William Hatcher, PhD, MPA

Chair of the Department of Social Sciences · Augusta University

Dr. William Hatcher focuses on public administration and social, economic and political institutions in local communities.

Public Administration Public Policy Community and Economic Development Health Policy Public Budgeting and Finance

Warren Shiau

Research Vice-President, AI & Analytics · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Warren Shiau is a Research Vice-President, specializing in AI & Analytics at IDC Canada.

Artifical Intelligence Quantitative Surveying Market assessment and segmentation Message and value proposition testing Thought leadership research

Allison McDonald

Associate Professor of Biology · Wilfrid Laurier University

Expert in plant and animal physiology with a focus on how organisms make energy. Advocate for women and persons with disabilities in STEM.

Plant and Animal Physiology and Biochemistry Bioenergetics (Mitochondria and Chloroplasts) Human Mitochondrial Diseases and Disorders Women in STEM Origin of Life and Endosymbiosis

Rebecca Tippett, Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Demography at the Carolina Population Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise include population estimates & forecasts, postsecondary education, Census reapportionment & NC demographic trends.

Reapportionment Higher Education Population Estimates and Forecasts School Enrollment Projections Indicators of Economic Well-Being

Salim Hajje

Regional Director · Business Unlimited

An Adviser & Trainer to private and government institutions among which "The Lebanese Parliament", "The Lebanese Franchise Association-LFA",

Strategic Planing Family Business Planning Wholesale & Retail Sales Management Marketing & Media Strategy Franchising

Dave Pearson

Research Vice President, Infrastructure Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research VP for IDC Canada's Infrastructure Solutions Research Group

Platform as a Service Enterprise Storage Datacentre Networking Big Data and Analytics Infrastructure

Yao-Chin Wang

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Yao-Chin Wang researches the experience of AI and technology in tourism, hospitality and events, and workplace mindfulness.

Augmented Reality Workplace mindfulness Event Management Mindfulness Tourism & Hospitality

Yogesh Shivhare

Research Manager, Security and Infrastructure · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Professional analyst with experience in Market Research and Advisory within the IT Infrastructure and security industry

Security & Technology Cybersecurity and Risk Management Network Infrastructure Datacentre Networking Enterprise Systems

Cheryl Jones, Ph.D., RN, FAA

Professor & Chair, Department of Health Care Environments, School of Nursing · UNC at Chapel Hill

Cheryl Jones specializins in Nursing Workforce Issues and Health Systems

Health Policy Mental Health Nursing Community Health Economics Administration

David Christensen

Professor of Accounting · Southern Utah University

Specializing in earned value project management, the history of accounting principles, and the profitability analysis of accounting

Cost & Management Accounting Accounting Accounting Ethics Accounting; Ethics Scandals and Moral Exemplars Accounting; Profitabilty Analysis

David Webb

Chief Financial Officer · Deer Park ISD

Experienced, thought-provoking and dynamic speaker on the history and current status of Texas school finance

Legislation Public Funds Investment Public Education School Risk Management

Tarun Bhasin

Research Director, Datacentre Infrastructure · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research Director for Datacentre Infrastructure at IDC Canada.

Servers Converged Architecture Virtualization Enterprise It

Deborah Francis

CoFounder, COO · Built To Prosper Companies

Business & Financial Expert

Leadership Development Business Growth Successful Financial Habits

Kelly Goonan

Assistant Professor of Outdoor Recreation · Southern Utah University

Dr. Goonan shares her outdoor recreation expertise with tips to stay safe while hiking, visiting national parks & exploring the backcountry.

Americans in the Outdoors Climbing Human Dimensions of Ecosystems National Park Sustainability Outdoor Recreation Management

Tony Pellegrini

Department Chair of Teacher Education/Professor of Education · Southern Utah University

Specializing in online learning strategies in higher education, asynchronous learning, and web-based instructional tools

Information and Technology in Education Family and Parent Involvement in Education Higher Education Leadership Online Learning Strategies in Higher Education Higher Education

Philip La Duke

Safety Iconoclast & Culture Transformation Architect · ERM

One of the most informative, entertaining, and engaging speakers you're likely to ever find

Talent & Gamification Talent Management Cross generational training and management Planning Corporate Culture

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD

Thomas G. Labrecque Professor of Business Technology | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD, is an expert in emerging technologies and business technology strategy

Emerging Technology Trends Technology Adoption Virtual & Augmented Reality Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Social Media Analytics

Rachel Parker

Assistant Professor of Arts Admin / Director of Arts Admin · Southern Utah University

Specializing in arts administration, grant writing, and leadership

Arts Administration Art Advocacy in Rural Communities Arts Education Rural Communities Leadership Leadership in the Arts

Bill Maurer

Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Professor, Anthropology and Law · UC Irvine

Bill Maurer is an anthropologist and expert on money’s artifacts and technologies, from cowries to credit cards and cryptocurrencies.

Payments Industry Law Anthropology Cryptocurrencies Money and Finance

Frank Baumgartner, Ph.D.

Richard J. Richardson Distinguished Professor, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Research: public policy, agenda-setting, interest groups in American politics, the death penalty and racial profiling in traffic stops.

Race and Profiling Public Policy Death Penalty Interest groups in American politics Agenda-setting