Julie Cafley

Senior Vice President · Public Policy Forum

Julie Cafley is a frequent speaker and commentator on issues relating to higher education leadership and governance.

Governance and Public Policy Higher Education Administration Women & Leadership Community Development Innovation

George Loewenstein

University Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

George Loewenstein helped to found the fields of behavioral economics and neuroeconomics.

Neuroeconomics Behavioral Economics

Rayid Ghani

Distinguished Career Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Rayid Ghani is a reformed computer scientist who wants to increase the use of large-scale Machine Learning in solving large public policy.

Predictive Analytics Machine Learning Ethics Public Policy Information Systems

Valerie Karplus

Associate Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Valerie Karplus studies resource and environmental management in organizations operating in diverse national and industry contexts.

Strategy Political Economy Globalization Energy Economic Development

Lisa F. Clark

Research Associate · University of Saskatchewan

Political Scientist researching food politics and food policy

Food Agriculture & Environment Public Policy Analysis Governance & Regulation Innovation Food Safety and Security

Joseph F. Coughlin

Director, MIT AgeLab · Massachusetts Institute of Technology

You're not getting older, you're getting better! MIT's AgeLab Director explains how changing demographics will impact business & government

Aging Social Innovation Gerontology New Technology Understanding the Impact of Place On Well-Being

Arnold Weinfeld

Associate Director · Michigan State University

Connector. Convener. Working to build problem-solving relationships with policymakers and university-community partners.

Community Outreach Program Development Program Management Legislative Relations Public Policy

Ellen Peters

Professor of Psychology, Director of the Decision Sciences Collaborative & Professor of Medicine | Department of Internal Medicine · The Ohio State University

Decision psychology expert, with a penchant for the study of numeracy, risk and uncertainty

Numeracy Affect and Information Processing Human Decision-Making Judgement Risk Perceptions

Erica Fuchs

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Erica Fuchs is passionate about building nationally the intellectual foundations and analytic tools to inform National Technology Strategy.

Innovation Policy Technology Development Public Policy Global manufacturing Commercialization

Rebecca Jacobsen

Associate Professor of Education Politics and Policy · Michigan State University

Associate Professor of Education Politics and Policy

Public Opinion Education Policy Accountability Public Policy Politics

Paulina Jaramillo

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Paulina Jaramillo is currently involved in research to understand the social, economic and environmental implications of energy consumption.

Sustainable Engineering Engineering and Public Policy Electric Power Systems Green Design Energy

Peter Adams

Professor and Department Head · Carnegie Mellon University

Peter Adams' research largely focuses on the development of chemical transport models and their application to decision-making.

Air Quality Aerosols Regional Air Quality Modeling Aerosol Effects on Climate Atmospheric Particulate Matter

V. Peter Harder

Senior Policy Advisor · Dentons Canada LLP

Highly engaging speaker with over 30 years at the centre of Canadian law, government decision-making, foreign affairs & international trade.

International Trade Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs Public Policy International Natural Resources and Infrastructure Cleantech

David LeDuc

Senior Director, Public Policy · Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)

SIIA's Senior Director of Public Policy tracks the implementation & impact of e-Government policies that streamline how content is delivered

Cloud Computing Information Technology Public Policy Cybersecurity E-Commerce E-Government

Lori Wilkinson

Professor of Sociology · University of Manitoba

Professor of Sociology, specializing in immigration and refugee studies and survey methods

Research Methods Race and Ethnic Relations Settlement Integration Youth and School-To-Work Transitions

Josh Price

Associate Professor of Economics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the economics of public policy, choice architecture, and litigation consulting

Behavioral Ecnomics Policy Analysis and Management Economic Losses Health Economics Data Analysis

Jerome "Jay" Apt

Professor Emeritus · Carnegie Mellon University

Jay Apt is an emeritus professor at the Tepper School of Business and in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy.

Public Policy Physics Energy Risk Analysis Engineering

Jon Peha

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Jon Peha's research addresses social and policy issues around the evolution of computer and telecommunications networks.

Security and Privacy Economics Technical Innovation Network Security Connected Vehicles Internet of Things (IoT)

Robert Bird

Eversource Energy Chair in Business Ethics · University of Connecticut

Robert Bird is an expert in corporate compliance, employment law, legal strategy, business ethics, and corporate governance.

Corporate Governance Employment Law Business Law Corporate Compliance Business Ethics

Granger Morgan

University Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Granger Morgan's research addresses problems in science, technology and public policy.

Quantitative Policy Analysis Risk Analysis Environmental Systems Climate Change Adoption of New Technologies