Jill Miller Zimon

Project Director · The Civic Commons

Walking the talk! Blogger and award-winning Elected Council Member who speaks regularly on the intersection of women, politics & journalism

Journalism & Blogging New Media Politics and Political Analysis Women in Politics Politics and Social Media

Kevin Guskiewicz, Ph.D., M.S., A.T.C.

Chancellor, UNC-Chapel Hill | Kenan Distinguished Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science Co-Director, Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center · UNC-Chapel HIll

Kevin Guskiewicz is a neuroscientist and internationally renowned expert on sport-related concussion.

Interdisciplinary Education Liberal Arts Education Concussion Brain Injury Neuroscience

Karl Peace

Professor, Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar, Jiann-Ping College of Public Health · Georgia Southern University

Karl Peace researches biostatistics, clinical trials and drug research and development.

Clinical Trials Pharmaceutical Research Health & Disease Health Sciences Biostatistics

Lisa de Wilde

CEO · TVO

CEO of Ontario's public educational media organization believes in the power of media to engage, to inform and to serve the public good

Telecommunications in Canada Public Broadcasting Education and the Media Mulit-Platform Educational Content Public Television and the Media Landscape

Carlos Castano, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Castano specializes in tailoring surface properties of materials for applications in energy, transportation, and manufacturing.

Advanced Materials Characterization Corrosion Engineering Lightweight Alloys Plasma Physics Thin film deposition and characterization

James McCommons

Associate Professor · Movable Type Management

All Aboard! On this trip, you'll rekinkle an appreciation for effective, efficient and passenger-friendly mass transportation policies

High-Speed Rail Transportation Policy Mass Transit Public Policy Passenger Rail

Paticia Fletcher

Chief Strategy Officer · ElderCare Buddy

Credentialed Gerontologist and Professional Certified Marketer

The Next Four Decades: the Older Population in the United States: 2010 to 2050 Communicating With Older Adults

Pat Ellingson

Creative Head, Children’s Media Content and Programming · TVO

Educational content that makes a positive difference to kids & parents is a passion of TVO's Children's Content leader

Research-Based Educational Games Early Learning Parents & Education Educational Media Educational Broadcasting

Ken Greenberg

Principal · Greenberg Consultants Inc.

Can you see what I see? Engage your imagination and improve your community with Greenberg Consultants award-winning urban designer

Urban Planning Green Development Sustainable Development Green Architecture Transforming Cities

Louie Velocci

Partner, Advisory · KPMG

Seasoned and accomplished IT professional who has spearheaded forensic reviews of online gaming for both public and private sector clients

Cloud Computing Regulatory Compliance Assessment Green IT Operations Risk Management It Due Diligence and Integration/Separation

Grant Borbridge, Q.C.

Executive VP, Investments & Chief Counsel · MEG Energy

International expert with vast experience in global private equity, venture capital investment, corporate governance and legal compliance

Competitive Analysis Company Restructuring Divestitures Financial Analysis Financial Modeling

Guy Laporte

Director, Philanthropy and Sponsorship · TVO

TVO's Director of Philanthropy addresses topics ranging from strategic planning of philantrhopy to donor centric fundraising initiatives

Strategic Planning for Fundraising & Development Annual Giving Philanthropy Sponsorship Direct Response Television

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson

Professor of Psychology · University of Toronto

You can forget the trail of breadcrumbs on this journey since you're going to a place where the cream of the real you shines through!

The Psychology of Personality Intelligence Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognitive Psychology Neuropsychology

Tim Brodhead

Senior Fellow (SiG National) · Social Innovation Generation (SiG)

A non-profit pioneer who continues working to create a more resilient society by enhancing inclusion, sustainability, and social innovation

Philanthropy Non-Profit Management Social Innovation Social Finance Sustainability

Robin Cox

Research Director and Professor · ResilienceByDesign Research Lab and Royal Roads University

Robin Cox's expertise includes the psychosocial dimensions of disasters, disaster resilience, and traumatic stress and coping.

Resilience Higher Education Community Resilience Disaster Psychosocial Response Stress and Coping

Stephen Taylor

Senior Associate · National Citizens Coalition

Director at National Citizens Coalition

Public Relations Strategic Communications Media Relations

Jed Sundwall

CEO · Measured Voice

CEO at Measured Voice

Social Media Content Strategy Branding Government

Lisa Helps

Mayor · City of Victoria

Mayor of Victoria

John Wasik

President · JK Enterprises

Experienced, funny, dynamic speaker who can talk about investor protection, economics, the federal budget, Medicare and green building.

The Budget Blues: What Deficit Reduction Means to You How Medicare Changes Will Impact You The Electric Life of Nikola Tesla How Green Building Will Change the World

Norman Garrick, Ph.D.

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department · University of Connecticut

Professor with a focus on civil engineering, transportation behaviors, parking, public transit, and bicycle lanes.

Bicyclist and Pedestrian Facility Design and Planning Urban Street Networks Civil Engineering Urban Planning Transit Planning