Christopher M. Curtis

Professor of History · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Curtis's research focuses on 19th-century law and property rights. He is currently studying the history of church property rights.

Consolodations and Mergers The American South/British Colonialism Age of Revolution History of Common Law/Property Rights Academic Affairs

Laura Wilson

Associate Professor and Director of Safe Zone · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Wilson focuses on post-trauma functioning, particularly in survivors of sexual violence and among minoritized communities.

LGBTQ+ Minority Stress Trauma Sexual Violence Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)‎

Jan McInnis

CEO · The Work Lady

unique keynotes on using humor in business

Master of Ceremonies Humor in the Workplace Keynotes Humor writing

Erica Cochran Hameen

Assistant Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Erica Cochran Hameen's architectural experience includes over 50 educational, media and broadcast, community, and transportation facilities.

Building Performance & Diagnostics Sustainability Energy Ethics Sustainable Design

Dan Pontefract

Senior Director, Learning & Collaboration · TELUS

Change Agent: Enterprise 2.0, Learning, Collaboration and Leadership

Social Learning Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Leadership Culture

Tarun Chordia

R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Chaired Professor of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Chordia's research interests include empirical asset pricing and market microstructure.

Empirical Asset Pricing Market Microstructure Liquidity High Frequency Trading

Dr Lucy Bastin

Reader, Computer Science · Aston University

Dr. Bastin specializes in spatio-temporal environmental analysis and semantic interoperability for data, models & metadata

Data Analytics Software Engineering Engineering Applied Sciences

David Owens

Extension Specialist - Entomology · University of Delaware

Dr. Owens works with agricultural insect pest management

Entomology

Douglas Kelley

Professor of Mechanical Engineering · University of Rochester

Douglas Kelley studies the performance of liquid metal batteries.

Mixing in Metals Casting Liquid Metal Batteries Grid-Scale Energy Storage Fluid Dynamics of the Brain's Waste Removal System Coherent Structures in Reactive Mixing

Mark Reale

Director of Interface Development · INTERSECT

Mark focuses on the Interface Engineering and Performance Optimization for products using web technologies.

Project Management Mobile Applications Web Design Web Development User Experience

Devin Hughes

Chief Inspiration Officer · Devin C. Hughes Enterprises, LLC

The Chief Inspiration Officer provides real-world strategies for real world challenges

Team Building & Leadership Overcoming Adversity Race & Ethnicity in the Workplace Bullying

Karla Saldaña Ochoa

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Karla Saldaña Ochoa investigates the interplay of artificial and human intelligence to empower creativity and social good.

AI Architectural Design Data Analysis Disaster Response Human-Centered AI

Ashok Iyer, Ph.D., PE

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Iyer's research interests include GPS applications and neural networks

GPS Applications Neural Networks Linear and Nonlinear Control Theory Robotics for Nuclear Waste Handling

Jodi Caldwell

Executive Director, Counseling Center · Georgia Southern University

Jodi K. Caldwell is the Executive Director Sexual Assault Response Team Chair and Regent's Advisor Council of the Counseling Center.

Professional Development Women's Health Issues Psychology Counseling Multiculturalism

Patrick Payne

Assistant Professor · Western Carolina University

Patrick Payne's teaching interests include risk management and insurance, estate planning, or any other field within financial planning.

Behavioral Finance Finance Personal Financial Planning Economics Investor Behavior

Rick Relyea

Director, Darrin Fresh Water Institute; Director, Jefferson Project; & David M. Darrin ’40 Senior Endowed Chair · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Researches community ecology, ecotoxicology, phenotypic plasticity, forest inputs to wetlands, disease ecology, and invasive species

Aquatic Ecosystems‎ Animal Disease Ecology Animal Behavior Evolution Ecology

Dustin Hahn

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Dr. Hahn's research examines the presence and use of production elements (such as statistics) in sports media and their effects on fans.

Sports Fanship Statistics in Media Sports Media Sport and Social Media

Gerald A. Berkowitz, Ph.D.

Professor of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture · University of Connecticut

Expert on plant genetics, plant biotechnology, GMOs and public perception of GMOs.

Plant-Water Relations Ion Channels Landscape Architecture Photosynthesis Plant Physiology

Joan Moran

Keynote Speaker · eSpeakers, Women Speakers Association, Toastmasters

Joan offers an innovative platform that builds healthy mental habits by stretching the mind at any age.

Work/Life Balance Power of Mental Stretching Decision Making/Leadersnip

Matthew Robinson

Professor, Sport Management · University of Delaware

Prof. Robinson is an expert on international sport development.

Coaching Sports as a Diplomatic Tool International Sports Governance U.S. Sports Model Olympics