Keith Smith

Stranger Abduction Sexual Assault Survivor. Speaker on the topic of Childhood Sexual Abuse. · Author, Men in My Town

Stranger Abduction Sexual Assault Survivor. Speaker on the topic of Childhood Sexual Abuse.

5 Steps You Can Take to Keep Kids Safe The Personal and Societal Consequences of Childhood Sexual Abuse Making the Transition From Victim to Survivor Childhood Sexual Abuse : the Myth and the Reality

Dr. Trevor McCrisken

Associate Professor, Politics and International Studies · University of Warwick

US presidential politics, US foreign policy, US elections; politics in popular culture; US military force, counterterrorism and drones

US-Russia Relations US-Europe Relations Presidential Election Politics Drones for Targeting Killing US Policy Towards Iraq

Dr. John Beard

Director of Ageing and Life Course · World Health Organization

Dr John Beard, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., is Director of Ageing and Life Course with the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva

Fostering Healthy Ageing Population Ageing Epidemiology Public Health and Ageing

Leanna Giancarlo

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Leanna Giancarlo is a Professor of Chemistry and commentator on the portrayal of science in media and popular culture.

STEM Education Science Education Science and Popular Culture Chemistry

Donna Thomson

Author, Caregiving Activist · McMaster University

Author and Leader in family caregiving - disability and aging Instructor, McMaster University Vice-Chair, Kids Brain Health Network

Health Care Navigation Family Caregiving Resilience Strategic Advocacy Teaching, Coaching

Eli Singer

Founder and CEO · EXPERTS.INC

Serial entrepreneur and recognized digital communications thought leader

Advertising & Media Strategy Venture Capital Thought Leadership Startup Acceleration Rapid Prototyping

Aashish Kumar

Professor of Radio, Television, Film · Hofstra University

Prof. Kumar is a social action scholar and a documentary filmmaker.

democratic discourse Filmmaking Civic Engagement grassroots advocacy

Dr. Eric Leuthardt

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery and Biomedical Engineering · Movable Type Management

Who needs hands anyway! Researcher advancing neuroprosthetics is developing medical devices and brain–computer interface technologies

Brain Computer Interfaces Neural Technologies Brain 2.0 Neuroprosthetics Innovation

Todd Nilson

Managing Director · Social Syntax

I attach meaning, measurement and results to social media.

Measuring Your Social Media Efforts New Rules: How Executives Are Using Social Media to Brand Themselves Employment Branding Through Social Media Social Media for Organizations An Enterprise View of Social Media: Collaboration

Colin Rafferty

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

His research has taken him to the mountains of central Vietnam, the concentration camps of WWII, and the house of Rutherford B. Hayes.

History Rutherford B. Hayes Creative Writing World War 2 Monuments and Memorials

Alan Barr

Rector · Church of Ireland

Rector, Author and Local historian living in Northren Ireland

Christianity Writing Christianity and Science

Julia Lee

Associate Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Stan Walters

President / CEO · Truth & Decption, Inc

Bottom Line - What is the Cost of NOT Knowing the Truth?

Investigative Interviewing

Dmitry Kemell

Professor of Multimedia Arts, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Professor of Multimedia Arts (Studio Arts Program)

Media Arts Art Direction Creative Direction Installation Design Projection Design

Neelanjana Banerjee

Lecturer of Asian and Asian American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Neelanjana Banerjee is an expert in Asian American arts, and Asian Pacific American and Asian diasporic literature.

Asian Pacific American and Asian Diasporic Literature American American Arts Creative Writing Third World Studies

Ken Catania

Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on sensory systems' impact on animal behavior, particularly naked mole rats, star-nosed moles, cockroaches and eels.

spatial maps rodents Biological Sciences neural processing mammals

Allan Havis

Professor of Playwriting and Department Chair · UC San Diego

The Department of Theatre and Dance chair, Allan Havis is a playwright and novelist, and researches American cult cinema

Arts in Higher Education American and Contemporary Literature Fiction Writing Theater Playwriting

Star Donovan

Children's author

Star Donovan is the author of a children's series, Gappy and the Young Vampire Adventures, for readers 8-12 and the young at heart.

Creative Writing Fiction Children's Books Children Author

David Noble, Ph.D.

Director · University of Connecticut

Professor Noble focuses on digital entrepreneurship, higher education innovation, and futurist development

Financial Technology Higher Education Innovation Digital Transformation Blockchain Venture Capital

Stuart Ching

Associate Professor and Associate Chair of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Literacy Education Rhetoric and Composition Children's Literature Fiction Writing