Bryna Kranzler

Publisher; Author · Crosswalk Press

Approachable, attractive speaker who uses humor to motivate and make her points

The Art of Optimism The Perks of Procrastination

Nicholas Hastings

Director · TILM (The Inspirational Leaders Mindset)

Director at TILM (The Inspirational Leaders Mindset)

Optimism Co-Operation Confidence & Resilience Sport Psychology Leadership

Soania Mathur

Physician · Designing A Cure Inc

Inspiring and empowering people challenged with chronic disease to live fulfilling lives.

Young Onset Parkinson's Disease Optimism Chronic Illness Children Coping With Chronic Illness in the Family Living Well With Parkinson's

William Chopik

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in social behaviors and individual differences and relationships.

Optimism Romantic Relationships Lifespan Development Personality Close Relationships

Iris Chi

Chinese-American Golden Age Association/Dr. Frances Wu Chair for Chinese Elderly Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Expert in elderly health and gerontology, and currently directs the China Program

Aging Gerontology China Caregiving Behavioral Health

Jason Davidson

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Davidson is a specialist in American Foreign and Security Policy, and International Security.

American Foreign Policy American Security Policy International Security British, French and Italian Foreign Policy

Andrea L. Dixon, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Keller Center for Research and the Center for Professional Selling The Frank M. and Floy Smith Holloway Professor in Marketing · Baylor University

Dr. Dixon focuses on behavioral issues related to sales, service and customer satisfaction.

Professional Selling Marketing Research Advertising Marketing Strategy Organizational Behavior

Cynthia Rollo-Carlson

Senior Lecturer of Social Work Virtual Academic Center · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Ms. Rollo-Carlson is an expert in diagnosing and assessing mental disorders and substance abuse along with grief, loss and bereavement.

Religion/Spirituality Mental Health Grief, loss and bereavement Human behavior and the social environment Trauma, loss and suicide

Theodore Arapis, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Administration | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Theodore Arapis, Ph.D. focuses on financing, fiscal savings, fiscal transparency and the practice of budgeting at state level.

Public Administration Fiscal Transparency & Accountability School District Financing Budgeting Public Finance

Karen Drake

Assistant Professor · Bora Laskin Faculty of Law at Lakehead University

Karen Drake's teaching and research interests include Canadian law as it affects Indigenous peoples, Anishinaabe law, and Métis law.

Canadian Law and Indigenous Peoples Anishinaabe Law Métis law Aboriginal Legal Issues Indigenous Legal Traditions

Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D.

Kenan Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Barbara Fredrickson is a professor, author, and award-winning researcher who studies emotions, well-being and positive psychology.

Psychology Social Psychology Positivity Career Counseling Leadership Development

Ulrike Malmendier

Professor · Edward J. and Mollie Arnold Professor of Finance | Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Leading expert on behavioral science, behavioral finance, and corporate finance.

Law and Finance Contract Theory Behavioral Finance Corporate Finance Behavioral Economics

Umar Saeed

MAcc, CPA, CA, Partner · Welch LLP

An expert in Public-Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS) as well as International Public-Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS).

Public sector audits Financial management and control Accounting policy development International Public Sector Accounting Standards Public Sector Accounting Standards

David Victor

Professor of International Relations; Co-director, Laboratory on International Law and Regulation · UC San Diego

David Victor's research focuses on highly regulated industries and how regulation affects the operation of major energy markets.

Energy Development Energy Markets Energy Policy Climate Change Sustainable Development

Dr. Bradley Willcox

Professor and Director of Research · Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

Dr. Willcox is also an author of a NY Times best-selling book on healthy aging

Long Term Care Geriatric Medicine Internal Medicine

Bob Ramsay

President · Ramsay Inc

Helping clients think differently about what they want to show and tell the world.

Marketing Communications Corporate Communications Brand Development Social Media Marketing Integrated Marketing

Glen Hodgson

Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist · The Conference Board of Canada

Turning the Telescope Around: Get the bigger picture on how macroeconomics influences public policy and the financial health of your country

Economic Forecasting International Business Productivity and Innovation Economic Analysis

Velma McColl

Principal · Earnscliffe Strategy Group

Velma McColl blends her deep understanding of business, government and policy to create opportunities for her clients.

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Sustainable Development Technology Energy Climate Change

Karen Musalo

Professor of Law, International Law Professorship Chair and Director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: musalok@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4720 / Office 403-100

Refugee Law and Policy Gender Asylum Women's Rights Child Migrant's Rights Gender Justice / Central America

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