Jeremy Pressman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science, Director of Middle East Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Pressman specializes in the Arab-Israeli peace process, US foreign policy, and the scope of political protests in the United States.

Arab-Israeli Conflict Middle East Peace Process Political Protests

Angela Chao

Chair and CEO · Foremost Group

Angela Chao is an international executive, public speaker, mentor and philanthropist.

Shipping Maritime

Marc Gallicchio, PhD

Professor and Chair of History | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Marc Gallicchio, PhD, is an expert on World War II, U.S. foreign relations, East Asia, modern military history and modern U.S. history.

History Modern Military History U.S. Foreign Policy Modern U.S. History World War II

Julian Ku

Professor of Law · Hofstra University

Professor Ku is an expert on international law, constitutional law, U.S. foreign policy, and Chinese foreign policy.

International Law International Law in U.S. Courts Constitutional Law Corporate Law Trans Pacific Partnership

Joel Blatt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History · University of Connecticut

Dr. Joel Blatt is an associate professor of European History at the UConn-Stamford campus.

France French Culture Mindset of Nation Conflicts and Cooperation with other Nations

David Victor

Professor of International Relations; Co-director, Laboratory on International Law and Regulation · UC San Diego

David Victor's research focuses on highly regulated industries and how regulation affects the operation of major energy markets.

Energy Development Energy Markets Energy Policy Climate Change Sustainable Development

David Morey

Vice Chairman · Core Strategy Group

President and CEO, DMG, Inc. (Strategic Consultant)

Political Campaigns Crisis Communications Public Diplomacy

Patrick Conway, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Patrick J. Conway is Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at UNC Chapel Hill

Tariffs Globalization International Trade IMF Adjustment Programs Economic Development

Timothy Meyer

Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in international trade, energy policy and investment law

Trans Pacific Partnership International Trade Agreements International Energy Governance International Lawmaking International Investment Law

The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson

President · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Serves as the 18th President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the oldest technological research university in the United States

Research Women in STEM Science Innovation Leadership

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

Joshua W. Walker, PhD

President & CEO · Japan Society

Walker leads Japan Society to create deep bonds between the US & Japan through programs in culture, education, business, policy & technology

UN Conflict Diplomacy Asia Minor Japanese Language

Joseph F. Coughlin

Director, MIT AgeLab · Massachusetts Institute of Technology

You're not getting older, you're getting better! MIT's AgeLab Director explains how changing demographics will impact business & government

Aging Social Innovation Gerontology New Technology Understanding the Impact of Place On Well-Being

Daniel Silke

Director · Political Futures Consultancy

Acclaimed presenter of outstanding keynotes on Global Future Trends for corporates, conferences & conventions around the world.

Global Future Trends Consumer of the Future Emerging Brics Economies Africa South Africa