J. Michael Henderson, MD

Chief Quality Officer · Cleveland Clinic

From this safety and quality expert, learn how a successful model of care can improve outcomes, reduce hospital-acquired infections and more

Patient Safety Quality and Safety Collaborations Implementing Systems to Manage Quality/Patient Safety Healthcare Reform (Quality Portions) Value Based Purchasing

Prof. Roman Prymula

Director · University Hospital, University of Defence

Dr. Prymula is involved in various research activities in preventive medicine, including clinical development of new vaccines

Vaccination COVID-19 Infectious Diseases Vaccines Medical Microbiology

Peter Savolainen

MSU Foundation Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Michigan State University

Peter Savolainen’s research examines the fundamental nature of road user behavior

Traffic Operations Connected and autonomous vehicles Statistical and Econometric Methods Transportation Safety Data, Analysis, and Evaluation

Edmund McGarrell

Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Edmund McGarrell is an expert in violence prevention, evidence-based crime policy, and community- and problem-oriented policing.

Gun, Gang and Drug Related Crime Violence Reduction Community Policing

Dr Steve Wright

Senior Research Fellow in Avionics and Aircraft Systems · UWE Bristol

He has worked in the aerospace industry for 25 years and now studies drones, electric vertical take-off and more.

Flight Safety Avionics Aerospace Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Drones

LeRoi Hicks, M.D., MPH

Chief Medical Officer of Wilmington Hospital and Physician Leader of iREACH · ChristianaCare

Dr. Hicks is the recipient of numerous clinical and research awards and is nationally known for his research on health care disparities.

Social Determinants of Health/Health Disparities Medicine Chronic Disease Internal Medicine Health Equity

Karl Peace

Professor, Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar, Jiann-Ping College of Public Health · Georgia Southern University

Karl Peace researches biostatistics, clinical trials and drug research and development.

Clinical Trials Pharmaceutical Research Health & Disease Health Sciences Biostatistics

Mo Jiang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · Virginia Commonwealth University

Advance material manufacturing for health and energy applications

Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Multiphase Flow Process crystallization (Bio)Pharmaceuticals Battery materials

Annette Bergeron, P.Eng., MBA, FEC

Corporate Director · Electrical Safety Authority, Engineers Canada / Ingénieurs Canada

Experience in speaking & media on topics of women in STEM, women on boards, engineering regulation, advocacy, governance, policy, education

Governance, Not-For-Profit Regulation of Engineering, Regulation of Electrical Safety Advocacy for Engineering Engineering Education, post-secondary and professional development

Elliot Ryser

Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition · Michigan State University

An internationally recognized authority on Listeria and other disease-causing bacteria in food, focusing on microbial food safety

Dairy Products Meat and Poultry Including Deli Meat Microbial Food Safety E. Coli Listeria

Paulo Verardi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Expert on vaccine development & virology (Smallpox, Rinderpest, Zika, coronaviruses, Rift Valley, Powassan, SFTSV, Heartland, & more)

COVID-19 Mosquito-borne Diseases Tick-borne Diseases Zika Smallpox

Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia

President & CEO · Digital Nova Scotia

Multilingual senior level ICT executive with over 20 years in the private, public and academic sectors, spanning five geographic regions.

ICT/Digtal Startups, SMEs & Multinational Corporations Diversity, Inclusion, Immigration & Global Talent Public Speaking & Presentation STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) Education Stakeholder & Government Relations

Sarah Hainsworth

Pro-Vice Chancellor & Executive Dean · Aston University

She is the first female Executive Dean of the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences. She specializes in forensic engineering.

Dismemberment Knifes Forensic Engineering Stabbing Knife Sharpness

Mary Anne Amalaradjou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Mary Anne Amalaradjou is a microbiologist with laboratory work focused on food safety and gut health

Inflammation Microbiome Gut Health Probiotics Food Safety

Kevin Sweeney

Leadership and Inspiration Motivational Professional Speaker · Kevin Sweeney Speakers

Decorated combat pilot, Fortune 50 Exec, All-conference collegiate athlete. Expert in Leadership, Teamwork, & Excelling under pressure.

Leadership in Challenging Times Performance Under Pressure Customer Service Motivation and Inspiration Focus On Execution

Rachel Noble, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Institute of Marine Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

A main thread of Rachel Noble’s work is the application of novel molecular techniques for applied and basic science.

stormwater E. Coli Water Treatment Microbial Contaminants Viruses

Elizabeth Johnson-Young

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Elizabeth Johnson-Young is an expert on health communication, especially maternal and family health, and media.

Gender and Communication Media Content Small Group Communication Public Communication Campaigns Communication Research Methods

Keith Smith

Stranger Abduction Sexual Assault Survivor. Speaker on the topic of Childhood Sexual Abuse. · Author, Men in My Town

Stranger Abduction Sexual Assault Survivor. Speaker on the topic of Childhood Sexual Abuse.

5 Steps You Can Take to Keep Kids Safe The Personal and Societal Consequences of Childhood Sexual Abuse Making the Transition From Victim to Survivor Childhood Sexual Abuse : the Myth and the Reality

Ganesh Iyer

Professor | Marketing Group Chair | Edgar F. Kaiser Chair in Business Administration · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Competitive Marketing Strategy Internet Strategy and E-Commerce Information Design Distribution Channels Advertising and Communication

Alan J. Singer

Professor of Teaching, Learning and Technology · Hofstra University

Alan Singer specializes in social studies education and United States history.

Social Studies Education United States History History of Slavery Teaching race. ethnicity and class