Keynote Speakers

Two expert keynote speakers will inspire you to tackle the new obstacles you face and challenge you to think outside the box!


Risa Mish
Monday, October 5 
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. EDT

Risa Mish is a Professor of the Practice of Management at Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, where she developed and teaches the MBA and Executive MBA Core courses in Critical and Strategic Thinking, and the Executive MBA elective course in Building Leadership Influence. Risa now runs her own leadership training firm through which she has conducted workshops and served as a keynote speaker for companies such as ABC News, Accenture, Amazon, Consumer Reports, KPMG, Kraft-Heinz, Lincoln Financial, and PepsiCo, and various trade associations.


Bruce Sackman 
Wednesday, October 7 
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT

Bruce Sackman is the retired Special Agent in Charge of the US Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Inspector General, Northeast Field Office. During his keynote address, Bruce will educate attendees about the phenomenon of Medical Serial Killers. How these individuals are identified, what are common traits among them, what are the weapons they use, and how are they successfully prosecuted? Attendees will learn how to utilize Red Flags to identify these individuals and explore the reasons why many Medical Serial Killers go undetected until it is too late.