Adilifu Nama

Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Black Representation in Film and Television afrofuturism SciFi Film Prince comics

Seretha Williams

Interim Chair of English and World Languages · Augusta University

Professor Williams is an expert in Africa and African Diaspora, Digital Humanities, and Digital Publication.

Digital Publication Africa and African Diaspora Digital Humanities

Véronique Flambard-Weisbart

Professor and Chair of Modern Languages and Literatures - French · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Translation Studies French and Francophone Studies Film Studies Women Studies

William Bridges

Assistant Professor of Japanese · University of Rochester

Bridges researches the intersection of modern Japanese literature, African-American literature, and comparative literature.

anime African American Culture African American Literature Japanese Literature Japanese Culture

Robert J. Sawyer

Science Fiction Writer · SFWRITER.COM Inc.

"Canada's foremost futurist" -- CBC Radio

Robert Bird

Eversource Energy Chair in Business Ethics · University of Connecticut

Robert Bird is an expert in corporate compliance, employment law, legal strategy, business ethics, and corporate governance.

Corporate Governance Employment Law Business Law Corporate Compliance Business Ethics

Christopher Hansen, M.F.A.

Chair of the Department of Film and Digital Media · Baylor University

Digital media expert and filmmaker, working on new feature and short projects

Mass Communication Screenwriting Postproduction Film & Video Directing Field Production

Timothy Shanahan, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy & Associate Chair · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

History & Philosophy of Science Philosophy & Film

Bruce Muzik

Founder · Designer Life

With jaw-dropping honesty, Bruce touches hearts and changes lives. Promoting authenticity, he inspires audiences to love more and be more.

Dr. Michael Commito

Director of Applied Research & Innovation · Cambrian College

Mike Commito is the Director of Applied Research at Cambrian College. He has expertise in research, Canadian history, and hockey.

Innovation Canadian History Applied Research Research Analysis History

Julie McCown

Assistant Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in early American natural history, post-humanism, and digital humanities theory

Ecocriticism Race and Nature in Early American Literature Early American Novels U.S. Civil War Literature Composition

Simon Garnier

Assistant Professor, College of Science and Liberal Arts · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Garnier focuses on the study of collective behaviors and swarm intelligence in natural and artificial systems

Biological Sciences Swarm Robotics Interdisciplinary Education Collective Behavior Swarm Intelligence

Wendy Taylor

Professor of Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy · York University

I search for exotic particles with the ATLAS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider.

Particle Physics Physics Magnetic monopoles Stable massive particles Antimatter

Patricia V Davis

author/radio show host/advice columnist/ · HS Radio e-magazine and Harper Davis Publishing

Dynamic, warm, engaging speaker (and former teacher) whose seminars leave participants re-energized and motivated to achieve their goals.

101 Ways to Utilize Social Media to Enrich Your Business (And Life) Changes in Publishing & Book Sales

Michael Clamann

Senior Human Factors Engineer · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Clamann's research focuses on how current and future technologies can help reduce human error on our roadways.

Cognitive Engineering Autonomous Systems Systems Engineering Human Factors Human-Automation Interaction

Todd Nilson

Managing Director · Social Syntax

I attach meaning, measurement and results to social media.

Measuring Your Social Media Efforts New Rules: How Executives Are Using Social Media to Brand Themselves Employment Branding Through Social Media Social Media for Organizations An Enterprise View of Social Media: Collaboration

Dr Ahmad Beltagui

Senior Lecturer · Aston University

Experienced researcher with expertise in Advanced Services, Innovation & Design Management and 3D Printing.

Manufacturing Management Innovation 3d Printing Services

Michael Laine

President · LiftPort Group

Think Big! There is a profound difference between 'difficult', 'very hard' and 'impossible'. We're building an Elevator to Space. Really.

Space Advanced Technology Leadership Operational Management Nanotechnology

Stephen M. Williams, P.E., Ph.D.

Vice President of Campus Infrastructure · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Steve Williams specializes in control systems, power electronics and electromechanical systems.

Curriculum Design Electromechanical Systems Control Systems Power Electronics Electrical Engineering

Tom Wanke, CFPE

Director Fluid Power Consortium & Industry Relations · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Tom Wanke is an expert in hydraulic component and system design reviews, development, troubleshooting and failure analysis.

Fluids, Filtration and Contamination Control in Hydraulic Systems Hydraulic Component and System Design Reviews, Development and Evaluation Fluid Power Industry Trends Hydraulic Component and Systems Field Troubleshooting and Failure Analysis