Aparna Gupta

Professor, Lally School of Management; Director, Center for Financial Studies · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading quantitative finance and risk management expert advancing cutting-edge solutions to address risk challenges of the 21st century.

Networked Systems Analytical Methods Financial Engineering Risk Management Quantitative Finance

Lawrence Surtees

Research Vice President, Communications · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Over forty years experience following new technologies and trends and providing thought leadership on the Canadian communications market

Canadian Communications Policy and Regulatory Issues Canadian Communications Service Providers Wireless Communications Telecom Industry Structure and Trends Optical Network Technology

James Stephens

Associate Professor, Health Policy and Community Health · Georgia Southern University

James Stephens analyzes healthcare laws and works to find new healthcare delivery models.

Community Relations Healthcare Finance Medical Staff Relations Leadership Development Strategic Planning & Business Policy

Keith J. Hand

Associate Dean for Global Programs, Professor of Law, and Director of the East Asian Legal Studies Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: handk@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4803 / Office 378-200

Chinese Law East Asian Legal Systems Contract Law Chinese Culture Human Rights Law

Professor Simon McKeown

Professor in the Institute of Modern Art in the School of Arts and Design · Teesside University

He is a specialist in the creative and digital arts and in animation.

Film Production Digital Arts Gaming Animation Arts

Dr. Daniel Stamboulian

President · FUNCEI (Buenos Aires) and Fighting Infectious Diseases in Emerging Countries –FIDEC (Miami)

Dr. Stamboulian is the founder of the Pan-American Association of Infectious Diseases (API) and other non-profit organizations.

Infectious Diseases Prevention and Management of Infectious Diseases Vaccination

Stan Gee Louie, PharmD

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy & Director of Clinical Experimental Therapeutics Program · USC School of Pharmacy

Stan Gee Louie is a clinical and translational pharmacologist with three decades of clinical and drug development experience.

Accelerating wound healing properties Developing novel drug therapy to inhibit chronic inflammation in cancer, diabetes, and neurodegenerative disease. Drug development targeting viral infection and cancer. Metabolomic approaches to dissecting the molecular mechanism(s) driving pharmacologic responses.

Seth Noar

Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

Noar is a health communication researcher who can discuss vaping prevention in youth and product warning labels.

E-cigarettes Tobacco Control Tobacco Warning label Vaping

Susan Prentice

Professor · University of Manitoba

Professor Prentice's primary specialization is contemporary and historical childcare policy and advocacy

Social Inequality Social Change Systemic Discrimination Historical Sociology Childcare Policy

Dr. Mauricio Hernández-Avila

General Director · National Institute of Public Health

A recognized leader in national and international research in environmental health, cancer epidemiology and public health policies.

Cancer Epidemiology Public Health Environmenal Health Health Policy

Catherine Cerulli

Director, Susan B. Anthony Center · University of Rochester

Cerulli is an expert in women's rights and equality, suffrage, and domestic violence

Women's rights and equality Domestic Violence Psychiatry Women's and Gender Studies Women work and welfare

Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Sameer Hinduja is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on the subjects of cyberbullying and safe social media use.

Safe Social Media Use Cyberbullying

Laurie Daschuk

Association Executive / Event Manager · Integra International / Stop the Presses

Professional Development, Events, Association Management and Social Media Marketing with a focus on member engagement and board development.

Facilitation & Training Association Management Marketing & Branding Association Membership Growth

Trenette Clark Goings, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Social Work & Associate Member, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Trenette T. Clark is an Associate Professor in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Social Work.

Program Evaluation Higher Education Grant Writing Epidemiology Etiology

Joshua Azran

Partner/Owner · Azran Financial APC

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) & Advisor to Entrepreneurs and Start-up Companies

Startups Entrepreneurship Business Valuation

Thomas D. Shohfi

Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading research into Alternative Data sources in analysis of stock markets. Director of the Student Managed Investment Fund at Rensselaer.

Financial Analysts Textual Analysis Alternative Data in Finance Quantitative Finance Investor Behavior

Elizabeth A. Drummond

Associate Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Modern European History German History Polish History Nationalism Public History

Keith Melville, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Public issues and civic education; public opinion; applied social research; social psychology

Public Issues and Civic Education Scholarly Competencies Public Opinion Applied Social Research

Chantal Bossé

Visual communications and presentation expert · CHABOS inc.

Visual communications & presentation expert - MS PPT MVP

Communications Planning Key Message Development Powerpoint Presentation Design & Development Presentation Coaching

Ivona Hideg

Assistant Professor of OB/HRM · Lazaridis School of Business & Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University

Professor Hideg examines issues of equality and diversity in the workplace, focusing on gender, culture, accent, and socio-economic status

Gender and Cultural Diversity in the Workplace Social Effects of Emotions Effects of Culture on the Social Effects of Emotions Industrial Psychology Organizational Psychology