Katharine Strunk

Clifford E. Erickson Distinguished Chair in Education and Professor of Education Policy and, by courtesy, Economics · Michigan State University

Education policy expert focusing on the impacts and implementation of state and district policy.

School Turnaround Teacher Evaluation Teacher unions and collective bargaining agreements Teacher Labor Markets Compensation and Accountability

Dr. Marianne Mader

Managing Director, Earth & Space/Fossils & Evolution, Royal Ontario Museum · Co-Founder & Board Member, STEAMLabs Community Makerspace

Cultivating curiosity. Inspiring passion for exploration. Empowering people to engage with science & tech. www.mariannemader.com

Space Exploration Planetary Science Science Communication Maker Culture STEAM Education

Paul Chelminski, MD, MPH, FACP

Director and Clinical Professor of Allied Health-PA Program and Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine · UNC-Chapel Hill

Expert in pain-management with a focus on deprescribing opioids while finding what works best for each individual patient.

Primary Care Resident Education Genreal Internal Medicine Pain Management Opioid Management

Monica Perez Jolles

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

Focus areas: health policy, mental health service, implementation of complex interventions such as patient-centered and trauma informed care

Behavioral Patient-Centered Care Complex Health Interventions’ Implementation Science Organization/Workplace Patient-Centered Medical Home Care Implementation Science

Peter Frampton

President · Accounting Comes Alive

Engaging and unusual speaker who brings financial topics to life for ordinary folk

Financial Literacy and Corporate Financial Communication Corporate Financial Leadership Business Acumen Comes Alive Auditing Financial Statements Business Acumen

Michael Faggella-Luby

Director of ANSERS Institute; Special Education · Texas Christian University

Michael Faggella-Luby helps educators to implement methods and instructional materials for students with and without disabilities.

Implementation of Specific Evidence-based Pedagogies and Interventions Identification of Critical Systemic Variables Associated with School Reform and Intervention Implementation Secondary and Post-Secondary Education Learning Disabilities A Systematic Review of Assessment Tools for Higher Ed and Disability

Emily Lund

Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders · Texas Christian University

Emily Lund works with children suffering from hearing loss to improve their literary skills.

Aural Rehabilitation Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders Early Intervention with Children with Hearing Loss Spoken and Written Word Learning in Children with Hearing Loss from Monolingual and Bilingual Homes Emergent Literacy Skills of Children with Hearing Loss

Islam Issa

Senior Lecturer, School of English · Birmingham City University

Islam Issa's research focuses primarily on the modern-day reception of Renaissance and Early Modern English literature in global contexts.

John Milton Disability Studies Cultural Studies English Literature Early Modern Literature

Todd Haugh

Assistant Professor of Business Law and Ethics · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Todd Haugh's expertise is in white collar and corporate crime, federal sentencing, and business and behavioral ethics.

Corporate Compliance Federal Sentencing Corporate Crime Moral Decision-Making Public Corruption

Margaret "Peg" Riley

Professor of Biology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

The focus of Peg Riley's research is in the area of microbial evolution - namely antimicrobial resistance evolution - and drug development.

Evolution of microbial resistance Alternatives to antibiotics Drug Discovery Antimicrobial Drug Discovery Antibiotic Resistance

Constance Steinkuehler

Professor of Informatics · UC Irvine

Constance Steinkuehler researches the cognitive and social aspects of multiplayer online videogames and esports.

Teenage Boys and Gameplay eSports Computer Gaming Multiplayer Online Videogames Parenting and Videogames

Russ Roberts

Innovation Leadership Council, Innovation Policy and SR&ED · Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance)

29 years of experience with Canada’s SR&ED Tax Incentive Program, from the perspective of both the public and private sectors

Change Management Entrepreneurship SR&ED Tax Credits Management Consulting

Kim Deep

CEO · Business By Numbers Ltd. / The Family Wealth Academy

www.businessbynumbers.ca

Turning your Accounting Department into a Profit Center Increasing Cashflow Decreasing Expenses Meeting all Government Regulations Strategic Planning

Johnny MacLean

Assistant Provost for Faculty Affairs · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the tectonics and geology of the national parks and southern Utah

Field Geology Investigation Tetonics of National Parks Utah National Parks Tectonics Geology of Southern Utah

Romona Foster

Social Media Trainer · Social Media How To's with Romona

Highly endorsed social media trainer teaching professionals how to leverage and brand their businesses through the use of social media!

Branding Social Media & Content Marketing for Business and Non-Profits Social Media eMail and Content Marketing Facebook Linkedin Consulting

Mimi Ito

Professor in Residence Informatics · UC Irvine

Mizuko Ito is a cultural anthropologist of technology use, focusing on children and youth's changing relationships to media.

Media and Communications Anthropology Children/Video Games Technology

Allena Tapia

Freelance Contractor (writing) · GardenWall Publications

Professional Writer-Immigration-Latino Topics-Education

Writing Self-Published Blogging

Dr. Jackie Eldridge

Co-Founder Hearts and Minds Matter and Teacher Educator · Hearts and Minds Matter and Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

Expertise in building safe, nurturing inclusive classrooms for all children through trauma-informed teaching and effective pedagogy.

Trauma-Informed Schools Presonality Dimensions Emotional Intelligence in School Leadership Teaching & Parenting

Dr. Loretta Faith Harris

Certified Life Coach · Coaching by Faith

Speaker, Author, Life Coach, and Entrepreneur

Workshop Presenter Creative Writing Public Speaking Fitness Training Lifestyle Coaching

Roy Fisher

Instructor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Christian Origins Cultural Memory New Testament Studies Anthropology and Archeology Second Temple Jewish literature