biology

Mark Schrutt

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

Mark is a Strategic Advisor on innovation for IDC. He is an expert in the areas of digital transformation, analytics, and decision-making.

Innovation Data Decision-Making Analytics

Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux

Chair on Truth and Reconciliation · Lakehead University

Dr. Wesley-Esquimaux's research addresses unresolved intergenerational trauma and grief primarily within the Canadian Indigenous community.

Community Development Government Community Outreach Leadership Teaching

Alberto Sgarbossa

Online Channel & Social Partnership · Alberto Sgarbossa (Freelance)

Online Channel & Social Partnership presso Alberto Sgarbossa (Freelance)

Imprenditorialità Manageriality Sustainability Changes the Business Landscape Innovation & Economic Development Partnerships

Lou Russell

CEO / Queen / Learning Facilitator · Russell Martin & Associates

As a sought-after international speaker to leaders, Lou blends her humorous stories with her engaging on-the-ground experience to customize

Project Management for Scalability Eq for Project Decision Making Success Leading Unruly Project Teams Focused Performance

Jana Steele

Partner, Pensions & Benefits · Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Partner at Osler in Toronto with extensive knowledge and experience with shared risk, target benefit and other innovative plan designs.

Pension and Benefits Pension Plan Shared Risk and Target Benefit Plans Pension Plan Structure Pension Plan Governance Pension Plan Compliance

David Carter

Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

David L. Carter is a professor in the School of Criminal Justice and Director of the Intelligence Program at Michigan State University.

Counterterrorism Policing Homicide Investigations Law Enforcement Criminal Justice

Jared Britt

Director of Global Aviation Maintenance Training · Southern Utah University

Britt is driving change in aviation technician schools across the U.S. and recently passed a bill included in the FAA Reauthorization Act.

Flight Mechanics Commercial Aviation Flight School Operations Aircraft Maintenance Airworthiness

Kirk Wakefield, B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.

Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing · Baylor University

Dr. Wakefield is the Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business.

Sports Marketing Sports Branding Sports Psychology Team Sports Marketing Entertainment Marketing

Jennifer Manegold, Ph.D.

Expert in organizational behavior · Florida Gulf Coast University

Jennifer Manegold studies the workplace with a focus on civility, mentorship and team building.

Mentoring Civility Team Building Management & Leadership Organizational Communication

Margo Crawford

President & CEO · Business Sherpa

A flood of applause! The Business Sherpa will lead you to higher ground with expertise in handling critical business priorities and HR needs

Human Resources and Management Corporate Transactions Contracts Management Corporate Governance Corporate Communications

Amber Naslund

President · SideraWorks

Experienced, in-demand keynote speaker on social business and social media

Social Media Social Business Community Management Social Media Marketing Strategies Social Media Measurement

Morris Ratner

Academic Dean and Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: ratnerm@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8853 / Office 354-200

Higher Education Administration Civil Procedure Legal Ethics Law Practice Management Complex Litigation