Dr. Ruth Finkelstein

Associate Director · Columbia International Longevity Centre

Dr. Ruth Finkelstein translates interdisciplinary scientific knowledge on aging and its societal implications into policy-focused practice.

Vaccination Public Policy Ageing in Place Lifelong Learning Active Ageing

Duncan Baker-Brown

Senior Lecturer in Architecture · University of Brighton

His work focuses on sustainable design of buildings and the re-use of existing materials.

Climate Change Recycling of Materials in Buildings Architecture Sustainable Design Social Housing

Prof. Raina MacIntyre

Head, School of Public Health and Community Medicine & Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology · University of New South Wales

Prof. MacIntyre is an international expert in infectious diseases, vaccinology (especially for the elderly) and biosecurity.

Vaccination COVID-19 Biosecurity Epidemic Response and Emerging Infectious Diseases Vaccinology

Jacek Lubecki

Associate Professor, Political Science and International Studies · Georgia Southern University

Jacek Lubecki is an expert in Polish and European military history.

Global Political Economy Counter-Insurgency Middle East Polish Politics and History East-Central Europe

Xiaobo Tan

Foundation Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Michigan State University

Expert in robotic fish, mobile sensing in aquatic environments

Soft Robotics Underwater Robotics Underwater Sensing

Vickie Cammack

Social Innovator and Care Activist · A Good Life Consulting

Vickie Cammack is the Founder of Tyze Personal Networks that helps people to care as a network

Social Innovation Social Entrepreneurship Public Speaking Community Development Caregiving

Anil Jain

University Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science · Michigan State University

Expert in biometrics (pattern recognition, computer vision and biometric recognition)

Pattern Recognition Computer Vision Biometrics Markov Random Fields Clustering Data

Mary Anne White

Harry Shirreff Professor of Chemical Research (Emerita) · Dalhousie University

Science Expert, with Specialty in Chemistry of Materials

Materials Science Energy Storage Thermoelectrics Chemistry (General) Ice

Thomas Kostigen

Writer · Thomas Kostigen

Climate Risk // NYT Bestselling Author

Journalism Environment Financial Services Weather Climate

Steven Davis

Associate Professor Earth System Science · UC Irvine

Steven Davis is interested in studies of coupled human and natural systems and sustainable systems analysis.

Agriculture Economy Climate Energy Trade

Priyank Arora

Assistant Professor of Operations & Information Management · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Priyank Apora works to improve systems to reach social and environmental goals, such as good health, reduced poverty, clean water and energy

Nonprofit Operations Operations Analysis Socially reponsible operations Heath care operations Sustainable Operations

Don Duke, Ph.D., P.E.

Expert in water resources and pollution control · Florida Gulf Coast University

Don Duke applies science and engineering analysis to policy and management decisions.

Municipal stormwater pollution reduction Industrial stormwater pollution reduction Flood mitigation policy Water Resources Policy Water quality assessment

Roberta Lexier

Associate Professor, Department of General Education · Mount Royal University

Activist and university professor with a teaching and research focus on social movements, social activism, and social change.

Social Movements Student Movements Feminism Women's Movements Indigenous Movements

Russel Lolacher

Professional Speaker, Consultant, Voice Talent · Communications Kitchen

I will show you how communicating better and using social media can build those customer relationships you’ve always wanted.

Public Relations Social Marketing Customer Service & Customer Relations Branding Social Media

Miriam Capretz

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Western University

Professor of Software Engineering at Western University who conducts research in energy management, smart buildings and online advertising.

Software Engineering – Architecture & Design Methodologies. Software Development Lifecycle. Software Research Graduate Education Teaching in Software Engineering Software Development

Tim Draimin

Executive Director, Social Innovation Generation (SiG) National · Social Innovation Generation (SiG)

SiG tackles social & ecological challenges by creating a culture of social innovation that develops entrepreneurship for the common good

Social Innovation and Finance Social Enterprise Social Finance Cooperatives and Economic Development Social Entrepreneurship

Ethan Segal

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Japanese history, politics, foreign relations, society, social issues, earthquakes & tsunami, food, film and pop culture, women and gender.

Japan Constitution Ancient History (Japan) Tsunami Earthquakes Japanese History East Asia

Michael Thomashow

University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Is an expert on the regulation of abiotic & biotic stress tolerance pathways in plants with an emphasis on plant freezing tolerance

Biochemistry Soil and Microbial Sciences Plant Biology Molecular Biology Plants

M. Eric Benbow

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Insect - Microbe interactions in aquatic ecology, forensics, and human health.

Forensic Sciences Infectious Disease Ecology Aquatic Entomology Aquatic Ecology Microbial Ecology

Sean Valles

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

I study the interplay of ethics and scientific evidence in population health, including race and migration issues and climate change issues.

Philosophy of Population Health Race in Science Health Justice Climate Change Philosophy Population Health Ethics