Sandra Pavelka, Ph.D.

Expert in political science and justice · Florida Gulf Coast University

Sandra Pavelka is an expert in elections, law and public policy, and juvenile and restorative justice.

Campaigns Elections Public Policy Restorative Justice Voting

Theo Liebmann

Clinical Professor of Law · Hofstra University

Professor Liebmann has directed the interdisciplinary Hofstra Youth Advocacy Clinic since its inception

Trial Advocacy Child Welfare Youth Advocacy Immigration Juvenile Delinquency

Melanee Thomas

Professor, Department of Political Science · University of Calgary

Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science

Research Methodology Public Opinion and Policy Gender and Politics Political Psychology and Behaviour Comparative and Canadian Politics

Elaine Hyshka

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health · University of Alberta

Professor Hyshka is a health services and policy researcher focused on reducing the health, social, and economic costs of substance misuse.

Harm Reduction Opioids Cannabis Drug Policy Substance misuse

Rebecca Puhl, Ph.D.

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Clinical psychology expert, specializing in the study of bullying and weight stigmatization

Weight Discrimination Weight Stigma Weight-based bullying

Amira Elghawaby

Communications Director · The National Council of Canadian Muslims

Amira Elghawaby leads the NCCM’s media relations, public engagement and strategic communications.

Ethnic Media & Diversity Anti-discrimination Civic Engagement Human Rights Civil Rights

Mariann Piano

Nancy and Hilliard Travis Professor of Nursing · Vanderbilt University

Expert in substance abuse and cardiac disease, particularly binge drinking by young adults.

Unhealthy Alcohol Consumption Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease Alcohol and Young Adults Alcohol and Cardiovascular Disease Cardiac Risk Factors

Omar A. Khan, M.D., MHS, FAAFP

Enterprise Chief Scientific Officer · ChristianaCare

Dr. Omar Khan is the enterprise chief scientific officer and vice president of research administration and scientific affairs.

Global Health Medical Education Public Health Medical Writing‎ Healthcare Leadership

Tammy Clifford

Chief Scientist and Vice President, Evidence Standards · Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH)

Supporting evidence-informed decisions in Canadian health care as CADTH's Chief Scientist and Vice President, Evidence Standards.

Epidemiology Evidence-Based Medicine Health Health & Healthcare Law and Policy health technology assessment

Emily Day

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering · University of Delaware

Prof. Day engineers drug & biomolecule nanocarriers for targeted treatment of cancers, blood disorders, and reproductive health conditions.

Precision Medicine Drug Delivery Translational Research Gene Regulation Phototherapy

Jase Bernhardt

Associate Professor of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability · Hofstra University

Dr. Bernhardt has had a lifelong passion for studying weather and climate. His current research focuses hurricane preparedness.

Rip Tide safety Hurricanes Climatology Climate Change Weather

Tianxin Zou

Assistant Professor of Marketing · University of Florida

Tianxin Zou's research focuses on platform designs, uprising business models and technologies and platform regulations.

New technologies in marketing Platform design Platform regulation

Gabe Feldman

The Sher Garner Professor of Sports Law, the Paul and Abram B. Barron Professor of Law and the Director of the Tulane Sports Law Program · Tulane University

Gabe Feldman is one of the leading voices in the field of sports law in the country.

Contracts Negotiation Antitrust Sports Law Mediation

Stephen Pearlman, M.D., MSHQS

Clinical Effectiveness Officer · ChristianaCare

Dr. Stephen Pearlman a neonatologist and safety expert is the Clinical Effectiveness Officer Acute Care at ChristianaCare.

Healthcare Quality and Safety Communication and Resolution Programs Neonatal Intensive Care

Kerstin Fisk

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Conflict Processes Refugees Civil Conflict and Violence Preventive Force and Drones International Relations

Paul Ortiz

Director · University of Florida

Paul Ortiz works in the fields of African American history, Latino studies, Social Movement Theory, U.S. history and documentary studies.

Unites States South Social Movement Theory Labor Studies African Diaspora African American History

Tyler Stillman

Professor of Marketing / Director of Entrepreneurship · Southern Utah University

Specializing in judgment and decision making, social psychology, buyer behavior, and entrepreneurship

Decision and Risk Analysis Psychological Consequences of Social Exclusion Gender Differences in Consumer Behaviors Behavioral Psychology Buyer Behaviour

Julie Ancis

Professor, Informatics · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Dr. Julie Ancis explores cyberpsychology, the relationship between technology and human behavior, diversity and gender.

Technology and Human Behavior Counseling Psychology Cyberpsychology Multicultural Competence Mental Health of Women

Byron T. Embry

Leadership and Personal Development Consultant/Motivator · Closing Remarks

"..as dynamic as they come" President Barack Obama

Leadership Assasination Emotional Identity Theft Teamwork

Steven Charlier

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

An expert in project management & virtual teams on project-based work & how technology influences how we work & lead within organizations

E-Leadership Virtual Teams E-Learning