Nick Tsivanidis

Assistant Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Urban economist researching the process of urbanization in developing countries

Urbanization in Developing Countries Development Economics Urban and Regional Economics Applied Macroeconomics

Michael Scullin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience · Baylor University

Professor Scullin’s research investigates how sleep physiology impacts memory, education, health, and aging.

Neuroscience Sleep Physiology Cognitive Neuroscience Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Psychology

Alana Officer

Unit Head, Demographic Change and Healthy Ageing · World Health Organization

Alana Officer coordinates the United Nations Decade of Healthy Ageing (2021-2030) & oversees WHO's work on age-friendly environments.

Disability and Rehabilitation Public Health Communications Age-friendly Environments Ageism

Allan Havis

Professor of Playwriting and Department Chair · UC San Diego

The Department of Theatre and Dance chair, Allan Havis is a playwright and novelist, and researches American cult cinema

Arts in Higher Education American and Contemporary Literature Fiction Writing Theater Playwriting

John Cook

President and CEO · Greenchip Financial Corp.

John offers a unique and often entertaining perspective on challenges and opportunities presented by the emerging environmental economy.

Sustainable Investing Cleantech Socially Responsible Investing Environmental Economic Development Environmentally Responsible Investing

Professor Jonathan Bamber

Professor of Glaciology · University of Bristol

Specialist in ice sheets and the impact of melting ice on sea levels

Satellite Remote Sensing Geoscience Ice Mapping Greenland Glaciers

Michael Vandenbergh

Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

National expert in environmental law, Vandenbergh is an expert in how private industry can help slow climate change.

Environmental Law Corporate Environmental Behavior Carbon Emissions Organizational Culture Climate Change Research

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

Joris Claeys

Managing Director - Chief Engagement Officer - Principal Partner · ecoNVERGE – CAPix - ViVaTicA - ecoNOVATE - ARTconnectsLIFE - ARTronomy | PORT[expertise] | eco.AHCIL

Change Cultivator | Think, act & lead WITHOUT the box! Promoting 5P's of sustainable thrivability! Coaching OD-WST-AI-TEAL – ARTconnectsLIFE

Change Facilitation Organizational Development Whole Systems Transition Change Facilitation – Appreciative Inquiry Whole Systems Transformation Organizational development TEAL reorganization Corporate & public sustainability management resilience building to thrivability intellectual- social- & natural capital

Doug Haynes

Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion · UC Irvine

Prof. Haynes is a historical scholar on medicine and science and leads UCI's advances in inclusive excellence.

Black Lives Matter United States Medicine and Science Imperialism Inclusive excellence

Greg Payne

Vice President, Portfolio Management · Investeco Capital Corp.

You thought only Kermit was green? Supporting investments in the environmental economy is a passion for Greenchip's Portfolio Manager

Cleantech Green Investing Socially Responsible Investing Green Economic Development Cities and Sustainable Development

Kyle Walker

Associate Professor, Geography & Director, Center of Urban Studies · Texas Christian University

Professor Walker specializes in population geography, cities and suburbs and demographic data visualization

Demographic Data Visualization Population Geography Data Analysis and Visualization Cities and Suburbs

Monder Ram

Director, Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship & Professor of Small Business · Aston University

Monder is an authority on small business & ethnic minority entrepreneurship research & has appeared frequently in the media on these topics.

Industrial Sociology Migrant and Refugee Entrepreneurship SMEs in the West Midlands Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship SMEs

Mark Wilson

Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in urban planning, disruptive technologies (internet, autonomous vehicles) and mega events (Olympics, World Cup)

Disruptive Technology Industrial Parks Internet and Cities Autonomous Vehicles Mega Events (Olympics, World Cup, Expos)

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

Marybeth Shinn

Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair, Department of Human and Organizational Development · Vanderbilt University

Expert in how to prevent and end homelessness

Affordable Housing Social Exclusion Homelessness Poverty

Greg Garrett, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of English · Baylor University

Popular theologian and cultural critic, exploring the intersections between film and popular culture, literature, religion, and politics.

Public Speaking Media Resource Creative Writing Religion and Culture Popular Culture and Society

Daniel McCarthy

Assistant Professor of Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Marketing expert focused upon methodologies and frameworks for predicting customer behavior to better understand firm-level outcomes

Missing Data Customer relationship management (CRM) using Digital Marketing and Analytics Customer-Based Corporate Valuation Marketing-Finance Interface Customer Lifetime Value

Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan

Professor | Human Development & Family Science Program · The Ohio State University

Developmental Psychology expert, specializing in parental transitions and familial relationships

Coparenting Maternal gatekeeping Father-child relationships Transition to parenthood Child influences on family relationships

Richard Campanella

Associate Dean for Research, Senior Professor of Practice - Architecture and Geography · Tulane University

Richard Campanella's research integrates mapping and spatial analyses with architecture, social science and the humanities.

Geographic Information Systems Architecture Urbanism Geography Human Settlements