Darryl Simms

Managing Director · Latte Property

Invest In Property For Less Than A Latte A Day

Property Investment Real Estate

Robert Stephens

Founder · The Geek Squad

Founder of The Geek Squad & former CTO of Best Buy discusses service culture, branding, customer experience, and the future of technology.

Technology Retail Consumer Services Trends

Professor Paul Gately

Carnegie Professor of Exercise and Obesity and Co-Director of the Applied Centre for Obesity Research · Leeds Beckett University

His main research interest is in childhood obesity - and the treatment strategies for obesity across all age ranges.

Eating Disorders Exercise Treatment of Obesity Childhood Obesity Weight Loss

Janet Austin

Chief Executive Officer · YWCA Metro Vancouver

Janet Austin is responsible for one of BC’s largest and most diversified non-profits

Non-Profit Leadership Social Housing Transition Housing Homeless Shelters Group Homes

Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D.

Director, Rudd Center for Obesity & Food Policy (Principal Investigator); Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Schwartz specializes in school wellness and nutrition programs, and food insecurity.

School Food Options Nutrition food insecurity Nutrition in Food Programs

Giorgio Rizzoni

Director, Center for Automotive Research| Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering · The Ohio State University

Professor Rizzoni is Director of the Center for Automotive Research and the Ford Motor Company Chair of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

System dynamics, measurements, control, and fault diagnosis with application to automotive systems. Future ground vehicle propulsion systems, including advanced Diesel engines, electric and hybrid-electric drivetrains, and fuel cell systems. Sustainable mobility

Robert Mikos

Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in federalism and drug law, including marijuana legalization.

Hemp Law Sanctuary Cities Opioid Abuse Marijuana legalization Marijuana Law and Policy

Jay Zagorsky

Research Scientist | Center for Human Resource Research · The Ohio State University

Research and data collection expert, focusing on the wealth and income of Americans

National Longitudinal Surveys Data Collection Human Resources Economic Theory

Kurt Schindler

Distinguished Senior Educator Emeritus · Michigan State University

Kurt Schindler is an expert in land use (planning and zoning) and economic development as practiced by local units of government.

Water Quality Protection Placemaking Right to Farm Act Planning Zoning

Richard McGrath

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Professor McGrath researches immigration, consumer survey methodology, and applied microeconomics

Applied Microeconomics Immigration Public Finance Tourism Survey Methodology

John I. Peña II

Home Mortgage Consultant · Wells Fargo

Home Mortgage Consultant at Wells Fargo

Sales Management

Shanin Specter

Professor of Practice · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: Specters@uchastings.edu

Medical Devices Medical Malpractice Catastrophic Injury Defective Products Premises Liability

Thomas D. Shohfi

Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading research into Alternative Data sources in analysis of stock markets. Director of the Student Managed Investment Fund at Rensselaer.

Financial Analysts Textual Analysis Alternative Data in Finance Quantitative Finance Investor Behavior

Rick Eckstein, PhD

Professor of Sociology | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Rick Eckstein, PhD, is an expert in sports and society, youth sports, gender and sports, intercollegiate spending and stadium financing.

Title IX College Athletics Reform Sociology of Sport Stadium Financing Labor and Unions

Prof. Roger Farmer

Professor · University of Warwick

Roger Farmer studies the connection between market psychology and macroeconomics.

Market Economy Self-fulfilling Prophecies Economics Marcroeconomics Market Psychology

Jana Steele

Partner, Pensions & Benefits · Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Partner at Osler in Toronto with extensive knowledge and experience with shared risk, target benefit and other innovative plan designs.

Pension and Benefits Pension Plan Shared Risk and Target Benefit Plans Pension Plan Structure Pension Plan Governance Pension Plan Compliance

Tammy Schirle

Associate Professor of Economics · Wilfrid Laurier University

Associate Professor of Economics & Director of the Laurier Centre for Economic Research and Policy Analysis

Applied Econometrics Economics of Gender Economics of Aging Public economics Labour Economics

David Levine

The Honorable Raymond L. Sullivan Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: levined@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4677 / Office 350-200

Federal Civil Procedure California Civil Procedure Remedies Institutional Reform Litigation

Catherine Wolfram

Cora Jane Flood Professor of Business Administration · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Leading expert on energy and environmental economics

Energy policy and climate change Environmental Regulation Energy In The Developing World New Data Collection Techniques

Adele Lindenmeyr, PhD

Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Professor, Department of History · College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Villanova University

Adele Lindenmeyr, PhD, is an expert in Russian history, specifically the history of charity and social welfare.

Development of Voluntarism and Civil Societies Women's History Environmental History Russian History Russian and Soviet History