Dr. W. Douglas Evans

Dr. Evans is a Professor of Prevention and Community Health, and of Global Health, and Director of the Public Health Communication and Marketing Program at the George Washington University. His research interests include prevention interventions, evaluating behaviour change and public education programs using communication and marketing strategies. He currently focuses on the use of digital media to deliver and evaluate health communication and marketing interventions. Dr. Evans consults on numerous global health programs in Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe.

Dr. Evans’s keynote presentation can be found here.


Dr. Richard M. Lerner

Dr. Lerner is the Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science and the Director of the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development at Tufts University. He is the founding editor of the Journal of Research on Adolescence and of Applied Developmental Science. Dr. Lerner is known for his theory of relations between life-span human development and social change, and for his research about the relations between adolescents and their peers, families, schools, and communities. His work integrates the study of public policies and community-based programs with the promotion of positive youth development and youth contributions to civil society.

Dr. Lerner’s keynote presentation can be found here.