Christopher Watts

Dean of Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences; Professor Communication Sciences & Disorders · Texas Christian University

Christopher Watts researches laryngeal function in voice and swallowing, including voice, dysphagia, and neurological disorders.

Voice Disorders Neurological Disorders Laryngeal Function Dysphagia Parkinson's

Manish Nargas

Research Manager, Consumer and Mobile Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Manish provides a unique lens on the Canadian consumer technology and services markets.

Residential TV Services Connected Consumer Consumer Technology Consumer Services Smart Home Technology

Molly Babel

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics · University of British Columbia

Associate Professor, Specializing in Language and Linguistics

Speech Intelligibility Phonetic Sciences Speech Accommodation Sociology and Speech Perception Accents

Brad Szollose

CEO · Brad Szollose International

Cross-Generational Leadership Development. Customized Workshops, Training & Executive Coaching for Talent Development.

Millennials Generation Y Baby Boomers Generation X 21st Century Management

Shana Poplack

Distinguished University Professor and Canada Research Chair (I) in Linguistics · University of Ottawa

Sociolinguist specializing in vernacular speech, with a focus on bilingual and minority contexts

Language Ideology Language Prescription African American Vernacular English French in Canada Language Contact

Barbara Seymour Giordano

Communication Strategist · StoryWorksLA

Communication Strategist specializing in Business Storytelling, Speechwriting and Presentation Skills

Business Storytelling Leadership Image Academia Corporate Commuinications Startups

Bill Maurer

Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Professor, Anthropology and Law · UC Irvine

Bill Maurer is an anthropologist and expert on money’s artifacts and technologies, from cowries to credit cards and cryptocurrencies.

Payments Industry Law Anthropology Cryptocurrencies Money and Finance

Eric Bonds

Associate Professor of Sociology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Bond is author of a book on social issues.

Environmental Sociology Human Rights Political Economy War and Violence

Dr. Robert Lawson

Associate Professor, School of English · Birmingham City University

Dr. Robert Lawson is an expert on language use in Scotland and the UK, and the application of sociolinguistic research beyond academia.

Research Application and Impact Language in the Public Eye Language and Gender Sociolinguistics Ethnography

David Sapp

Professor, Dean of Graduate Education, & Vice Provost for Academic Affairs · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Administration in Higher Education Feminist Theory and Pedagogy Civic Engagement and Social Justice Rhetoric and Organizational Communication Service Learning and Community-Based Teaching

Lars Goransson

Managing Director, Canada · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Lars Goransson is responsible for IDC's Canadian operation as Managing Director.

Competitive Intelligence Competitive Analysis Business Strategy Market Research Market Intelligence

Karen Drake

Assistant Professor · Bora Laskin Faculty of Law at Lakehead University

Karen Drake's teaching and research interests include Canadian law as it affects Indigenous peoples, Anishinaabe law, and Métis law.

Canadian Law and Indigenous Peoples Anishinaabe Law Métis law Aboriginal Legal Issues Indigenous Legal Traditions

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

Ronald Goldenberg

Consultant Endocrinologist · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Ronald Goldenberg is a consultant endocrinologist affiliated with North York General Hospital in Toronto, Ontario.

Diabetes Endocrinology Internal Medicine Hypertension Obesity

Dr. Rick Kirschner

Speaker, Trainer, Coach, Bestselling Author · The Art of Change LLC

Change is inevitable, but progress is not. We help YOU make the difference!

Communication Persuasion Leadership Conflict Resolution Communication With Difficult People

Dayle M. Smith. Ph.D.

Dean, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Contact Dean Smith at dayle.smith@lmu.edu.

Leadership and Team Development Organizational Behavior Design Thinking and Innovation Culture Executive Coaching Organizational Communication

Donna Curry

Founder/Owner · DC & LJ Inc.

"Experienced, professional corporate trainer and coach that inspires Event Managers from around the world".

Before the Fluff Braving Heat Waves Vacation....Here We Come! Knocking Knees

Crystal Marull

Coordinator of the Online Spanish Program · University of Florida

Crystal Marull holds a Ph.D. in Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition.

Distance/Online Learning Pedagogy Second Language Pedagogy Heritage Language Acquisition Education Second Language Processing

Dr Tahmineh Tayebi

Lecturer in Forensic Linguistics · Aston University

She is interested in online offensive and abusive language and other similar phenomena, such as cyberbullying, trolling and hate crime.

Language Aggression British Immigration Trolling Cyberbullying Citizenship Policy

Kristi Bowman

Professor of Law · Michigan State University

Expert in K-12 educational policy and law

Educational Policy and Law School Desegregation K-12 Students’ Free Speech Rights Right to Education and Civic Role of Public Schools School Districts in Fiscal Crisis and Governance