Angela Pool-Funai

Director of the Master of Public Administration Program · Southern Utah University

Specializing in experiential learning, fund-raising, and grant writing in higher education

Board Development Donor Relations Experiential Learning in Higher Education Fund-Raising for Higher Education Fund-Raising for Non Profit

Lee Fairbanks

Author · Pension Ponzi

Engaging, knowledgeable speaker on: government debt and pension reform; Creative writing; marketing & promotion; event management; diet

Public Sector Unions/Pensions Writing Non-Fiction Event Marketing Healthy Weight Loss Anti Smoking

Patrice Rosenthal, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Scholar-practitioner focused on organization behavior and change in nonprofit organizations

Gender Issues in Organizations Emotional Labor in Service Work The Client-Service Provider Interface Evaluation of Change Programs in Private and Nonprofit Organizations Customer Discourses in Public Sector Management

Umar Saeed

MAcc, CPA, CA, Partner · Welch LLP

An expert in Public-Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS) as well as International Public-Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS).

Public sector audits Financial management and control Accounting policy development International Public Sector Accounting Standards Public Sector Accounting Standards

Robert Novy-Marx

Lori and Alan S. Zekelman Distinguished Professor of Finance · University of Rochester

Robert Novy-Marx is an award-winning expert on empirical asset pricing, empirical methods, and public finance.

Public Finance Empirical Asset Pricing Empirical Methods

Jon Hyde

Director · Publicsectorpm.com

Enthusiastic speaker on the challenges associated with transforming the public sector

Business Transformation Project Programme and Portfolio Management Public Sector

Megha Kumar

Research Director, Software and Cloud Services · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Megha helps vendors and end-users navigate the cloud services and digital innovation landscape in Canada

Cloud Services Enterprise Applications PaaS (Platform as a Service) Saas (Software as A Service) Digital Transformation

Joseph Grodin

Emeritus Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: grodinj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4654 / Office 626-200

Constitutional Law Labor Law Employment Discrimination Law

Christine Saulnier

Nova Scotia Director · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Christine Saulnier serves as the Nova Scotia director for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Research Women and Politics Canadian Public Policy Social Policy Antipoverty

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

Kate McInturff

Director · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Kate McInturff is director of the CCPA's initiative on gender equality and public policy, Making Women Count.

Gender Equality Policy Analysis Family policy Labour Economics Budget and Tax Policy

Dale Belman

Professor · Michigan State University

Professor Belman conducts research on unions and labor market regulation

Labor Relations Minimum-wage and Low-wage Work Puiblic-sector Employment Truckers and Trucking Construction Industry

Sutirtha Bagchi, PhD

The Diana & James Yacobucci ’73 Assistant Professor, Economics | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Sutirtha Bagchi, PhD, is an expert in public finance.

Business Taxicab Medallions Cable Regulation Tax Compliance and Tax Evasion Public Pensions

Rob Lalka

Professor of Practice and Executive Director of the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation · Tulane University

Rob Lalka is an expert in entrepreneurship and innovation in business.

Innovation Venture Capital Nonprofits Public Policy Strategic Partnerships

Donald F. Kuratko (Dr. K)

Jack M. Gill Chair of Entrepreneurship · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Dr. Kuratko (Dr. K) is a prominent scholar and leader in entrepreneurship and corporate innovation authoring over 200 articles and 30 books.

Entrepreneurship Corporate Innovation

Monica Escaleras, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of the Business and Economics Polling Initiative · Florida Atlantic University

Monica Escaleras is an expert in natural disasters and political economy.

Decentralization Business Administration Business and Economics Polling Natural Disasters Political Economy

Joshua Cowen

Associate Professor of Teacher Education · Michigan State University

Joshua Cowen's current research focuses on teacher quality, student and teacher mobility, program evaluation and education policy.

Educational Policy K-12 Administration Statistics, Psychometrics, and Research Design Teacher Education, Learning, and Policy

Ravi Roy

Associate Professor of Political Science · Southern Utah University

Specializing in neoliberalism, political education programs, and the Deming system of profound knowledge

Political Associations Political Education Pograms Deming System of Profound Knowledge Leadership Public Policy

Steve Palmer

Chair · CATAAlliance Public Safety Advisory Board

Steve Palmer is a Life Member of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police.

Strategic Communications Public Safety Strategy Strategic Planning Security

Prof. Keith Ambachtsheer

Director Emeritus · International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM)

Prof. Ambachtsheer has consulted on the design, governance, and investment policies of retirement income systems since 1985.

Public Policy Analysis Work Pensions Human Rights