Michele Guidone

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Guidone investigates the ecological impacts of human alterations to marine and freshwater environments

Ecology Invasive Species Marine Algae Biology Pollution

Don Holbrook

The Next America: Moving Beyond a Fragile Economy · Author and Keynote Speaker

Author/Keynote Speaker/Public Policy Business Incentives-Site Location Consultant

Public Speaking Site Location Public Incentive Negotiations

Frances (Jack) Putz

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

An applied ecologist, Frances (Jack) Putz aims to use science to solve real-world problems related to ecosystem management and conservation.

Plant Ecology Indonesian Consevation Issue Economic Botany Applied Ecology Florida Natural History

Andrew Deener, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

Andrew Deener is a professor of sociology at the University of Connecticut.

Food Systems Gentrification Economic Sociology Culture City Development

Aaron Monts

Lead Pastor · IKON Christian Community

Experienced, dynamic speaker that connects the realities of today's cultural climate with the hope of tomorrow

Contemporary Religious Movements Generosity in the Third World Starting From Scratch

Gillian Gregory

Researcher, Traditional Knowledge and Use Studies · The Firelight Group

Research, analysis & technical support for Indigenous communities

Indigenous communities Traditional land and resource use Resource Management Migration Vulnerability & well-being

Renee Smith-Maddox

Clinical Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Smith-Maddox interests include teaching diversity, social innovation, and the capacity-building needs of nonprofit organizations

Advocacy and Social Justice Corporate Social Responsbility Race Gender and Class in Organization Processes Social Work Education Social Work

Professor Simon Tormey

Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law · University of Bristol

Exploring political theory, European politics, social critique and continental thought

EU Politics Politics of the Asia-Pacific Region Australian Politics Scottish Independence European Politics

Anja Jeffrey

Director, Centre for the North – The Conference Board of Canada · The Conference Board of Canada

She knows Santa! Understanding Arctic Resources & International Relations, the CBoC's specialist in Northern issues will heat up your event

International Business Arctic Affairs International Trade and Development Strategic Planning Business Management

Maria Christina Vasquez

Assistant Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Biology Animal Sciences marine physiology

Anthony D. Cortese

President · Second Nature

Dynamic, thought-provoking speaker that addresses the need for a healthy, just sustainable world and the role of higher education

Sustainability Higher Education Change

Cathleen Swody

Partner and Director of Assessment · Thrive Leadership

Organizational psychologist | executive coach | leadership advisor

Emotional Intelligence Leadership Employee Engagement Stress Management

Sergio Bello

CEO · Solutions in Communication

The one and only Communications Climatologist

Ric Fordham

Professor of Public Health Economics · University of East Anglia

His main expertise is in capturing and assessing data on the economics of health care.

Resource Economics COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health Economics Economics of Health Care Health Services Research

Yuan Gao

Senior Research Associate · University of East Anglia

She uses data to examine the financial profiles of companies, to study their patents, & to examine their research and development processes.

Recombination Remote Work Economics Financial Profiles of Companies Online Gig Economy

Nicole Crowder

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Nicole Crowder's research focuses on reducing carbon dioxide gases.

Inorganic Chemistry Chemistry

Chris Melde

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Chris Melde is an expert in youth violence, gangs, school violence, and youth violence prevention and intervention strategies

School Violence Program Evaluation Adolescent Development Youth Violence Gangs

Tom Ford

Senior Lecturer in the Environmental Science Program; Co-Executive Director of the Coastal Research Institute · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Rebecca Stephenson

Clinical Associate Professor & Director for Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership for Social Justice · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Academic writing and editing Open Access Publishing Qualitative Research Digital Media and Learning Critical pedagogy

Christine Hladik

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Professor Hladik specializes in the application of geospatial data to address a range of ecological and management goals

Coastal Wetlands Geography Remote Sensing Geospatial Data Mapping Remote Sensing and Data Assimilation