Sheila Colla

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies · York University

Dr. Colla is an interdisciplinary Conservation Biologist interested in pollinator conservation and evidence-based policy.

Conservation Biology Pollination Ecology Environmental Policy Wildlife Management

Tammara Kennelly

President · FriesenPress

Banking and foreign exchange expert, turned book publisher, with a passion for helping authors share their story with the world.

Self-Publishing Leadership Development Mergers and Acquisitions career pathing, coaching for performance Leadership, culture development, succession planning, organizational development

Amira Elghawaby

Communications Director · The National Council of Canadian Muslims

Amira Elghawaby leads the NCCM’s media relations, public engagement and strategic communications.

Ethnic Media & Diversity Anti-discrimination Civic Engagement Human Rights Civil Rights

Ann Douglas

Author, Magazine Writer, On-Air Parenting Columnist, Speaker · Independent

A bestselling author and the weekend parenting columnist for CBC Radio, Ann has been called "Canada's most trusted parenting writer."

Parenting Pregnancy Children Babies Mental Health

Catherine Murray

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Enrolment Management, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences · Simon Fraser University

Dr. Murray is a professor in Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies and member of the Centre for Policy Studies on Culture and Communities.

Communication Rights and Global Trade Broadcast Policy Cultural Infrastructure and Creative Cities Cultural Participation Cultural Practices

Heather Bastedo

Principal · Public Square Research

Heather Bastedo has more than ten years of experience in persuasion and motivation research

Politics Public Speaking Public Policy Policy Strategic Communications

Judith Radasch Stickler

Author · Archway Publishing

Using Full Circle: A Witness to Healing through Science and Faith and Just Plain Living for prevention of and healing from sexual assault.

Trauma Including Childhood Sexual Abuse Trauma and Recovery Healing From Abuse Healing Childhood Trauma Public Speaking

Craig Holmes

Owner · Those Funny Scriptures

Author of Those Funny Scriptures and owner of Holmes Pool Service

Writing

Shel Holtz

Principal · Holtz Communication + Technology

A unique ability to make the impact of technology meaningful to organizational leaders

Social Media Public Relations Social Business Communications Leadership

Mae Hoover

Founder · Foundation for Publication

"Laffologist" making people laugh because laughter relieves stress.

Laughter Does Good Like Medicine Should Overcome Fear of Writing Guiding Writers From Idea to Published Book

Paul Boothe

Professor · Ivey Business School

Experienced professor with a background in macroeconomics, international finance, debt management and public finance

Federal Strategy for Fiscal Arrangements Reform Accrual Accounting in the Public Sector Energy Security Business Sector Productivity in Canada International Finance

Rob Cottingham

Principal · Social Signal

Strategic communicator, bridging the online and offline worlds / Social Signal founder

Speechwriting Leadership Social Media Communications Humor

John David

Strategic Communications Consultant, Author, Speaker · David PR Group

Speaker on Online Reputation Issues and Crisis Communications

Online Reputation Management Public Relations Online Reputation Repair Social & Digital Media

Katherine Dennis

Public Program Coordinator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Katherine Dennis is the recipient of the 2013 Middlebrook Prize.

Curating Museum Collections Art History Public Art Art Education

Lynn Kelly Devlin

Nurse Practitioner, Author, Speaker · Cancer Widow

Hospice / Palliative Care nurse practitioner and author speaks about coping with a loved ones end-of-life preparations

Hospice and Palliative Care End-Of-Life Preparations Alzheimers Disease Caring for the Caregiver How to Build Your Palliative Care Team

Barry Cohen

Managing Member · AdLab Media Communications, LLC

Author & Workshop presenter at trade shows & conferences nationwide

Effective Creative & Media Strategies Thought Leadership & Authorship Business Startups

Mike Benevento

Principal, GC & Head of Admin · Orange Maker LLC

listener | educator | adviser | risk-taker | counselor | facilitator | speaker | innovator | life-long learner

Hedge Funds Entrepeneurship Taxation for Owner Managed Businesses Tax Consequences of Offshore Investments Education and Technologies (Icts)

Richard Berman

Owner and Founder · Richard Berman Public Relations

My vast experience in public relations, editing and media production give me the understanding of what it takes for a successful campaign

Public Relations and Publicity Brand Management Crisis Communications Media Training Social Media Content Development

Tom Betti

Communications Manager, Senior Business Transformation Analyst · State of Ohio, Office of Budget & Management

Creative & Engaging Storytelling : PR & Media Relations : Development & Advocacy : Nonprofit Leadership : Social Media : History

Media Relations Public Relations Historic Preservation Social Media Non-Profit Development

Claire Kamp-Dush

Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Science | Department of Sociology · The Ohio State University

Human sciences and sociology expert, focusing on family science

Intimate Relationships Marriage Cohabitation Demography