José Holguín-Veras

Director, Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment (CITE) & William H. Hart Chair Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading authority in freight transportation and humanitarian logistics

Transportation Planning Traffic Engineering Mathematical Modeling Arcgis Operations Research

Dr. Lynsey Melville

Director of the Centre for Low Carbon Research and Lead of the Bioenergy Research Group, Senior Researcher, School of Engineering and the Built Environment · Birmingham City University

Dr. Lynsey Melville researches accelerating the adoption of environmentally sustainable and commercially viable energy from biomass.

Wastewater Treatment Biomass and Bioenergy Anaerobic Digestion Organic Waste Management

Wayne Roberts

principal · Will Work for Food Policy

engaging speaker; expert on food issues ; connects local food, jobs, health and environment

Local Food Production Sustainable Food Green Jobs Food Charters Community Organizing & Development

Joe T. Darden

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on urban residential segregation, fair housing issues and neighborhood racial/socioeconomic inequality.

Socioeconomic Inequality Racial Inequality Urban Affairs Ferguson Racial Protests

Caroline LaMonda

Lecturer of Communication Studies, College of Communication and Fine Arts · College of Communication & Fine Art

Lecturer of Communication Studies

Bridget Freisthler

Professor | College of Social Work · The Ohio State University

Expert in health and social problems based on neighborhood ecologies.

Child Abuse and Neglect Drug and alcohol use (particularly marijuana, opiates, and alcohol) Drug distribution systems GIS Spatial Analysis

Jeanette Scott

Extension Instructor · Loyola Marymount University

Continuing Education

Julia Fedorenko

VP Marketing/ Product Marketing and Strategy

Product Marketing & Strategy Professional

Product Marketing Agile Marketing Integrated Marketing Startup Marketing

Cy Charney

President · Charney & Associates Inc and The Leadership Institute

President at Charney & Associates Inc. and founder of The Leadership Institute (.ca)

Public Speaking Strategic Planning Leadership Development Teaching Executive Coaching

Josh Zak

Design Director, Partner · Turtle Inc.

Interactive Digital Designer | JoshZak.com

Strategic Thinking Ideation Art Direction

Edward Harwood

CEO and Founder · Aero Farm Systems, LLC

Experienced speaker/panelist for farm to food issues especially using protected agriculture.

Aeroponics Led Lighting as It Relates to Plants

Tim Hynes

Head of IT, Microsoft EMEA · Microsoft

Senior IT Director, Microsoft EMEA at Microsoft

Vendor Management Outsourcing It Service Management Leadership Development Strategic Planning

Mara Nickerson

Chief Knowledge Officer · Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Chief Knowledge Officer at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP and recognized legal industry expert throughout North America.

Legal Project Management Knowledge Management Change Management Law Firm Transformation Technology

Aliaa El Sandouby

Lecturer of Art History, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Lecturer of Art History

Igor Vojnovic

Professor · Michigan State University

Expert on urban development, infrastructure investment, urban design, regional governance, taxation, and municipal issues

Municipal Issues Regional Governance Infrastructure Investment Urban Development Urban Design

Marc Clauson, Ph.D.

Professor of History and Law · Cedarville University

Specializes in Legal topics, Constitutional law cases, Policy issues (e. g., health care, environment, etc.), Political philosophy

Legal Topics Constitutional Law Cases Policy Issues Political Philosophy Economic Philosophy

Alana Holmes, Ph. D., C. Psych.

Psychologist · Cambrian College

Dr. Holmes specializes in child mental health and post-secondary learning disabilities and associated disorders.

Clinical Psychology Mental Health Mental Illness Post-Secondary Learning Disabilities School Psychology

Parinita Bahadur

HR Business Partner · IP Access Ltd.

Human Resources Speaker

Human Resources Management Performance and Competency

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

Seri Park, PhD

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Seri Park, PhD, is a recognized expert on the use of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and traffic operation and control.

Sustainable Infrastructure Design Traffic Sensor and Detector Technology Public Transportation Traffic Operation and Control Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)