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

Andrew McAninch, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Andrew McAninch is an expert applied ethics (bioethics, engineering, digital tech and AI), and social/ political philosophy.

Political Philosophy Ethics of Digital Technologies and Artificial Intelligence Bioethics Moral Philosophy Philosophy

A.V. Powers

Managing Partner · ExecPointe, LLC

PERFORMANCE STRATEGIES | CHANGE MANAGEMENT | EVENT PRODUCTION | INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Leadership Coaching Relationship Empathy High Performing Teams Social & Digital Media Communication & Behaviour Event and Protocol Management Group Dynamics

Professor Nigel Crook

Professor of AI and Robotics and Founding Director of the Institute for Ethical AI · Oxford Brookes University

His work addresses how to equip artificially intelligent robotic systems with moral competence.

Neurocomputing Trust Artificial Intelligence Ethical AI Moral Robots

Hugh Jack

Professor · Western Carolina University

Hugh Jack holds degrees in both electrical and mechanical engineering.

Lean Manufacturing Manufacturing Engineering Robotics Higher Education

Brian Gunter

Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Brian Gunter's research activities involve various aspects of spacecraft missions and their applications.

Flight Mechanics and Control Systems Design and Optimization

Leslie Yerkes

President / Founder · Catalyst Consulting Group, Inc.

Thought Leader, Consultant, Author and Speaker on creating organizational cultures that fully engaged the best of the whole person.

Managing for Motivation - Beyond Kicks and Carrots Managing the Generations; the Ins and Outs of Intergenerational Motivation 10 Tips for Finding Your Balance When the World is Rocking and Rolling! Developing Advanced Workplace Culture Leadership Teamwork and Change

Ramesh Rao

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC San Diego Director, California Institute For Telecommunications & Information Technology, UC San Diego · UC San Diego

Ramesh Rao is involved on a day-to-day basis with a wide variety of interdisciplinary and collaborative research initiatives.

Network Architecture Wireless Communication Computer Networking Network Performance Wireless Networks

Gabrina Pounds

Honorary Research Fellow · University of East Anglia

Her specialist area is the expression of attitude, emotion and empathy among professionals in mainly public service roles.

Person-Centred Communications Expression of Attitude Human Communication Skills Empathy Emotion

Thomas Ksiazek, PhD

Associate Professor of Communication; Director of Graduate Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Thomas Ksiazek's, PhD, research is focused on the media industry's constant evolution to satisfy the needs of its audience.

Communication Media Industries Cross-Platform Audience Behavior Network Analysis of Digital Media Use News Audiences

Michelle Lobchuk

Associate Professor · Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Nursing, University of Manitoba

Empathic understanding of our partners in care - Family Carers in Canada

Empathy Perceptual understanding Video-feedback Caregiving Family Caregiving

Brad Staats

Professor of Operations, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

Brad Staats studies the behavioral science of productivity and teaches analytics, operations and project management at UNC Kenan-Flagler.

Healthcare Productivity Process Improvement Analytics Learning

Jeff Vankooten

Motivational Keynote Speaker · Jeff Vankooten.com

Re-imagining a hope-filled world

Resilience Leadership Management Change Communication

Supriyo Bandyopadhyay, Ph.D.

Commonwealth Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bandyopadhyay has authored and co-authored over 400 research publications

Self-assembly of Regimented Nanostructure Arrays Spintronics Quantum Devices Hot Carrier Transport in Nanostructures Nanoelectronics

Christina L. Christian

Senior Community Marketing Manager · Yelp.com

Will Somebody Yelp Me? Freshen up the podium and give your event creative & engaging content that will have your audience Yelping for more!

Media Relations Event Planning Corporate Communications Social Media Marketing Digital Marketing

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

Juliana Fernandes

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Juliana Fernandes is an expert in the uses and effects of negative information in persuasive communication messages.

Social Media Media Trust Misinformation Advertising Strategy Political Advertising

Hessie Jones

CEO · ARCOMPANY

Author, Digital Strategist: Generational insights, Big Data Strategy and Performance, Customer Centricity

Generational Differences Generation Y Generation X Marketing Advertising

Michael Bumbach

Clinical Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Michael Bumbach's research focus includes the use of advanced technology related to nursing education and patient education/health literacy.

Technology in Nursing Education Health literacy Technology and Patient Care Family Nurse Practitioners Health Education

Zhifang Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Zhifang Wang specializes in electric power grid vulnerability analysis, synthetic grid modeling, and renewable integration.

Cascading Failures in Power Grids Energy System Modeling and Optimization Integration of Renewable Generation Voltage Stability and Controls Smart Grid Communication Architecture