Janine Certo

Assistant Professor of Language and Literacy · Michigan State University

Janine Certo is a poet and associate professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University.

Italian American Studies Poetry Arts-Based Educational Research

Laura Reese

Director and Professor · Michigan State University

Laura Reese is an expert in animal welfare policy, animals in the city, animal sheltering, local economic development

Local Economic Development Animals in the City Animal Welfare Policy Animal Sheltering

Jean Philippe Bouchard

Vice-President, Data & Analytics · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Leads the Data & Analytics research group at IDC Canada

Canadian AR/VR Market Tablets Mobile Phones Wearables Forecasting & Modeling

Graham Rayman

Staff Writer, The Village Voice · Movable Type Management

This Just In! Breaking news is your event will hit the papers when award-winning investigative journalist for The Village Voice is on stage

Journalism Investigative Reporting

Heidi Tworek

Assistant Professor of History · University of British Columbia

Professor Tworek's current research focuses on communications, international organizations, history, and transatlantic relations.

News and Media International Relations International Organizations Legal History Germany and Europe

Susan King, M.A.

Dean & John T. Kerr Distinguished Professor, Hussman School of Journalism and Media · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dean, John T. Kerr Distinguished Professor

Media Journalism Communications Mass Communication Public Radio

Sandra M. Chafouleas

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor Chafouleas is an expert on whole child, school mental health, behavioral assessment, and K12 tiered systems of support.

Multi-Tiered Frameworks Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model Social-Emotional-Behavioral Assessment School Mental Health Trauma-Informed Schools

Mark Greer

Managing Director, Philanthropy Services · Charities Aid Foundation

Mark leads Charities Aid Foundation's philanthropy services in the UK.

Philanthropic Foundations Fundraising and Philanthropy Private Client Proposition Non-Proft Consulting Social Investment

Lea Deesing

Assistant City Manager, former CIO · City of Riverside

Motivate staff and spark innovation. Encourage kids to pursue STEM fields. Increase government transparency and improve cyber security.

Information Technology Innovation Leadership STEM Education Government

Edwin Kim, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology; Director, UNC Allergy and Immunology Clinic; Director, UNC Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Training Program; Director, UNC Food Allergy Initiative · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Kim is a clinical professor with a special interest in food allergy and the use of immunotherapy in the treatment of food allergy.

Medical Education Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria Peanut Immunology Allergies Food allergy

Guy A. Russ

Vice President — Innovation and Data · Church Mutual

Guy can speak to impacts on houses of worship during COVID, armed intruder prevention, cyber risks & sexual abuse prevention.

Cyber Risks Armed Intruder Preparation and Prevention New Normal During COVID-19 Protection Against Natural Disasters

Erika Lust

Filmmaker · Erika Lust Films

Erika Lust is a filmmaker, mother, writer, blogger, owner and founder of Erika Lust Films

Film & Video Directing Feminism Cinema Errotic Filmmaking Movie Producing

Norma Houston, J.D.

Lecturer in Public Law & Government · UNC-Chapel Hill

Norma Houston is a professor at the School of Government at UNC-Chapel Hill and an adjunct professor at the UNC School of Law

Hurricane Management Law Public Purchasing Property Disposal Procedures For Meetings Parliamentary Procedure

Lucy Chen, PhD

John M. Cooney Endowed Professor in Accounting | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Lucy Chen, PhD, is an expert in international accounting, mergers and acquisitions, goodwill impairment and fair value accounting.

Business International Accounting Goodwill Impairment Fair Vaue Accounting Accounting Regulation

Jennifer Johannesen

Author, speaker, blogger · Patient Advocate

My talks are frank and unsentimental, yet lighthearted and engaging. No lecturing! Authentic patient experience illuminated through stories.

Disability Advocacy Ethics Parenting Children With Special Needs Patient Advocacy

Ranjit Singh

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Singh has served as an accredited international observer to elections in South Africa, Namibia, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

International Relations Policy Analysis The Middle East Palestine Bahrain

Tom Mills

Lecturer in Sociology and Policy · Aston University

Tom Mills is a sociologist with an interest in media and communications, elite institutions and networks, and the use of digital methods.

Corporate Power Elites BBC Impartiality Sociology Media Communications

Ann Marie Yamada

Associate Dean of Inclusion and Diversity / Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Yamada's research focuses on cultural relevance of community mental health services for adults with severe mental illness.

Religion/Spirituality Mental Health Diversity/Cross Cultural Military Social Work

Damon Willick

Professor of Art History · Loyola Marymount University

Professor of Art History

Contemporary Art Art History Modern Art

Diana Wilkie

Professor · University of Florida

Diana Wilkie has devoted her research program to cancer pain and sickle cell disease management, palliative care and end-of-life issues.

Cancer Pain Palliative Care End-of-Life Issues