Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin, Jr. Dean, College of Engineering | B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rice University · VCU College of Engineering

Dean Boyan specializes in cell and tissue engineering

Cell and Tissue Engineering Response of Cells to Biomaterials Mechanisms of Action of Hormones and Growth Factors in Cartilage and Bone Normal and Pathological Calcification Stem Cell Delivery Technologies

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering

Amy Coupal

Chief Executive Officer · My Class Needs Foundation/Learnography/Curriculum Services Canada

Not-for-profit leader, passionate educator, life long learner

Adult Education Teacher Training Public Speaking Teaching Educational Technology

Professor Bruce Drinkwater

Professor of Ultrasonics · University of Bristol

Exploring the uses of ultrasonics waves: for levitation and manipulation, non-destructive testing and monitoring the health of materials

Ultrasonic Array Imaging Levitation Engineering Damage Soundwaves Mechanical Engineering

Ben Chang

Director, Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences (GSAS) & Professor, Arts · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Explores the intersections of virtual environments and experimental gaming with contemporary media art

Digital Games Immersive Visualization Systems Experimental Gaming Electronic Art Virtual Environments

Jim Westcott

Research Manager, Application Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research Manager for the Canadian Digital Transformation: Application and Professional Services program

Systems Integration & Consulting SMB market trends Application outsourcing & BPO Digital Transformation

Eric Corey Freed

Founding Principal · OrganicARCHITECT

Green architect, author and visionary

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ESG Investment Strategies Green Buildings Green Architect Carbon

Sarah Applebaum

Director of Pangaea Spark · Pangaea Ventures

Investing in early stage materials, chemistry, and biology technology companies.

Seed-stage investing Startups Cleantech Hard-tech Investing Venture Capital

Ryan Andal

Technical Director, Partner · Secret Location

Freshen up your new media projects with this award-winning technical director specializing in digital media and emerging technologies

Interactive Multimedia Digital Media Design Flash Media Development New Media and Emerging Technologies

Shaowen Xu

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Southern University

Shaowen Xu is an expert in Friction Stir Welding Processing, Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanofracture and Nanofailure.

Stress Analysis Material Behavior of Advanced Engineering Materials and Bio-materials Friction Stir Welding Processing Advanced Nanomaterials, Nanofracture and Nanofailure Transient Dynamics of Extreme Loads

Jill Bronfman

Program Director of the Privacy and Technology Project at the Institute for Innovation Law and Adjunct Professor of Law in Data Privacy · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: bronfmanj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4758 / Office 112-200

Technology Law Innovation Law Data Privacy Data Security Intellectual Property Law

Ding-Yu Fei, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., M.S., Tsinghua University, China | Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University · VCU College of Engineering

Bioinstrumentation expert, theorizing the future of brain-computer interface-based devices

Development of new instruments for applications in telemedicine Development of brain-computer interface-based devices for patients with movement disorder Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques for studies of vessel properties and vascular hemodynamics Ultrasonic imaging techniques for studies of cardiovascular dynamics Technologies for radiation oncology

Mr. Glenn Miller

Senior Associate · Canadian Urban Institute

Glenn Miller is a Senior Associate at the Canadian Urban Institute.

Urban Planning Education and Training Active Ageing Built Environment Public Policy

James Friend

Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Surgery · UC San Diego

Designing, engineering and testing ventilator prototypes to address ventilator shortages.

Surface Acoustic Waves Fabrication of nanoscale devices Coronavirus Aerospace Engineering Engineering

Wei-Ning Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Aerosol-enabled technologies towards addressing critical challenges in the sectors of energy, the environment, and human health.

Environmental Science and Technology Heterogeneous Catalysis Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Aerosol science and technology Materials Science and Engineering

Peggy Daniels Lee

Clinical Associate Professor of Operations & Supply Chain Management · Indiana University Kelley School of Business

Peggy Daniels Lee is an expert in business management, logistics, and higher education administration.

Higher Education Administration/Curriculum Development Project Management Business Logistics Business Management Supply Chain Management

Dr Eric Hill

Stem Cell Biologist · Aston University

Dr Eric Hill's research interests include the development of tissue engineering strategies to model stem cell behaviour.

Cell Culture Molecular Biology Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Technology (iPSC) Stem Cells

Dr. Ruth Finkelstein

Associate Director · Columbia International Longevity Centre

Dr. Ruth Finkelstein translates interdisciplinary scientific knowledge on aging and its societal implications into policy-focused practice.

Vaccination Public Policy Ageing in Place Lifelong Learning Active Ageing

Philippa White

Founder and CEO · The International Exchange

I believe in the power of business and leadership to solve some of the world’s biggest problems.

Intrapreneurship (Corporate Entrepreneurship) Cultural Intelligence & Intercultural Competence Sustainability Innovation Leadership

Simon J Anderson

Strategic Foresight Consultant and Speaker · Venture Foresight, LLC

Keynote Speaker | Applied Foresight Consultant | Award-Winning Author

Keynote Speaking Emerging Technology Future Trends Change Management Augmented Reality