Professor Claire Surr

Professor of Dementia Studies and Director of the Centre for Dementia Research · Leeds Beckett University

Her research addresses care and support for people living with dementia and those who care for them.

General Hospitals Social Care Patient Support Carers Dementia

Nicholas J. Petrelli, M.D.

Bank of America Endowed Medical Director, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute · ChristianaCare

Nicholas J. Petrelli is a nationally recognized expert on cancer.

Colorectal Cancer Cancer Care Management Cancer Detection Cancer clinical trials Surgical Oncology

Craig Earle, MD

Chief Executive Officer · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Dr. Earle leads the transformation of Canada's cancer system as CEO of the Partnership, steward of the Canadian Strategy of Cancer Control

Pan-Canadian Cancer Control Medical Oncology Gastrointestinal Cancers Health Services Research

Erika Nicholson

Vice President, Cancer Control · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Eirka leads programs and initiatives that deliver on the priorities of the 2019-2029 Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control.

Cancer Care Health system transformation Public Health Cancer screening programs

Young-Rock Hong

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Young-Rock Hong is a health services researcher and medical sociologist.

Scoial Determinants of Health Palliative Care Value-based care Cancer Screening Preventive Care Services

Dr. Michael Hoerger

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Oncology · Tulane University

As a clinical health psychologist and decision scientist, Dr. Hoerger is Louisiana's leading expert in psycho-oncology research

Public Health Translational Psychological Science Psychology Clinical Psychology Healthcare

David Maginley

Spiritual Care Practitioner · Nova Scotia Health Authority

Spiritual counsellor, four-time cancer survivor, near death experiencer, public speaker and author

Near-Death Experiences Cancer Care Psychosocial Oncology Spiritual Care Palliative Care

Rami Rahal

Vice President, Cancer Systems, Performance and Innovation · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Rami Rahal leads improvements in Canada’s cancer system through data, research, economic modelling and innovations.

Population Health Cancer Screening Health Policy Performance Measurement Change Management

Kirk Garratt M.D., MSc

Medical Director of Center for Heart & Vascular Health and John H. Ammon Chair of Cardiology · ChristianaCare

Dr. Garratt oversees one of the nation's busiest heart programs, renown for its exceptional speed in heart attack response times.

Cardiology Cardiovascular Disease Heart Health

Deborah Mayer, Ph.D., R.N., A.O.C.N., F.A.A.N.

Professor, Department of Nursing · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Mayer's program of research focuses on the issues facing cancer survivors and improving cancer care.

Cancer Cancer Survivorship eHealth Applications Information Seeking Behavior Oncology

Alexander A. Khalessi

Chair of Neurosurgery, Associate Professor of Surgery and Neurosciences · UC San Diego

Dr. Alexander Khalessi specializes in cranial and endovascular neurosurgery.

Cerebrovascular Accident Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage and Endoscopic Evaluation Neurological Oncology Neurotrauma Intracranial Aneurysms

Carma Bylund

Professor · University of Florida

Carma Bylund is a behavioral scientist with international expertise in healthcare communication across the cancer continuum and in dementia.

Doctor-Patient Communication on Telemedicine Communication Skills Training for Residents and Fellows Cancer Caregiving Healthcare Communication Doctor-Patient Communication

Thomas George

M.D./Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Thomas George is a medical oncologist and clinical investigator focusing on gastrointestinal malignancies and new cancer treatments.

HeforShe Gastrointestinal Cancer Immunotherapy Clinical Trials Cancer Therapy

Jorge Cortes, MD

Director, Georgia Cancer Center · Augusta University

Jorge Cortes is a clinical investigator who has helped research and develop multiple treatment options for chronic myeloid leukemia.

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Acute Myeloid Leukemia Blood and Bone Marrow Transplants Cancer Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Hugh Williams-Preece

Managing Director · Running Events

Using the achievement of running 50 Marathons in 50 Days, inspires audiences to set audacious goals in both work & play.

Inspirational Speaking Endurance Challenges

Kathryn Lennon-Johnson

Managing Director · Tangerine Trees

Tree-hugging, ethical holistic marketing made fun, profitable and effective

Ethical Marketing Behaviour Change Influence Health Marketing Sme Innovative Marketing

Daniel J. Sawaya

Co-Founder & Chairman · Trajectory Brands Inc.

Can-Do, And How! Domestic & international business experience ensures the trajectory is always toward business innovation and brand success

Brand Development and Management Marketing Strategies Ecommerce Venture Capital & Private Equity Investing

Jeannette Hanna

Founder & Vice-President · Trajectory Brands Inc.

... and their brand became a global leader! Discover why stories and design strategies cause some brands to forge an unforgettable identity

Brand Development and Management Brand Design Design Narratives and Storytelling Place Branding

Sara Urowitz, MSW, PhD

Director, Research and Innovation; Acting Lead, Regional Integration · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Cancer research and health policy expert, working to redefine cancer care in Canada

Cancer Research Research Funding Health Policy Hospital & Health Care Informatics

Deb Keen

Director, First Nations, Inuit and Métis Cancer Strategy · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Public health expert, developing and managing pan-Canadian cancer prevention and person-centred cancer care projects

Cancer Prevention Active Lifestyle Tobacco Cessation Epidemiology Program Evaluation