Eric Feron

Professor, Aerospace Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Eric Feron uses fundamental concepts of control systems, optimization and computer science to address problems in aerospace engineering.

Flight Mechanics & Controls Air Traffic Control Systems Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Aerospace Software Systems

Jean C. Shih, PhD

University Professor & Boyd & Elsie Welin Professor, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Dr. Jean Chen Shih is one of the world’s leading researchers on the MAO enzymes and emotion behavior and cancers associated with this enzyme

Autism Spectrum Disorder Novel Cancer Drug for both Therapy and Diagnosis Repurposing Antidepressants for Brain Cancer Repurposing Antidepressants for Prostate Cancer Brain Development

Jose Cibelli

Professor of Animal Science and of Physiology · Michigan State University

Pioneer on Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer - cloning in mammals and zebrafish

Cellular Reprogramming Stem Cells

Amy Woodson-Boulton

Associate Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

History European History Art History Museum Studies Imperialism

M.V. Lee Badgett

Professor of Economics / Director, Center for Public Policy and Administration / Co-director Center for Employment Equity · University of Massachusetts Amherst

M. V. Lee Badgett is one of the world’s leading experts on the economics of same-sex marriage.

Economics of Sexual Orientation and Same-Sex Marriage Gay Marriage LGBT Inclusion Labor Economics Same-sex Couples

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

Haroon Ullah

Policy Planning Staff · U.S. Department of State

A scholar, diplomat and author of widely acclaimed Bargain From The Bazaar and Vying for Allah's Vote. Visit haroonullah.com.

Public Policy Pakistan Diplomacy International Relations Foreign Policy

Aaron McCright

Professor and Chairperson, College of Social Science/Lyman Briggs College · Michigan State University

Dr. McCright specializes in environmental sociology, sociology of science and technology, and social movements.

Political Polarization Values and Sciences Climate Change Politics Climate Change Climate Change Denial

Dr. Tino Posillico

Associate Professor, Criminal Justice/Security Systems & Law Enforcement Technology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Posillico is a member of Protect New York, a criminal justice and police operations research organization.

Computer Forensics Network Operations and Countermeasures Intelligence Analysis Computer and Network Security Legal aspects of data collection

Patricia Elliot

CEO · MindCircles

Author & experienced speaker motivation and inspiring individuals and organising towards overall-wellbeing

Inner Success & Happiness Personal Development Stress Prevention/Management Realising Your Potential

Frances J. Richmond, PhD

Director of the International Center for Regulatory Science & Professor of Regulatory and Quality Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in implantable medical devices, clinical trial regulatory issues, and regulation of pharmaceuticals and medical device products.

Regulatory Science Implantable Medical Devices Regulatory Issues and Clinical Trials Regulation of Medical Products

April Rinne

Director of WaterCredit · Water.org

Chief Strategy Officer, Collaborative Lab

Dr. Sandra Hirst

Director · Brenda Strafford Centre for Excellence in Gerontological Nursing

A career spent building capacity in the field of gerontological nursing and improving benchmarks in support of professional nursing practice

Gerontology Seniors and Healthcare Gerontological Nursing

Aron Solomon

Founder · Aron Brand Ventures EU

Startup founder, advisor, investor, board member. Education and legal innovator. FASTCASE 50.

Motivating and Training Leaders Change Management Building & Leading Global Teams Team Building and Motivation Through Personal Challenge and Incentives Legal Technology

Dr. Amy D'Aprix

Founder - Life Transitions by Dr. Amy · Life Transitions by Dr. Amy

Our vision is to change the way people think, talk and act when navigating life transitions, particularly in their last third of life.

Retirement Planning Seniors Elder Care Practical Strategies to Improve Your Caregiving Role Staying Healthy and Positive

Allyson Hewitt

Director, SiG@MaRS and Director, Social Entrepreneurship · MaRS Discovery District

Creating the conditions that expand the realm of entrepreneurship so it incorporates a strong social component is what SiG@MaRS achieves

Social Innovation Social Finance Nonprofit Management Fundraising Social Enterprise

Glen Hodgson

Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist · The Conference Board of Canada

Turning the Telescope Around: Get the bigger picture on how macroeconomics influences public policy and the financial health of your country

Economic Forecasting International Business Productivity and Innovation Economic Analysis

Amanda Hooykaas

Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Association · University of Guelph

Bridge-builder, experiential educator, wilderness guide, lover of heritage, gardens, stories, and community.

Geography Sense of Community Sense of Place Belonging Creative Destruction

William L. Andrews, Ph.D.

E. Maynard Adams Professor of English, Department of English and Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Andrews is an expert in African American literature, Southern literature and North American slave narratives.

Southern Literature American Literature to 1900 African American Literature Slavery Digital Humanities

Lynda Gratton

Founder & CEO · Hot Spots Movement

One of 2011's top 50 business thinkers and internationally recognized global authority on the people implications of human resource strategy

Human Resources High-Performing Virtual Teams Flexible Working Valuable Cross-Business Networks and Relationships Corporate Culture