Sascha Meinrath

PALMER CHAIR IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Telecommunications · Pennsylvania State University

Meinrath is a renowned technology policy expert and is internationally recognized for his work as a social entrepreneur and angel investor

Open Technology Public Interest Sector Internet of Things Civil Liberties Distributed Communications

Lawrence Surtees

Research Vice President, Communications · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Over thirty years of experience advising clients on new technologies and trends impacting the Canadian communications market

Canadian Communications Policy and Regulatory Issues Canadian Communications Service Providers Wireless Communications Telecom Industry Structure and Trends Optical Network Technology

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

David Neale

President · Neale and Associates

Highly regarded personality in the content, wireless and telecommunications industry whose knowledge comes with no strings attached!

Digital Media Mobile Technology Software for Mobile Devices Wireless Technology Iptv

Michael S. Rogers

Senior Advisor, Washington, D.C. · Brunswick Group

Michael Rogers advises in the areas of cyber security, privacy, geopolitics, technology and intelligence as well as crisis management.

National Security Crisis Management Telecommuncations Cyber Security Intelligence and Counter Intelligence

Nigel Wallis

Research Vice President, IoT & Industries · International Data Corporation (IDC)

IDC Canada's Research Vice President for Internet of Things and Industries

Internet of Things Vertical Markets Software Markets Economic Analysis

Margot E. Patterson

Counsel · Dentons Canada LLP

A Law Society of Upper Canada Certified Specialist in copyright who can discuss all aspects of this hot topic.

Intellectual Property Copyright Crtc Applications Media & Entertainment Law Anti-Spam

Professor Dimitra Simeondiou

Professor of High Performance Networks and Director of the Smart Internet Lab · University of Bristol

Leading on mobile communications, 5G networks and the internet

Logistics Digital Transformation in Vertical sectors including smart cities optical communication IT Networks Telecommunications

Alan R. Dennis

John T. Chambers Chair of Internet Systems · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Dennis is an expert on virtual teams, using neuroscience to understand technology use, and Internet-enabled innovation.

Teams Virtual Teams Collaboration Social Media Neuroscience

Hal Gottfried

Founder · Level Up Labs

Strategic Coach, Mentor, Open Source Hardware Advocate, Educator and IT Ninja

Integration Telecommunications Encryption Startups Non Profit

Peter Berg

Professor · Michigan State University

International expert on Collective Bargaining and the Aging Workforce

Work-Family Flexibility Policy Domestic and International Labor Policy Collective Bargaining Aging Workforce

Yvon Audette

Partner, Advisory Services, Management Consulting · KPMG

Information Technology specialist with a proven reputation for assisting clients across multiple industries improve their IT organization

It Cost Optimization It Due Diligence and Integration/Separation It Strategy Green IT It-Enabled Business Transformation

Leith Tessy

Managing Partner/Angel Investor · KREM Group

Leith Tessy is an expert in transforming businesses and has experience in M&A transactions, restructurings and optimizing capital structure.

Cash Management Start-Ups Telecommunications Finance M&A

Mike Pascoe

President and CEO · Magor Communications Corporation

Experienced Telecommunications Professional

Technology Startups Entrepreneurship Telecommunications Industry Wireless Communications Technology for Business Communications

Brendan Maher

National Industry Leader, Technology, Media and Telecommunications · KPMG

Management Consultant and National Industry Leader with over 20 years experience advising clients in the Telecommunications & Media sector

Financial Statement Auditing International Financial Reporting Standards Corporate Reporting and Governance Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Technology and Telecommunications

John Zhang

Research Analyst · International Data Corporation (IDC)

John Zhang is a research analyst on the Industry and Business Solutions team at IDC Canada.

Transportation Precision Agriculture Digital Transformation Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions Digital Media

Jason Bremner

Research Vice President, Industry and Business Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Jason Bremner leads team of experts helping clients succeed in the software and services markets in Canada.

Precision Agriculture Outsourcing Enterprise Applications Cloud Services Digital Transformation

Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD

Associate Professor; Director of the Center for Global and Public Health | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Dr. McDermott-Levy, PhD, MPH, RN is an expert in environmental health, global health, and public health nursing

Climate Change Immigrant Health Public Health Community & Public Health Nursing Epidemiology

Yongsun Paik, Ph.D.

Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Director, Center for International Business Education; Director, Center for Asian Business

Regional Economic Integration Global Trade International Joint Ventures International Human Resource Management Business Ethics

Lisa de Wilde

CEO · TVO

CEO of Ontario's public educational media organization believes in the power of media to engage, to inform and to serve the public good

Telecommunications in Canada Public Broadcasting Education and the Media Mulit-Platform Educational Content Public Television and the Media Landscape