Katherine "Kat" Collard, MS, RN-BC, NP

Chief Nursing Information Officer · ChristianaCare

Katherine Collard is the chief nursing informatics officer at ChristianaCare, responsible for systems that directly impact nurses.

Nursing Informatics Technology implementor

Dana Cupkova

Associate Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Dana Cupkova is a co-founder and design director of EPIPHYTE Lab, an architectural design and research collaborative.

Advanced Manufacturing Architecture Energy Sustainability Computational Design

Scott Niekum

Associate Professor, Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Scott Niekum works to enable personal robots to be deployed in the home and workplace. He is an expert on the social implications of AI.

AI Human-Robot Interaction Robotic Manipulation AI Safety Reinforcement Learning

Simon Anderson

Applied Foresight Keynote Speaker · Venture Foresight LLC

Keynote Speaker | Applied Foresight Consultant | Award-Winning Author

Keynote Speaking Future of Work Emerging Technology Future Trends Transportation

Chuck Hodges

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Charles Hodges's research is focused on learner motivation, online teaching & learning, self-efficacy, self-regulation, & emerging tech

Teacher Professional Development Instructional Technology Online Teaching Instructional Design Technology Enhanced Learning

Nicola Rohrseitz

Technology Expert · Vissee — We are, We see

Founder, CEO at ViSSee

Robotics Start-Ups Biomimicry Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Innovation & Design Thinking

Kenneth Byrd, PhD

Associate Professor in the Dept. of Otolaryngology & Dept. of Neurosurgery · Augusta University

A respected leader in head and neck cancers with specialties in skull base surgery, otolaryngology, and transoral robotic surgery.

Transoral Laser Microsurgery Skull Base Surgery Head and Neck Surgery Head and Neck Surgery Quality of life in head and neck cancer

Charlie Kemp

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Charlie Kemp is an expert on robots for intelligent physical assistance and is passionate about enabling robots to help people.

Intelligent Systems Mobile Manipulation Healthcare Robotics Assistive Robotics Human-Robot Interaction

Cang Ye, Ph.D.

Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Ye's research interests include Simultaneous Localization and Mapping, 3D Computer Vision, Robotics, and Intelligent Systems.

Michael Prietula

Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Human decision making Theatre, Performance & Leadership Public Health & Technology Computational Modeling of Individuals and Groups UX Design‎

John Chandy, Ph.D.

Professor, School of Engineering · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on cybersecurity, computer hacking, Internet of Things, systems engineering, and computer hardware security.

Hardware Security Distributed System Architectures Distributed File Systems Network Storage Parallel Algorithms

Anna Siefken

Former Executive Director · Carnegie Mellon University

Anna Siefken's focus is on moving energy and climatetech innovation from the research lab to market.

Energy Efficiency Energy Resources Climatetech Innovation Building Performance Climate Change

Julia Hanigsberg

President and CEO · Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Champion for children and youth with disabilities & healthcare CEO. Expert speaker and leader on diversity, innovation and inclusion.

Disabilities Patient Centred Care Children's Health Leadership Women in Leadership

David Hu

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

David Hu's research focuses on fundamental problems of hydrodynamics and elasticity that have bearing on problems in biology.

Physical Applied Mathematics Biomechanics Fluid Dynamics Fluid Mechanics Solid Mechanics

Gerry Brunk

Managing Director · Lumira Ventures

Gerry Brunk is a venture capital investor with expertise in biotechnology, medical devices, start-ups and corporate strategy.

Business Strategy Medical Devices Pharmaceutical Industry Drug Development Commercialization

William Hahn, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · Florida Atlantic University

William Hahn researches neural networks and deep learning.

Neural Networks Deep Learning Medical Imaging

Michael Laine

President · LiftPort Group

Think Big! There is a profound difference between 'difficult', 'very hard' and 'impossible'. We're building an Elevator to Space. Really.

Space Advanced Technology Leadership Operational Management Nanotechnology

Dave Mawhinney

Associate Teaching Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Dave Mawhinney is the executive director of the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship and the Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneurship Advertising Startup Businesses Healthcare Information Technology Startups

Dr Lola Canamero

Reader in Adaptive Systems and Head of the Embodied Emotion Cognition and (inter-) action Lab · University of Hertfordshire

Lola’s work explores the emotions between humans and robots, particularly when robots are used to provide therapy or learning opportunities.

Human-Robot Interaction Artificial Intelligence Robots Robots as Therapy

Wayne Chung

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Wayne Chung's research and work span medical systems and devices, robot design, consumer, and industrial products.

Consumer Products Robot Design Medical Devices and Systems Robotics and Autonomous Vehicles Industrial Products