Jason von Meding

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Jason von Meding is an expert in how disaster affects people.

Disaster and Public Health Preparedness Natural Disaster Assessment Disaster Risk Reduction Disaster Management Sustainability

Georgeanna Robinson, Ed.D.

Faculty Research Specialist - IECD · Fielding Graduate University

Experienced qualitative researcher, mostly focusing on faculty career development and lived experiences of undergraduate students.

Faculty careers Thematic analysis Qualitative methods (interviews, focus groups, ethnographic observation) Academic pathways

Colette Santasieri

Executive Director, Center for Community Systems, NJ Brownfields Assistance Center @NJIT, and NJIT Technical Assistance to Brownfields Communities Program · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Santasieri steers projects, programs and research in environmental, infrastructure, and land-use planning and community revitalization.

Placemaking Climate Change Research Brownfields Redevelopment Brownfields Civil Infrastructure Systems

Andréa Livi Smith

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Smith is an urban planner, preservationist and architectural historian whose research focuses on urban design and preservation.

Gamification Graves and Burial Sites Walkability Preservation Urban Design

Justina Ray

President and Senior Scientist · Wildlife Conservation Society Canada

Justina Ray's research is focused on evaluating the role of shifting landscapes in biodiversity decline and/or change in forested ecosystems

Conservation Planning Forested Ecosystems Biodiversity Wildlife Ecology Wildlife Conservation

Sandra M. Chafouleas

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor Chafouleas is an expert on whole child, school mental health, behavioral assessment, and K12 tiered systems of support.

Multi-Tiered Frameworks Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model Social-Emotional-Behavioral Assessment School Mental Health Trauma-Informed Schools

Michael Carriere, Ph.D.

Professor, Director, Honors Program · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Michael Carriere is an urban historian, with expertise in American history, urban studies and sustainability.

Sustainability American History General Social Science Honors Program History

James Plečnik, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Accounting, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Faculty Advisor, Accounting Society

U.S. Tax Policy Tax Avoidance/Planning Applied Ethics

Kelly Ottman, Ph.D.

Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Kelly Ottman is an expert in facilitation of boards, strategic planning, and leadership development and coaching.

Global Mindset Organizational Culture Mission, Values and Culture Alignment China/Asia and Cross-Cultural Understanding Adult Education

Mena Gainpaulsingh

President and CEO · Purposeful Fundraising Inc.

A seasoned fundraising professional who is passionate about connecting charities and philanthropists so they can do good, together.

Strategic Planning Public Speaking Grants Volunteer Management Event Management

Yan Wang

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Yan Wang's expertise lies at the intersection of urban resilience and urban analytics.

Spatial Planning Applied AI Climate Adaptation Risk Communication Crisis Informatics

Ken Greenberg

Principal · Greenberg Consultants Inc.

Can you see what I see? Engage your imagination and improve your community with Greenberg Consultants award-winning urban designer

Urban Planning Green Development Sustainable Development Green Architecture Transforming Cities

Philip La Duke

Safety Iconoclast & Culture Transformation Architect · ERM

One of the most informative, entertaining, and engaging speakers you're likely to ever find

Talent & Gamification Talent Management Cross generational training and management Planning Corporate Culture

Dena McMartin

Associate Vice-President · University of Regina

Dena McMartin has developed and supported numerous academic and research partnerships within the university and with international partners.

Stormwater Quality Agricultural Water and Environmental Performance Monitoring Source Water Protection and Planning Chemical-Free Water Treatment Solutions Extreme Water Events & Climate

Christianne Wilhelmson

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

Scott Munro

Department Chair, Professor of Engineering · Southern Utah University

Specializing in aerocoustics flow sound interaction and induced vibrations, propagation, and aerospace technologies

Thermocouples Hot-wire Anemometers Compressible Flow Viscous Flow Vibration Measurements and Instrumentation

Destenie Nock

Assistant Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Destenie Nock uses mathematical modeling tools to address societal problems related to sustainability planning, energy policy and equity.

Electricity and Food Systems Decision Analysis Energy Transitions Electrical Infrastructure Engineering for Social Good

Forrest W Breyfogle III

President and CEO · Smarter Solutions, Inc.

An enhanced business management system

Lean Six Sigma Voice of the Customer Scorecards Strategic Planning Predicitive Measurement System

Michael Volk

Research Associate Professor · University of Florida

Michael Volk’s work is focused on a variety of topics related to climate change and resilient design.

Regional Conservation Planning Adaptive Planning and Design Landscape Architecture Adaptive Conservation Cultural Landscapes

Hiba Baroud

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert in risk, reliability and resilience of critical infrastructure against climate change and natural disasters, particularly flooding.

Climate Change Flood Mitigation Natural Disasters Resilience modeling Interdependent Systems Data Analytics