Patrick Bordnick

Dean, Tulane University School of Social Work · Tulane University

Bordnick is a pioneer in the use of virtual reality for substance abuse assessment and intervention.

Social Work Behavioral Health Addiction & Recovery Mental Health Self-Care

Gianluca De Leo, PhD

Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences · Augusta University

Dr. Gianluca De Leo is a leading expert on using technology, such as virtual reality and e-health, in public health and health care.

Telemedicine Augmented Reality Health Technology Biotechnology Public Health

Nigel Newbutt

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Nigel Newbutt is a leading expert in the use of technologies with autistic groups, specifically virtual reality and immersive technologies.

Ethical AI Research Social Robotics Head-mounted Display Immersive Technology Autism

Francis Ortiz Ocaña

Ceo & Founder · Crea Solutions

A Smart Citizen in an Augmented World. Geolocated, Virtualized and ready to share knowledge about Disruptive Tech and Smart Everything.

Governance Internet of Things (IoT) Destination Marketing Virtual Reality (VR) Geolocation

Emily Taylor

Director, Custom Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Director, Custom Solutions

Project Management Virtual Reality (VR) Consumer Tech Connected Life Wearables

Kelly Rossler, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · Baylor University

Dissertation: Exploring Interprofessional Education through a High-Fidelity Human Patient Simulation Scenario: A Mixed Methods Study.

Immersive Virtual Reality-Based Experiential Learning Healthcare Nursing Nursing Education Critical Care

Mitchell Schare

Professor of Psychology · Hofstra University

Professor of Psychology and Director of the Phobia & Trauma Clinic

Virtual Reality Exposure to treat PTSD, Fear of Flying, Public Speaking, and Other Phobias Substance Abuse Disorders Psychology Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Anxiety Disorders

Jase Bernhardt

Assistant Professor of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability · Hofstra University

Dr. Bernhardt has had a lifelong passion for studying weather and climate. His current research focuses hurricane preparedness.

Rip Tide safety Hurricanes Climatology Climate Change Weather

Professor Kirsten Cater

Professor of Human-Computer Interaction · University of Bristol

Exploring the ethics and experiences of using highly sensory technology

Family Memories Big Data Gamification Augmented Reality Immersive Technology

Manish Nargas

Research Manager, Knowledge Platform and Consumer Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Manish provides a unique lens on the Canadian consumer technology and services markets.

Consumer Services Consumer Technology Smart Home Technology Connected Consumer Consumer Wireline Services

Professor Sarah Whatley

Professor of Dance and Director of the Centre for Dance Research · Coventry University

She has expertise across a range of contemporary dance theory & practice, such as with artists, dance companies & cultural organisations.

Digital Dance Performing Arts Dance Dance and Cultural Heritage Dance and Disability

Steven King, M.S.

Associate Professor of Emerging Technologies, Hussman School of Journalism and Media · UNC-Chapel Hill

As a computer scientist and journalist, King experiments with emerging technologies to present news and information in new ways.

Drones Innovation & Creativity Robotics Virtual Reality VR

Colin Lowry

Tutor Demonstrator · Digital Strategy Consultant

Mobile & mCommerce Researcher

Mobile Mcommerce Mobile Marketing Education Retail

Lynsey Steinberg

Board Certified Medical Illustrator · Augusta University

Lynsey Steinberg is one of the 300 board-certified medical illustrators and also an expert on virtual reality

Virtual Reality Motion Graphics Medical Illustration Illustration Gamification

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

Kimberley Pickett

Principal and Creative Director · KIMBO Design

Creative Principal of award-winning design firm, KIMBO Design Inc., based in Vancouver, B.C.

Design Graphic Design Marketing & Advertising Marketing & Branding Online Advertising

Professor Nashwan Dawood

Professor of Digital Construction · Teesside University

His expertise is sustainable infrastructure & in modelling ways to ensure carbon reduction in construction, housing & engineering projects.

Energy Efficient Buildings Infrastructure Design Carbon Reduction Sustainable Construction Engineering

Tara Alvarez

Professor and Director, Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Program · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Alvarez conducts neuroscience research for helping patients recover their vision and for diagnosing other visual diseases.

Vision Therapy Virtual Reality Vision Neuroscience Biomedical Engineering

Holly Oxhandler, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Associate Professor, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work · Baylor University

Oxhandler studies how to ethically & effectively assess and discuss clients’ religion/spirituality within health and mental health treatment

Religion and Social Work Religion and Spirituality in Clinical Practice Evidence-Based Practice Process Scale Development Mental Health (primarily Anxiety and Depression)

Dean Krusienski, Ph.D.

Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University · VCU College of Engineering

Focusing on neural signal processing and analysis for the development of brain-computer interfaces and neuroprosthetic devices.

EEG Analysis Brain-Computer Interfaces Signal Processing Machine Learning Neuroprosthetics