Michael Carriere, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Director, University Scholars Program · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Michael Carriere is an urban historian, with expertise in American history, urban studies and sustainability.

Sustainability American History General Social Science Honors Program History

Ivan Hernandez

EMEIA Digital & Emerging Tech Community Leader · EY

Former Flying Trapeze Artist turned Change Catalyst. Speaker on IoT, Customer Experience, Digital Transformation, Business Development.

Digital Transformation Customer Experience Experience Design Internet of Things IoT & Mobility

Enrico Moretti

Professor · Haas School of Business & Department of Economics |University of California, Berkeley

Expert on urban economics and labor economics

Labor Economics Urban Economics The Economics of Cities and Regions

Roger Thurow

Senior Fellow · The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Pulitzer prize finalist with a wealth of experience writing about global food issues, hunger, poverty and international affairs

Africa Food Policy Agriculture Poverty Transmedia

Fritz Roka, Ph.D.

Expert in agriculture economics · Florida Gulf Coast University

Fritz Roka specializes in the study and research of Florida agribusiness.

Farm Management Farm Labor Citrus Business Florida Agribusiness Agricultural Economic Impact

Jack Uldrich

Author, futurist & "Chief Unlearning Officer" · The School of Unlearning

Futurist, Best-Selling Author & "Chief Unlearning Officer"

Futurist Change Management

Angela Stuesse

Associate Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Stuesse can discuss immigrant labor and food chain workers – especially in the U.S. meat industry.

Immigration Immigrant labor Labor The South Immigrant

Jessica Vapnek

Lecturer, Global Programs Advisor, and Director of the M.S.L. Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: vapnekjessica@uchastings.edu

Agriculture and Natural Resource Law Legislative Drafting Rule of Law

M. Eric Benbow

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Insect - Microbe interactions in aquatic ecology, forensics, and human health.

Forensic Sciences Infectious Disease Ecology Aquatic Entomology Aquatic Ecology Microbial Ecology

Greg Duerksen

President · Kincannon & Reed

Thought-provoking and riveting commentator on the global War for Talent and how to win it. Audiences find the stories highly entertaining.

Talent Modern Agriculture Turnarounds Leadership

Justin O'Grady

Associate Professor in Medical Microbiology · University of East Anglia

His research is into the rapid detection of infections, particularly respiratory infections such as Tuberculosis and Pneumonia.

Detection of Pneumonia Respiratory Infections Microbiology Medical Microbiology Detection of Tuberculosis

Penelope Simons

Professor, Faculty of Law · University of Ottawa

Penelope Simons has been engaged in research on corporate human rights accountability for over a decade.

Business and Human Rights Corporate Social Responsibility International Human Rights Law Transnational Corporations Human Rights and International Economic Law

Erica Davies

Founder · It Takes a Village Africa Corp

Founder at It Takes A Village Africa

Africa Rising Agriculture Speaker Real Estate Advisor

Professor Nicholas Howden

Professor of Water and Environmental Engineering · University of Bristol

Investigating the changes in content of river banks and river area catchments

Precipitation Jet Stream Rain River Catchments Ground Water

Jane Rabinowicz

Executive Director / Directrice générale · USC Canada

NGO leader with expertise in seed, agroecology and nonprofit management / Leader d'ONG avec expertise en semences, agroécologie, et gestion.

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) Semenciers Sécurité alimentaire Souveraineté alimentaire Circuits courts de commercialisation agricole

Dr Tommaso Jucker

NERC Independent Research Fellow · University of Bristol

Examining the interplay between humans and forests

Deforestation Ecosystems Climate Change Woodlands Trees

Jennifer Burney

Associate Professor of Environmental Science · UC San Diego

Jennifer Burney's research focuses on simultaneously achieving global food security and mitigating climate change.

Climate Impacts on Agriculture Science Energy Poverty Global Food Security Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

Angela Danyluk

Biologist/Sustainability specialist · local government

Ecologist who connects information and people to make change, solve problems and find solutions within the local government sector.

Reducing greenhouse gases Fish Ecology Agriculture Climate Change Adaptation

Sandy Jap

Sarah Beth Brown Professor in Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

B2B Relationship Management E-Procurement Furniture High Technology Automotive

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