Abby Twyman, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA, is a humanistic behavioral scientist who graduated with her master's in education from the University of Washington in 2008, where she specialized in the treatment of individuals with low-incidence disabilities, and has been board certified as a behavior analyst since 2009 (BCBA #1-09-5694). Throughout her career, she has focused on systematically applying the science of behavior to teach people the skills they need to live healthy, happy, and productive lives, and to improve organizational productivity and outcomes. She envisions a future in which all citizens of the world are able to reach their fullest human potential through the systematic and collaborative application of advancements in science and technology to effectively and efficiently solve the problems they face every day. Her life mission is to use her knowledge and skills to improve the lives of her family, her community and the world.
International Contracts and Claims Consultant - Legal Counsel - Risk Management Consultant
Legal Counsel and International Contracts/Claims Consultant with over 12 years of expertise in contracts and project claims, negotiations, legal advice, international business law, corporate strategy and contracts for fortune 500 MNC clients.
Primarily specialized in the Oil & Gas and Infrastructures markets, with practice within the Media and Transport sectors.
Admitted to the bar of attorneys in France and Spain. Fluent and qualified in English, Spanish, French, and Italian.
HENRY D. SCHLINGER, JR., PH.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive | Los Angeles, CA 90032
Henry D. (Hank) Schlinger Jr. received his Ph.D. in psychology (applied behavior analysis) from Western Michigan University (WMU) in 1985, then completed a two-year National Institutes of Health-funded post-doctoral fellowship in behavioral pharmacology also at WMU. Dr. Schlinger was a full tenured professor of psychology at Western New England University in Springfield, MA, before moving to Los Angeles in 1998. He is now professor of psychology and former director of the M. S. Program in Applied Behavior Analysis in the Department of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles. Dr. Schlinger has published more than 75 scholarly articles and commentaries in more than 30 different journals. He also has authored or co-authored three books, Psychology: A Behavioral Overview (1990), A Behavior-Analytic View of Child Development (1995) (which was translated into Japanese), and Introduction to Scientific Psychology (1998). He was interviewed for the Venus Project film, “The Choice Is Ours,” and presented one of the keynote addresses titled “Can We Act to Save The world?" at the Centennial Celebration of Jacque Fresco in March 2016.
Dr. Elliott Maynard’s background spans the fields of Global Ecology Coral Reef Ecology, Oceanography and Tropical Rainforest Biology. He earned a Ph.D. in Consciousness Research and has served on the faculties of Adelphi University and Dowling College in New York. He is a Certified Professional Consultant to Management (CPCM) and has been active in the corporate world as Founder, President and Technology Director for several different corporations. D. Maynard is Founder and President of Arcos Cielos Foundation in Sedona, AZ and has been active in the Aerospace Technology Working Group (STWG), the Humanitad International Leadership Foundation, The U.S. Pshchotronics Association and the World Future Society. In addition to his work as a futurist, lecturer, author, educator and global ecologist, Elliott is an accomplished artist, sculptor, musician, underwater photographer and documentary filmmaker.
Dr Samu Mäntyniemi is a statistician, decision analyst and a population dynamics specialist who received his Ph.D. from the Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki, Finland in 2006. He received adjunct professorship from the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences in 2011 and served as a full professor of multidisciplinary risk analysis in the same faculty from 2012 to 2018. Currently he is a senior scientist at the Natural Resources Institute Finland. He is interested in developing and applying formal methods for automated decision making under uncertainty by utilizing principles of probabilistic reasoning and expected utility theory. He believes that concepts and methods originally developed for sustainable fishery management can be of help in the assessment and sustainable utilization of natural resources within the resource based economy.