Accelerating Workforce Training: Introducing the CTA in E/Affect Initiative


Experience two and a half days of presentations, workshops, poster sessions, and networking events led by some of the most prolific NDM researchers and practitioners.


Christian Madsbjerg

Author of “Sensemaking: The Power of the Humanities” and Co-Founder of ReD Associates

Simon Henderson

Independent Deception, Influence, and Cyber Consultant

Tom Kalil

Chief Innovation Officer at Schmidt Futures


Gary Klein

NDM Pioneer, Best-Selling Author, and President of Shadowbox, LLC

Lia DiBello

Senior Scientist at Applied Cognitive Science Labs

Steve Papenfuhs

President of Insight Training Strategies

Rhona Flin

Professor of Industrial Psychology at Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University

Emily Patterson

Professor at The Ohio State University College of Medicine

R.R. Hoffman

World Leader in Cognitive Systems Engineering and Human-Centered Computing

Pamela Ey

Manager of Compliance Services at Creative Plan Designs, Ltd.

Phillip Jose

Seattle Fire Department Deputy Chief of Training and Author

Laura Militello

CEO at Applied Decision Science and VP Research at Unveil

Lygia Stewart

Chief of Surgery at San Francisco VA Medical Center and Professor of Surgery at University of California San Francisco

Cindy Dominquez

Principal Cognitive Scientist at The MITRE Corporation

John F. Schmitt

Senior Trainer at Shadowbox, LLC and Head of the Danger Division

John Flach

Cognitive Systems Engineer at Mile Two and Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Wright State University

Elizabeth Lerner Papautsky

Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical & Health Information Sciences at University of Illinois at Chicago

Thomas Lahnthaler

Author of "Navigating Beyond Crisis" and CEO at the Crisis Compass

Michael Coplen

Founder and President at TrueSafety Evaluation, LLC

Damien O'Connell

Owner and Senior Learning and Development Consultant at DAO Consulting