Mario Santana-Quintero is a Civil and Environmental Engineering professor cross-appointed with the Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism (Carleton University). He is the Director of the NSERC Create program Heritage Engineering and a Carleton immersive Media Studio Lab (CIMS) faculty member. Besides his academic work in Canada, he is a guest professor at the Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation (University of Leuven). Along with his academic activities, he serves as Secretary-General of the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). He is one of the ICOMOS Scientific Committee on Heritage Documentation (CIPA) presidents. He has collaborated in several international projects in heritage documentation for The Getty Conservation Institute, UNESCO among others. In recent years he was a Getty Scholar. He was awarded a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the University of Liege (Belgium) and membership of the Association of Preservation Technology College of Fellows.
Vincent Andrisani is an Instructor in the Communication and Media Studies program at Carleton University. He specializes in the area of sound studies, intersecting the fields of soundscape studies, oral history, and popular music studies. Media production is an important dimension of Vincent's research and teaching, and he presently produces a radio show called "The Place of Sound" (www.theplaceofsound.ca), showcasing the audio media produced in his classrooms.
David Drury studied electroacoustic composition at Concordia University in Montreal and at
Maize Longboat is Kanien'kehá:ka with family at Six Nations of the Grand River and was raised on the unceded territory of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Nation near Vancouver, BC. He is a Partner Relations Manager with Unity Technologies and served as Skins Workshops Associate Director with Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace (AbTeC) and the Initiative for Indigenous Futures (IIF) from 2019 to 2021. He holds an MA in Media Studies from Concordia University. His Master’s research examined Indigenous videogame development through the production of his own game Terra Nova, award-winning cooperative platformer with an interactive narrative.