Charles Kurzman, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Sociology, and co-director of the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Charles Kurzman is a Professor of Sociology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill specializing in Middle East and Islamic studies.

Sociology of Religion Islam and the Middle East Middle East Studies Democracy Building Terrorism

Brenda Sternquist

Professor · Michigan State University

International retailing, retailing in transitional economies, commercial buyer-supplier relationships.

Commercial Buyer-supplier Relationships International Retailing Retailing in Transitional Economies

Professor Richard Pancost

Professor of Biogeochemistry · University of Bristol

Investigating biogeochemical processes in ancient and modern environments

Biogeochemistry Climate Change How the Earth System Works

Krista Jones

Managing Director, Work & Learning · MaRS Discovery District

Bridging the gaps between people, technology and automation.

Product Marketing Technology Commercialization Technology Strategy Development Enterprise Software Future of Work

Curt Breneman

Dean, School of Science & Professor, Chemistry and Chemical Biology · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Specializes in the development of new molecular property descriptors and machine learning methods for physical and biochemical problems

Science Machine Learning Methods Chemical Biology Physical Organic and Computational Chemistry Chemistry

Branden Grimmett

Associate Provost, Career and Professional Development · Loyola Marymount University

Higher Ed Leader & Speaker | Inclusion & Equity Advocate | Student Career Readiness Expert

#BlackLivesMatter and the job hunt Job Searching during COVID-19 Career Development Internships Change Management

Norman Lewis

Crowdsourced innovation advisor · PwC

Experienced inspirational speaker on social media behaviours and enterprise innovation

Open Innovation Crowdsourced Innovation R&d and Innovation Future of Work Mobility

Scott Yates

Founder · Blogmutt

Founder, CEO at Blogmutt. Author and Speaker

Startups Brain Pr and Marketing Today Patents and Ip Management of Different Generations

Christian Lundberg, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Communication, and Co-Director of the University Program in Cultural Studies, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Lundberg's research focuses on public discourse, rhetorical theory, and on debate and public speaking as critical democratic forms.

Public Speaking Rhetoric Political debate Political Communication

Jim Roddy

Keynote Speaker & Author · Jim Roddy CBA (Coach & Business Advisor)

Author of "Hire Like You Just Beat Cancer" and "The Walk-On Method to Career & Business Success"

Team Building Business Culture Hiring Best Practices Job Interviews

Joanne Muller, Ph.D.

Expert in hurricanes and climate change · Florida Gulf Coast University

Joanne Muller is an expert in the impact of climate change in tropical and sub-tropical areas.

Women in STEM Weather Climate Change Paleoclimatology Hurricanes

Cary Krosinsky

Senior Vice President, North America · Trucost

The ROI? Saving the planet! Your event will take on a wonderful shade of green with author, professor and expert on sustainable investing

Sustainability & Investing Institutional Ownership Analysis Clean Energy Greening the Supply Chain

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

Vladlena Benson

Professor of Cybersecurity Management · Aston University

Vladlena is an industry-recognised expert in cybersecurity management and governance.

Emergent Technologies Cybersecurity and Risk Management Digital Transformation

Shirley Meng

Professor · UC San Diego

Shirley Meng researches better batteries through nano-engineering

Batteries for electric vehicles Energy Storage and Conservation Batteries Nano Engineering Nano and Micro Scale Materials

Thomas Smith

Associate Professor in the Practice of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Cultural Economics Economics of the Arts Economics of Sports Economics of Religion Urban and Real Estate Economics

Michael Mower

Executive Director of SUU Aviation / Chief Flight Instructor · Southern Utah University

Specializing in pilot training, advanced and aerobatic helicopter flight, aviation safety, and aerial search and rescue

Aviation Education Helicopter Flight Helicopter Aerobatic Flight FAA Regulations Inadvertent Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IIMC)

Ruben Martinez

Professor of Sociology and Director of the Julian Samora Research Institute · Michigan State University

Ruben Martinez is an expert in race and ethnic relations, education of ethnic minorities, and environmental justice.

Race in America Institutional Change Ethnic Minorities Diversity Leadership Latinx Voting Habits

Dr. Andrew Glencross

Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations · Aston University

Dr. Andrew Glencross' research interests include European integration, especially the Brexit negotiations and issues to do with the Eurozone

The Eurozone European Politics European Integration Brexit UK Politics

Jack Brouwer

Professor: Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering; Director: National Fuel Cell Research Center, Advanced Power and Energy Program · UC Irvine

Jack Brouwer's research focuses on high-temperature electrochemical dynamics and integrated renewable energy systems.

High-Temperature Electrochemical Dynamics Renewable Hydrogen Renewable Power Dynamics Integrated Renewable Power Systems Hybrid Power and Energy Storage Systems