Leslie Yerkes

President / Founder · Catalyst Consulting Group, Inc.

Thought Leader, Consultant, Author and Speaker on creating organizational cultures that fully engaged the best of the whole person.

Managing for Motivation - Beyond Kicks and Carrots Managing the Generations; the Ins and Outs of Intergenerational Motivation 10 Tips for Finding Your Balance When the World is Rocking and Rolling! Developing Advanced Workplace Culture Leadership Teamwork and Change

Edward Guinan, PhD

Professor of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Edward Guinan, PhD, an expert in astronomy and space science research explores the sun, stars, planets, extraterrestrial life potential.

Severe & Hazardous Weather / Global Warming Interstellar Travel Potential Pulsating Stars and Stellar Evolution Exoplanets and the Suitability of Exoplanets for Life Astrobiology/Exobiology

Mark S. Davis

Senior Research Fellow · Tulane University

Professor Davis specializes in water resource management and stewardship.

Wetlands Conservation Environmental Law Water Resource Management

Joanne Frederick

President and CEO · Market Strategies

Proven Government Contract Strategist

Public Sector Healthcare Government Contracting Proposal Development

Allison Karpyn

Associate Professor, Education; Senior Associate Director, Center for Research in Education and Social Policy · University of Delaware

Prof. Karpyn can speak to topics such as obesity, food policy and community nutrition.

Farmer’s Markets Supermarket Access Obesity Food Insecurity Public Health

Aidin Namin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Marketing Analytics, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Marketing Analytics Data Analytics Modeling Econometrics Retailing

Lewis Franklin Bost, MBA, IDSA, FAIMBE

Professor Emeritus | Bachelor Product Design, NCSU l Masters of Business Administration, UNC · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bost's research focuses on innovation, device design and development processes

Innovation Device Design Development Processes Entrepreneurial Business Strategy Commercialization

Wesley Longhofer

Goizueta Foundation Term Associate Professor of Organization & Management; Executive Academic Director, Business & Society Institute · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Organizational Sociology Business and Society Social Enterprise Philanthropy and Non-Profits Climate Change

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

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

Xiaobo Tan

MSU Research Foundation Professor and Richard M. Hong Endowed Chair in 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

Yushan Yan

Henry Belin Du Pont Chair of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering · University of Delaware

Prof. Yan is an expert in electrochemical engineering for sustainability.

Electrochemical Energy Engineering Energy Conversion and Storage Fuel Cells Electrolyzers Flow Batteries

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

Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

University Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Krzysztof Matyjaszewski is is one of the leading educators of polymer chemistry.

Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization (ATRP) Polymer Chemistry Polymer Synthesis Macromolecules Responsive Polymeric Material Development

Stephen Lee

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Stephen Lee focuses on issues of systems integration, material innovation, renewable energy and the integrated design process.

Architecture Renewable Energy Systems Integration Material Innovation Integrated Design Process

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

Ryan Sullivan

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Ryan Sullivan's research includes developing aircraft-deployable analytical instrumentation to characterize particles in the atmosphere.

Water Treatment Phase Transitions Environmental Systems Aerosol-Cloud Interactions Air Quality