Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies; Director of Environmental Health Science · Baylor University

Interdisciplinary expert researcher and author on water quality, environmental health and sustainability issues in rapidly urbanizing areas.

Contaminants of Emerging Concern Harmful Algal Blooms Urbanization Sustainability Issues Environmental Contaminants

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

Saleem Ali

Professor of Energy and the Environment Geography and Spatial Sciences; Biden School of Public Policy and Administration · University of Delaware

Prof. Ali's research examines the causes and consequences of environmental conflicts.

Environmental Health Environmental Policy Environmental Planning Health and Safety

Francis Galgano, PhD

Associate Professor, Geography and the Environment | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Francis A. Galgano, PhD, specializes in coastal geography and military geography.

Piracy Environmental security Environmental Change Geophysical Processes Military Geography

Tom Rand

Managing Director at MaRS Cleantech Fund I, L.P. · MaRS Cleantech

Experienced, bare-knucked approach to cleantech, finance, policy, climate science and associated global economic opportunities and risks.

Carbon and Climate Science: Industrial Endgame? Cleantech Climate Change Clean Energy Economics

Sarah Wolfe

Professor in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability · University of Waterloo

Assistant Professor

Geography Water Decision Making and Governance Water Research Environmental and Social Psychology Sociology

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

Michel Boufadel

Distinguished Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Michel Boufadel focuses on water, water technology and energy, offering insights into oil spills and other environmental disasters.

Oil Spills Global Warming Sustainability Water Technology Environmental Disasters

Gennady Miloshevsky, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Miloshevsky researches computational physics with emphasis on effects of plasma, laser and particle beams on materials.

Materials Under Extreme Conditions Radiation- and Plasma-Material Interactions Physics of High Energy Densities Atomic, Molecular and Plasma Physics Dusty Plasmas

Jonathan Gilligan

Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on the impact of human behavior and public policy on climate, with a focus on how small changes add up to make big differences.

Atmospheric Science Environmental Policy Climate Change Water Conservation Risk Management

Thomas Kostigen

Writer · Thomas Kostigen

Climate Risk // NYT Bestselling Author

Journalism Environment Financial Services Weather Climate

Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D.

President and Doctoral Faculty, School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Executive, consultant, board member, and teacher in the educational and nonprofit sectors

Sustainability Leadership International Environmental Policy Climate Change Energy Law European History

Steffanie Scott

Professor, Department of Geography & Environmental Management · University of Waterloo

Leading international scholar on food security, food system change, and COVID-19 impacts on the food suppy.

Food Agriculture & Environment COVID-19 (Coronavirus) China Food Policy Local Food Systems

Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD

Professor; Co-Director, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Dr. McDermott-Levy, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN is an expert in environmental health, global health, and public health nursing

Lead Exposure Climate Change Fracking and Health Immigrant Health Public Health

Viviane Yargeau

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering · McGill University

Yargeau's research focuses on the protection of water resources, wastewater treatment and monitoring of wastewater quality and contaminants.

Ecotoxicology Chemical Pollutants Chemical Engineering Environmental Engineering Environment

Philip La Duke

Safety Iconoclast & Culture Transformation Architect · ERM

One of the most informative, entertaining, and engaging speakers you're likely to ever find

Talent & Gamification Talent Management Cross generational training and management Planning Corporate Culture

Leni Schwendinger

Owner/Principal · Leni Schwendinger Light Projects, NightSeeing™

"Fun, moving, exciting! Is how I would describe Leni's Talk and LightWalk."

Urban Nights Lighting Nighttime Environment Cities Design

Dana Cupkova

Associate Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Dana Cupkova is a co-founder and design director of EPIPHYTE Lab, an architectural design and research collaborative.

Advanced Manufacturing Architecture Energy Sustainability Computational Design

Dena McMartin

Associate Vice-President · University of Regina

Dena McMartin has developed and supported numerous academic and research partnerships within the university and with international partners.

Stormwater Quality Agricultural Water and Environmental Performance Monitoring Source Water Protection and Planning Chemical-Free Water Treatment Solutions Extreme Water Events & Climate

Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D.

Director, Rudd Center for Obesity & Food Policy (Principal Investigator); Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Schwartz specializes in school wellness and nutrition programs, and food insecurity.

Nutrition in Food Programs Food Insecurity Nutrition School Food Options