David Bader

Distinguished Professor, Computer Science · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Interests lie at the intersection of data science & high-performance computing, with applications in cybersecurity

Computational Genomics Applications in Cybersecurity Data Science High-Performance Computing Massive-Scale Analytics

Cody Buntain

Assistant Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Research interests intersect with data science and social science, have key applications in crisis informatics and political engagement

Machine Learning Weak Supervision Social Media Online Political Engagement Crisis Informatics

Lou Russell

CEO / Queen / Learning Facilitator · Russell Martin & Associates

As a sought-after international speaker to leaders, Lou blends her humorous stories with her engaging on-the-ground experience to customize

Project Management for Scalability Eq for Project Decision Making Success Leading Unruly Project Teams Focused Performance

Carol Fung, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Computer scientist specializing in collaborative security in social networks, mobile systems, and software defined networks.

Security management and collaborative security Intrusion detection and malware/botnet detection Security in social networks mobile networks and cloud environment

John David Dionisio

Professor of Computer Science · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Computer Science Interaction Design Computer Graphics

Christopher D. Carothers

Director, Center for Computational Innovations (CCI) & Professor, Computer Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Researches massively parallel computer systems with a focus on modeling and simulation systems

Information and Computer Science Parallel Discrete-Event Simulation Computer Science Massively Parallel Systems Modeling and Simulation Systems

Miriam Capretz

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Western University

Professor of Software Engineering at Western University who conducts research in energy management, smart buildings and online advertising.

Software Engineering – Architecture & Design Methodologies. Software Development Lifecycle. Software Research Graduate Education Teaching in Software Engineering Software Development

Glenn Morris

Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases; College of Medicine Director, Emerging Pathogens Institute · University of Florida

Morris’ initiatives include work with cholera and other diarrheal diseases.

Foodborne Illness Incidence Global Health Antimicrobial Resistance

Sarah Douglas

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · Michigan State University

Expertise in early childhood special education, augmentative and alternative communication, and paraeducators

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Developmental Disabilities Early Intervention Autism Early Childhood Special Education

Dr Neha Prashar

Research Fellow · Aston University

Neha Prashar has worked in the areas of development, entrepreneurship, SMEs and productivity since joining the ERC in 2017.

Job Destruction Labour SMEs Productivity Development

Micheál Kelly

Board Member, CATAAlliance // Dean, School of Business and Economics · Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University

Micheál Kelly is Dean of the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Economics International Development Strategic Planning Business Strategy Strategy

Alberto Cano, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

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

High Performance Computing Machine Learning Data Mining Big Data Classification

Michael Reiter, Ph.D.

Lawrence M. Slifkin Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Reiter's research interests include all areas of computer and communications security and distributed computing.

Computer and communications security Distributed Computing Network Security Applied cryptography

Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Ph.D.

Motorola Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Taghi Khoshgoftaar researches computer security and intrusion detection systems.

Computer Security and Intrusion Detection Systems Software Engineering Machine Learning Data Mining Big Data Analytics

David Y. Choi, Ph.D.

Conrad N. Hilton Chair of Entrepreneurship, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Director, Fred Kiesner Center for Entrepreneurship

New Venture Creation and Design Financing of Enterpreneurial Companies Management of High Tech Ventures Social Entrepreneurship Small Business

Jon Rogers

Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Jon Rogers has developed groundbreaking new technologies in the areas of rotorcraft, smart weapons and stochastic optimal control.

Robotics Flight Mechanics Systems Design and Optimization Flight Control

Megha Kumar

Research Director, Software and Cloud Services · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Megha helps vendors and end-users navigate the cloud services and digital innovation landscape in Canada

Cloud Services Enterprise Applications PaaS (Platform as a Service) Saas (Software as A Service) Digital Transformation

Nathaniel Kinsey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Nathaniel Kinsey's research broadly lies in the field of nanophotonics, studying the interaction of light with materials on the nanoscale.

Nanophotonics/Plasmonics Nonlinear optics Optical Materials Integrated Optics Consumer Nanophotonics

Tony Olvet

Group Vice President, Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Group Vice President of the research domains team at IDC Canada

Canadian ICT Market Trends Digital Transformation IoT & Mobility Top Executive Priorities

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