Paul Darby

Deputy Chief Economist · The Conference Board of Canada

The Human Abacus! The Conference Board of Canada's Chef De Mission for economic modelling & forecasting comes with jargon-free content

Economic Analysis and Forecasting Economic Modelling Economics and Public Policy International Economics

David Stewart-Patterson

Vice-President, Public Policy · The Conference Board of Canada

No dragon in this den! Combining policy analysis & advocacy, the CBoC's VP of Public Policy enthusiastically supports young entrepreneurs

Public Policy

Ginger Grant

Professor (Marketing and Innovation) · Sheridan College

Innovation Management, Leadership Development, Strategy, Corporate Anthropology, Organizational Design, Scenario Planning, Storytelling

Experiential and Archetypal Marketing Scenario Planning Revisioning Retirement Innovation Culture Design Thinking

Mario Lefebvre

Director, Centre for Municipal Studies · The Conference Board of Canada

City Hall 101: Find out what the latest research indicates as it relates to the economic and financial state of North American cities

The Economics of Cities Economic Analysis Centre for Municipal Studies

Nelson Guda, PhD

Independent Artist · Studio of Nelson Guda

Artist, TEDx Speaker, Creator

Conservation Issues Peace Building Community Engagement Climate Change Motivational Speaking

Eli Singer

Founder and CEO · EXPERTS.INC

Serial entrepreneur and recognized digital communications thought leader

Advertising & Media Strategy Venture Capital Thought Leadership Startup Acceleration Rapid Prototyping

James Ware

Executive Director · The Future of Work...unlimited

Experienced speaker and futurist; focused on the changing nature of work, the workplace, and the workforce. Change management specialist an

The Future of Work Organizational/Cultural Change Managing People You Can't See Talking About Tomorrow: Conversations About the Future of Work Your Last Bad Meeting!

Rahul Tongia

Adjunct Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Rahul Tongia's research focuses on infrastructure and technology for sustainable development.

Smart Grids Sustainable Energy Technology Underserved Populations Economics Policy

Charis Kubrin

Professor · UC Irvine

Charis E. Kubrin is Professor of Criminology, Law and Society and (by courtesy) Sociology.

Race, Ethnicity, and Crime Crime Trends Crime Immigration and Crime Rap Music and Media

Fred Carstensen, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Fred Carstensen is an expert in the areas of public policy, economic history and economics.

Finance Public Policy Economic History Economics

Kent Wise

Biblical Success Coach and Anti-Bullying and Self Esteem Expert · Wise Enterprises

Kent Wise - Award Winning Inspirational Speaker and Founder of the S.T.O.P. Anti- Bullying and Self Esteem Program

Michelle Lobchuk

Associate Professor · Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Nursing, University of Manitoba

Empathic understanding of our partners in care - Family Carers in Canada

Empathy Perceptual understanding Video-feedback Caregiving Family Caregiving

Zhishuo (Peter) Liu

Co-Founder & President · China Canada Angels Alliance

China Canada Angels Alliance

Angel Investing Mobile Startup Acceleration Doing Business in China Gaming and Mobile Technology

Lisa de Wilde

CEO · TVO

CEO of Ontario's public educational media organization believes in the power of media to engage, to inform and to serve the public good

Telecommunications in Canada Public Broadcasting Education and the Media Mulit-Platform Educational Content Public Television and the Media Landscape

Esther Lim

CEO and Chief Experience Architect · The Estuary, LLC

Passionately exploring the convergence of social media, storytelling, big data and emerging tech in marketing and digital entertainment

Transmedia Storytelling Digital Narratives: Co-Created Storyworld Communities Social Media Analytics Big Data Narrative Gamification

Chris MM Gordon

Director · CEO Irish Social Enterprise Network, MC

Chris Gordon; a starter, business and social entrepreneur

Social Enterprise Cooperative Social Innovation

Joantxo Llantada

promotion executive · Think Tank Travel

Marketer, digital storyteller, social media strategist, tourist trends @ DMO Land of Valencia, Spain.

Social Media Transmedia Storytelling Destination Marketing Leissure and Hospitality Marketing Strategy

Michael Carriere, Ph.D.

Professor, Director, Honors Program · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Michael Carriere is an urban historian, with expertise in American history, urban studies and sustainability.

Sustainability American History General Social Science Honors Program History

Kwela Sabine Hermanns

Founder · Social Safari KnowledgeLand

A rare combination of trends, inspiration & solid business strategy

Technology Futures Innovation Strategies Gamification in Business

Ellen Brown

Founder and chairman · Public Banking Institute

Author, Attorney, Public Speaker

Public Speaking Monetary Reform Public Banking