Shawn Poland

Associate Vice President, College Advancement · Cambrian College

Shawn Poland is a senior administrator who specializes in change management, client relations, fundraising and communications.

Integrated Marketing Broad Advancement Model Business Development Change Communication Strategic & Business Planning

Dr. Ilse Treurnicht

CEO · MaRS

This extraordinary CEO and Rhodes Scholar leads an organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Canadian growth companies

Venture Capital Management Advanced Technologies Emerging Technologies Entrepreneurship & Innovation Innovation & Economic Development

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

Stephen Hanna

Professor of Geography · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Hanna's research in cultural geography explores how our pasts are represented in monuments and museums.

Cartography and GIS Southern plantation museums Confederate memorials Cartography Geographic Information Systems (Gis)

Michael Weiner, PhD

Professor and Assistant Dean of Faculty · Soka University

Professor of East Asian History and International Studies, Associate Dean of Faculty and Director of Faculty Research and Development.

Race, Ethnicity and Migration in Modern and Imperial Japan Japan's Minorities Economic and Social History of Modern Japan

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)

Georgeen Theodore

Director, Master of Infrastructure Planning Program · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Theodore focuses on the relationship between strategic planning and local development

Equitable Economic Development Participatory & Dialogic Processes Regional Development Sustainable Building Design Strategic Planning

Alberto Sgarbossa

Online Channel & Social Partnership · Alberto Sgarbossa (Freelance)

Online Channel & Social Partnership presso Alberto Sgarbossa (Freelance)

Imprenditorialità Manageriality Sustainability Changes the Business Landscape Innovation & Economic Development Partnerships

Keith Gary

Director of Program Development · Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute

Trained neuroscientist that moved from academia to leveraging regional life sciences assets for economic development.

Biotechnology and Economic Development Science Education and Workforce Development Neuropeptides

Stephen Lisonbee

Assistant Vice President of the Office of Regional Services · Southern Utah University

Specializing in workforce and economic development, community outreach, and leadership development

Partnership Development Workforce and Economic Development Leadership Development Community Outreach Government Relations

Alex de Ruyter

Professor and Director, Centre for Brexit Studies · Birmingham City University

Alex de Ruyter's main research interests are in labour markets, globalisation, Brexit and economic development

Exonomic Development Labour Markets Brexit Globalisation

William Hatcher

Interim chair of the Department of Social Sciences · Augusta University

Dr. William Hatcher focuses on public administration and social, economic and political institutions in local communities.

Public Administration Public Policy Community and Economic Development Health Policy Public Budgeting and Finance

Alex Glosenberg, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Vocational Psychology Workforce and Economic Development Social Entrepreneurship International Entrepreneurship Career Development

Lewis Franklin Bost, MBA, IDSA, FAIMBE

Professor | Co-director, VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine | Bachelor Product Design, NCSU l Masters of Business Administration, UNC · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bost's research focuses on innovation, device design and development processes

Innovation Device Design Development Processes Entrepreneurial Business Strategy Commercialization

Robert Singleton

Emeritus Associate Professor of Economics · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Urban Economics Labor Economics Economic Development of Minority Communities

Patricia Norris

Guyer Seevers Chair in Natural Resource Conservation · Michigan State University

An expert in water resources, natural resource conservation, environmental and natural resource governance.

Agricultural Policy Natural Resource Economics Environmental Economics

Steven Kreft

Clinical Professor of Business Economics · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Steven Kreft is an expert in corporate social responsibility, sustainable business strategy and public policy.

Non-Market Risks from Activists & Public Policy Corporate Social Responsibility Sustainable Business Practices

David Neumark

Chancellor's Professor, Economics · UC Irvine

David Neumark is an American economist and a Chancellor's Professor of Economics at UC Irvine.

Health Economics Finance Gender Inequality in Relationships Economics Demographics

Fred Carstensen, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Fred Carstensen is an expert in the areas of public policy, economic history and economics.

Finance Public Policy Economic History Economics

Keith J. Hand

Associate Dean for Global Programs, Professor of Law, and Director of the East Asian Legal Studies Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: handk@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4803 / Office 378-200

Chinese Law East Asian Legal Systems Contract Law Chinese Culture Human Rights Law