Speakers by Subject

Brent Lane

Brent Lane

Speech Topics

  • More than the Wright Brothers - North Carolina's heritage of research and innovation
  • NC, the Self Made Economy - our distinct economic development history and future
  • Gazelles - the unknown high growth firms that drive economic growth
  • My Email from Sir Walter - Raleigh's Roanoke enterprise and new clues to the fate of NC's Lost Colony

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Gregory Characklis

Gregory Characklis

Speech Topics

  • Water Supply Planning and Infrastructure
  • Drought Management
  • Water and Energy
  • Environmental Financial Risk Management
  • Water Resource Economics

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Deborah Stroman

Deborah Stroman

Speech Topics

  • Energy + Innovation: The High-Octane Fuel of Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership on the Links: Business Golf Strategies
  • Money Over Morals: The Peculiar Economy of the Sport Enterprise
  • Passion, Positivity, and Purpose
  • Plantation or Platform? The Black Male Student-Athlete's Plight in Higher Education
  • Voices from the Victors: Critical Leadership Lessons

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Ryan Thornburg

Ryan Thornburg

Speech Topics

  • Digital Media Economics
  • Social Media
  • Data Driven Journalism
  • Political Reporting
  • Writing and Editing
  • Media Innovation
  • News Media

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Todd BenDor

Todd BenDor

Speech Topics

  • Environmental Restoration
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Markets
  • Urban Growth

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