Chair and CEO · Foremost Group
Angela Chao is an international executive, public speaker, mentor and philanthropist.
Professor · Florida Atlantic University
Jeanette Wyneken is an expert in vertebrate morphology, physiological ecology, behavioral ecology, and marine conservation biology.
Marine Conservation Biology Physiological Ecology Vertebrate Morphology Behavioral Ecology
Professor, Arden Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut
Dr. Urban is an expert on climate change impacts on biodiversity and evolutionary ecology of vernal pools, lakes, and streams
Predictive Modeling Eco-Evolution Climate Change Extinction Risk Biodiversity
Executive Director · Georgia Strait Alliance
Non-profit leader in ocean conservation in urban British Columbia, where 75 per cent of the province's population lives, works and plays.
Ocean Conservation Whale protection Habitat protection Marine planning Salmon Aquaculture
Research Professor at FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute · Florida Atlantic University
Brian Lapointe’s research interests include algal physiology and biochemistry, marine bioinvasions and marine conservation.
Marine Bioinvasions Coral Reef Ecology Algal Physiology Biochemistry Seagrass Ecology
Director · Berg Consulting Group
An experienced, compelling speaker explains how companies can create leaps in value and profit through innovative strategy and leadership.
Blue Ocean Strategy Transformational Leadership Strategy
Professor · UC San Diego
Helen Amanda Fricker's research focuses on ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland and their role in the climate system.
Sea-Level Rise Ice Sheets and Sea Levels Antarctic Geophysics Planetary Physics Geophysics
Writer · Thomas Kostigen
Climate Risk // NYT Bestselling Author
Journalism Environment Financial Services Weather Climate
Chair, Environment, Ecology and Energy Program (E3P), and Professor, Department of Marine Sciences College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill
Jaye Cable focuses on Groundwater-Surface Interactions, Geochemistry and Wetland Hydrology.
Coastal Hydrology and Geochemistry Subterranean Estuaries and Groundwater Discharge Low Temperature Geochemistry / Biogeochemistry Wetland Hydrology and Hydrodynamics
Professor, Molecular & Cell Biology and Institute for Systems Genomics · University of Connecticut
Dr. O'Neill's research projects use molecular genetic approaches to study centromere function and evolution
Genome Stability Genomics Cancer Susceptibility
Professor and Co-Director of the School of Earth and Sustainability · University of Massachusetts Amherst
Rob DeConto is one of the world's leading experts on modeling polar ice sheets, sea level rise and ocean response to climate change.
Ice Sheets and Sea Level Antarctica Glaciology Climatology Earth System Modeling
Professor · UC San Diego
Ralph Keeling's research focuses on atmospheric composition, the carbon cycle, and climate change.
Atmospheric Gasses Air-sea Gas Exchange Atmospheric Oxygen Paleoclimate and Climate Change Global Carbon Cycle
Kenan Distinguished Professor, Department of English & Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill
Bland Simpson is an award-winning author, musician, playwright and songwriter and an expert on N.C.'s coast and waterways.
Creative Writing North Carolina's coast and waterways Writing on the Natural World Coastal Studies Playwriting
Associate Professor, Oscar and Juanita Monnig Endowed Chair of Meteoritics and Planetary Science · Texas Christian University
Environmental science expert, specializing in mineralogy, geochemistry, and spectra of asteroidal meteorites
Planets Meteors Astroids
Research Meteorologist, Director of the Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E) · UC San Diego
F. Martin Ralph is a research meteorologist focused on understanding the processes that create extremes in precipitation.
Atmospheric Rivers Observations Atmospheric Chemistry Precipitation Hydrometeorology
Expert in real estate and financial markets · Florida Gulf Coast University
H. Shelton Weeks has extensive industry experience in valuation of real property with an emphasis on senior living projects.
Economics Corporate Finance Real Estate Financial Markets Investments
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
Associate Professor of Geography and the Environment; Director of the MS in Environmental Science Graduate Program | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University
Lisa Rodrigues, PhD, researches the environmental change impacting tropical ocean ecosystems and conservation and management strategies.
Marine Invertebrates Coral Reefs Ecosystems Ocean Environments
Professor and Chair, Earth System Science · UC Irvine
Dr. Rignot works to understand the interactions of glaciers and climate and what effects they will have on global sea levels.
Ice Sheet Dynamics and Mass Balance Climate Change Glaciology Radar
Director, Carolina Population Center; Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor, Sociology · UNC-Chapel Hill
Areas of expertise: How individuals and families respond to unexpected population-level disasters.
Disaster Psychology Disaster Behavioral Health Illness Demography Health