Thomas Missimer, Ph.D., P.G.

Expert in hydrogeology and water quality · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Missimer conducts research into groundwater, sedimentary geology, water resources management, and geochemistry.

Injection Wells Geology Desalination Groundwater Contamination Groundwater Hydrology

Elizabeth Zechmeister

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science and Director of LAPOP · Vanderbilt University

Expert in Latin American political behavior and director of the world-renowned Latin American Public Opinion Project.

Democracy Polling Latin America Comparative Politics Latin America Democracy

Holli Levitsky

Professor of English and Director of Jewish Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Jewish Studies American Culture and the Holocaust Holocaust Studies Holocaust Pedagogy Southern American Literature

Michael Hamblin, PhD

Principal Investigator, Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital · Associate Professor, Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Hamblin's research interests are now broadly in the area of phototherapy for multiple diseases

Microscopy Molecular Biology Photomedicine Flourescence Microscopy Biotechnology

Amanda M. Grannas, PhD

Vice Provost for Research; Professor, Department of Chemistry · Villanova University

Amanda Grannas, PhD in an expert in the study of snow and ice photochemistry, and the fate of organic pollutants in the Arctic.

Climate Change Environmental Chemistry Atmospheric Chemistry Analytical Chemistry Snow and Ice Chemistry

Maya Wilson-Sanchez

Curator, Writer, and Researcher · C Magazine, OCAD University

Maya Wilson-Sanchez is a curator and writer based in Toronto.

Curatorial Studies Performance Art Indigenous Art Art History Visual and Critical Studies

Margarita R. Ochoa

Associate Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Department of History, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Social Justice and Equal Rights Latin America Race and Ethnicity Women and Gender Indigenous/Ethnohistory

Setsuo Miyazawa

Senior Professor of Law and Senior Director of the East Asian Legal Studies Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: miyazawa@uchastings.edu / 415-939-1284 / Office 384-200

Police and Criminal Justice Legal Ethics Public Interest Lawyering Legal Education Corporate Legal Practice

Lillian Guerra

Professor · University of Florida

Lillian Guerra is an expert on Cuban and Caribbean history.

Latino Culture & Politics in the U.S. Caribbean History Latin American Studies Caribbean Diasporas and Caribbean History Central American and Caribbean Immigration

JB Kurish

Professor in the Practice of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Economist and ex-investment banker with experience in linking financial markets with the impacts of local, state, and national policies

Financial Markets Investment Banking State and Local Government Financing Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing New Venture Financing

M. Eric Benbow

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Insect - Microbe interactions in aquatic ecology, forensics, and human health.

Forensic Sciences Infectious Disease Ecology Aquatic Entomology Aquatic Ecology Microbial Ecology

Margaret Rubega, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Rubega is an expert in the functional ecology of feeding in birds and the anatomy, and biomechanics, performance of wild birds.

Social Media in Science Avian Conservation Anatomy of Birds Evolutionary Biology Ecology

Joanne Muller, Ph.D.

Expert in hurricanes and climate change · Florida Gulf Coast University

Joanne Muller is an expert in the impact of climate change in tropical and sub-tropical areas.

Women in STEM Weather Climate Change Paleoclimatology Hurricanes

Ashok K. Soni

Executive Associate Dean for Academic Programs · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Soni's current work is devoted to the development of business analysis programs.

Enterprise Systems and Applications Emerging Technologies Operations Research & Business Analytics Supply Chain Management Computer Simulation

Theodore M. Shaw, J.D.

Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights, School of Law · UNC at Chapel Hill

Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights

Political Law Educational Litigation Transitional Justice Constitutional Government Federal Law

Robert Walker

Professor · University of Florida

Robert Walker is a human geographer with training in statistics and economics who studies land cover change processes.

Land Change The Amazon Latin American Studies Land Use Change Modeling Geospatial Analysis and Techniques

Philip La Duke

Safety Iconoclast & Culture Transformation Architect · ERM

One of the most informative, entertaining, and engaging speakers you're likely to ever find

Talent & Gamification Talent Management Cross generational training and management Planning Corporate Culture

Brenda Elsey

Associate Professor of History · Hofstra University

Specialist in Popular Culture and Politics, as well as Gender and Sports, in Twentieth Century Latin America.

Latin American Culture Latin American Politics Sports in Latin America Gender Studies

Frits Reidel, CPG

Principal Hydrogeologist · Global Water Experts

Mr. Reidel, CPG, has 23 years of working experience on water & infrastructure related projects in the mining industry in North/South America

Hydrogeology Open Pit Dewatering Systems Large-Scale Copper and Gold Mining Evaluation of Brine Resources Resource Evaluation and Feasibility

Kevin James Saunders

CEO & Managing Director- The Americas & Australasia · Oculus Hospitality Training & Business Solutions Inc.

Chief Company Culture Director at Oculus Training

Customer Service Loyalty Sales