Rhonda Armstrong

Professor of English · Augusta University

Professor Armstrong is an expert in Southern and Appalachian Literature, Death and Culture, and Perceptions of Rural America.

Perceptions of Rural America Appalachian Literature Southern Lite Death and Culture

Dr. Raphael (Rafi) Hofstein

President & CEO · MaRS Innovation

Turning academic ideas into commercial realities

Corporate & Business Strategy Early-Stage Investing Life Sciences and Healthcare Technology Transfer Commercialization of Innovation

Tyan Parker Dominguez

Clinical Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Health care systems expert, focusing on persistent racial/ethnic disparities in infant mortality, pre-term delivery, and low birthweight

Inpatient and outpatient medical settings Community mental health clinics

Kate McInturff

Director · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Kate McInturff is director of the CCPA's initiative on gender equality and public policy, Making Women Count.

Gender Equality Policy Analysis Family policy Labour Economics Budget and Tax Policy

Dr. Rick Kirschner

Speaker, Trainer, Coach, Bestselling Author · The Art of Change LLC

Change is inevitable, but progress is not. We help YOU make the difference!

Communication Persuasion Leadership Conflict Resolution Communication With Difficult People

Tema Frank

Chief Instigator · Frank Reactions

Customer Experience in the Digital Era, & Women in the Workplace // L'experience client, service à la clientèle, & Femmes au travail

Customer Experience Digital Marketing User Experience (UX) Women & Work

Ginger Grant

Professor (Marketing and Innovation) · Sheridan College

Innovation Management, Leadership Development, Strategy, Corporate Anthropology, Organizational Design, Scenario Planning, Storytelling

Experiential and Archetypal Marketing Scenario Planning Revisioning Retirement Innovation Culture Design Thinking

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

Prof. Kaarin Anstey

Director, UNSW Ageing Futures Institute · University of New South Wales

Psychology and neuroscience expert exploring the epidemiology of cognition and dementia

Developmental Psychology and Ageing Public Health and Health Services Geriatrics and Gerontology Fostering Healthy Ageing Cognitive Sciences

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

Keith Sanford, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience · Baylor University

Dr. Sanford studies interpersonal relationships, married couples and the development of assessment instruments.

Psychometrics Firefighters Parents who have Children with Medical Conditions Couples and Power Couples and Conflict

Tanya Harrison

Director of Science Strategy · Planet Labs

Professional Martian who has worked on rocks and robots on the Red Planet.

Space and Astrophysics Climate Change Satellite Based Remote Sensing of the Earth/atmosphere System Earth Science Women in STEM Careers

Emily Bianchi

Goizueta Foundation Term Associate Professor of Organization & Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Economic Conditions and Early Adulthood Job Attitudes Moral Behavior Economic Conditions and Psychology Organizational Behavior

Francis Beckwith, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy and Church-State Studies, Associate Director of Graduate Studies · Baylor University

Dr. Beckwith is a nationally recognized author and speaker in the areas of philosophy, ethics & church-state issues

Faith Law Church and State Issues Philosophical and Theological Ethics Ethics & Values

Sean Valles

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

I study the interplay of ethics and scientific evidence in population health, including race and migration issues and climate change issues.

Philosophy of Population Health Race in Science Health Justice Climate Change Philosophy Population Health Ethics

Michael Ballard

President & CEO · Resiliency for Life

I help people gain the insight to be inspired, key skills to manage and lead, and an easy to understand process to create success.

Resiliency Self-Leadership Stress Mental Health Productivity

Nancy Griffin

Public Relations / Communications Professor & Program Coordinator · Cambrian College

Nancy Griffin is an expert in the fields of public relations, media and communications.

Media Relations Public Relations Crisis Communications Corporate Communicaitons Marketing

Jodi Magness, Ph.D.

Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism, Department of Religious Studies. Adjunct Appointment, Department of Classics. Faculty member, Carolina Center for Jewish Studies and the Curriculum in Archaeology · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Magness' research interests include Jerusalem, Qumran & the Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient synagogues, Masada and the Roman Army in the East.

Jerusalem Judaism Ancient Pottery Archaeology of Ancient Palestine Ancient Synagogues

Walter Arlen

Professor Emeritus of Music · Loyola Marymount University

Musical Criticism Classical Music Composing

Dr Raj Badhan

Lecturer, Pharmacy · Aston University

Raj Badhan's interest is in applying the principles of clinical pharmacokinetics to challenging pre-clinical and clinical scenarios.

Tropical Disease Mental Health Medicines Optimisation Pharmacokinetic Modelling Population Pharmacokinetics