Regula (Reggie) Modlich

Urban Planner · Toronto Women's City Alliance

Urban planner, focusing on gender issues, active in the Toronto Women's City Alliance

Community Outreach Women's Rights Equality Rights Sociology Institutional Development

Shikha Bhuchar

Co-Founder, Arrive | Director, RBC Ventures · Arrive

Shikha Bhuchar is a proactive, purpose-driven leader who is passionate about solving complex customer and community-based challenges.

Networking Mentoring Data Analytics Digital Transformation Business Analysis

Dr. Raphael (Rafi) Hofstein

President & CEO · MaRS Innovation

Turning academic ideas into commercial realities

Corporate & Business Strategy Early-Stage Investing Life Sciences and Healthcare Technology Transfer Commercialization of Innovation

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

Naheed Dosani

Palliative Care Physician · Health Justice Advocate

As a palliative care physician, Dr. Naheed Dosani is passionate about advancing equitable access to health care for the homeless.

Hospice and Palliative Care Palliative Care Education Health Care Access Palliative Care Homelessness

Don Duval

Chief Executive Officer · NORCAT

Experienced, dynamic, and engaging speaker on an array of topics related to innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship

Turnaround Strategies Entrepreneurship Academic Research Commercialization

Vince Rozario

Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Vince Rozario is an curator focusing on issues of decolonizing the canon, multiple modernities, queer diasporas, and transnational futures.

Canadian Art History Community Organization Writing Curation Art History

Kristina R. Llewellyn

Associate Professor, Department of Social Development Studies · Renison University College, University of Waterloo

Professor Llewellyn studies the Education, History, and Equity.

Women's History Citizenship Education Oral History History Education History of Education

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

Sabreena Ghaffar-Siddiqui

Professor, Sociologist & Researcher, DEI Expert · Sheridan College

DEI, Social Inequality; Immigration; Integration; Refugees; Racism; Islamophobia; Deviance; Radicalization; Terrorism; Hate Crimes.

Sociology Social Activism Politics Global Media and Culture Immigration and Ethnicity Immigration and Citizenship

Veronica Kitchen

Associate Professor of Political Science · University of Waterloo and Balsillie School of International Affairs

Associate Prof of Political Science, University of Waterloo & Balsillie School of International Affairs

International Security Counter-Terrorism National Security Foreign Policy Canada-United States relations

Amir Hussain

Professor and Chair of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Interfaith Dialogue Islam and Muslim Lives in the United States; Muslim Communities in North America Religion on Film and Television

Natasha Chaykowski

Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Natasha Chaykowski is a joint winner of the 2014 Middlebrook Prize.

Art Art History Curatorial Projects Grant Writing Contemporary Art

Dr. Goldie Nejat

Associate Professor · Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto

Goldie Nejat, PhD, P.Eng. is the Founder and Director of the Autonomous Systems and Biomechatronics (ASBLab) Laboratory

Biomedical Engineering Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Applied Mechanics and Design Robotics, Mechatronics and Instrumentation Human Factors/Ergonomics

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

Maya Wilson-Sanchez

Curator, Writer, and Researcher · C Magazine, OCAD University

Maya Wilson-Sanchez is a curator and writer based in Toronto.

Curatorial Studies Performance Art Indigenous Art Art History Visual and Critical Studies

Marie Anne Mayeski

Emeritus Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Ken Greenberg

Principal · Greenberg Consultants Inc.

Can you see what I see? Engage your imagination and improve your community with Greenberg Consultants award-winning urban designer

Urban Planning Green Development Sustainable Development Green Architecture Transforming Cities

Allyson Hewitt

Director, SiG@MaRS and Director, Social Entrepreneurship · MaRS Discovery District

Creating the conditions that expand the realm of entrepreneurship so it incorporates a strong social component is what SiG@MaRS achieves

Social Innovation Social Finance Nonprofit Management Fundraising Social Enterprise

Manish Nargas

Research Manager, Consumer and Mobile Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Manish provides a unique lens on the Canadian consumer technology and services markets.

Residential TV Services Connected Consumer Consumer Technology Consumer Services Smart Home Technology