Carrie Heeter

Professor of Media and Information · Michigan State University

Carrie Heeter is an expert in meditation, cybermeditation, user experience design, and serious games.

Self-Regulation Meditation Research Online Learning User Experience Design Serious Games

Brian Edwards

Dean & Professor of English School of Liberal Arts · Tulane University

Brian Edwards examines U.S. literature and culture in a global context, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa.

Middle East Studies Higher Education Administration

Luke Dicken

Founder · Robot Overlord Games

Expert in Artificial Intelligence Applied to Games and Simulated Worlds

Artificial Intelligence Game Development Education

Karen Dill-Shackleford, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Media violence; Fandom and the construction of meaning from media; Media, race and gender.

Media Psychology Media Effects Social Psychology Gender Race

Jason Ohler, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Leading integration of technology effectively, creatively, wisely, with a sense of fun and purpose

Distance Education Learning Theory and Application Communications Theory Media Psychology Assessment of Technological Impact

Brad Szollose

CEO · Brad Szollose International

Cross-Generational Leadership Development. Customized Workshops, Training & Executive Coaching for Talent Development.

Millennials Generation Y Baby Boomers Generation X 21st Century Management

Dr Ahmad Beltagui

Senior Lecturer · Aston University

Experienced researcher with expertise in Advanced Services, Innovation & Design Management and 3D Printing.

Manufacturing Management Innovation 3d Printing Services

Amy Bonomi

Chair and Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies · Michigan State University

Dr. Bonomi’s research focuses on the health impacts, contexts for, and dynamics of intimate partner violence and sexual violence

Domestic Violence Partner Violence Intimacy Dynamics Sexual Violence

Doug Earle, CFRE

President & CEO · Fighting Blindness Canada

With more than 30 years of professional fundraising experience, Doug Earle has worked with some of Canada’s leading health charities.

Diabetic Retinopathy Ageing Blindness Vision Health Vision Research

Shazhan Amed

Associate Editor · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Shazhan Amed is a pediatric doctor at the BC Children's Hospital and Associate Editor at the Canadian Journal of Diabetes.

Diabetes Pediatrics Obesity Chronic Disease Prevention Chronic Illness in Children

Mark Deppe

UCI Esports Director · UC Irvine

Mark Deppe's expertise is at the intersection of video games, esports, education, and industry

Public Relations Psychobiology eSports Video Games Operations Management

Becky Taylor

Marketing Associate · Stomp Games

Video Game Marketing and Research

Online Gaming Communication Education Marketing Video Games

Monty Sharma

Managing Director · MassDiGi

Monty Sharma is a seasoned executive with extensive marketing, product management, and customer management experience.

Game Development Mobile Applications Video Games Product Management Business Development

Josh Morgan

Senior Lecturer of Animation and Computer Science · Loyola Marymount University

LMU School of Film and Television & Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Unreal Engine 4 Interactive Animation Game Design Mobile App Development Video Games

David Garber

Lecturer · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Writing/Producing for TV and Feature Film Writing for MMOG Video Games

Zuby Ahmed

Senior Lecturer & Programme Director MSc Video Game Enterprise & Production · Birmingham City University

Zuby Ahmed is a seasoned game developer and manager, with a career spanning over 20 years, 15 years focused within the Games Industry.

Creative direction and Game Design Entrepreneurship & Opportunities within the digital sector Computer Game Development and Design Gaming Video Game Production

Robert Saunders

Professor, History, Politics, and Geography · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Saunders teaches from a global point of view; he is an expert on British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.

Anthropocene International Politics Global Politics Comparative Religions Politics

Rob Salkowitz

Principle/Strategist · MediaPlant, LLC

How is the Young World changing business?

Entrepreneurship Globalization Innovation Youth Emerging Economies

Ben Chang

Director, Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences (GSAS) & Professor, Arts · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Explores the intersections of virtual environments and experimental gaming with contemporary media art

Digital Games Immersive Visualization Systems Experimental Gaming Electronic Art Virtual Environments

Maurice Suckling

Assistant Professor, Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Writer and historian specializing in narrative for video games and board game design.

Game Design & Development Board Games Narrative and Dialogue in Video Games Videogame Design History of Games