Juan Araque

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

Dr. Araque is an expert in leadership, education, community development, diversity, violence prevention and positive youth development.

Leadership, management and social policy in the public and not-for-profit sectors Amber Alert Adolescent Development Violence Prevention Youth Development

Salvatore Iaconesi

President · AOS

Founder at AOS

Augmented Reality Ubiquitous Publishing Citizen Science

Lukasz Kurgan, Ph.D.

Robert J. Mattauch Endowed Professor and Vice Chair of Computer Science · VCU College of Engineering

Data scientist specializing in high-throughput structural bioinformatics of proteins & small RNAs.

Intrinsically Disordered Proteins Structural Genomics Big Data Analysis Computer-aided molecular modeling Protein-ligand(drug) interactions

Krzysztof “Krys” Cios, Ph.D., D.Sc., M.B.A.

Professor and Chair · VCU College of Engineering

Research in data mining, machine learning and biomedical informatics.

Data Science Data Mining Machine Learning Computational Neuroscience Biomedical Informatics

Bernard Lupien

General Partner · Rhapsody Venture Partners

Bernard Lupien is an expert in commercializing technologies from breakthrough science innovation.

Start Ups Commercialization Entrepeneurship Business Development Product Development

Rajiv Ranganathan

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology · Michigan State University

Rajiv Ranganathan's research interests are in the area of motor learning and bio-mechanics.

Neurorehabilitation Bio-Mechanics Motor Learning Movement Disorders

Anna Erickson

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Dr. Erickson's research focuses on advanced nuclear reactor design and nuclear security and nonproliferation.

Non-Prolilferation Radiation Detection Nuclear Security

Dr. Ad van Berlo

R&D Manager · Smart Homes

Ad van Berlo is both mechanical engineer (1980) and psychogerontologist (1997)

Applied Technologies Smart Home Technology Smart Living Care Technology E-Health

Moshe Cohen

President · The Negotiating Table

Engaging, exciting, informative speaker with a fun and pragmatic approach to Negotiation, Conflict Management, and Leadership.

Negotiation Conflict Management and Mediation Leadership and Change Management

Colin Brenan

CEO and Founder · 1CellBiO Inc.

Colin Brenan is a serial entrepreneur with expertise in research, project management, and financing of early-stage life science companies.

Business Development Commercialization of Life Science Technologies Product Development Lifesciences Start-Ups

Joerg Graf, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Graf's research deciphers the role of the microbiome in health and disease of animals.

Molecular Biology Molecular Interactions Bacteria Cell Biology Evolution of Microbe-Host Relations

Robert (B.J.) Johnson

Graduate Program Director and Clinical Assistant Professor of Computer Science · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Database Systems Research Software Engineering Computer Science Agile Development

Aron Cory, Ph.D.

Research Manager, Agriculture · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Dr. Aron Cory leads our worldwide research program for the agriculture industry.

Digital Transformation Ag Tech Agricultural Biotechnology Bioinformatics Microbiology

Imogen Coe

Dean, Faculty of Science · Ryerson University

Dr Imogen R. Coe is a scientist who is internationally recognized for her advocacy in promoting equity & diversity in science in Canada

Science Education Women in STEM Membrane Protein Cell Biology Membrane Protein Cell Biochemistry Clinical Research

Selmer Bringsjord

Director, Rensselaer AI & Reasoning Lab; Professor, Cognitive Science and Computer Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Expert in logic and philosophy, specializing in AI and reasoning

Artifical Intelligence Philosophical Foundations of AI Computational Economics AI Systems Formal Logic

Mujib Rahman

Professor in Civil Engineering · Aston University

Mujib Rahman is a Chartered Engineer with more than twenty years’ experience in academics and industry.

Bridge Engineering Highway Engineering Engineering Civil Engineering Roads and Pavements