Katrina Rogers, PhD

President and Doctoral Faculty, School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Executive, consultant, board member, and teacher in the educational and nonprofit sectors

Sustainability Leadership International Environmental Policy Climate Change Energy Law European History

David Barrett, PhD

Professor of Political Science | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

David Barrett, PhD, is a presidential historian and leading expert on the CIA’s relationship with presidents and Congress.

Political Science Presidential Decision Making Lyndon Baines Johnson The Central Intelligence Agency United States Presidents

Hong-Sheng Zhou, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Hong-Sheng Zhou's main research area is Cryptography, spanning the full spectrum from theory to practice

Cryptography Cryptocurrency/Blockchain Techniques Information Security Distributed Computing

Amira Elghawaby

Communications Director · The National Council of Canadian Muslims

Amira Elghawaby leads the NCCM’s media relations, public engagement and strategic communications.

Ethnic Media & Diversity Anti-discrimination Civic Engagement Human Rights Civil Rights

Josh Sookman

CEO · Guardly

CEO at Guardly. VC experience. Mentor at JOLT Accelerator and INcubes. Toronto StartupDigest co-curator.

Raising Seed Financing (For Startups) Employee Safety Campus Safety Workplace Violence Working Alone

Dawn Bazely

Professor, Department of Biology · York University

#YorkU Biology professor. Collaborative, interdisciplinary researcher & award-winning teacher. Past #YorkU Sustainability Inst Director.

Animal Behaviour Arctic Affairs Climate Change Curriculum Design & Development Ecology

Jana Steele

Partner, Pensions & Benefits · Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Partner at Osler in Toronto with extensive knowledge and experience with shared risk, target benefit and other innovative plan designs.

Pension and Benefits Pension Plan Shared Risk and Target Benefit Plans Pension Plan Structure Pension Plan Governance Pension Plan Compliance

Tony Olvet

Group Vice President, Worldwide C-Suite and Canadian Future Enterprise Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Group Vice President, Worldwide C-Suite and Canadian Future Enterprise Research at IDC

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

Jim Stikeleather

Chief Innovation Officer · Dell

Rev up the engines of your event and glimpse the future with Dell's Chief Innovation Officer, who explains & evaluates emerging technologies

Software Development Environments and Methods Software as A Service Product Management Process Engineering Cloud Computing

Seth Hamman, Ph.D.

Director, Center for the Advancement of Cybersecurity and Associate Professor of Cyber Operations and Computer Science · Cedarville University

Dr. Hamman is interested in helping to shape the young and growing discipline of cybersecurity education.

Cybersecurity Issues and Stories

Kaylie Tiessen

Economist and Researcher · Unifor

Researching labour markets, social progress and the value of public services.

Labour Economics Labour Markets Precarious Work Policy Analysis Poverty

Eric Bonds

Associate Professor of Sociology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Bond is author of a book on social issues.

Environmental Sociology Human Rights Political Economy War and Violence

John Pironti

President · IP Architects, LLC.

Experienced, knowledgable, dynamic, high energy speaker who is an industry thought leader information risk management and security and has a

Information Risk Management and Security Cyber Security It Audit It Compliance It Risk Management

David Harlow

Principal · The Harlow Group LLC

Health care thought leader on the bleeding edge - Engaging speaker, expert insights

Health Reform Social Media for Regulated Industries Accountable Care Organizations Privacy and Security of Health Information Digital Health

Neil H. Buchanan

Chair/Professor/Director · University of Florida

Neil Buchanan is an expert in intergenerational justice, retirement security and constitutional issues in government budgeting.

Debt Ceiling Social Security Justice Between Generations Budget Deficits Limits of Economic Analysis

Robert Anderson

National Security Consultant & Intelligence Analyst · Altadena Group

Understanding today's national security issues & how they impact what you do or want to do

National Security Current Events

Professor Robert Piechocki

Professor of Wireless Systems · University of Bristol

Exploring how connected technologies contribute to effective road management systems for driverless vehicles

Patient Monitoring Signal Processing Traffic Management Systems Driverless cars Autonomous Vehicles

Vladlena Benson

Professor of Cybersecurity Management · Aston University

Professor Benson is an industry-recognised expert in cybersecurity management and governance.

Emergent Technologies Cybersecurity and Risk Management Digital Transformation

Sherif Abdelwahed, Ph.D.

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

Dr. Abdelwahed is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Autonomic Computing Model based Design and Analysis of Cyber-phyiscal Systems Formal Verification System Diagnosis and Fault Analysis Model-integrated Computing

Nigel Wallis

Research Vice President, IoT & Industries · International Data Corporation (IDC)

IDC Canada's Research Vice President for Internet of Things and Industries

Internet of Things Vertical Markets Software Markets Economic Analysis