Lesley Rigg

Lesley Rigg, PhD, is the dean of UCalgary's Faculty of Science. Lesley is a forest ecologist. Her research interests include biogeography with an emphasis on forest ecosystems and vegetation dynamics. She has written and contributed to dozens of peer-reviewed journals, facilitated international workshops, and participated in a variety of funded research projects in North America and internationally.

Houston Peschl

Houston Peschl is an instructor of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Sustainable Development in UCalgary's Haskayne School of Business. He started his entrepreneurial journey in the town of Canmore, Alberta at the age of 13. Disappointed and frustrated with a summer job as a dishwasher for the local greasy spoon, he decided to start a landscaping company. Seven successful start-ups have followed, along with the passion to solve the world's problems through entrepreneurial thinking.

Fiona Clement

Fiona Clement, PhD, is an assistant professor in UCalgary's Cumming School of Medicine and the director of the O'Brien Institute for Public Health's Health Technology Assessment Unit. Her research interests include drug and non-drug technology reimbursement and cost containment policy, evidence in decision-making, and evidence in health policy development.

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