Jesse Fox

Assistant Professor | School of Communication · The Ohio State University

Communication expert, focusing on the impact of new media on human sociality

Social media use Representations of sex, gender, and sexuality in media Representations in virtual environments Prosocial communication

Jean Brown

Vice President, Academic · Cambrian College

An accomplished administrator, educator and researcher. Jean has extensive experience in curriculum design, development and delivery.

Academic Leadership Community Engagement Program and Curriculum Development

Steve Cherches

Co-Founder, Leadership Development Consultant, Presentation Coach · BigBlueGumball

Co-Founder, Leadership Development Consultant, Trainer & Presentation Coach at BigBlueGumball

Visual Communication Presentation

Julia Christensen Hughes

Dean · Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship

Dean of the College of Business and Economics providing strategic leadership at the University of Guelph.

Leadership Development Higher Education Leadership Strategic Human Resource Management Transformational Learning Improving the Quality of Teaching & Learning

Leo Barbe

Founder · Think Don't Shoot

Award winning youth activist, published author, spoken word artist, National figure on youth vioelnce and founder of a youth empowerment org

Youth Assistance Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Emotional Intelligence Youth Violence Empowering Victims of Violence

Richard Petty

Professor | Department of Psychology · The Ohio State University

Distinguished psychologist, revolutionizing understanding of prejudice, consumer choice, political and legal decisions, and health behavior

Social Psychology Attitudes & Persuasion Social Cognition Decision-Making

Hadi Fergani

Professor, Chemical Engineering · Cambrian College

An experienced chemical engineer with an added expertise in international affairs - especially the Middle East and Africa.

Middle Eastern Affairs Africa North Africa Chemical Engineering International Affairs

Alana Abramson

Faculty, Department of Criminology · Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Alana is a passionate educator, trainer, and transformative justice advocate.

Restorative Justice Transformative justice Curriculum Development Mediation in Conflict Resolution Prison justice

Bonnie Stewart

Coordinator of Adult Teaching & Professional Learning · University of Prince Edward Island

Dr. Bonnie Stewart researches social media's intersection with education & professional development, & leads digital strategy in education.

Social Media Education Higher Education Twitter Digital Strategy

Dr. Marianne Mader

Managing Director, Earth & Space/Fossils & Evolution, Royal Ontario Museum · Co-Founder & Board Member, STEAMLabs Community Makerspace

Cultivating curiosity. Inspiring passion for exploration. Empowering people to engage with science & tech. www.mariannemader.com

Space Exploration Planetary Science Science Communication Maker Culture STEAM Education

Leela Viswanathan

Associate Professor, Department of Planning and Geography · Queen's University

Leela Viswanathan teaches topics about social planning, planning history, qualitative research methods, and urban geography.

Urban Geography Qualitative Research Methods Indigenous-Municipal Relations in Planning Social Planning University-Community Engagement

Lori Wilkinson

Professor of Sociology · University of Manitoba

Professor of Sociology, specializing in immigration and refugee studies and survey methods

Research Methods Race and Ethnic Relations Settlement Integration Youth and School-To-Work Transitions

Tammy Schirle

Associate Professor of Economics · Wilfrid Laurier University

Associate Professor of Economics & Director of the Laurier Centre for Economic Research and Policy Analysis

Applied Econometrics Economics of Gender Economics of Aging Public economics Labour Economics

Teresa Scassa

Professor, Faculty of Law · University of Ottawa

Teresa Scassa is the Canada Research Chair in Information Law at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Common Law

Legal issues in Digital Cartography Citizen Science Intellectual Property Freedom of Expression Open Government

Tiziana Casciaro

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and HR Management · Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Tiziana Casciaro is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and HR Management at Rotman.

Sociology Organizational Behaviour Psychology Organizational Science Social Networks

Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia

President & CEO · Digital Nova Scotia

Multilingual senior level ICT executive with over 20 years in the private, public and academic sectors, spanning five geographic regions.

ICT/Digtal Startups, SMEs & Multinational Corporations Diversity, Inclusion, Immigration & Global Talent Public Speaking & Presentation STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) Education Stakeholder & Government Relations

Carl R. Oliver, Ph.D.

Management Lecturer, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Part-time Faculty

Performance Management Organizational Behavior Social Responsibility Business Ethics Organization Development

Tyan Parker Dominguez

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

Health care systems expert, focusing on persistent racial/ethnic disparities in infant mortality, pre-term delivery, and low birthweight

Inpatient and outpatient medical settings Community mental health clinics

Leonard Haynes, PhD

Former Trustee · Fielding Graduate University

International higher education; public diplomacy; appointed Senior Advisor to the Undersecretary, U.S. Department of Education in 2017

Nonprofits Public Speaking Higher Education Community Outreach Grants

Fiona A.E. McQuarrie

Professor · School of Business, University of the Fraser Valley

Expertise in Canadian industrial relations, workplace-related issues, post-secondary education, and organizations.

Industrial Relations Work and Employment Human Resource Management Post-Secondary Education Gender & Diversity in Organizations