John D. Leonard II, Ph.D.

Executive Dean and Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Engineering expert overseeing business and administrative operations for the School of Engineering

Modeling and simulation of traffic and transportation systems Traffic flow theory and traffic engineering Intelligent transportation systems Institutional Research Studies of higher education institutions

John Bulman

Professor of Physics · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Physics Digital Array Processors

Ha Tran

Owner · Hope Empowered

Hope and Empowerement ...It comes from experience and profound respect for all life.

Alexander A. Khalessi

Chair of Neurosurgery, Associate Professor of Surgery and Neurosciences · UC San Diego

Dr. Alexander Khalessi specializes in cranial and endovascular neurosurgery.

Cerebrovascular Accident Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage and Endoscopic Evaluation Neurological Oncology Neurotrauma Intracranial Aneurysms

Angela Chao

Chair and CEO · Foremost Group

Angela Chao is an international executive, public speaker, mentor and philanthropist.

Shipping Maritime

Dr. David Conn

Vice-President, Education ; Director, Centre for Education and Knowledge Exchange · Baycrest

An expert and author specializing in training psychiatric and behavioral problems encountered by medical and non-medical staff.

Geriatric Psychiatry Aging and Depression Geriatrics

Pankaj Karande

Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on engineering peptides as novel drugs, drug carriers, affinity agents, and biomaterials for medical applications

Diagnostics Vaccine Design Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Peptide Engineering

Anthony D. Cortese

President · Second Nature

Dynamic, thought-provoking speaker that addresses the need for a healthy, just sustainable world and the role of higher education

Sustainability Higher Education Change

Jason West, Ph.D., M.Phil., M.S.

Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences & Engineering · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. West is interested broadly in the problems of air pollution and climate change

Climate Change Air Pollution Environmental Decision Analysis Global Health The Environment

Rik Noyce

Senior Lecturer and Applied Instructor of Music (Winds) · Loyola Marymount University

Senior Lecturer and Applied Instructor of Music (Winds)

Sidney Smith, M.D

Professor, Department of Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Sidney Smith is an expert on interventional cardiology, coronary angioplasty, coronary heart disease, and preventive cardiology.

Internal Medicine Heart Disease Stroke Prevention Cardiology

Judith H. Katz, EdD

Public Trustee · Fielding Graduate University

Thought leader, practitioner, educator, and strategist for more than 40 years in organization development, inclusion, and strategic change.

Organization Development White Awareness Inclusion Covert Processes Strategic Change

Jerome Schultz

Clinical Neuropsychologist · Harvard Medical School

Experienced clinician and teacher. Captivating, informative speaker who makes the stress/learning connection with humor and wisdom.

The Connection Between Stress and Learning in Kids With Ld Adhd and Asperger Syndrome Understanding and Meeting the Needs of Children With Fragile Emotions and Challenging Behaviors. The De-Stress Model of Intervention for Children With Ld and Adhd The Myths and Realities of Inclusion

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

Jeremy Pal

Graduate Program Director and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Climate Change and Impacts Earth System Modeling Hydroclimatology Water Resources Land Cover Change

Daniel Holland, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Disability rights in transitioning parts of the world; health care policy; neuropsychology; rehabilitation psychology

Clinical Neuropsychology Biological Bases of Behavior Clinical Health Psychology Rehabilitation Psychology Disability Rights

David S. Ardia, LL.M., J.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor, School of Law; Assistant Professor, School of Media and Journalism & Director, UNC Center for Media Law and Policy · UNC at Chapel Hill

Media lawyer, UNC law professor, technophile, and former faculty associate at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society.

Legal Research Legal Writing Constitutional Law First Amendment Law Copyright Law

Anna Moore

Director of Precision Health Program and Assistant Dean · Michigan State University

Expert in imaging and image-guided therapies in cancer and diabetes

Early Detection Cancer In Vivo Imaging Diabetes Image-Guided Therapy