Dan Work

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert in self-driving cars and traffic management.

Adaptive Cruise Control Traffic Inverse modeling Connected and autonomous vehicles Traffic estimation and control

Mary Walshok

Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Programs, Dean of UC San Diego Extension and Adjunct Professor of Sociology · UC San Diego

She is a thought leader and subject matter expert on aligning workforce development with regional economic growth.

Economic Growth Sociology Public Speaking Strategic Planning Program Management

Orlando Taylor, PhD

Distinguished Senior Advisor to the President · Fielding Graduate University

National leader on issues pertaining to diversity and inclusion in higher education

STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Disciplines Diversity and inclusion in higher education Grantsmanship

David Owens

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

David Owens' research is on motivating learning contexts that promote functional STEM literacy.

Science Education Gameful Learning STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Disciplines Active Learning Socio-Scientific Issues

Andrea Welker, PhD

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Andrea Welker, PhD, PE, is an expert in geotechnical engineering, stormwater management, and sustainability

Stormwater Management Geotechnical Engineering Sustainability Rain Gardens

Scott Berkun

Author and Speaker · Berkun Consulting

Now that's a perspective! Best-selling author and speaker will provocativelly, yet delightfully, challenge you to think outside the box

Leading Breakthrough Projects How to Manage Innovation Mistakes Managers Make Advanced Topics in Project Management Integrating Design and Software Development

Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia

President & CEO · Digital Nova Scotia

Multilingual senior level ICT executive with over 20 years in the private, public and academic sectors, spanning five geographic regions.

ICT/Digtal Startups, SMEs & Multinational Corporations Diversity, Inclusion, Immigration & Global Talent Public Speaking & Presentation STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) Education Stakeholder & Government Relations

Claudia Rankins

Marie Fielder Fellow · Fielding Graduate University

Champion for inclusion, diversity and broadening participation and works tirelessly on behalf of students and faculty.

Science technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) undergraduate education Gender equity for STEM faculty at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) History and relevance of HBCUs History of African American Physicists Elementary particle physics

Elizabeth Cannon

President and Vice-Chancellor · University of Calgary

Dr. Elizabeth Cannon is the eighth president and vice-chancellor of the University of Calgary

Higher Education Leadership Geomatics Engineering Board Leadership Community Relations Executive Leadership

Kelly Mack, PhD

Faculty Fellow - Office of the Provost · Fielding Graduate University

Advocate and expert in advancing and empowering women and underrepresented groups to pursue STEM disciplines.

STEM Research Research Administration Physiology STEM Education policy STEM Education

Claudia Buchmann

Professor and Chair | Department of Sociology · The Ohio State University

Expert in gender, race and class from a sociological perspective.

Social Stratification Education Gender Race and Ethnicity Comparative and International Sociology

Dr. Marianne Mader

Managing Director, Earth & Space/Fossils & Evolution, Royal Ontario Museum · Co-Founder & Board Member, STEAMLabs Community Makerspace

Cultivating curiosity. Inspiring passion for exploration. Empowering people to engage with science & tech. www.mariannemader.com

Space Exploration Planetary Science Science Communication Maker Culture STEAM Education

Narayanan Palani

Testing · Thomson Reuters

Technically sound and dynamic speaker in Software Test Management

Test Tools Test Plan Emerging Methods in Testing Test Management Psychological Leadership and Decision Making

Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore

Author, Psychologist, Parenting Expert

nationally recognized authority on children's social and emotional development ---- "inspiring audiences with wisdom, compassion, & humor"

Parents Parenting Children Child Development Children's Friendships

Eileen Kennedy-Moore

parenting & child development expert - author, psychologist, speaker

Parenting and Child Development Expert with National Media Experience

Psychology Parenting Child Development Social & Emotional Learning Mental Health

Nastassja A. Lewinski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Lewinski's research topics include nanomaterial toxicity, nanomedicine, and nanoinformatics.

Nanomaterial toxicity Nanoinformatics Nanomedicine Advanced in vitro exposure systems Comparative in vitro – in vivo analyses

Eyuphan Bulut, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bulut's research interests include wireless networks and mobile computing, cyber-physical systems, and social networks

Mobile Computing: Wireless Networks Cyber-physical Systems Mobile Social Networks Wireless Charging Security: Cyber Security Network Security Privacy and Trust Mobile (3G/4G) Systems: Mobile Packet Core Cloud Mobile Data Offloading Big Data: Internet of Things (IoT) Crowd-sensing Mobile Data Mining and Supervised Learning

Maxime Fortier Bourque

Coxeter Assistant Professor · University of Toronto, Department of Mathematics

Maxime Fortier Bourque's research focuses on Teichmüller theory

Teichmüller theory Hyperbolic Geometry Complex Analysis and Potential Theory

David Weintraub

Professor of Astronomy; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Director of Program in Communication of Science & Technology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in astrophysics who also writes about extraterrestrial life, human space travel and space colonization.

Space colonization Extraterrestrial life Mars colonization Mars Space travel

Annette Bergeron, P.Eng., MBA, FEC

Corporate Director · Electrical Safety Authority, Engineers Canada / Ingénieurs Canada

Experience in speaking & media on topics of women in STEM, women on boards, engineering regulation, advocacy, governance, policy, education

Governance, Not-For-Profit Regulation of Engineering, Regulation of Electrical Safety Advocacy for Engineering Engineering Education, post-secondary and professional development