John Davies

Founder and CEO · Davies Public Affairs

One of the nation's most respected communication strategists & an expert on building grassroots public support for controversial issues.

Strategic Communications and Grassroots Programs Building Public Support for Controversial Projects and Issues Crisis Communications Perception Persuasion

Mary Bennett

Director of the Leavitt Center for Politics · 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

Jeffrey Bielicki

Assistant Professor | Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering | John Glenn College of Public Affairs · The Ohio State University

Energy sustainability expert, focusing on the intersection of energy, environment, economics and policy

Consequences of energy development Evolution of Energy Systems Applied Energy Energy Policy

Jon Smith

Professor of Communication · Southern Utah University

Specializing in public land issues, television news, and documentary film production

Teaching Media Theory Teaching Communication Theory Broadcast Journalism Environmental Communications Public Land Issues

Iglika Ivanova

Senior Economist and Public Interest Researcher · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - BC Office

Iglika Ivanova is Senior Economist and Public Interest Researcher at the BC Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Poverty Labour Economics Income Distribution Income Inequality Living Wage Policies

Lynda Friesz-Martin

President · Lynda Friesz Public Relations, Inc.

Energetic, dynamic speaker that connects Social Media to Traditional Public Relations Campaigns

New Media and Transportation Integrating Social Media in Your Communication Strategy Strategic Communications

Richard Brubaker

Adjunct Professor of Management, Sustainability and Responsible Leadership · China Europe International Business School

Sustainability. Leadership. Innovation.

Sustainability Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership

Monique L. Snowden, PhD

Provost and Senior Vice President · Fielding Graduate University

Thought and transformational leader of learner-centered strategic, enrollment and academic planning.

Higher Education Leadership Enrollment & Learning Analytics Organizational Communication

Dr. Stephen E. Judd

Chief Executive · Hammond Care

Dr. Stephen E. Judd's studies contribute to dementia care, aged care design and the role of charities in contemporary Australian society.

Long-Term Care Quality of Care Public Policy Social Technologies in Ageing Frailty

Joan King

Manager, Outreach and Advocacy · Diabetes Canada

Government Relations and Public Affairs

Media Relations Proposal Writing Strategic Planning Health Advocacy Diabetes Charter for Canada

Sarah Gallagher

Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy · University of Western Ontario

Professor Gallagher's research focuses on investigating the nature of winds from luminous quasars

University Education Physics Education Space Astronomy Astrophysics Black Holes

Ryan Cohn

Partner, Executive Vice President · Sachs Media Group

Navigating the Shifting Landscape of Media and Communications

Social Media Social Media Marketing Facebook Digital Marketing Public Affairs

Denise Amyot

President and CEO · Colleges and Institutes Canada

Denise Amyot is President and CEO of CICan, the national voice of Canada's public colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics.

Postsecondary Education Non - Profit Organization Non Profit Advocacy Postsecondary Education Administration Public Administration

Thad Kousser

Professor and Chair of Political Science · UC San Diego

Thad Kousser specializes in American state and national politics, with particular focus on California, and government reform.

Political Reform State Politics American Politics National Politics California government

Tiffany Gooch

Public Affairs Consultant · Enterprise

Tiffany is a government relations, political organization, and communications professional based in Toronto.

Government Relations & Public Affairs Diversity & Inclusion Women & Leadership Political Activism

Eric Bergman,BPA, APR, ABC, MC, FCPRS

Consultant · Bergman & Associates

Canada's most credentialed and experienced media training professional

Crisis Communication and Issues Management Crisis and Issues Management Presentation Skills Training Working With Reporters Managing Polarization

Jonathan Moreno

Professor · University of Pennsylvania Health System

Professor at University of Pennsylvania Health System

Bioethics Biopolitics National Security Policy

Dr. Trevor McCrisken

Associate Professor, Politics and International Studies · University of Warwick

US presidential politics, US foreign policy, US elections; politics in popular culture; US military force, counterterrorism and drones

US-Russia Relations US-Europe Relations Presidential Election Politics Drones for Targeting Killing US Policy Towards Iraq

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

Terry Lewis

Manager, Community Engagement, Atlantic Canada · Diabetes Canada

Manager, Community Engagement, Atlantic Canada

Fundraising Nonprofit Volunteer Management Community Development Charities