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(Listed alphabetically, each name links to their presentation)


Superintendent Melanie Aitken

  • National Manager, Safe People, New Zealand Police (New Zealand), New Zealand Police (New Zealand)

Judith Andersen, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga

  • Affiliated Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto (Canada)

John Bale

  • Co-Founder and Managing Director, Fortem Australia (Australia)

Stuart Bartels

  • Deputy Director, Australian Institute of Police Management; Retired Commander, Western Australia Police (Australia) 

Monica Brooker, PhD

  • Clinical Psychologist; Assistant Commissioner, Equity and Inclusion, New York City Police Department (USA)

Dennis Charney, MD

  • Dean, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System;  Professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience, and Pharmacological Sciences

Thomas E. Coghlan, PsyD

  • Clinical Psychologist, Blue Line Psychological Services, PLLC.; Retired Detective, New York City Police Department (USA)

Peter Collins, MD

  • Associate Professor, University of Toronto; Forensic Psychiatrist, Criminal Behaviour Analysis Section, Ontario Provincial Police (Canada)

Stephanie Conn, PhD

  • Licensed Psychologist; former police officer (USA)

Lieutenant John Coppedge

  • Director of Training, Denver Police Department (USA)

Ekaterina Denkova, PhD

  • Research Assistant Professor, Assistant Director of Neuroimaging Facility, University of Miami (USA)

Keith S. Dobson

  • Professor, Clinical Psychology, University of Calgary 

Jacqueline Drew, PhD

  • School of Criminology, Griffith University (Australia)​​​​​​​​

Joe Gazis

  • Clinical Psychologist; Clinical Advisor, Peer Support Network, Victoria Police (Australia)

Sergeant Laura Gibson

  • Digital Delivery Lead - National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group, Police Scotland (United Kingdom)​

Ian Hesketh, PhD

  • Senior Policy Advisor at the College of Policing; Oscar Kilo (United Kingdom) 


Denise Jablonski-Kaye, PhD, ABPP

  • Clinical Psychologist; Assistant Commanding Officer, Behavioral Science Services, Los Angeles Police Department (USA) ​​

Kim Janssens, MSc

  • Tranzo, Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Tilburg University (Netherlands)


David Kennington, MA, LPC

  • Manager, Professional Wellness Section, Metropolitan Nashville Police Department (USA)​​​

Peggy Kern, PhD

  • Associate Professor in Positive Psychology, University of Melbourne's Graduate School of Education (Australia)​​​

Jeffrey Lieberman, MD

  • Lawrence C. Kolb Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Director, New York State Psychiatric Institute; Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Columbia University Medical Center of the New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Sergeant Brent MacIntyre

  • Peer Support Coordinator, Ottawa Police Service (Canada)

John Mann, MD

  • The Paul Janssen Professor of Translational Neuroscience at Columbia University Irving Medical Center; Director, Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology Division at the New York State Psychiatric Institute

Sherri Martin

  • National Wellness Director, Fraternal Order of Police (USA)​​​

Judith Moskowitz, PhD

  • President, International Positive Psychology Association; Professor of Medical Social Sciences ; Director of Research at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern University (USA)​​​

Yuval Neria, PhD

  • Director of Trauma and PTSD at the New York State Psychiatric Institute; Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry and Epidemiology) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center; New York State Psychiatric Institute (USA)​​​​​

Assistant Commissioner Philip Newitt

  • Assistant Commissioner Operation Support Service, South Australia Police (Australia)​

Konstantinos Papazoglou, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, New Jersey City University (NJCU); The POWER Institute (USA)

Special Agent Eric Patterson

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (USA)​

Michael Pietrus

  • Director, Mental Health Commission of Canada (Canada)​​​​

Sandra Ramey, PhD, RN

  • Associate Professor, College of Nursing, The University of Iowa (USA)

Chief Constable, Andrew Rhodes

  • Lancashire Constabulary; National Lead for Wellbeing & Engagement; Service Director for Oscar Kilo (United Kingdom)

Deborah Richardson, PhD

  • Clinical Services Coordinator, Victims Services Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation (USA)

Deputy Chief Kaye Ryan

  • Deputy Chief Executive: People & Capability, New Zealand Police (New Zealand)

Lieutenant Janna Salisbury

  • Commanding Officer, Employee Assistance Unit, New York City Police Department (USA)

Judy Saltzberg, PhD

  • Clinical Psychologist; Project Director, University of Pennsylvania, Positive Psychology Center, Resilience Programs (USA)

Katrina Sanders, MPH

  • Chief Medical Officer, Australian Federal Police (Australia)

Tremaine Sayles, PsyD, LCSW

  • Director, Counseling Unit, New York City Police Department (USA)

Martin Seligman, PhD

  • Zellerbach Professor of Psychology, Director Positive Psychology Center, University of Pennsylvania

Dermot Shea

  • Police Commissioner, New York City Police Department

Annika Smit, PhD

  • Chair, Resilience - Police Academy of the Netherlands (Netherlands)

Barbara Stanley, PhD

  • Professor of Medical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center; Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology and Center for Practice Innovations, New York State Psychiatric Institute  (USA)

Wendy Steendam

  • Deputy Commissioner Specialist Operations, Victoria Police (Australia)

Golnaz Tabibnia, PhD

  • Scientist, University of California - Irvine (USA)​​​

Detective Jeff Thompson, PhD

  • Mental Health & Wellness Coordinator, New York City Police Department; Adjunct Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University Irving Medical Center/New York State Psychiatric Institute (USA)

John Violanti, PhD

  • Research Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions (USA)

Jennifer Wild, PhD

  • Associate Professor in Experimental Psychology & Consultant Clinical Psychologist, University of Oxford (United Kingdom)​​

Michael Wiltsey, PhD

  • Lieutenant, Burlington County Prosecutor's Office

  • Faculty, Professional Security Studies, New Jersey City University

  • Clinical Psychologist; Director, The Forensic Psychology Center (USA)

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