Linda Durnell, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Virtual Reality, Media Psychology and Social Change

AR/VR/AI and Robotics Immersive Technology for Social Change Media and Consulting Technology Marketing

Jean Philippe Bouchard

Vice-President, Future of Work and Mobility Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Leads the Future of Work & Mobility research group at IDC Canada

Canadian AR/VR Market Tablets Mobile Phones Wearables Forecasting & Modeling

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.

Self-Care Virtual Reality Technology Health Autism

Vladimer Botsvadze

World's No. 1 Marketing, AI and Management Thought Leader by Thinkers 360 · Botsvadze Marketing Solutions

Award-Winning Entrepreneur | Top 1% Global Social Media Influencer | Fortune 500 Consultant | Professor | Startup Advisor | Keynote Speaker

21st Century Workforce Digital Marketplace Software as A Service Enterprise Architecture Remote Work

Sarah Jones

Head of School, Birmingham School of Media · Birmingham City University

Sarah Jones' research is focused on immersive realities (VR/AR), experiential film within 360 immersive storytelling

Experiential Films Immersive Reporting VR / AR Immersive Realities Investigative Reporting

Emily Taylor

Consulting Manager · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Consulting Manager

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

Manish Nargas

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

Manish provides a unique lens on the Canadian consumer mobility and wearable market.

Wearable Technology Consumer Mobility Usage Trends & Adoption Additive Manufacturing/3d Printing

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

Ben Chang

Director, Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences (GSAS) & Professor, Arts · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Explores the intersections of virtual environments and experimental gaming with contemporary media art

Digital Games Immersive Visualization Systems Experimental Gaming Electronic Art Virtual Environments

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

Shahd ElAshri

Associate Analyst, Wearables and Consumer Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Shahd examines the consumer mobility and wearable device markets in Canada

Augmented Reality (AR) Consumer and B2B Buyer behaviour Wearables Business Intelligence

Holly Oxhandler, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Assistant 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 Spirituality in Clinical Practice Evidence-Based Practice Process Scale Development Mental Health (primarily Anxiety and Depression) Mentoring and Professional Development

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD

Thomas G. Labrecque Professor of Business Technology | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD, is an expert in emerging technologies and business technology strategy

Emerging Technology Trends Technology Adoption Virtual & Augmented Reality Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Social Media Analytics

Carrie Heeter

Professor of Media and Information · Michigan State University

Carrie Heeter is an expert in meditation, cybermeditation, user experience design, and serious games.

Self-Regulation Meditation Research Online Learning User Experience Design Serious Games

Dr Hannah Bartlett

Reader, Optometry Optometry & Vision Science Research Group (OVSRG) Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing · Aston University

Hannah's research portfolio is broadly based around the role of nutrition in ocular disease.

Clinical Education Ophthalmic Instrumentation Low Vision Ocular Nutrition Macular Pigment

Paul Bradshaw

Course Leader (MA Multiplatform and Mobile Journalism) · Birmingham City University

In addition to teaching and writing, Paul acts as a consultant and trainer to a number of organisations on social media and data journalism.

Surveillance, Security and Privacy Online Data Journalism Journalism Trends Online Journalism Social Media

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.

Virtual Reality to Promote Evacuation Meteorology Environmental History Climate Weather

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

Steve Yang

Senior Analyst, Communications & Mobility · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Senior Analyst, Communications & Mobility

Mobile Phones Smartphone Pricing Consumer Telecom Services Wireless Slate Tablets

Richard J. Radke

Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Studies computer vision problems related to human-scale, occupant-aware environments

Radiotherapy Smart Lighting Social Signal Processing Video Processing Computer Vision