John Leshy

Emeritus Harry D. Sunderland Distinguished Professor of Real Property Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: leshyj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4726 / Office 382-200

Real Property Law State and Federal Constitutional Law Natural Resources Law Public Land Law Water Law

Lucy Stocker

Director · www.diversityminer.com

Passionate advocate for diversity. Mentor, mother, leader of large and smart teams. Director at www.diversityminer.com

Mining Diversity Career Women

Don Duval

Chief Executive Officer · NORCAT

Experienced, dynamic, and engaging speaker on an array of topics related to innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship

Turnaround Strategies Entrepreneurship Academic Research Commercialization

Pang-Ning Tan

Professor · Michigan State University

Pang-Ning Tan is an expert in Knowledge discovery from data

Spatio-temporal Analysis Data Science Data Mining Machine Learning Network Analysis

Krzysztof “Krys” Cios, Ph.D., D.Sc., M.B.A.

Professor and Chair · VCU College of Engineering

Research in data mining, machine learning and biomedical informatics.

Data Science Data Mining Machine Learning Computational Neuroscience Biomedical Informatics

Penelope Simons

Professor, Faculty of Law · University of Ottawa

Penelope Simons has been engaged in research on corporate human rights accountability for over a decade.

Business and Human Rights Corporate Social Responsibility International Human Rights Law Transnational Corporations Human Rights and International Economic Law

Ed Toivonen

Mining Engineering professor and program coordinator · Cambrian College

Ed has almost 30 years experience in the fields of mining, engineering, mine geology and mining technologies.

Geology Mining and Water Mining Engineering Ventilation Prospecting

Ryan S. King, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology · Baylor University

Dr. King is a Professor of Biology and Directory of the Graduate Program in Biology at Baylor University.

Freshwater science to inform policy Community and ecosystem ecology Numeric water-quality criteria Ecological thresholds Streams and rivers

Katherine (Kate) Bruce

Professor/Program Coordinator – Mining Engineering Technician Program · Cambrian College

With over 25 years experience working in mining across Canada. Katherine's expertise focuses on mining and geology.

Mining Geology Mineral Resources Mine Software Mining Technology

Alan J. Hutchison

Partner · Dentons Canada LLP

A leading, one-to-watch Canadian lawyer in mining, energy, securities and corporate/commercial law.

Corporate Governance Mining Energy Law Securities & Corporate Finance Mergers & Acquisitions

David Evans

Principal Hydrogeologist and GWX Managing Director · MWH Global

Hydrogeologist based in Lima, Peru with over 25 years of groundwater and business management experience (17 years in Peru and 8 in Canada)

Hydrogeology Karst Hydrogeology Mining Hydrogeology Mining and Water Geology

Stephen J. Taylor, P.E.

Principal Civil Engineer · Global Water Experts

Heavy Civil Design and Management Including Heap Leach and Tailings Facilities Analysis, Design and Construction

Engineered Systems Risk Assessments Closure Design & Construction for Leach Pads and Tailing Facilities Large Dam Projects Large Water Conveyance Projects Heap Leach and Tailings Facility Analyses Design and Construction

Alberto Cano, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Cano specializes in machine learning, data mining, classification, big data, and high-performance computing.

High Performance Computing Machine Learning Data Mining Big Data Classification

Annette Bergeron, P.Eng., MBA, FEC

Corporate Director · Electrical Safety Authority, Engineers Canada / Ingénieurs Canada

Experience in speaking & media on topics of women in STEM, women on boards, engineering regulation, advocacy, governance, policy, education

Governance, Not-For-Profit Regulation of Engineering, Regulation of Electrical Safety Advocacy for Engineering Engineering Education, post-secondary and professional development

Dr. Prakash Tyagi

Executive Director of GRAVIS and Founder-Director of GRAVIS Hospital · GRAVIS

In his academics, he has studied Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and International Public Health.

Reproductive Health Disaster Risk Reduction Geriatric Medicine Medicine Public Health

Ali Emrouznejad

Professor and Chair in Business Analytics · Aston University

Ali Emrouznejad's areas of research interest include performance measurement and management, efficiency and productivity analysis.

Data Mining Performance Management Performance Measurement Efficiency Analysis Productivity Analysis

Tom Tresser

Co-Founder · The CivicLab

Creativity champion. Civic educator. Public defender.

Non-Profits Research Public Speaking Social Change Creativity

Francois Byrne

CEO · Hybrid Power Solutions

Hybrid Power Solutions was founded in 2015 in response to a pressing need for safer, cleaner and more effective portable electric systems

Battery Systems Engineering portable power battery banks generators off grid batteries

Gregg Murray

Professor of Political Science | Department of Social Sciences · Augusta University

Murray's research focuses on political behavior and psychology with specific interests in voter mobilization during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Politics Political Behavior and Research Voter Mobilization Terrorism Social Science Research

Nastassja A. Lewinski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Lewinski's research topics include nanomaterial toxicity, nanomedicine, and nanoinformatics.

Nanomaterial toxicity Nanoinformatics Nanomedicine Advanced in vitro exposure systems Comparative in vitro – in vivo analyses