Rob Burbach

Research Director · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research Director, specializing in the design and analysis of primary research in technology

Branding Maturity Models Buyer Behaviour Statistical Analysis Survey Development

Dr. Mark Ware

Chief Medical Officer · Canopy Growth

Dr. Ware leads Canopy Growth’s medical division, Spectrum Therapeutics including research towards the development of cannabinoid medicines.

Endocannabinoid System Cannabis Research Cannabinoids Medical Cannabis Clinical Research

Shannon Schmoll

Director, Abrams Planetarium · Michigan State University

Shannon Schmoll is an expert on basic astronomy, naked-eye astronomy, eclipses, constellations and the night sky.

Night Sky Eclipses Basic Astronomy Planetariums Science Education

Rich Milner

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning · Vanderbilt University

Expert on urban education and teacher education, centering on equity and diversity.

Achievement Gap Urban Education Teacher effectiveness in urban schools Social Context of Education Urban Teacher Education

Professor Richard Pancost

Professor of Biogeochemistry · University of Bristol

Investigating biogeochemical processes in ancient and modern environments

Biogeochemistry Climate Change How the Earth System Works

Sherif Abdelwahed, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Abdelwahed is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Model-integrated Computing Model based Design and Analysis of Cyber-phyiscal Systems Autonomic Computing Formal Verification System Diagnosis and Fault Analysis

Jayasimha Atulasimha, Ph.D.

Qimonda Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Atulasimha researches nanomagnetic/spintronic memory and neuromorphic computing devices.

Magnetic and multiferroic materials Electric field (VCMA) control of skyrmions Straintronics: Strian mediated electric field control of magnetism Exploratory neuromorphic devices Spintronics and Nanomagnetism

Megha Kumar

Research Vice President, Software and Cloud Services · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Megha helps vendors and end-users navigate the cloud services and digital innovation landscape in Canada

Cloud Services Enterprise Applications PaaS (Platform as a Service) Saas (Software as A Service) Digital Transformation

Kelly Goonan

Assistant Professor of Outdoor Recreation · Southern Utah University

Dr. Goonan shares her outdoor recreation expertise with tips to stay safe while hiking, visiting national parks & exploring the backcountry.

Americans in the Outdoors Climbing Human Dimensions of Ecosystems National Park Sustainability Outdoor Recreation Management

Professor Bruce Drinkwater

Professor of Ultrasonics · University of Bristol

Exploring the uses of ultrasonics waves: for levitation and manipulation, non-destructive testing and monitoring the health of materials

Ultrasonic Array Imaging Levitation Engineering Damage Soundwaves Mechanical Engineering

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

Jonas Mureika

Chair and Professor of Physics · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Physics Theoretical Cosmology Particle Physics Theories of Gravitation Teaching

Neal Driscoll

Professor of Geosciences · UC San Diego

Neal Driscoll co-leads the ALERTWildfire network, and also researches tectonic deformation and the evolution of landscapes and seascapes.

Tsunami Wildfire Landscape and Seascape Evolution Tectonics and Structural Geology Marine Geology and Geophysics

Rebecca West

Owner, Designer · Rivalee Design

Enthusiastic speaker motivating women to embrace change in their homes and in their lives.

Women Nesting Sanctuary Fear Divorce

Gary Yentin

CEO & Founder · App-Promo

Mobile App Marketing & Monetization Expert

Mobile App Marketing App Distribution App Discovery Mobile Monetization Mobile App Strategy

Damian Donati

VP Business Development · Lillibridge Healthcare Services Inc.

Providing strategic solutions to hospitals and health systems to solve their real estate, facility, and capital challenges

Medical Real Estate Advisory Changing Healthcare Industry Strategic Solutions to Healthcare Real Estate Real Estate Development Physician Syndication

Emily Hawkins

Assistant Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Rotating Turbulence Experimental Planetary Science Fluid Physics Space Physics Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Johanna Schuster-Craig

Assistant Professor of German and Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities · Michigan State University

Johanna Schuster-Craig researches German integration and migration politics.

German Politics Angela Merkel Germany International Politics Berlin Wall

Kim Brooks

Professor of Law · Dalhousie University

Kim Brooks' work has focused on corporate and international income taxation and aspects of tax administration

Tax Policy International Taxation Income Taxation Corporate Taxation Tax Treaties

B. Frank Gupton, Ph.D.

Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Chair in Pharmaceutical Engineering; Chair, Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Gupton's research is focused on the development of new technologies that will streamline organic synthesis

Cross-Coupling Catalysis Flow Chemistry / Continual Chemical Processing Organic Synthesis in Pharmaceutical Applications