Sarah F. Hamm-Alvarez, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Sarah F. Hamm-Alvarez is an expert in drug delivery for eye diseases.

Cellular Junctions Autoimmune Diseases Cytoskeleton Trafficking Membrane Trafficking Lacrimal Gland (Tear Gland)

Prof. Sarah Harper

Director and Professor of Gerontology · Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Oxford University

Sarah trained as an ethnographer and her early research focused on migration and the social implications of demographic change

Addressing Inequalities Global Migration Public Policy Longevity Global Population Ageing

Rob Salkowitz

Principle/Strategist · MediaPlant, LLC

How is the Young World changing business?

Entrepreneurship Globalization Innovation Youth Emerging Economies

Thomas Missimer, Ph.D., P.G.

Expert in hydrogeology and water quality · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Missimer conducts research into groundwater, sedimentary geology, water resources management, and geochemistry.

Injection Wells Geology Desalination Groundwater Contamination Groundwater Hydrology

Frank Baumgartner, Ph.D.

Richard J. Richardson Distinguished Professor, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Research: public policy, agenda-setting, interest groups in American politics, the death penalty and racial profiling in traffic stops.

Race and Profiling Public Policy Death Penalty Interest groups in American politics Agenda-setting

Coury Deeb

Partner/Account Executive/Film Director · Nadus Films

Founder & Director at Nadus Films

Filmmaking Social Justice Christian

Mimi Ito

Professor in Residence Informatics · UC Irvine

Mizuko Ito is a cultural anthropologist of technology use, focusing on children and youth's changing relationships to media.

Media and Communications Anthropology Children/Video Games Technology

Russell Burke

Professor of Biology · Hofstra University

Dr. Burke's current research involves diamondback terrapins at Jamaica Bay, wood turtles in northern NJ and the coyote invasion of LI

Urban Ecosystems Urban Environments Suburban Spaces and Development Ecology Evolution

Nicholas Canfield Read Brown

Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Bioethics - Minor · Loyola Marymount University

The Bioethics Institute Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Brian Mittendorf

Chair | Department of Accounting and MIS · The Ohio State University

Expert in nonprofit accounting and financial management

Accounting in supply chain management Incentive contracting Nonprofit Organizations Competitive Strategy Accounting

Patricia Huddleston

Professor and Director of Information and Media PhD program · Michigan State University

Expert in Consumer decision making at Point of Purchase, Retail Strategy

Point of Purchase Marketing Consomer Loyalty Retail Strategy Eye-Tracking

Professor Marina Novelli

Professor of Tourism and International Development · University of Brighton

She is committed to generating new knowledge on ways in which tourism can play a key role in sustainable development.

Travel Policy Tourism in Africa International Tourism Sustainable Tourism International Development

James Hendler

Director, Institute for Data Exploration and Applications · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading researcher in the Semantic Web and artificial intelligence

Cybersecurity Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Semantic Web Computer Science

Tim Crippen

Professor of Sociology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Crippen's research focuses on evolutionary behavior.

Military Sociology Political Sociology Evolution Darwinism American Education

Manfred Ritschard

speaker, trainer, moderator · Manfred Ritschard & Partner LLC

Excellence in Service Quality and Sales - professionalism and friendliness can be managed!

David E. White

Consultant · Synergy Solutions

Business Development Strategist

Resilience Managing Change Conflict Resolution Corporate Financial Mangement Corporate Sustainability

Richie Hecker

Chief Catalyst · Traction + Scale

Entrepreneur and company turnaround magician with particular competence in digital media and direct marketing business investment strategies

E-Commerce Business Development Direct Marketing Investment Management Brand Management

Supathorn Phongikaroon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of Nuclear Engineering Programs · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Phongikaroon's research focuses on pedagogy and experimental studies in used nuclear fuel reprocessing.

Nuclear and chemical separation technology in fuel cycle research and development Electrochemical processes Special material detection and analysis via laser and mass spectroscopy techniques

Vanessa Libertad Garcia

Author, Filmmaker & Consultant / Speaker · The Fiat Libertad Co.

Expertise: Filmmaking, Self-Publishing, and Communities -- Gay & Lesbian, Latinos in the U.S., & Alcoholism

Latinos Within the Glbtq Community Gay / Lesbians & Latinos Within the Alcoholic Community Indie Filmmaking & Self-Publishing On Queer Latina/O Perspectives The Glbtq Community & Alcoholism Independent Filmmaking & Self-Publishing

Heather Battaly, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy · University of Connecticut

Professor Battaly works in epistemology and ethics, with a focus epistemic virtue.

Quitters Dogmatism Human Characteristics Closed-Mindedness Slackers