Patrick Flavin, Ph.D.

Professor, Political Science · Baylor University

Dr. Flavin focuses on political inequality, the impact of politics and public policies on citizens’ quality of life, and state politics.

Politics Inequality State Politics Teachers' Unions and Politics Quality of Life

Ann E. Harrison

Bank of America Dean | Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Renowned economist and dean of the Haas School of Business

India Emerging Markets Foreign Direct Investment Multinational Firms International Trade and Global Strategy

Christian R. Becker

Co-Founder & Head of Business Development · Fair Observer

When the disease is an out of touch mainstream media, the cure is a daily prescription of news & analysis from the team at Fair Observer

Entrepreneurship Healthcare Innovations Business Development Start-Ups Healthcare Public Policy

Arezoo Najibzadeh

Women in Politics Advocate · Young Women's Leadership Network (Femmepower)

Arezoo works on addressing the barriers against young women's involvement in grassroots and institutional politics.

Women in Politics Canadian Politics Politics & Public Policy Women's Rights Young Women

R. Andrew Butters

Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

R. Andrew Butters is an expert in the areas of industrial organization, productivity, market integration, demand and business cycles.

Business Cycles Productivity Market Integration Demand Fluctuations Applied Econometrics

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

Lily Khadjavi

Chair and Professor of Mathematics · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Social Justice & Mathematics Racial Profiling & Mathematics Public Policy and Mathematics The ABC Conjecture Cryptography

Scott McRae

Regional Director, Alberta and NWT · Diabetes Canada

Scott McRae is the Regional Director for Alberta and the Northwest Territories

Diabetes Diabetes in Alberta Diabetes in the Northwest Territories Volunteer Management Fundraising

Paul Wallbank

Digital Storyteller · Netsmarts

Speaker on the future of business in a world of cloud computing & social media

Trend Spotting The Internet New Economy

Jake Reid

Director, Government Relations & Advocacy, Atlantic · Diabetes Canada

Jake Reid is the current Director of Government Relations and Advocacy for Diabetes Canada for Atlantic Canada.

Health Advocacy Diabetes Charter for Canada Non-Profit Advocacy Diabetes Leadership

Cheryl Rose

Director, Partnerships and Projects for SiG@Waterloo · Social Innovation Generation

SiG@Waterloo's Director of Partnerships is enthusiastic about civic engagement and developing community-based social innovation initiatives

Social Innovation Social Finance Entrepreneurship and Community Development Leadership for Social Innovation Enhancing Individual and Organizational Resilience

Cliff Schecter

Principal & President · Libertas, LLC

Enter Stage Left: Liberate your perspective with Libertas's progressive PR guy, columnist, We Act Radio co-founder, and bestselling author

Progressive Journalism Public Relations & Earned Media Strategy New Media Strategy & Execution Polling & Message Development Media Training

Jeffrey Selman

Public Speaker on Separation of Church and State · Independent

Speaker and legal plaintiff in defense of American Freedom, specifically the Separation of Church and State.

Public Speaking Interviewing Technical Recruiting

Diana Sherifali

Associate Editor · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Diana Sherifali's research interests include the implementation of diabetes self-management.

Diabetes Diabetes Self Management Clinical Research Diabetes Prevention Digital Health

Dr. Ilse Treurnicht

CEO · MaRS

This extraordinary CEO and Rhodes Scholar leads an organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Canadian growth companies

Venture Capital Management Advanced Technologies Emerging Technologies Entrepreneurship & Innovation Innovation & Economic Development

Juliana Trichilo Cina

Solutions Director · Learnography | Curriculum Standards Canada

A leader in strategic communications | Learnography.ca

Strategic Communications Corporate Communications Blogging Marketing Communications Strategy

Chris DeRose

Attorney and Author · Movable Type Management

Political Strategist and American historian ties the powerful lessons of yesterday to today.

American History American Political Culture Election Integrity Criminal Law and Civil Litigation Abraham Lincoln

Tim Crippen

Professor of Sociology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Crippen's research focuses on evolutionary behavior.

Military Sociology Political Sociology Evolution Darwinism American Education

Michael Vallis

Associate Editor · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Michael Vallis is actively researching motivation, behavioural change, and adaptation to chronic disease.

Diabetes Gasteroenterology Cardiovascular Disease Obesity Behavioural Change

John MacKenzie

Partner · Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

An enthusiastic and engaging speaker, applying established principles to the new world of social media

Justice Online Dispute Resolution Social Media Legal Issues