Richard Petty

Professor | Department of Psychology · The Ohio State University

Distinguished psychologist, revolutionizing understanding of prejudice, consumer choice, political and legal decisions, and health behavior

Social Psychology Attitudes & Persuasion Social Cognition Decision-Making

Andrea Grottoli

Professor | School of Earth Sciences · The Ohio State University

Climate change expert, specializing in coral responses to climate change and reconstructing oceanographic conditions

Coral Reefs Paleoceanography Biogeochemistry

Alexandra Samuel

Technology writer and strategist · Social Signal

Technology speaker; Wall Street Journal contributor; Author of the Harvard Business Review's "Work Smarter with Social Media"

Data Analysis and Interpretation Internet and Society Digital Parenting Data Analysis Social Media

Allison Sekuler

Associate Vice President and Dean, Graduate Studies · McMaster University

Dr. Sekuler is a Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour with expertise is in vision, aging, higher education, & diversity issues.

Aging Face and Object Recognition Perceptual Organization Pattern Vision Motion Perception

Bonnie Stewart

Coordinator of Adult Teaching & Professional Learning · University of Prince Edward Island

Dr. Bonnie Stewart researches social media's intersection with education & professional development, & leads digital strategy in education.

Social Media Education Higher Education Twitter Digital Strategy

Cathy Burrell

Consultant and Social Media Educator · Cavern Retail Consulting

Currently a MEd student at UCalgary. I teach social media and entrepreneurship through Chinook Learning (Calgary Board of Education)

Teaching Social & Digital Media Adult Education Retail Public Speaking and Presentation

Claire Cupples

Dean of Science and Professor of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Faculty of Science · Simon Fraser University

Dr. Cupples has worked as a scientist, faculty member and administrator in three Canadian comprehensive universities since 1989.

Molecular Biology Microbiology DNA Repair University Administration Science Outreach to the Public

Karen Busby

Professor of Law & Director, Centre for Human Rights Research · University of Manitoba

Karen Busby teaches Constitutional Law, Gender and the Law, Human Rights and Administrative Law

Constitutional Law Human Rights Sexual Violence Assisted Human Reproduction Sex Work and Prostitution Law

Lyndsay Green

Sociologist · Independent

Lyndsay Green is a sociologist and researcher who has spent her career helping people use communications technologies for learning

Sociology Communication Retirement Education Aging and Elderly Parenting and Technology

Sarah Neville

Director · Open Line Communications

A speaker, educator and diversity & inclusion specialist. Sarah helps people bridge difference through powerful, authentic communication.

Diversity and Inclusion Intercultural Communication Presentation Skills Training Leadership Training Communication

Kim (Kiki) Keating

Public and Media Relations Expert · The Brytemoore Group

Recognized expert in brand and communications strategy for higher education and corporate executives. Co-Founder of the MaKi Network.

Strategic Communications Media Strategy Brand Awareness Reputation Management Higher Education

James Kilgore, Ph.D.

Author · Marriage and Family Publishing

Author/Consultant

Financial Planning Event Management Leadership Development Couples Family Therapy

David Kilgour

Professor, School of Business/Interim Coordinator, Public Relations Program · Cambrian College

A professor in public relations with extensive experience in print media and advertising.

Public Relations Public Relations Social Media Public Relations & Communications Services Media Social Media

Michael Krondl

food writer, author, culinary historian · Michael Krondl

Experienced speaker and presenter to both a general more specialized public about food and culture.

The Uses of Dessert How Spices Transformed the World The Invention of Italian Cuisine Italian Cooking in the Renaissance How the French Invented Cuisine

Cary Krosinsky

Senior Vice President, North America · Trucost

The ROI? Saving the planet! Your event will take on a wonderful shade of green with author, professor and expert on sustainable investing

Sustainability & Investing Institutional Ownership Analysis Clean Energy Greening the Supply Chain

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

Deb Kalmbach

President · Real Hope for Real Life Ministries

Engaging, vibrant speaker who gives hope and practical solutions for difficult relationships.

Difficult Relationships (Marriage) Surviving A Spouse's Alcoholism Personal and Spiritual Growth

James Kendrick, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media · Baylor University

Expert on film theory/aesthetics, the history of motion pictures, media and society, violence in the media, and horror film

Film History Film and Media Theory Violence in the media Media censorship and regulation Horror film

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

Sarah Reckhow

Assistant Professor of Political Science · Michigan State University

Sarah Reckhow is an expert on education policy, urban and state politics, and philanthropy and nonprofits in public policy.

Philanthropy Racial Politics State Politics Education Policy Every Student Suceeds Act