Erin Bemis, IOM

Professional Speaker | Consultant · Bemis Consulting

Professional Speaker with years of experience educating thousands of small businesses across North America on all things digital marketing.

Google Public Speaking Engagement Marketing Email Marketing Online Marketing for Nonprofits

Sophie Bjork-James

Assistant Professor of the Practice in Anthropology · Vanderbilt University

Expert on the U.S.-based religious right and the white nationalist movement, particularly online communities.

Conservative Christianity Religion White Nationalism Reproductive Politics Race and Racism

Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick

Professor | School of Communication · The Ohio State University

Communications expert, focusing on the politics of media

Media Selection New Media Political Communication Health communication News

Ben Pickering

CEO · Strutta

Dynamic and engaging speaker recognized as a thought leader in arena of social media and promotional marketing

Social Media Promotions Online Advertising Social Promotions Social Media Business Development and Operations

Elizabeth Zechmeister

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science and Director of LAPOP · Vanderbilt University

Expert in Latin American political behavior and director of the world-renowned Latin American Public Opinion Project.

Democracy Polling Latin America Comparative Politics Latin America Democracy

Gabriel McIntyre

Game Design Instructor / Gamification Consultant · The Game Beyond

Learn award winning game design from a master. Professor, Artist, Game Designer and Dudeist Priest.

Gamification Innovation Game Design

Marc Smith

Chief Social Scientist · Connected Action

Internet sociologist, using social network analysis and visualization to map and understand social media

Social Media Social Networks Business Collaboration Information Visualization

Dr. Ryan Scoats

Research Assistant · Birmingham City University

Dr. Ryan Scoats is an expert in the areas of masculinities, sports cultures, sexualities, identity, and consensual non-monogamy.

Consensual Non-Monogamy Sexual Behaviours Masculinities Sexualities Stigma

Vladlena Benson

Professor of Cybersecurity Management · Aston University

Vladlena is an industry-recognised expert in cybersecurity management and governance.

Emergent Technologies Cybersecurity and Risk Management Digital Transformation

Dr. Debra Whitman

Chief Public Policy Officer · AARP

Dr. Debra Whitman is an authority on aging issues with extensive experience in policymaking, research and the political process.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Retirement Human Rights

Weiai (Wayne) Xu

Assistant Professor of Communication and Affiliated Faculty at Computational Social Science Institute · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Wayne Xu studies what he calls the "three Ds" on internet platforms: discord, distrust, and dishonesty.

Disinformation on social media plaforms China’s Digital Public Diplomacy Operations during the COVID-19 Crisis. Disinformation Dishonesty on internet platforms Computational communication

John Fuller

Principal Designer · Phoenixfire Solutions

Principal Designer at Phoenixfire Solutions / Design for Good Director AIGA Charlotte

Graphic Design Non-Profits Social Media Social Good

Adryenn Ashley

Business Architect/Startup Advisor/Social Change Agent · Wow! Is Me

Mediagenic High Tech Priestess bringing the "secret sauce" to small business nationwide.

Entrepreneurship Reputation Social Media

Mike Magolnick

CEO · The Red Flag Image Company

Experienced, dynamic author and speaker that connects digital to the needs of today's business

Strategy Corporate Governance Public Company Responsibility Starting and Running A Small Business Domain Names / Website Management

Gautam Hans

Associate Clinical Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in first amendment and telecommunications law, including social media. Directs Vanderbilt's First Amendment law clinic.

Civil Liberties Social Media First Amendment Privacy and Survelliance Law and Technology

Donghee Yvette Wohn

Assistant Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Dr. Wohn studies the role of algorithms and social interactions in livestreaming, esports, gaming, and social media.

Algorithm and Society eSports Social Media Human-Computer Interaction

Lisa Fazio

Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development · Vanderbilt University

Expert on how people process true and false information, and how to mitigate the effects of reading and sharing false information.

How to prevent sharing false information online Lies Fake News Developmental Science Cognition

Javier Vasquez

Senior Advisor · United Nations Special Envoy on Disability and Accessibility

Javier Vasquez is a lawyer with more than 20 years of experience in public health, human rights, disability and health-related law.

Global Health Law Global Health Human Rights United Nations Olympic Games

Randall Craig

President · 108 ideaspace

Social Media and Networking Expert; Best-selling author and consultant

Social Media Strategy Social Media Risk Mitigation Networking

Jose Sainz

Director · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Sainz focuses on education abroad program development and international student recruitment and support services.

Curriculum Development Foreign Language Teaching International Student Recruiting Education Abroad Program Development International Education