Rosemary Coates

President · Blue Silk Consulting

Reshoring: It's Time to Bring Manufacturing Back from China

Reshoring: How and Why to Bring Manufacturing Back to the Us Building High Performance Teams High Performance Field Service The Art and Science of Business Negotaitions Expert Witnessing

Jerry Burke

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Jerry Burke researches manufacturing and service operations management

Supply chain coordination Purchasing and Negotiation Manufacturing and service operations management Sourcing strategies Business Analytics

Susanne Moore

Founder · Susanne Moore

Thought Leader and Motivational Speaker, Consultant, Researcher Gender Economics

Business Transformation Women in Business Leadership Changing Women Effectiveness of Gender Diversity Programs

Christopher Garcia

Associate Professor of Business · University of Mary Washington

Christopher Garcia is an expert in optimization, quantitative modeling and business analytics.

Applied Statistics Data Mining Predictive Analysis Optimization Experimental Design

Peter Krapp

Professor, Film & Media Studies · UC Irvine

Expertise in: Secret communications & cryptologic history; cultural memory and media history; history of computing & simulations

Media History Cultural Memory Aesthetic Communication Cryptologic History Secret Communications

Michael Hess

CEO/Founder · Skooba Design

Founder/CEO Skooba Design, CBS/Business Writer, Speaker

Entrepreneurship Product/Brand Development Creative Marketing Public Relations Customer Service

Professor Nashwan Dawood

Professor of Digital Construction · Teesside University

His expertise is sustainable infrastructure & in modelling ways to ensure carbon reduction in construction, housing & engineering projects.

Energy Efficient Buildings Infrastructure Design Carbon Reduction Sustainable Construction Engineering

Dr Katie Chong

Lecturer in Chemical Engineering · Aston University

Dr Chong has a particular interest in the thermochemical conversion of biomass and wastes, and techno-economic evaluation.

Pyrolysis Techno-Economic Assessment Chemical Technology Bioenergy Life Cycle Assessment

Becky McCray

Expert for Small Towns · SaveYour.Town

Practical steps you can put into action right away to shape a better future for your community

Nonprofits Entrepreneurship Social Capital Community Development Small Town

Anne Oeldorf-Hirsch, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Oeldorf-Hirsch's research focuses on information sharing on social media, particularly in the areas of news, science, and well-being.

Science Communication News Engagement Computer-mediated communication Communication Technology Social Media

Evan Hardie

Research Director, PCD, Printing & Imaging · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research Director within IDC Canada's PCD, Printing & Imaging Markets

Future of Work 3D Printers Hardcopy Peripherals Large Format Printers Managed Print Services

Dave Pearson

Research Vice President, Infrastructure Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research VP for IDC Canada's Infrastructure Solutions Research Group

Platform as a Service Enterprise Storage Datacentre Networking Big Data and Analytics Infrastructure

Karen Sedatole

Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Accounting · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Executive Compensation Performance Evaluation Reward Systems Performance Measures Interorganizational Collaboration

Roslyn Bill

Professor of Biotechnology · Aston University

Professor Bill's research on water flow in the body has revealed how to develop drugs that prevent brain swelling after injury or disease.

Membrane Proteins Brain Swelling Water Balance Healthy Ageing Brain Injury

Simon Anderson

Applied Foresight Keynote Speaker · Venture Foresight LLC

Keynote Speaker | Applied Foresight Consultant | Award-Winning Author

Keynote Speaking Future of Work Emerging Technology Future Trends Transportation

Jean Philippe Bouchard

Vice-President, Data & Analytics · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Leads the Data & Analytics research group at IDC Canada

Canadian AR/VR Market Tablets Mobile Phones Wearables Forecasting & Modeling

David Closs

Professor of Supply Chain Management · Michigan State University

An expert in computer models and information systems for logistics operations

Supply Chain Strategy Inventory Management Logistics Supply Chain Management Management Science

Jerry O’Dwyer

U.S. Sourcing & Procurement Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP · Deloitte Services LLP

Where can I get... Having sourcing / procurement problems, not to worry! Deloitte LLP's supply chain magician can help your business find it

Sourcing and Procurement Supply Chain Analytics Global Supply Chain Best Practices

Yvon Audette

Partner, Advisory Services, Management Consulting · KPMG

Information Technology specialist with a proven reputation for assisting clients across multiple industries improve their IT organization

It Cost Optimization It Due Diligence and Integration/Separation It Strategy Green IT It-Enabled Business Transformation

Joseph Cabosky, Ph.D., J.D.

Assistant professor, School of Media and Journalism · UNC-Chapel Hill

Joe's creative work and research focuses on public relations data analytics and the value of modern PR efforts

Polling Data Metrics Entertainment Advertising