Jean Philippe Bouchard

Vice-President, Future of Work and Mobility Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Leads the Future of Work & Mobility research group at IDC Canada

Canadian AR/VR Market Tablets Mobile Phones Wearables Forecasting & Modeling

Ali Bigdeli

Associate Professor (Reader) in Industrial Service Innovation · Aston University

Dr Ali Z. Bigdeli is an expert in servitization and advanced services in manufacturing.

Manufacturing Strategy Business Model Innovation Servitization Service Innovation Organisational Change

Karen Billings

Vice President, Education Division · Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)

Enabling the Wired Teacher! SIIA's industry thought leader helps educators utilize 21st Century tools for teaching tech-savvy students

Techtools for the Classroom Emerging Tech for School Librarians Mobile Learning Technology and Schools Technology-Based Assessment Tools

Nigel Wallis

Research Vice President, IoT & Industries · International Data Corporation (IDC)

IDC Canada's Research Vice President for Internet of Things and Industries

Internet of Things Vertical Markets Software Markets Economic Analysis

Prof. Nigel Harris

Director · Designability

Joining expertise and knowledge to enhance people’s lives

Rehabilitation Research Technology for people living with Dementia Physiological Measurement Ambulatory Monitoring Technology Transfer

Sascha Meinrath

PALMER CHAIR IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Telecommunications · Pennsylvania State University

Meinrath is a renowned technology policy expert and is internationally recognized for his work as a social entrepreneur and angel investor

Open Technology Public Interest Sector Internet of Things Civil Liberties Distributed Communications

Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Sameer Hinduja is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on the subjects of cyberbullying and safe social media use.

Safe Social Media Use Cyberbullying

Jerri Lynn Hogg, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Passionate leader of media psychology and technology for good

Cognitive Psychology Sense of Presence Fandom Mad Men Design

Lewis Franklin Bost, MBA, IDSA, FAIMBE

Professor | Co-director, VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine | Bachelor Product Design, NCSU l Masters of Business Administration, UNC · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bost's research focuses on innovation, device design and development processes

Innovation Device Design Development Processes Entrepreneurial Business Strategy Commercialization

Janni Aragon

Director, Technology Integrated Learning and Interim Director Technology & Society Program · University of Victoria

Janni Aragon has taught courses on American Politics, Political Theory, Gender and Politics, Feminist Theory, and Women's Studies.

Gender and Leadership Gender and Higher Education Cogressional Elections Women and Social Media Teaching and Social Media

Dena McMartin

Associate Vice-President · University of Regina

Dena McMartin has developed and supported numerous academic and research partnerships within the university and with international partners.

Stormwater Quality Agricultural Water and Environmental Performance Monitoring Source Water Protection and Planning Chemical-Free Water Treatment Solutions Extreme Water Events & Climate

Homa Bahrami

Senior Lecturer · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Expert on organizational flexibility and dynamic leadership

Dynamic Leadership Organizational Flexibility Leading Multi-cultural Knowledge Workers Orchestrating Geo-distributed Teams Impact of Technology on Organizational Design

Melissa Avdeeff

Assistant Professor · Coventry University

Popular culture, specialising in pop music; music technology and society; social media and fandom.

Artifical Intelligence and music Popular Music Popular Culture Music Technology and Society Fandom

Keith Sawyer, M.A, Ph.D.

Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations · UNC at Chapel Hill

Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations, with focus on creativity, innovation, and learning.

Anthropology Sociology Psychology Pedagogy Ethnography and Participant Action Research

Moeness Amin, PhD

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Director of the Center for Advanced Communications | Villanova College of Engineering · Villanova University

Moeness Amin, PhD, is an expert in the theory of signal and array processing with applications to radar, sonar, and communications

Radar Imaging Sonar Surveillance Wireless Communications Radar

Robbie Albert

Managing Partner · The Riverdale Group

An innovator that works at the intersection of information services, digital media and SaaS software

Business Development Strategic Planning Go to Market Strategies Marketing Strategy Brand Strategy

Dr Katie Chong

Lecturer in Chemical Engineering · Aston University

Katie Chong has a particular interest in the thermochemical conversion of biomass and wastes, and techno-economic evaluation.

Pyrolysis Techno-Economic Assessment Chemical Technology Bioenergy Life Cycle Assessment

John Quinn

Presentologist · Audience Alive

Presentologist in the Event Technology field since 2000

The Art of Presentology Life After Death By Powerpoint 5 Tips That Will Change Your Presentation Forever Top Traits for Effective Presenters Presenting Ideas

Thomas Missimer, Ph.D., P.G.

Expert in hydrogeology and water quality · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Missimer conducts research into groundwater, sedimentary geology, water resources management, and geochemistry.

Injection Wells Geology Desalination Groundwater Contamination Groundwater Hydrology

Megha Kumar

Research Director, Software and Cloud Services · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Megha helps vendors and end-users navigate the cloud services and digital innovation landscape in Canada

Cloud Services Enterprise Applications PaaS (Platform as a Service) Saas (Software as A Service) Digital Transformation