Shinyi Wu

Associate Professor of Social Work and Industrial & Systems Engineering · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Wu is a distinguished researcher who takes an engineering approach to research that spans many social work applications.

Health Systems Health Care Disparity Reduction Healthcare Health Mental Health

Saeed Sokhanvar

R&D Director, ElectroMechanical · Siemens Healthineers

Saeed Sokhanvar is an expert in the development of innovative medical devices, specifically, robotics and electromechanical products.

Design For Manufacturing Biomedical Engineering Medical Devices R&D Validation

Dave Henderson

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Henderson has 20 years experience in the information technology and accounting fields.

Internal Auditing Financial Reporting Project Management University Teaching Information Systems

Lance Laking

Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Advisory Services · MaRS Cleantech

Entrepreneur, Advisor, Angel Investor, Board Director in technology-based businesses

Michelle L. Collins, MSN, RN-BC, ACNS-BC

Director of Nursing Professional Excellence & Magnet Recognition · ChristianaCare

Michele Collins is a national nursing expert on how to build successful and supportive patient care infrastructures.

Nursing Development and Education Engagement and Culture Change Nursing Professional Practice Nursing Development Nursing

Guy Martin

Managing Principal Architect & Open Source Consultant · Red Hat

Experienced speaker bringing a mix of Open Source, Community, Government 2.0 & Social Media to the table.

Open Source Software Strategy Government 2.0/Community Management Social Media

Cristina Della Coletta

Dean, Division of Arts and Humanities · UC San Diego

Cristina Della Colletta focuses on arts and humanities in higher education, historical fiction, Italian studies and cultural studies.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Women's Studies Film Adaptation Historical Fiction Italian Cinema

Joseph DeSimone, Ph.D.

Chancellor's Eminent Professor of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

DeSimone’s lab uses nanotechnology to engineer new disease treatment approaches, as well as 3D printing to engineer novel medical devices.

3-D Printing Nanotechnology Innovation Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering

Laurie Orlov

Founder and Principal Analyst · Aging in Place Technology Watch

Industry Analyst and Thought Leader, Technology for Aging in Place

Technology Aging

Andrew Pearson

President · Intelligencia Limited

President at Intelligencia Limited

edge analytics Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning eSports sports betting Automobile Marketing

Hessie Jones

CEO · ARCOMPANY

Author, Digital Strategist: Generational insights, Big Data Strategy and Performance, Customer Centricity

Generational Differences Generation Y Generation X Marketing Advertising

Mo Jiang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · Virginia Commonwealth University

Advance material manufacturing for health and energy applications

Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Multiphase Flow Process crystallization (Bio)Pharmaceuticals Battery materials

Bill Maurer

Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Professor, Anthropology and Law · UC Irvine

Bill Maurer is an anthropologist and expert on money’s artifacts and technologies, from cowries to credit cards and cryptocurrencies.

Payments Industry Law Anthropology Cryptocurrencies Money and Finance

Elena Gaura

Professor of Pervasive Computing · Coventry University

Professor Elena Gaura is Professor of Pervasive Computing at Coventry University.

Advanced Measurement Systems Technology for Displaced Communities Computing Wireless Sensor Networks Energy Access

Shelley B. Wepner, Ed.D.

Professor and Dean, Education · Manhattanville College

An expert in literacy education and technology in education.

Entrepreneurial Leadership In Schools Technology and Education Literacy Education Education and Suburbs

Saad Bhamla

Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

The Bhamla Lab explores fundamental and applied research questions through the development of new experimental tools and techniques.

Materials and Nanotechnology Biotechnology Organismic Physics Global Health Complex Systems

Ethan Bier

Professor · UC San Diego

Ethan Bier's research uses fruit flies and other animals to better understand human diseases.

Protein Biosynthesis Developmental Patterning Cellular Biosciences Active Genetics Human Disease Mechanisms

Sandra Hughes-Hassell, Ph.D.

Professor, School of Information & Library Science · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Hughes-Hassell's research focuses on social justice issues in youth library services

Library and Information Science Social Justice Youth Literature Education Reforms Academic Librarianship

Christopher (Cal) Lee

Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science · UNC-Chapel Hill

An expert on the curation of “born digital” materials and use of digital forensics to redact sensitive information in digital collections.

Electronic Records Management Digital Preservation Archives Digital Forensics

Tamara Franz-Odendaal

Professor, Faculty of Biology, NSERC Chair Women in Science and Engineering- Atlantic Canada; Principal Investigator - Bone Development Laboratory · Mount Saint Vincent University

Developmental biologist / Anatomist; Advocate for the Advancement of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Morphology Embryology Molecular Biology Anatomy Genetics