Karen Lincoln

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

Dr. Lincoln's research focuses on stress, aging, and mental health disparities

Alzheimer Disease Minority Health Social Networks African American Families Social Work

Rakesh Seth

Senior Vice President - Corporate HR · Fedders Lloyd Corporation Ltd.

Seasoned Business HR Professional and conference speaker with sound blend of theory and practice in Human Resource Management.

Motivation and Self Development/Improvement Human Resource Management and Rewards Management Business Communication - All Areas Talent Management Building Leadership Pipeline

Lisa D. Cook

Associate Professor of Economics and International Relations · Michigan State University

Expert in global economic growth and development, financial institutions and markets, innovation and economic history

International Finance Innovation Macroeconomics Development Economic History

Monder Ram

Director, Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship & Professor of Small Business · Aston University

Monder is an authority on small business & ethnic minority entrepreneurship research & has appeared frequently in the media on these topics.

Industrial Sociology Migrant and Refugee Entrepreneurship SMEs in the West Midlands Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship SMEs

Don Duval

Chief Executive Officer · NORCAT

Experienced, dynamic, and engaging speaker on an array of topics related to innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship

Turnaround Strategies Entrepreneurship Academic Research Commercialization

Cheryl Carleton, PhD

Associate Professor of Economics; Director of the Villanova Women's Professional Network| Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Cheryl Carleton, PhD, is an expert in labor economics and women in the workforce

Business Unemployment Women in the Workforce Labor Economics Microeconomics

Monica Escaleras, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of the Business and Economics Polling Initiative · Florida Atlantic University

Monica Escaleras is an expert in natural disasters and political economy.

Decentralization Business Administration Business and Economics Polling Natural Disasters Political Economy

Pedro Antunes

Director, National and Provincial Forecast · The Conference Board of Canada

Bridging the divides! Bringing a wholistic perspective to national and provincial economic relations is the CBoC's forecaster & spokesperson

Fiscal Sustainability of Health Care Productivity Analysis Economic Growth & Development

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

Wei-Ning Wang, Ph.D.

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

Aerosol-enabled technologies towards addressing critical challenges in the sectors of energy, the environment, and human health.

Environmental Science and Technology Heterogeneous Catalysis Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Aerosol science and technology Materials Science and Engineering

Lisa Philipps

Professor · Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Professor of Law, specializing in taxation law and fiscal policy

Budget Laws Fiscal Policy Gender and Economic Equality Tax Policy Income Splitting

Jessica Vapnek

Lecturer, Global Programs Advisor, and Director of the M.S.L. Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: vapnekjessica@uchastings.edu

Agriculture and Natural Resource Law Legislative Drafting Rule of Law

Fred Pries

Associate Professor · Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship

Assoc. Professor with expertise in Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

Strategic Management Innovation Gap Products/Services That Drive Economic Growth Products/Services That Provide Solutions to Health

Enrico Moretti

Professor · Haas School of Business & Department of Economics |University of California, Berkeley

Expert on urban economics and labor economics

Labor Economics Urban Economics The Economics of Cities and Regions

Emily Bianchi

Goizueta Foundation Term Associate Professor of Organization & Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Economic Conditions and Early Adulthood Job Attitudes Moral Behavior Economic Conditions and Psychology Organizational Behavior

Mario Lefebvre

Director, Centre for Municipal Studies · The Conference Board of Canada

City Hall 101: Find out what the latest research indicates as it relates to the economic and financial state of North American cities

The Economics of Cities Economic Analysis Centre for Municipal Studies

Brenda Elsey

Associate Professor of History · Hofstra University

Specialist in Popular Culture and Politics, as well as Gender and Sports, in Twentieth Century Latin America.

Latin American Culture Latin American Politics Sports in Latin America Gender Studies

Lucas W. Davis

Jeffrey A. Jacobs Distinguished Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Leading expert on energy economics

Energy and Environmental Economics Applied Microeconomics Public Finance

Thomas Missimer, Ph.D., P.G.

Expert in hydrogeology and water quality · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Missimer conducts research into groundwater, sedimentary geology, water resources management, and geochemistry.

Injection Wells Geology Desalination Groundwater Contamination Groundwater Hydrology

Todd BenDor, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of the Ph.D. Program, Department of City and Regional Planning, College of Arts and Sciences and Interim Director, Odum Institute for Research in Social Science · UNC-Chapel Hill

BenDor's research aims to better understand the impacts that human activities and development can have on sensitive ecological systems.

Human Impact on the Environment Ecology Environmental Planning Land Use Planning Urban Modeling