Erin Skimson

Director · Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship

Responsible for leading the University of Guelph's technology transfer and industrial liaison office.

Entrepreneurship Start-Ups Business Planning Strategic Planning Marketing Strategy

Warren Wagner

Regional Director, Saskatchewan · Diabetes Canada

Warren Wagner is Regional Director for Saskatchewan at Diabetes Canada.

Diabetes in Saskatchewan Diabetes Volunteer Management Community Development Research

Claire Topalian

Director, PR and Communications · Transpose

Startup PR, Strategic Communications, Community Building.

Public Relations Startups Diversity Initiatives Non-Profit Communications Strategic Messaging

Mapy Villaudy

Chief Development & Marketing Officer · Diabetes Canada

Mapy Villaudy is Chief Development & Marketing Officer at Diabetes Canada.

Fundraising Trends Developing Brand Ambassadors How to Increase Brand Value Diabetes Charitable Sector

Deborah (Debbi) Witham

Managing Director of Public Policy · CARF International

Deborah A. Witham, M.S.W., J.D., leads CARF’s ongoing assessment of and response to developments in public policy.

Quality Primary care and behavioral health integration HIV & AIDS Substance Use Disorders Social Determinants of Health

James M. Wahlen

Chairperson of Accounting · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Dr. Wahlen's teaching and research interests focus on financial accounting, financial statement analysis, and the capital markets.

Capital Markets Accounting and Finance Banking and Capital markets Risk Management Financial Analysis

Benita Walton-Moss

Clinical Associate Professor Dept. of Nursing at the School of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Nursing expert and practitioner, specializing in advanced health assessment across the lifespan, especially for vulnerable populations

Healthcare of Vulnerable Populations Family Health Health Care Administration Health Information Technology

Lars Soeftestad

CEO · Supras Limited

Partnerships - For, With and By Local People

Deborah O'Dell

Professor of Biology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. O'Dell performs research into how bees use magnetic fields to orient themselves.

Biology Neuroscience Magnetic Orientation in Animals Developmental Neurobiology Alzheimer's Disease

Xiaoyun Yu

Associate Professor of Finance · Kelley School of Business at Indiana University

Expert in theoretical and empirical corporate finance, focusing on the nuances of information economics and the politics of economy finance

Information Economics Security Design Initial Public Offering Financial Institutions and Systems Political Economy of Finance

Lora Cohen-Vogel, Ph.D.

The Frank A. Daniels Professor of Public Policy and Education · UNC-Chapel Hill

Robena and Walter E. Hussman, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Policy and Education Reform

Federal role in education Politics of education

Emily A. Greenfield, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Social Work · Rutgers

Dr. Greenfield's research addresses how early life experiences matter for aging. She also studies age-friendly community change processes.

Ageing Life Course Human Development Social Services Theory Development Loneliness

John Renesch

author, futurist · The Great Growing Up

Senior, experienced global expert on large scale social and organizational transformation.

Bringing Consciousness to Large Scale Social Change Consciousness Conscious Evolution Paradigm Change Paradigm Shifts

April Rinne

Director of WaterCredit · Water.org

Chief Strategy Officer, Collaborative Lab

Jim Czegledi

Speaker, Consultant & Coach · People Care Skills

People Care Skills for Care-Based Businesses

Elder Care Best Practices Funeral Trends Care for Older Adults People Skills Management Skills

Alexander MacDonald

Director - Emerging Space Office · NASA

Alexander MacDonald is recognized as an expert on the economic history of American space exploration.

Commercial Spaceflight Future of Space Exploration Space Policy

CJ Blennerhassett

Registered Midwife · Association of Nova Scotia Midwives

Registered Midwife and activist with a focus on informed choice, reproductive rights, & the provision of inclusive care for LGBTQ families.

Pregnancy Pregnancy and Abuse Pregnancy and Postpartum Issues pregnancy and sport Pregnancy Loss

Suzanne Wenzel

Richard M. and Ann L. Thor Professor in Urban Social Development · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Interdisciplinary researcher, specializing in the health-related needs of vulnerable populations.

Substance abuse treatment sexual risk behavior and risk reduction Post-traumatic stress disorder in women Homelessness and homeless women HIV and AIDS

Deborah Sussman, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Early Infant and Child Development

Observational Assessment Treatment Development and Function Coaching and Mentoring Teaching

George Easton

Associate Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

The Impact of Quality Management on Corporate Performance The Development of Quality Management Systems Strategic and Business Planning Robust Estimation Graphical Methods for High Dimensional Exploratory Data Analysis