Christopher Watts

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

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

Voice Disorders Parkinson's Neurological Disorders Laryngeal Function Dysphagia

Manish Nargas

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

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

Consumer Services Consumer Technology Smart Home Technology Connected Consumer Consumer Wireline Services

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

Mark Warschauer

Professor of Education and Informatics · UC Irvine

Mark Warschauer is a Professor of Education and Informatics at the University of California, Irvine.

Literacy Educational Technology Online Learning Education Language

Barbara Seymour Giordano

Communication Strategist · StoryWorksLA

Communication Strategist specializing in Business Storytelling, Speechwriting and Presentation Skills

Business Storytelling Leadership Image Academia Corporate Commuinications Startups

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

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

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

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

Lars Goransson

Managing Director, IDC Canada & LATAM · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Lars Goransson is responsible for IDC's Canada & LATAM operations as Managing Director.

Competitive Intelligence Competitive Analysis Business Strategy Market Research Market Intelligence

Crystal Marull

Lecturer · University of Florida

Crystal Marull's research is in bilingualism and second language acquisition.

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

Jean Philippe Bouchard

Vice-President, Data & Analytics · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Leads the Data & Analytics research group at IDC Canada

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

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

Luis Ricardo Fraga

Director, Institute for Latino Studies; Acting Chair, Department of Political Science · University of Notre Dame

Luis Ricardo Fraga specializes in race, education, ethnicity, and Latino politics, as well as immigration, urban and voting rights policy.

Latino Politics Politics of Race Politics of Ethnicity Urban Politics Educational Policy

Dr Tahmineh Tayebi

Lecturer in Forensic Linguistics · Aston University

Dr Tayebi is interested in online offensive and abusive language and 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

Shahd ElAshri

Research Analyst, Consumer Devices · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Shahd examines the consumer mobility, wearable device and AR/VR markets in Canada

Wearables Consumer and B2B Buyer behaviour Augmented Reality (AR) Business Intelligence