Simon J Anderson

Strategic Foresight Consultant and Speaker · Venture Foresight, LLC

Keynote Speaker | Applied Foresight Consultant | Award-Winning Author

Future of Work Emerging Technology Change Management Retail Trends Fintech

Professor Giampiero Favato

Director of the Institute of Leadership and Management in Health · Kingston University

He examines the economics of public health policy - and in particular the economics of inequalities in accessing medical treatments.

Pharmaceutical Industry Access to Medical Treatment Health Economics Vaccine Policy

Dr Domenico Vicinanza

Senior Lecturer in Electronics · Anglia Ruskin University

He combines expertise in music and science - and is one of the pioneers of ‘data sonification’ for scientific and artistic purposes.

Mathematical Music Theory South Synthesis Public Engagement in Science Music and Science Data Sonification

José Holguín-Veras

Director, Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment (CITE) & William H. Hart Chair Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading authority in freight transportation and humanitarian logistics

Transportation Planning Traffic Engineering Mathematical Modeling Arcgis Operations Research

Ram B. Gupta, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Faculty Research Development | Professor of Chemical & Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Research interest: batteries, electrochemistry, sustainable energy, biofuel, biomaterials, supercritical extraction, and nanomedicine.

Batteries Electrochemical engineering Bio-carbon Supercritical carbon dioxide technology Nanotechnology

Kip Hawley

Author and Security Specialist · Movable Type Management

An expert on Global Security and counterterrorism, former Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration

Security & Technology Transportation Security Counterterrorism Aviation Security Policy

Dorothee Bakker

Associate Professor in Marine Biogeochemistry · University of East Anglia

Her interest is in the marine carbon cycle – and particularly the uptake of carbon dioxide by the oceans.

Oceanography Air-sea interactions Marine Biogeochemical Cycles Carbonate Chemistry Marine Biogeochemistry

Yong Chen

Professor, History · UC Irvine

Yong Chen is Professor of Hist. He also served as the Associate Dean of Curricular and Student Services in the School of Humanities.

Chinese American Experience Immigration History Food Asian-American History Cultural History

Richard Vanbergen

Group Managing Director · Business Management Associates Limited

SME Management Specialist Consultant

Uk Transport Logistics Smarter Working Week Program

Sarah Maclay

Clinical Assistant Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

English Poetry Poetry and Creativity Poetry and Writing Poetry Writing

Lynda Friesz-Martin

President · Lynda Friesz Public Relations, Inc.

Energetic, dynamic speaker that connects Social Media to Traditional Public Relations Campaigns

New Media and Transportation Integrating Social Media in Your Communication Strategy Strategic Communications

Dennis Whyte

Hitachi America Professor of Engineering, Head, Nuclear Science and Engineering, and Director, Plasma Science and Fusion Center · Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dennis Whyte is an expert in fusion research using the magnetic confinement of plasmas for energy production.

Physics Boundary Plasma Physics Magnetic Fustion Energy Engineering

John D. Leonard II, Ph.D.

Executive Dean and Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Engineering expert overseeing business and administrative operations for the School of Engineering

Modeling and simulation of traffic and transportation systems Traffic flow theory and traffic engineering Intelligent transportation systems Institutional Research Studies of higher education institutions

Michael J. Cabral, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Professor Cabral specializes in engineering education and nanofabrication techniques

Engineering Education Nanofabrication Techniques Molecular Electronics

Joris Claeys

Managing Director - Chief Engagement Officer - Principal Partner · ecoNVERGE – CAPix - ViVaTicA - ecoNOVATE - ARTconnectsLIFE - ARTronomy | PORT[expertise] | eco.AHCIL

Change Cultivator | Think, act & lead WITHOUT the box! Promoting 5P's of sustainable thrivability! Coaching OD-WST-AI-TEAL – ARTconnectsLIFE

Change Facilitation Organizational Development Whole Systems Transition Change Facilitation – Appreciative Inquiry Whole Systems Transformation Organizational development TEAL reorganization Corporate & public sustainability management resilience building to thrivability intellectual- social- & natural capital

Ethan Bier

Professor · UC San Diego

Ethan Bier's research uses fruit flies and other animals to better understand human diseases.

Protein Biosynthesis Developmental Patterning Cellular Biosciences Active Genetics Human Disease Mechanisms

Nicole Bouvier-Brown

Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Climate Literacy Environmental Justice Biogenic VOCs Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) Atmospheric Chemistry

Mimi Ito

Professor in Residence Informatics · UC Irvine

Mizuko Ito is a cultural anthropologist of technology use, focusing on children and youth's changing relationships to media.

Media and Communications Anthropology Children/Video Games Technology

Gregory E. Triplett, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs | Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Triplett's research focuses on nanomanufacturing technologies that enable improved electronic and photonic device performance.

Optoelectronics and Photonics Electronic Materials Computational Intelligence Semiconductor Manufacturing Infrared Imaging

Michael Dennin

Vice Provost of Teaching and Learning; Dean of Undergraduate Education; Professor of Physics · UC Irvine

Prof. Dennin is leading the evolution of teaching and learning on the college campus, and he is a top communicator of all issues of physics.

Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Condensed Matter Physics Undergraduate Education Physics Biophysics