Theo Liebmann

Clinical Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Programs · Hofstra University

Professor Liebmann has directed the interdisciplinary Hofstra Youth Advocacy Clinic since its inception

Juvenile Delinquency Immigration Youth Advocacy Child Welfare Trial Advocacy

Matt Grossmann

Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research · Michigan State University

Matt Grossmann's expertise includes American politics, policymaking, interest groups, public policy, political parties and campaigns.

Political Science Gun Control Public Policy Analysis Politics National Elections

Petra Molnar

Lawyer and Researcher · International Human Rights Program, University of Toronto

Refugee and migration issues; technology and human rights; immigration detention; and the relationship between law, society, and culture

Technology and human rights Anthropology of Migration Ethnography and Ethnographic Writing Women's Rights Refugee and Human Rights Issues

Hilary Black

Chief Advocacy Officer · Canopy Growth

Hilary has been serving patients for over 20 years and is committed to breaking down barriers to access medical cannabis for all.

Corporate Social Responsbility Social Justice Patient Advocacy Diversity and Inclusion Medical Cannabis

Michael Adams

Chief Executive Officer · SAGE

CEO of SAGE, the world’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older people

Program Strategy Non-Profit Finance Strategic Planning Shaping Public Debate Persuasive Writing

Peter Kochenburger, J.D.

Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Executive Director of the Insurance LLM Program and Deputy Director of the Insurance Law Center · University of Connecticut

Peter Kochenburger specializes in insurance law and litigation.

Consumer Protection U.S. Insurance Regulation Insurance Law and Litigation International Insurance Regulation Regulation and Litigation

Dr Patrycja Rozbicka

Senior Lecturer · Aston University

Dr Rozbicka's works on interest groups in policy-making and live music industry regulation in the UK.

IR Aesthetics Regulation of Live Music Interest Groups Live Music Industry Brexit

Sheema Khan

Patent Agent · Shapiro Cohen LLP

Patent Agent. Writer. Speaker (Tedx)

Science and Technology Human Rights Muslim Current Affairs' Muslim Feminism Intellectual Property

Tomeka Robinson

Professor of Rhetoric & Public Advocacy · Hofstra University

Dr. Robinson is an expert on effective public debate as well as health communication. She directs Hofstra's award-winning forensics team.

Public/Social Advocacy Rhetoric Health Communications Argumentation and Debate Intercultural Communication

Paul Labarge

Board Chair, CATAAlliance // Founding Partner · LaBarge Weinstein LLP

Paul C. LaBarge, C.M. is a founding partner of LaBarge Weinstein LLP, a corporate law boutique nestled in the nation’s capital since 1997.

IPOs Trade Mergers and Acquisitions Taxation Financing

Gonçalo Sousa Pinto

Lead for Practice Development and Transformation · International Pharmaceutical Federation

Gonçalo Sousa Pinto leads the area of Development and Transformation of the Profession at the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP).

Vector-Borne Diseases Pharmacy-based Vaccination Public Health Medicines Use Optimisation Non-Communicable Diseases

Nora Madjar, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management · University of Connecticut

Social and contextual factors for creativity at work, role of interruptions, work-family interface and negotiations.

Organizational Behavior and Leadership Work-Family Interface Interruptions at Work Creativity and Innovation Negotiations

Sherry Grace

Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Science · York University

Studying access to chronic cardiac care, as well as optimizing quantity and quality of life in heart patients.

Healthcare Public Health Clinical Research Heart Disease Behavioural Cardiology

Mary Paterson

Partner, Litigation and Tax Litigation · Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Seasoned commercial litigator and trial lawyer with a practice in tax litigation, contract disputes, and insolvency proceedings.

Class Actions Litigation Pro Bono Tax Controversy & Litigation Insolvency & Restructuring

Susan Prentice

Professor · University of Manitoba

Professor Prentice's primary specialization is contemporary and historical childcare policy and advocacy

Social Inequality Social Change Systemic Discrimination Historical Sociology Childcare Policy

Elliott Silverstein

Director, Government Relations, Insurance · CAA Club Group

Elliott manages and executes key elements of CAA’s provincial advocacy role, and overseeing municipal advocacy efforts.

Insurance Ontario Politics Stakeholder & Public Engagement Strategic Advocacy Policy Analysis

Gabriella Simo

Manager, Advocacy, Ontario · Diabetes Canada

Gabriella Simo is Manager of Advocacy for the Ontario region at Diabetes Canada.

Health Advocacy Diabetes Charter for Canada Non-Profit Advocacy Diabetes Volunteer Management

Rebecca Macy, Ph.D., M.S.W.

Professor, UNC School of Social Work & L. Richardson Preyer Distinguished Chair for Strengthening Families · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Rebecca Macy is a faculty member at the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Partner Violence Crisis Intervention Group Therapy Community Outreach Program Development

Sarah Reckhow

Assistant Professor of Political Science · Michigan State University

Sarah Reckhow is an expert on education policy, urban and state politics, and philanthropy and nonprofits in public policy.

Philanthropy Racial Politics State Politics Education Policy Every Student Suceeds Act

Jed Johnson

Managing Director of Aging Services · CARF International

Jed Johnson is an award-winning, national leader in adult- and senior-services arenas.

Senior Transportation Rural caregiving Military or veteran caregiving Adult Day Services Continuing Care Retirement Communities