Mark Zeitoun

Professor for Water Security · University of East Anglia

His expertise is in conflicts over ownership and sources of water – particularly in war zones.

Impacts of War on Water Water Conflicts Water Security Transboundary Water Cooperation Water Governance

Wayne Roberts

principal · Will Work for Food Policy

engaging speaker; expert on food issues ; connects local food, jobs, health and environment

Local Food Production Sustainable Food Green Jobs Food Charters Community Organizing & Development

Jon Anderson

Provost / Vice President of Academic Affairs · Southern Utah University

Specializing in strategic management and organization behavior and theory

Online Learning Strategies in Higher Education Higher Education Leadership Entrepreneurship Management Organizational Theory Marketing Research

Fernando Ubatuba

CEO · AGENTE REMOTO Inteligência em Segurança

Consultor em Segurança Física

Security Investigations Security Management

Prof. Sarah Harper

Director and Professor of Gerontology · Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Oxford University

Sarah trained as an ethnographer and her early research focused on migration and the social implications of demographic change

Addressing Inequalities Global Migration Public Policy Longevity Global Population Ageing

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

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

Eyuphan Bulut, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bulut's research interests include wireless networks and mobile computing, cyber-physical systems, and social networks

Mobile Computing: Wireless Networks Cyber-physical Systems Mobile Social Networks Wireless Charging Security: Cyber Security Network Security Privacy and Trust Mobile (3G/4G) Systems: Mobile Packet Core Cloud Mobile Data Offloading Big Data: Internet of Things (IoT) Crowd-sensing Mobile Data Mining and Supervised Learning

Claudiu Popa

CEO · Informatica Corporation

Data Protection Evangelist. Trusted Risk Advisor. Relentless Educator.

Big Data Global Privacy Social Media Security

Majora Carter

President · MCG Consulting

MacArthur "genius" Fellow; One of 6 talks that launched TED.com in '06; Peabody Award winning broadcaster with ThePromisedLand.org; and Urba

Visionary Leadership Cost Reductions Through Smart Planning Small Business Incubation

Alexander Schwarzman

Dean of the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences · Augusta University

Dean Schwarzmann is a nationally-recognized expert in cybersecurity of voting technology, computer science, and distributed systems.

Distributed Systems Computer Science Research and Education Cybersecurity of Voting Technology

Craig Albert

Director of the Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies · Augusta University

Dr. Craig Albert focuses on national security, cyberconflict, ethnic conflict, and political thought.

Ethnic Conflict Terrorism Political Science National Security

Mai Linh Spencer

Associate Clinical Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: spencerm@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4743 / Office 350-100

Steven W. McLaughlin

Dean of the College of Engineering and Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Dr. McLaughlin's research interests are in the general area of communications and information theory

Telecommunications Student Entrepreneurship Student Mental Health

Jonathan Moreno

Professor · University of Pennsylvania Health System

Professor at University of Pennsylvania Health System

Bioethics Biopolitics National Security Policy

Margo Okazawa-Rey, EdD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Critical ethnic studies and gender studies; Militarism, conflict, and women’s activism; Social change; Mixed-racial identity development

Militarism, armed conflict, and violence against women Mixed-racial identity development African-American/Asian-American relations Critical multicultural education Feminist activist research methodology

Lawrence Surtees

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

Over forty years experience following new technologies and trends and providing thought leadership on the Canadian communications market

Canadian Communications Policy and Regulatory Issues Canadian Communications Service Providers Wireless Communications Telecom Industry Structure and Trends Optical Network Technology

Haroon Ullah

Policy Planning Staff · U.S. Department of State

A scholar, diplomat and author of widely acclaimed Bargain From The Bazaar and Vying for Allah's Vote. Visit haroonullah.com.

Public Policy Pakistan Diplomacy International Relations Foreign Policy

John Higgs

President · Frontline Research

I'll show you how to develop a straightforward mindset to be aware of your surroundings, make simple plans, and know when to execute them.

Personal Security

Yoris Au

Chair and Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Yoris Au has a unique blend of technical, managerial and academic experiences in industry, consulting and academia

Cyber Security Operating Systems Security Telecommunication Systems Big Data & Analytics Information Systems Economics