Elizabeth Zechmeister

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science and Director of LAPOP · Vanderbilt University

Expert in Latin American political behavior and director of the world-renowned Latin American Public Opinion Project.

Democracy Polling Latin America Comparative Politics Latin America Democracy

Lea Deesing

Assistant City Manager, former CIO · City of Riverside

Motivate staff and spark innovation. Encourage kids to pursue STEM fields. Increase government transparency and improve cyber security.

Information Technology Innovation Leadership STEM Education Government

Thang Dinh, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Computer scientist focusing on security and optimization challenges in complex systems including social networks.

Network vulnerability assessment Security and privacy in social networks and wireless networks Combinatorial Optimization Approximation algorithm

Danny Allan

Chief Technology Officer · Veeam Software

Danny Allan is an expert in developing technical and product strategy and bringing them to the market.

Vulnerability Assessment Enterprise Architecture Product Management Web Services Computer Security

Lars Goransson

Managing Director, Canada · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Lars Goransson is responsible for IDC's Canadian operation as Managing Director.

Competitive Intelligence Competitive Analysis Business Strategy Market Research Market Intelligence

Maria Aranda

Executive Director of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Research interests address interplay between chronic illness, social resources & psychological well-being in low-income minority populations

Aging Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Caregiving Family Caregiving

Mehrdad Sharbaf, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer, Information Systems and Business Analytics, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Part-time Faculty

Management Information Systems Information Systems Security Information Security Technology Business Intelligence Systems Quantum Cryptography

Brooks Keel

President · Augusta University

Dr. Brooks Keel is an expert in the field of reproductive endocrinology and serves as President of Augusta University.

Economic Development Reproductive Medicine and Biology Education Higher Education Administration

Radley Balko

Investigative Journalist · The Washington Post

Senior writer for the Washington Post, where I do investigative reporting on civil liberties and the criminal justice system

Law Enforcement Police Civil Liberties Crime Prosecutorial Misconduct

Petra Molnar

Associate Director · Refugee Law Lab, Osgoode Hall Law School

Refugee and migration issues; technology and human rights; immigration detention; and the relationship between law, society, and culture

Technology and human rights Anthropology of Migration Ethnography and Ethnographic Writing Women's Rights Refugee and Human Rights Issues

Anna Erickson

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Dr. Erickson's research focuses on advanced nuclear reactor design and nuclear security and nonproliferation.

Non-Prolilferation Radiation Detection Nuclear Security

Matthew Vernhout

Founder, Author and Speaker · EmailKarma

Digital Privacy & Marketing Advocate

Anti-Spam Laws Email Markerting Omni-Channel Marketing

Narayanan Palani

Testing · Thomson Reuters

Technically sound and dynamic speaker in Software Test Management

Test Tools Test Plan Emerging Methods in Testing Test Management Psychological Leadership and Decision Making

Douglas Charles

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, History · Pennsylvania State University

A leading scholar of the FBI and American history

Political History Gay and Lesbian History American History Obscenity Regulation Foreign Relations

Rebecca Tippett, Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Demography at the Carolina Population Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise include population estimates & forecasts, postsecondary education, Census reapportionment & NC demographic trends.

Reapportionment Higher Education Population Estimates and Forecasts School Enrollment Projections Indicators of Economic Well-Being

Steve Palmer

Chair · CATAAlliance Public Safety Advisory Board

Steve Palmer is a Life Member of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police.

Strategic Communications Public Safety Strategy Strategic Planning Security

Swati Gupta

Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering · Georgia Tech - College of Engineering

Gupta's research focuses on optimization, machine learning, and bias and fairness within the AI sphere.

Data-driven Decision-making Under Partial Information Online and Machine Learning Combinatorial, Convex and Robust Optimization Fairness and Bias in Decisions

Patrick Button

Assistant Professor · Tulane University

Patrick Button's research is focused on quantifying discrimination, primarily in labor markets.

LGBT Discrimination Film Tax Incentives Retirement Age Discrimination Hiring Discrimination

Catherine Connelly

Associate Professor, Human Resources and Management · DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University

Dr. Catherine Connelly's research focuses on the attitudes, behaviours, and experiences of non-standard workers.

Non-Standard Employee Contracts Organizational Behaviour Organizational Health and Safety Management Organizational Justice Organizational Citizenship

Robert Ord

President

Law Enforcment and Security

Law Enfocement Use of Force Physical Security Police Training Security Training Counter Terrorism