Erin Baker

Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Faculty Director of the Energy Transition Institute · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Erin Baker informs policymakers on energy technology in the face of climate change.

Sustainability equity Energy equity Environmental equity Energy Economics and Policy Wind Energy

Jocelyn Thorpe

Associate Professor, Women's and Gender Studies Program · University of Manitoba

Professor Thorpe explores the history and legacies of colonialism in the Canadian context

Critical Race Theory Feminism Environmental Studies Colonialism Social Inequality

Jim Signorelli

CEO/Chairman · ESW Partners/StoryLab

Understanding how stories work can help marketers, advertisers and sales people become powerfully persuasive.

Persuasion Marketing Advertising Entertaining Story

Jean Boreen

Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences · Southern Utah University

Dr. Boreen is a strong advocate for the humanities and social sciences with two decades of higher education service.

Methods of Teaching Literature in Higher Education Methods of Teaching English Female Protagonists in Adolescent Historical Fiction Student Teaching, English Education Teaching Literature to Adolescents

William Heyborne

Dean of College of Natural Sciences and Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in reptile and amphibian natural history, biological pedagogy, and animal venoms

Ecology and Evolution of Insects and Arachnids Herpetology Entomology Zoology Amphibians

Rayid Ghani

Distinguished Career Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Rayid Ghani is a reformed computer scientist who wants to increase the use of large-scale Machine Learning in solving large public policy.

Predictive Analytics Machine Learning Ethics Public Policy Information Systems

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering

Professor Ralph Tench

Director of Research · Leeds Beckett University

Ralph Tench's research focuses on two communications strands, for social impact and in organisational strategy, behaviour and performance.

Corporate Social Responsibility Public Relations Communications Health

Kristina R. Llewellyn

Associate Professor, Department of Social Development Studies · Renison University College, University of Waterloo

Professor Llewellyn studies the Education, History, and Equity.

Women's History Citizenship Education Oral History History Education History of Education

José Valentino Ruiz

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

José Valentino Ruiz is a Grammy® and Emmy® award winner who is an authority in music business and entrepreneurship.

Innovation and Technology in Music Music Production Social Impact of Music Entrepreneurs Arts/Music Entrepreneurship Music Business Practice

Jean-Pierre Lacroix RGD

President · Association of Registered Graphic Designers

President and Owner of Shikatani Lacroix

Structured Authoring Packaging Brand Strategy Strategic Thinking Innovation

Adam Frank

Professor of Physics and Astronomy · University of Rochester

Frank is a leading expert on how stars form and how they die, as well as civilizations before humans

US Space Program Space Travel Science and Religion Evolution of Stars and Planets Physics and Astronomy

Diane Beckett

sustainability consultant · independent

Diane Beckett has more than three decades of experience addressing the human and environmental dimensions of sustainability

Low Carbon Energy Urban Environments Climate Natural Resource Management Gender Equality

Amber Naslund

President · SideraWorks

Experienced, in-demand keynote speaker on social business and social media

Social Media Social Business Community Management Social Media Marketing Strategies Social Media Measurement

Jesmyn Ward

Professor · Tulane University

Critically acclaimed author Jesmyn Ward is a two-time National Book Award Winner and professor of creative writing.

Communication English Creative Writing Media Studies

Damon Vickers

Author · Damon Vickers & Co.

Damon Vickers is the author of New York Times Bestseller, " The Day After The Dollar Crashes".

Writing Editing Publishing Music

Massimo Faggioli, PhD

Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Massimo Faggioli, PhD, is an expert on the history and administrative inner workings of the Catholic Church and of the papacy.

Pope Francis Religion Catholicism and World/European Politics Historical Theology and Ecclesiology American Catholicism

Anjana Susarla

Omura-Saxena Professor in Responsible AI · Michigan State University

Anjana Susarla's research includes the economics of information systems, social media analytics and economics of artificial intelligence.

Responsible Artificial Intelligence (AI) Digital Transformation Social Media Analytics Machine Learning Causal Inference

Dr Maria Chli

Reader, Computer Science · Aston University

Dr Chli's work is in the area of artificial intelligence, particularly in applying machine learning techniques.

Agent-Based Computing Deep Learning Architectures Machine Learning Techniques Probabilistic Modeling Smart Cities

Brett Grainger, ThD

Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Brett Grainger, ThD, researches the changing face of modern spirituality in America and how various religions view the natural world.

Religion and Nature Modern Spirituality American Religious History History of Christianity Evangelicalism