Linda Pescatello, Ph.D., FACSM, FAHA

Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Pescatello specializes in exercise prescription for health benefit

Complementary and Alternative Exercise Obesity Blood Pressure Exercise Prescription Physical Activity

Anthony D. Cortese

President · Second Nature

Dynamic, thought-provoking speaker that addresses the need for a healthy, just sustainable world and the role of higher education

Sustainability Higher Education Change

Mark DiStasi

President · BOLD Solutions, LLC

Author of "From Survive to Thrive"

Strategic Planning Organizational Design Nonprofit Board Development Organizational Behavior and Leadership Volunteer Structure Planning Modeling

Lauren Fournier

Contemporary Writer, Curator, Artist, and Researcher · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Lauren Fournier is a writer, curator, artist, filmmaker, and researcher of experimental feminist practices across media

Visual Culture & Theory Curating Filmmaking Environmental Humanities Gender and Sexual Diversity

Ann Marie Yamada

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

Dr. Yamada's research focuses on cultural relevance of community mental health services for adults with severe mental illness.

Religion/Spirituality Mental Health Diversity/Cross Cultural Military Social Work

Mohamed Dekkak

Founder and Chairman of Adgeco Group, UAE · Adgeco Group

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Oil and Gas Industry Seminar Speaker aducation abroad Education and Counseling Public Speaking & Debate

Beverly Benfield

President, Motivational Speaker · Speak2Success

Experienced, motivational speaker that blends excellence, leadership and achievement

Leadership Overcoming Adversity Leading Into Excellence

Rik Noyce

Senior Lecturer and Applied Instructor of Music (Winds) · Loyola Marymount University

Senior Lecturer and Applied Instructor of Music (Winds)

Prof. Alan J. Sinclair

Director · Foundation for Diabetes Research in Older People, Diabetes Frail Ltd

Professor Alan Sinclair is an international expert in diabetes and clinical gerontology

DR Barometer Program Re-enablement in Diabetes Ageing frailty and sarcopaenia Cognitive dysfunction and dementia in diabetes Diabetes Mellitus

William Smalley

President · Route Five International Inc.

Author, trainer, and keynote speaker integrating strategy, business development, and negotiating to improve organizational performance.

Marketing & Branding Business Development Leadership and Team Building Presentation and Public Speaking Negotiating

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

Jennifer Lewis

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Integrated health and mental health expert, focusing on HIV, suicide prevention, stress, trauma and resilience.

Psychotherapy Mental Health Adults and Healthy Aging Health

Sarah Jones

Head of School, Birmingham School of Media · Birmingham City University

Sarah Jones' research is focused on immersive realities (VR/AR), experiential film within 360 immersive storytelling

Experiential Films Immersive Reporting VR / AR Immersive Realities Investigative Reporting

George Telthorst

Director of the Center for the Business of Life Sciences · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Telthorst teaches three courses in the business of life sciences for business, arts and sciences, and health policy students.

Strategic Planning Informatics Life Sciences Business Executive Education

Jeff Vankooten

Motivational Keynote Speaker · Jeff Vankooten.com

Re-imagining a hope-filled world

Resilience Leadership Management Change Communication

Frank R. Lin, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor · Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Lin’s epidemiologic research established the impact of hearing loss on the risk of cognitive decline, dementia & brain aging in elderly

Hearing Aids Cognitive Decline Epidemiology Aging Hearing Loss

Jacquelyn Mc Croskey

John Milner Professor of Child Welfare Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Holds the John Milner Professorship in Child Welfare and serves as co-director of the Children’s Data Network

Social Services Data Analysis Community Services Foster Care Family and Child Services

Joan Kavanagh, MSN, RN

Associate Chief Nursing Officer, CCHS · Cleveland Clinic

Joan Kavanagh ensures that the right nurses are matched to the right jobs and that professional development keeps them engaged

Nursing and Faculty Shortage Competency Assessment Nursing as A Career Simulation in Nursing Education Preparation to Practice Gap

Suzanne Toro

Owner · OmToro, LLC

Inner Wellness Teacher, Advocate for Global Change, Visionary & Strategist

Female Empowerment Inner Wellnes & Meditation Self Awareness Food Alchemy Creative Visionary

Nicole Onetto

Deputy Director and Chief Scientific Officer · Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

Dr. Onetto is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with cancer research stakeholders.

Oncology Pediatrics Clinical Research Lung Cancer Pancreatic Cancer