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

Alicia Walf

Senior Lecturer, Cognitive Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Neuroscientist with extensive research into body, brain, and mind relationships related to brain health, social cognition and emotions.

Brain Health Emotion Memory Neuroplasticity Well-Being

Michael J. Buchmeier

Professor of Medicine-Infectious Diseases · UC Irvine

Michael Buchmeier studies the pathogenesis and control of emerging viral infections, especially coronavirus, for more than 30 years.

Viral Pathogenesis Coronaviruses Viruses Arenaviruses Biology of RNA Viruses

Tom Mills

Lecturer in Sociology and Policy · Aston University

Tom Mills is a sociologist with an interest in media and communications, elite institutions and networks, and the use of digital methods.

Corporate Power Elites BBC Impartiality Sociology Media Communications

Mary Bennett

Director of the Micheal O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service · Southern Utah University

Specializing in U.S. campaigns and elections, government relations, and public policy and advocacy

Utah Political Candidates Utah Legislative Body Political Communication Congressional Campaigns Regulatory Policy for Financial Industries

Bruce Burke

President & Founder · Gulf Bay Consulting

Exploring the convergence of social media, mobile connectivity and payments technology.

Social Media Marketing Brand Development Mobile Technologies Mobile Connectivity Technologies Marketing Communications & Content Development

Jo Dodds

Social Media Speaker; Small Business Online Market · Jo Dodds Online Marketing Ltd

Energetic speaker teaching the building of fruitful relationships through social media

Social Media Networking Online Marketing Success Developing Relationships

Michael H. Peters, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Peters conducts experimental and theoretical research in the field of protein engineering.

Peptidyl-Biomimetics Inhibitors for Breast Cancer Targets OpenContact: A Simple Static Protein-Protein Mapping Algorithm Extended Liouville Equation for Open Systems Neuronal Stem Cell Delivery Systems Protein Engineering

Evelyn McDonnell

Professor of Journalism and New Media · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Journalism New Media Popular Culture and Society Women's Studies

Gaurav Jain

Assistant Professor · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Behavioral economist focused on studying how individuals make judgments and decisions in the absence of complete information.

Marketing Promotions Marketing Communication Judgment and Decision Making Consumer Choices and Behavior Behavioral Economics in Business

Ann Douglas

Author, Magazine Writer, On-Air Parenting Columnist, Speaker · Independent

A bestselling author and the weekend parenting columnist for CBC Radio, Ann has been called "Canada's most trusted parenting writer."

Parenting Pregnancy Children Babies Mental Health

Mark Abkowitz

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert in enterprise risk management, hazardous materials transportation, and impacts of extreme weather on infrastructure adaptation.

Extreme Weather and Infrastructure Enterprise Risk Management Spatial Analysis Infrastructure Resilience Risk Assessment

Joseph Carrabis

CRO & Founder · NextStage Evolution

"Kick-ass presentation" "Robin Williams as a professor" "Get there early and get a seat up front" "Very actionable & plenty of take-homes"

Neuro Social Brain-Based Marketing

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

Rebecca Spencer

Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Rebecca Spencer is one of the nation's leading researchers exploring the relationship between sleep and brain function.

Behavioral Neuroscience Sleep Memory and Learning Cognition Learning and Memory Sleep and Learning

Bruno Takahashi

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Bruno Takahashi's research interests include media coverage of environmental affairs and the links between media and policy.

Risk Communication Environment Journalism Environmental Communication Science Communication Environmental Behaviors

Daniel Hackman

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Examines the role of early experience and the psychological and biological factors that contribute to disparities in health and development.

Randy Magiera

Adjunct professor of information security and cybersecurity · Tulane University

Randy Magiera is a cybersecurity expert in security management, risk analysis and vulnerability assessments.

Risk Analysis Vulnerability Assessments Information Security Information Technology Cybersecurity

Amber Osborne

Vice President of Head of Lettuce Media · Head of Lettuce Media

Inspiring social media innovator, specialzing in storytelling and online brand management.

Brand Development Social Media Product Evangelism Online Marketing Location Based Services

Amanda Fennell

Adjunct Professor · Tulane University

Amanda Fennell is an information technology and cybersecurity expert.

Digital Forensics Security Strategy Cybersecurity Education Cybersecurity Information Technology