tion Prevention and Toxics Advisory Committee, and the First National Precautionary Principle Conference Advisory Committee. He is the recipient of several honors and awards, including the University of Massachusetts President’s Award for Public Service, the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable Champion Award, and the North American Hazardous Waste Managers Policy Leader Award. Dr. Tickner earned an ScD in cleaner production and pollution prevention from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Anthony D. Williams is founder and chief executive of Anthony D. Williams Consulting. He is an author, speaker, and consultant who helps organizations to harness the power of collaborative innovation in business, government, and society. He is a coauthor of Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything and the followup book MacroWikinomics: Rebooting the Business and the World. Mr. Williams is currently a visiting fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs of the University of Toronto and a senior fellow for innovation at the Lisbon Council in Brussels. Among other appointments, he is an adviser to GovLoop, the world’s largest social network for government innovators, and a founding fellow of the OpenForum Academy, a global research initiative focused on understanding the effects of open standards and open sources on business and society. As a senior fellow at nGenera Insight, Mr. Anthony founded and led the world’s definitive investigation into the impact of Web 2.0 and wikinomics on the future of governance and democracy. He has advised Fortune 500 firms and international institutions, including the World Bank. Mr. Williams earned an MSc in research in political science from the London School of Economics.
Yiliang Zhu is a professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the University of South Florida College of Public Health. He is also director of the college’s Center for Collaborative Research. His current research is focused on biostatistical methods for spatiotemporal data, exposure to environmental contaminants and health consequences, evaluation of health-care systems and outcomes, and quantitative methods in health risk assessment, including physiologically based pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic models, dose— response modeling, benchmark-dose methods, and uncertainty quantification. He also conducts research in disease surveillance and health-care access and use in developing countries. Dr. Zhu has served as a member of several National Research Council committees as is currently a member of the Committee on Shipboard Hazard and Defense II (SHAD II). He received his PhD in statistics from the University of Toronto.