Robert Stephens

Founder · The Geek Squad

Founder of The Geek Squad & former CTO of Best Buy discusses service culture, branding, customer experience, and the future of technology.

Technology Retail Consumer Services Trends

Andrea Kirkwood

Associate Professor · University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Aquatic Ecology | Algae | Water Research | Water Quality | Water Pollution | Invasive Species | Environmental Microbiology

Aquatic Ecology Aquatic Invasive Species Algae algal blooms blue-green algae

Dimitrios Buhalis

Professor and Leader of eTourism Lab · Bournemouth University

Experienced, dynamic speaker that connects Tourism/Travel - Technology/Social Media and Management and Marketing ss

Etourism Social Media and Strategy Trends Tourism Travel

Concepcion Barrio

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

Barrio has a national reputation in mental health services research, particularly the interaction of ethnicity & effective clinical practice

Aging Diversity/Cross Cultural Mental Health

David Ting

CTO · TingThink

David Ting is an expert in technology for IT infrastructures with experience developing digital identity solutions.

It Infrastructure Technology Entrepeneurship

Christian Finley, MD

Thoracic Surgeon, Department of Surgery · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Dr. Finley is an experienced thoracic surgeon dedicated to improving delivery of cancer treatments

Knowledge Translation Outcomes Governance Surgery Benchmarking

Karen Busby

Professor of Law & Director, Centre for Human Rights Research · University of Manitoba

Karen Busby teaches Constitutional Law, Gender and the Law, Human Rights and Administrative Law

Constitutional Law Human Rights Sexual Violence Assisted Human Reproduction Sex Work and Prostitution Law

Stephen Farnsworth

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

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

Ravaris Moore

Assistant Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Quantitative Methods Education Gun-Violence Exposure

Edward F. Schultz

Author & Counselor to Business · Business Performance Group

Edward Schultz, Business Consultant

Business Analysis Business Development Project Management Services ISO Certifications GAP Analysis & Process Mapping

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

Colin Lachance

Principal Consultant · PGYA Consulting

Whether you are changing the world or navigating the change, I'd like to help.

Strategic Planning Market Development Legal Technology Legal Services Public Policy and Advocacy

Teresa Di Felice

Assistant Vice President, Government and Community Relations · CAA South Central Ontario

Teresa oversees CAA SCO's advocacy and community relations efforts in Ontario.

Community & Government Relations Road Safety Policy Advocacy Towing Regulation Congestion Management

Eric Rosenberg

M.D./Professor/Division Chief · University of Florida

Dr. Eric Rosenberg specializes in the preoperative evaluation of medically complex patients who need surgery at UF Health.

Implementation Science Patient Safety Pre-surgical Medical Assessment General Internal Medicine Disease Screening

Renee Michelsen

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Northeast Regional Coordinator Field Education Virtual Academic Center · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Major health care systems expert, focusing on palliative care and hospices

Community and Family Services Adults Aging Healthy Aging

Robert Lindeman

Sleep Consultant · Robert Lindeman Sleep Consultant

Robert Lindeman is a Lay Leader at his Synagogue, Congregation Kehillath Israel.

Community Religion Volunteering Sailing Acapella

Hessie Jones

CEO · ARCOMPANY

Author, Digital Strategist: Generational insights, Big Data Strategy and Performance, Customer Centricity

Generational Differences Generation Y Generation X Marketing Advertising

Christa Court

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Christa Court is director of the UF/IFAS Economic Impact Analysis Program, which focuses on disaster impacts to the state of Florida.

Hurricane Effects on Florida Agriculture Economic Modeling Supply Chain Aquaculture Forestry

Manoj Viswanathan

Associate Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: viswanathanm@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4694 / Office 314-200

Tax Policy Economic Development The Regulation of Tax Exempt Organizations Community Development

Katherine Kortes-Miller

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work and Palliative Care Division Lead, Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Health (CERAH) · Lakehead University

An unconventional death educator and researcher with a passion for palliative care and improving end of life care for all

Gerontology Palliative Care End-Of-Life Care Interprofessional Education and Care LGBTQ