Charles Plant

Senior Fellow · The Impact Centre - University of Toronto

Provocative thought leader who challenges the status quo in the fields of innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership.

Innovation Entrepreneurship Leadership

Allyson Hewitt

Director, SiG@MaRS and Director, Social Entrepreneurship · MaRS Discovery District

Creating the conditions that expand the realm of entrepreneurship so it incorporates a strong social component is what SiG@MaRS achieves

Social Innovation Social Finance Nonprofit Management Fundraising Social Enterprise

Dr. Amy D'Aprix

Founder - Life Transitions by Dr. Amy · Life Transitions by Dr. Amy

Our vision is to change the way people think, talk and act when navigating life transitions, particularly in their last third of life.

Retirement Planning Seniors Elder Care Practical Strategies to Improve Your Caregiving Role Staying Healthy and Positive

Ian Evans

Adventurer, Motivational Speaker and Business Consultant. · Ian Evans & Associates Inc.

Talks that inspire, challenge & entertain

Public Speaking Motivational Speaking Adventure Travel Mountaineering Logistics

Avi Savar

Founding Partner · Big Fuel

Founder and Chairman of Big Fuel. Inaugural Cannes Lions Branded Content Jury President. Sought-after industry spokesperson and author.

Branded Content Original Programming for Broadcast & Web Brand Strategy Marketing and Content Creation Social Media & Branding

Chimène Keitner

Alfred & Hanna Fromm Professor of International Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

keitnerc_at_uchastings.edu

Cyberlaw International Law and International Tribunals International Civil Litigation International Dispute Resolution Foreign Relations Law

Eddie LeMoine

Author/Keynote Speaker · Eddie LeMoine Consulting Inc

"Eddie inspires people to achieve results. He is frequently described as authentic, inspiring, motivating, caring and approachable. His unpr

A Journey to Engagement

Lee McKnight

Kauffman Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation · Syracuse University

Visionary Inventor of Cloud to Edge Software Applications - Edgeware Wiglets and Gridlets

Virtual Markets and Wireless Grids Social Radio Social Emergency Response Edgeware Creative Destruction

Mark Lukasiewicz

Dean, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication · Hofstra University

Veteran journalist and media executive; now shaping the vision of one of the country's top communication schools.

news platforms news industry Digital Media Broadcast News Media Ethics

Sue Cornbluth

Child Abuse Expert & Professor of Psychology · Temple University & Dr. Sue and You

The Parent Empowerer!

Talking to Your Children About Abuse Empowering Parents to Connect With Their Children Helping Foster Children Find Success Motivating Parents to Get Involved in Their Children's Lives

Joni Siani

Visiting Assistant Professor, Communications and Media, Manhattanville College · Manhattanville College

Siani was an early predictor on the shaping effects of digital communication behavior on individuals and society

Technology Use Multimedia Digital Communication Behavior Social Media Digital Communication

Sharon Austin

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Sharon Wright Austin’s teaching and research interests are in American Government, Urban Politics, and African American Politics.

Southern Politics African American Politics Urban Politics

Rhonda Armstrong

Professor of English · Augusta University

Professor Armstrong is an expert in Southern and Appalachian Literature, Death and Culture, and Perceptions of Rural America.

Perceptions of Rural America Appalachian Literature Southern Lite Death and Culture

Gavin Aubrey

Managing Director · think...training & development

Myers Briggs Keynote Speaker. Trained all around the world... happy to travel

Communication & Behaviour Motivation Myers Briggs Mbti Briggs Myers

Leesa Renee Hall

Anti-Bias Facilitator · UnpackBiasesNow.com

Helping leaders unpack implicit and unconscious bias so they stop the spread of self-misinformation and start creating inclusive teams.

Productivity Ancestry Systemic Discrimination Misinformation Unconscious Bias

Baratunde A. Cola

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Dr. Cola brings science to energy and thermal management solutions.

Applications of Carbon Nanotubes Thermal Management of Electronics Combustion and Energy Systems Heat Transfer Micro and Nano Engineering

Alicia Vinyard

Breast Surgical Oncologist · Augusta University

Dr. Alicia Vinyard is an expert in breast cancer, cancer surgery and cancer survivorship.

Cancer Breast Cancer Cancer Survivorship Surgical Oncology

Elizabeth Cannon

President and Vice-Chancellor · University of Calgary

Dr. Elizabeth Cannon is the eighth president and vice-chancellor of the University of Calgary

Higher Education Leadership Geomatics Engineering Board Leadership Community Relations Executive Leadership

M. Ehsan Hoque

Asaro Biggar Family Fellow in Data Science, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, and Interim Director, Goergen Institute for Data Science · University of Rochester

M. Ehsan Hoque is designing and implementing new algorithms to sense subtle human nonverbal behavior

Data Science Human Nonverbal Behavior Interactive Machine Learning Human-Computer Interaction Computer Vision

Preston Green, J.D., Ed.D.

John and Maria Neag Professor of Urban Education · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on charter school regulation and industry oversight.

Educational Policy Educational Leadership Charter School Regulation Industry Oversight Educational Equity