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Reid Morden

Reid Morden

As a member of Canada’s foreign service, Mr. Reid Morden CM, LLDserved In New York and Geneva in Canadian Missions to the United Nations bodies in those cities. He has also been posted to Pakistan and Japan. Later, Mr. Morden was Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet in the Privy Council Office serving as foreign affairs …

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Diana Carney

Diana Fox Carney

Diana Fox Carney is an advisor to various companies working to accelerate the world’s transition to net zero greenhouse gases. She sits of the Advisory Board of growth equity fund, BeyondNetZero, and Canadian ag-tech company, Terramera. She is a Strategic Advisor at Willis Towers Watson and a Senior Advisor on climate at Eurasia Group. She began …

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Stephanie DeWitte-Orr

Stephanie DeWitte-Orr

Stephanie DeWitte-Orr is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Health Sciences and Biology at Wilfrid Laurier University. Her research focuses on innate antiviral immune responses, studying how cells detect when they are infected with viruses and how they defend themselves from virus infection. It is these defense mechanisms that her research program utilizes to …

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jeremy hunsinger

Jeremy Hunsinger

Jeremy Hunsinger focuses on the Internet and new technology. His specific research engages the politics of knowledge and the relations of governance around technologies. He is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. He has published extensively and co-edited several major projects including two volumes of the International Handbook of Internet Research(Springer), …

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Karim S Karim

Karim S Karim

Karim S Karim (PhD, PEng, MBA) is the Executive Director of the Center for Bioengineering and Biotechnology and a Professor in Engineering at the University of Waterloo. He has raised more than $15M in research grant funding, trained over 40 PhD and MASc students, has co-authored 250+ publications and 50+ patents. He is also a …

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John Hancock

John Hancock

John Hancock works at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland, where he has served as senior policy advisor to the Director-General, representative to the IMF and World Bank, and head of policy development. He spearheaded the launch of the WTO’s Aid-for-Trade Initiative, as well as the recent ‘Joint Initiatives’ on investment facilitation and …

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Fahkri Karray

Fahkri Karray

Fahkri Karray is a Research Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and holds the Loblaws Research Chair in Artificial Intelligence. He is the Co-Director of the University of Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute (waterloo.ai). Professor Karray’s research interests are in the areas of operational artificial intelligence, cognitive machines, natural human-machine interaction, autonomous …

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Florian Kerschbaum

Florian Kerschbaum

Florian Kerschbaum is an associate professor in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo (since 2017) and Director of the Waterloo Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute (since 2018). He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (2010) and a master’s degree from Purdue University (2001). …

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Hind Al-Abadleh

Hind Al-Abadleh

Hind Al-Abadleh is a Full Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Wilfrid Laurier University, the 2019 Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry, Air Quality, and Climate Change at the University of California Irvine, the Chair of the Environment Division of the Chemical Institute of Canada, the inaugural Raymond March Visiting Scientist …

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Jill Sinclair

Jill Sinclair

Jill Sinclair has been a member of Canada’s defence, international security and foreign policy community for most of her professional career. As part of the Strategic Joint Staff at the Dept of National Defence, she was appointed by the Chief of Defence Staff and Deputy Minister as Canada’s representative to the Ukraine Defence Reform Advisory …

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