Peter Platzer

CEO · Nanosatisfi

CEO at Nanosatisfi, a visionary space exploration company

The Coming Revolution in the Satellite Industry Entrepreneurship in Europe and the Us Disruptive Innovation On the Example of the Space Industry

Vince Rozario

Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Vince Rozario is an curator focusing on issues of decolonizing the canon, multiple modernities, queer diasporas, and transnational futures.

Canadian Art History Community Organization Writing Curation Art History

Jeremy Quastel

Professor · University of Toronto, Department of Mathematics

Jeremy Quastel researches probability, stochastic processes, and partial differential equations.

Probability Stochastic Processes Partial Differantial Equations

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

Henry J. Donahue, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin Jr. Professor and Distinguished Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering | Co-director, VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine | BS, San Diego State University; Ph.D. UC Santa Barbara · VCU College of Engineering

Bone, mechanobiology, regenerative medicine, effects of space travel on bone and muscle, gap junctions, osteoblast, osteocyte, osteoclast

Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Musculoskeletal Mechanobiology Space Biology and Bioengineering

Richard Campanella

Associate Dean for Research, Senior Professor of Practice - Architecture and Geography · Tulane University

Richard Campanella's research integrates mapping and spatial analyses with architecture, social science and the humanities.

Geographic Information Systems Architecture Urbanism Geography Human Settlements

Joseph Hellige

Professor of Psychology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Research Methods for Consumers Left- and Right-Handedness Human Cognition Brain Asymmetry Cognitive Neuroscience

Jennifer L. Eich

Professor of Modern Languages and Literature - Spanish · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Colonial Spanish-American Conventual Writings 19th-Century and Contemporary Mexican Narratives and Poetry Latin American and Latina/O Women Writers

Yuichi Motai, Ph.D.

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

Associate Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Virginia Commonwealth University.

System Safety Intelligent Systems with Adaptive Tracking Online Classification Methodologies Medical Imaging Pattern Recognition

Anne Wilson

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Social Psychology · Wilfrid Laurier University

Expert in identity, time, memory, goals, inequality, and cultural norms

Social Psychology Self/Identity Well-Being Psychology of change and stability Psychology of time and space

Tom Szollosi

Clinical Assistant Professor of Screenwriting · Loyola Marymount University

Tom Szollosi is a screenwriter and television writer

Producing Writing for Episodic Television (Drama and Comedy) Writing Feature Films Comedy Writing Screenwriting

Jean Philippe Bouchard

Vice-President, Future of Work and Mobility Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Leads the Future of Work & Mobility research group at IDC Canada

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

Mark Aloysius, S.J.

Postdoctoral Instructor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Mark Aloysius researches the intersection between mysticism and the political through the category of desire.

Dr. David Brown

Research Fellow, Physics - Astronomy · University of Warwick

David Brown researches the discovery of extra-solar planets, the evolution of planetary systems, and tides on extra-solar planets.

Astronomy Satellites and Space Telescopes Exoplanet Atmospheres Exoplanet Discoveries Exomoons

Carolyn Loeb

Associate Professor Emerita · Michigan State University

Her current research includes postwar and post-reunification redevelopment, public art, and civic space in Berlin.

Berlin Redevelopment Women and Art U.S. and European Art and Architecture Modern and Contemporary Art and Architectural History Public Art

Ibrahim Guven, Ph.D.

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

Professor Guven specializes in fracture and failure analysis using peridynamics.

Fracture and failure analysis using Peridynamics Impact and penetration mechanics Finite element method Boundary element method Multi-scale modeling of physical phenomena

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

Abe Usher

Chief Innovation Officer · HumanGeo Group

Chief Technology Officer at HumanGeo Group

Hadoop Social Network Analysis Big Data Data Science Data Analysis

Charles Tolbert, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · Baylor University

Dr. Tolbert's areas of research include social stratification, social demography, rural sociology and quantitative applications.

Small Businesses and Employee Loyalty Restructuring Financial Institutions in Rural/Non-Metro America Social Stratification Social Demography Rural Sociology

Konstantin Khanin

Professor · University of Toronto, Department of Mathematics

Konstantin Khanin's research interests currently include dynamical systems, statistical mechanics, turbulence, and mathematical physics

Dynamical Systems Ergodic Theory Probability Theory Statistical Mechanics Turbulence Theory