Russ Roberts

Innovation Leadership Council, Innovation Policy and SR&ED · Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance)

29 years of experience with Canada’s SR&ED Tax Incentive Program, from the perspective of both the public and private sectors

Change Management Entrepreneurship SR&ED Tax Credits Management Consulting

Craig Conlee

Former B2B SaaS Co-Founder · Looking for my next opportunity

• 19yrs Enterprise Software • $100m Revenue • 2x Rookie of the Year • 5x Presidents Club • Top 5% Ranked • UC Berkeley 97 • SaaS •

Solution Selling Enterprise Software Account Strategies

Edward Guinan, PhD

Professor of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Edward Guinan, PhD, an expert in astronomy and space science research explores the sun, stars, planets, extraterrestrial life potential.

Severe & Hazardous Weather / Global Warming Interstellar Travel Potential Pulsating Stars and Stellar Evolution Exoplanets and the Suitability of Exoplanets for Life Astrobiology/Exobiology

Juraj Bednar

partner, strategy · DIGMIA s.r.o.

mapping unconventional corners of real and imaginary worlds

Bitcoin It Security Server Architecture

Carl Castro

Professor · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Current research efforts include assessing the effects of combat and operations tempo (OPTEMPO) on soldier, family and unit readiness.

Veterans Affairs Veterans and Military Families Military Transition Back to Civilian Life Military Affairs Psychological Health

Kes Sampanthar

Director of Media Strategy · Cynergy Systems

Director of Media Strategy

Dr. Patrick Dixon

Chairman · Global Cahange Ltd.

Patrick Dixon is an author and business consultant, often described as a futurist.

Connected Technologies Retirement Public Policy Work Active Ageing

Jeffrey Blessing, Ph.D.

Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Jeffrey Blessing is an expert in artificial intelligence, deep learning, cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT), & entrepreneurship.

Technology Entrepreneurship Deep Learning Cybersecurity Science in New Product Management Business Administration

Carlos Dr. Forlenza

Managing Director · eisc European Institute of Social Capital

Managing Director for the Americas at eisc European Institute of Social Capital

Executive Data Science Big Data Management Human Capital Leadership Consulting

Michael Prietula

Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Public Health & Emergency Response Theatre, Performance & Leadership Decision Making & Expertise Public Health & Technology Semantic Web Ontologies

Jed McCaleb

CTO and Cofounder · Stellar Develoment Foundation

Recognizing that the world’s financial infrastructure is broken and that too many people are left without resources, I cofounded Stellar.org

Entrepreneur Startup Nonprofit Tech Technology

Melissa Avdeeff

Assistant Professor · Coventry University

Popular culture, specialising in pop music; music technology and society; social media and fandom.

Artifical Intelligence and music Popular Music Popular Culture Music Technology and Society Fandom

Jeff LaMack, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Jeff LaMack is a biomedical engineer with expertise on effects of cardiovascular fluid mechanics on devices and pathologies.

Undergraduate Engineering Curriculum Design and Assessment Engineering Education Biomaterials Biomedical Engineering Effects of Cardiovascular Fluid Mechanics on Devices and Pathologies

Michael Clamann

Senior Human Factors Engineer · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Clamann's research focuses on how current and future technologies can help reduce human error on our roadways.

Cognitive Engineering Autonomous Systems Systems Engineering Human Factors Human-Automation Interaction

David Noble, Ph.D.

Director · University of Connecticut

Professor Noble focuses on digital entrepreneurship, higher education innovation, and futurist development

Financial Technology Higher Education Innovation Digital Transformation Blockchain Venture Capital

Steven King, M.S.

Associate Professor of Emerging Technologies, Hussman School of Journalism and Media · UNC-Chapel Hill

As a computer scientist and journalist, King experiments with emerging technologies to present news and information in new ways.

Drones Innovation & Creativity Robotics Virtual Reality VR

Richard L. Gilbert

Professor of Psychology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Psychology and New Digital Technologies Cyberpsychology Virtual Reality Lifespan Human Development

Keith Even Schubert, Ph.D.

Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering · Baylor University

Keith Even Schubert, Ph.D. is professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Baylor University.

Computer Architecture Bio-medical Applications of Computer Science and Engineering Filtering Applied Mathematics Control Systems

Robert J. Sawyer

Science Fiction Writer · SFWRITER.COM Inc.

"Canada's foremost futurist" -- CBC Radio

Selwa Sweidan

Clinical Assistant Professor of Multimedia Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Clinical Assistant Professor of Multimedia Arts

Embodied Prototyping Pluriversal Design Media Arts Critical Design Human Computer Interaction