Richard L. Gilbert

Professor Emeritus of Psychological Science · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Psychology and New Digital Technologies Cyberpsychology Virtual Reality Lifespan Human Development

Nigel Wallis

Research Vice President, IoT & Industries · International Data Corporation (IDC)

IDC Canada's Research Vice President for Internet of Things and Industries

Internet of Things Vertical Markets Software Markets Economic Analysis

Candice Odgers

Professor Psychological Science · UC Irvine

Candice Odgers is a developmental psychologist who studies adolescents’ mental health and development.

Early Adversity Quantitative Psychology Social Inequality Technology and Young People Digital Inequality

Tony Olvet

Group Vice President, Worldwide C-Suite and Canadian Future Enterprise Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Group Vice President, Worldwide C-Suite and Canadian Future Enterprise Research at IDC

Canadian ICT Market Trends Top Executive Priorities Digital Transformation IoT & Mobility

Jim Westcott

Research Manager, Application Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research Manager for the Canadian Digital Transformation: Application and Professional Services program

Systems Integration & Consulting SMB market trends Application outsourcing & BPO Digital Transformation

Douglas Schmidt

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Computer Science · Vanderbilt University

Expert in mobile cloud computing, cyber-physical systems, information technology and data privacy.

Computer Science Risk and Reliability Big Data Digital Learning Cyber-Physical Systems

Jason Bremner

Research Vice President, Industry and Business Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Jason Bremner leads team of experts helping clients succeed in the software and services markets in Canada.

Outsourcing Enterprise Applications Cloud Services Digital Transformation Precision Agriculture

Daniel Kreiss, Ph.D., M.A.

Assistant Professor, School of Media and Journalism · UNC-Chapel Hill

Kreiss’s explores how technology and social media impact the public sphere and political practice.

Campaigns Social Movements Elections Data Science Qualitative Research

Teri Kirk

President & CEO · Fundingportal

Founder & CEO at Fundingportal

Public Policy Venture Capital Business Funding Exempt Markets Government Funding

Emily Deering Crosby

Assistant Professor of Communication · University of Mary Washington

Emily Deering Crosby is a rhetorical critic of popular culture with research concentrations in feminist criticism.

Popular Culture Feminist Criticism Critical Sport Study Digital Rhetoric Women in Country Music

Norman Lewis

Crowdsourced innovation advisor · PwC

Experienced inspirational speaker on social media behaviours and enterprise innovation

Open Innovation Crowdsourced Innovation R&d and Innovation Future of Work Mobility

Brian Edwards

Dean & Professor of English School of Liberal Arts · Tulane University

Brian Edwards examines U.S. literature and culture in a global context, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa.

Middle East Studies Higher Education Administration

Matt Golden

Founder and Managing Partner · Golden Venture Partners

Content that sparkles! Golden Venture Partners founder tells you how he turns nuggets to diamonds for early stage mobile-focused startups

Venture Capital & Private Equity Early Stage Mobile-Focused Startups Entrepreneurship Mobile Technologies Digital Technologies

Lawrence Surtees

Research Vice President, Communications · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Over forty years experience following new technologies and trends and providing thought leadership on the Canadian communications market

Canadian Communications Policy and Regulatory Issues Canadian Communications Service Providers Wireless Communications Telecom Industry Structure and Trends Optical Network Technology

Kevin Newman

Digital News Evangelist & Anchor: CTV 'Question Period' · CTV News / Bell Media

Award-winning International Journalist, Producer & Digital 'Evangelist'

Digital Media Technologies Journalism Digital Technologies and Journalism

Nicholas Canfield Read Brown

Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Bioethics - Minor · Loyola Marymount University

The Bioethics Institute Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Salvatore Iaconesi

President · AOS

Founder at AOS

Augmented Reality Ubiquitous Publishing Citizen Science

Michael Bond

Senior Developer & Project Manager · Verold

Now you'll really see something! Verold's Senior Developer and game industry veteran is set to grab the controls of your next event

Online Gaming Game Development Digital Technologies for Gaming Animation Applications for Gaming Content Development and Immersive Technologies

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

Johannes M. Bauer

Quello Chair in Media and Information Policy and Director, James H. and Mary B. Quello Center · Michigan State University

Expert in the digital economy, including digital innovation, information and media policy, Internet governance including net neutrality

Media Economics Media Policy Net Neutrality Information Policy Digital Economy