Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson

Professor and Chair of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Cultural Studies Feminist Theory Latina Literature Feminist Discourse Critical Theory

Carolyn Dudek

Chair of the Political Science Department, Director of European Studies · Hofstra University

Professor Dudek specializes in comparative politics with regional focuses in Europe and Latin America

Latin American Politics European Politics Regional Economic Growth and Development Fluent in Spanish

The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson

President · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Serves as the 18th President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the oldest technological research university in the United States

Research Women in STEM Science Innovation Leadership

Marsha MacDowell

Professor and Curator · Michigan State University

Marsha MacDowell is an expert in museums and communities, traditional material culture studies and digital preservation

Women's Art Art and Health Folklife and Museums Quilt Studies Community-Engaged Museum Work

Narayanan Palani

Testing · Thomson Reuters

Technically sound and dynamic speaker in Software Test Management

Test Tools Test Plan Emerging Methods in Testing Test Management Psychological Leadership and Decision Making

Manoj Joshi

Professor of Climate Dynamics · University of East Anglia

He investigates climate through analysing models and theories of past, present and future climates of Earth.

Climate Dynamics Climate Environmental Sciences Climate Change Planetary Science

Amanda Hooykaas

Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Association · University of Guelph

Bridge-builder, experiential educator, wilderness guide, lover of heritage, gardens, stories, and community.

Geography Sense of Community Sense of Place Belonging Creative Destruction

Robert McCann

Professor · University of Toronto, Department of Mathematics

Professor McCann's research focuses on optimal transportation and its applications within and outside mathematics.

Mathematical Physics Mathematical Economics Convex Analysis Geometry Optimization

Jeff Cohen, Ph.D.

Professor of Real Estate and Finance · University of Connecticut

Jeffrey Cohen is an expert on how airport noise, transit and highway infrastructure improvements impact real estate.

Residential Real Estate Applied Spatial Econometrics Real Estate Economics and Finance Transportation and Real Estate

Dr Jo Michell

Associate Professor of Economics · UWE Bristol

He is a macroeconomist - reviewing patterns and cycles of national and international financial performance data.

Deprivation Macroeconomics Finance Economics Business Performance

Robert Lanza

Scientist · Ocata Therapeutics

Robert Lanza is currently Chief Scientific Officer at Ocata Therapeutics and Adjunct Professor at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

biocentrism Science Research Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Anthea Tinker

Professor of Social Gerontology · King's College London

Anthea Tinker's main areas of research interest are social policy and research ethics, specialising since 1974 in Gerontology.

Public Policy Frailty Home Care Elder Abuse Social Policy

Gary M. Atkinson, Ph.D.

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

Professor Atkinson specializes in microelectromechanical systems

Microelectromechanical Systems Biochip Smart materials Micro and Nanofabrication Energy Conversion Devices

Panos N. Patatoukas

Associate Professor | The L.H. Penney Chair in Accounting | Distinguished Teaching Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Expert on micro and macro interdisciplinary capital markets research

Properties of financial accounting data and corporate financial reporting Financial statement analysis and corporate valuation Cross-industry economic links and value creation along the supply chain Forecasting and nowcasting economic activity using financial accounting data Measurement of economic activity in national accounts

Dr Domenico Vicinanza

Senior Lecturer in Electronics · Anglia Ruskin University

He combines expertise in music and science - and is one of the pioneers of ‘data sonification’ for scientific and artistic purposes.

Mathematical Music Theory South Synthesis Public Engagement in Science Music and Science Data Sonification

Sam Curry

Chief Product and Security Officer · Cybereason

Sam Curry is an expert in cyber conflict and security, information security management and enabling a safe, reliable and connected world.

Computer Security Identity Management Information Serucity Management Network Security Product Marketing

Martha Radice

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology · Dalhousie University

An anthropologist who studies the social, spatial and cultural dynamics of cities.

Urban Studies Public Space Études urbaines Espace public Multiculturalism and cosmopolitanism

Jason Bremner

Research Vice President, Industry and Business Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Jason Bremner leads team of experts helping clients succeed in the software and services markets in Canada.

Precision Agriculture Outsourcing Enterprise Applications Cloud Services Digital Transformation

Sherry Granader

Sports Nutritionist, National Speaker, Author and Writer · sgfit.com

Nutritionist, Writer and National Speaker

Throw Out the Diet Prepare to Live Longer Ad Do It Well

Renee Smith-Maddox

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

Dr. Smith-Maddox interests include teaching diversity, social innovation, and the capacity-building needs of nonprofit organizations

Advocacy and Social Justice Corporate Social Responsbility Race Gender and Class in Organization Processes Social Work Education Social Work