Professor Ed Galea

Director of the Fire Safety Engineering Group · University of Greenwich

His research and software tools inform disaster management and crowd safety, and the design of safe buildings, aircraft and ships, globally

Fire and Evacuation Evacuation Computational Fire Engineering Fire Safety Civil Defence

Marieke Van Willigen

Department Chair, Sociology and Anthropology · Georgia Southern University

Marieke Van Willigen writes about the mental and physical health of adolescents, women and disaster survivors.

Natural Disaster Assessment Social Statistics Gender and Society Mental Health

Jase Bernhardt

Assistant Professor of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability · Hofstra University

Dr. Bernhardt has had a lifelong passion for studying weather and climate. His current research focuses hurricane preparedness.

Virtual Reality to Promote Evacuation Meteorology Environmental History Climate Weather

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

Alexander A. Khalessi

Chair of Neurosurgery, Associate Professor of Surgery and Neurosciences · UC San Diego

Dr. Alexander Khalessi specializes in cranial and endovascular neurosurgery.

Cerebrovascular Accident Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage and Endoscopic Evaluation Neurological Oncology Neurotrauma Intracranial Aneurysms

Robin Cox

Research Director and Professor · ResilienceByDesign Research Lab and Royal Roads University

Robin Cox's expertise includes the psychosocial dimensions of disasters, disaster resilience, and traumatic stress and coping.

Resilience Higher Education Community Resilience Disaster Psychosocial Response Stress and Coping

Dr Phil Porter

Reader in Geoscience and Geoscience Education · University Alliance

Phil studies the response of glaciers to a warming world. He’s led expeditions to some of the last true wilderness areas on our planet.

Meltwater Global Warming Geoscience Glaciers Ice Sheets

Pascal Van Hentenryck

Professor, Russel Chandler III Chair, industrial and systems engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Pascal Van Hentenryck is an expert in Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, and Operations Research.

Data Engineering Analytics and Machine Learning Energy Systems Data Science Artifical Intelligence

Anuradha Dugal

Director of Violence Prevention Programs · Canadian Women's Foundation

Anuradha Dugal is responsible for all national strategies related to violence against women and girls and teen violence prevention.

Grant Writing Public Speaking Philanthrophy Event Planning Community Development

Robert Traver, PhD

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Edward A. Daylor Chair in Civil Engineering; Director of the Villanova Center for Resilient Water Systems | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Robert Traver, PhD, PE, WRE, is an expert on green stormwater infrastructure.

Stormwater Management Bmp Green Infrastructure Urban Watersheds Flooding Water Resources

Norma Houston, J.D.

Lecturer in Public Law & Government · UNC-Chapel Hill

Norma Houston is a professor at the School of Government at UNC-Chapel Hill and an adjunct professor at the UNC School of Law

Hurricane Management Law Public Purchasing Property Disposal Procedures For Meetings Parliamentary Procedure

David Bader

Distinguished Professor, Computer Science · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Interests lie at the intersection of data science & high-performance computing, with applications in cybersecurity

Computational Genomics Applications in Cybersecurity Data Science High-Performance Computing Massive-Scale Analytics

Maurya Glaude

Professor of Practice · Tulane University

Maurya Glaude is an expert in adolescent mental health, disaster mental health and innovative social work teaching methods.

Disaster Behavioral Health Substance Abuse Adolescent Mental Health

Stephen Murphy

Assistant professor of environmental health sciences · Tulane University

Murphy is an expert in disaster resilience, public health emergency preparedness and addressing environmental threats such as COVID-19.

Development and translation of effective disaster policy into practice Public health emergency preparedness COVID-10 (Coronavirus) Disaster resilience Impact of cumulative environmental health threats, disasters, and health disparities