Hilary Black

Chief Advocacy Officer · Canopy Growth

Hilary has been serving patients for over 20 years and is committed to breaking down barriers to access medical cannabis for all.

Corporate Social Responsbility Social Justice Patient Advocacy Diversity and Inclusion Medical Cannabis

Prof. Martin Knapp

Professor of Social Policy · Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics

Professor Knapp's research focuses on dementia, mental health, autism, long-term social care, and often incorporates economic perspectives

Long Term Care Dementia Community Care Policy Health Economics Health Policy

Jill Perry-Smith

Professor of Organization & Management; Senior Associate Dean, Strategic Initiatives · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Creativity and Innovation Informal Social Networks Work-Life Initiatives

Cheryl Cran

Founder and CEO · NextMapping

Future of Work, Change Leadership Expert

Future of Work Business Generations Workplace Future

Steven Joiner

Co-Founder · 21st Century Worklife

Surviving in Today's Workplace and Thriving in Tomorrow's Worklife

The 21st Century Worklife 21st Century Talent Management Resistance Management

Bruce E. Carter, Sr.

Assistant Vice President - Diversity and Inclusion · Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.

Bruce is a long-time advocate of incorporating diversity and inclusion practices at the national and state levels.

Strengthening Diversity and Inclusion Diversity and Inclusion Strategies Diversity and Inclusion How to Improve Diversity and Inclusion Human Resources

Jula Hughes

Dean · Lakehead University

Professor Hughes researches in the areas of criminal law, comparative constitutional law and judicial ethics

Criminal Law Comparative Constitutional Law Judicial Ethics Labour Law Jurisprudence

John Beck

Associate Professor of Human Resources & Labor Relations · Michigan State University

John Beck is a union and labor relations expert

Labor Organization Workforce Development Labor History American Labor Movements

Timothy Johnson

Outreach Coordinator · The Mentoring Center of Central Ohio

Energetic, engaging speaker, passionate about serving youth and helping people reach their full potential

Connecting With Youth Overcoming Adversity Redeeming Your Character Fatherhood Parenting

Monica Perez Jolles

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Focus areas: health policy, mental health service, implementation of complex interventions such as patient-centered and trauma informed care

Behavioral Patient-Centered Care Complex Health Interventions’ Implementation Science Organization/Workplace Patient-Centered Medical Home Care Implementation Science

Jonathan S. Leonard

Professor | George Quist Chair in Business Ethics | Distinguished Teaching Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Workplace Regulation Affirmative Action Employee Incentives Job Creation

Jennifer A. Chatman

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs | Paul J. Cortese Distinguished Professor of Management · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

World-renowned researcher, teacher & consultant on leveraging organizational culture for firm performance and leading high-performance teams

Leadership and the Impact of Leader Attributes on Team Performance Organizational Culture and Firm Performance Norms in Diverse Groups

Fiona A.E. McQuarrie

Professor · School of Business, University of the Fraser Valley

Expertise in Canadian industrial relations, workplace-related issues, post-secondary education, and organizations.

Industrial Relations Work and Employment Human Resource Management Post-Secondary Education Gender & Diversity in Organizations

Michelle Kaminski

Associate Professor of Human Resources & Labor Relations · Michigan State University

Michelle Kaminski is an expert in labor unions, right-to-work, women and leadership, collective bargaining and workplace bullying.

Workplace Bullying Right to Work Labor Unions Women and Leadership

Margo Crawford

President & CEO · Business Sherpa

A flood of applause! The Business Sherpa will lead you to higher ground with expertise in handling critical business priorities and HR needs

Human Resources and Management Corporate Transactions Contracts Management Corporate Governance Corporate Communications

Chester Elton

Author, Speaker and Consultant · The Culture Works

Let the “apostle of appreciation,” bestselling author Chester Elton inspire your employees to enviable heights of accomplishment

Human Resource Issues Leadership Motivation Peak Performance Workforce Issues

Jeffrey Thies, D. Min.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Director, Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainability

Business Ethics Applied Ethics Leadership Formation Workplace Spirituality Sustainability

Dominique Halaby

Director, Business Innovation Group · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Halaby oversees development of Georgia Southern University’s City Center.

Community Development Workforce and Economic Development Non-Profit Organizations Workplace Innovation Rural Entrepreneurship

Nicola Smith, MBA, JD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Structural inequality and diversity; Leadership for change; Children’s rights advocacy; Ethics and professional responsibility

Leadership and Change Alternative Dispute Resolution Workplace Politics Ethics and Professional Responsibility Organizational Theories

Anna Aceto-Guerin

President · Clear Path Employer Services

This human resources executive owns a full service HR consulting firm and is an expert on issues related to Human Capital.

Human Resources Human Capital Wsib Claims Management Neer Cost Containment Return-To-Work Programs