Philly Bike Expo's brain trust

Not only is the list of frame builders appearing in Philly the largest collection of builders exhibiting in the Northeastern U.S., but the list of seminars being offered is perhaps unrivalled nationally in terms of the number of seminars scheduled and the breadth of topics discussed. The seminars include a framebuilder's panel, as well as many other topics of relevance to the handbuilt bicycle afficionado:


Arriving at the Bench presented by Richard Sachs. 
Bicycle touring: things you need to know (or might have forgotten) Brian and Diane Jenks, The HubBub Helmet Mirror. 
BikeSnob NYC (Arrive early if you want to get a seat). 
Campagnolo USA Overview of the 2017 lineup, including disc brake
Cargo Bike Symposium Presented by Josh Boisclair, Bilenky Cycle Works; Joshua Muir, Frances Cycles; David Wilson, Firth & Wilson Transport Cycles; Stephen Horcha, Haley Trikes. 
Cycling Savvy An elderly, modest and unprepossessing woman was afraid to ride her bike on a bike path, but after Cycling Savvy she was empowered to go anywhere she wants on Orlando’s arterial streets. Presented by John Schubert and Mighk Wilson, Cycling Savvy. 
Design, Build, Ride University of Iowa's Steve McGuire presents his course curriculum. 
Endurance Cycling Ely Rodriguez, RuthWorks SF; Debra Banks, Rivet Cycle Works; Eric Estlund, Winter Bicycles; David Dean, Sinewave Cycles and Todd Parker, TP2 – Todd Parker Training Programs. 
Essential Attire for Women on Wheels Barbara Kornbluh, Evelyn Hill Cycling. 
Family Biking Basics Firth & Wilson Transport Cycles; Dena Driscoll and Kate Mundie, Kidical Mass PHL. 
Framebuilder panel Bryan Hollingsworth, Royal H cycles; Drew Guldalian, Engin Cycles; Mark Nobilette, Nobilette Cycles; Dan Polito, Cicli Polito; Steve Potts, Steve Potts Bicycles. Moderated by Mark Norstad, Paragon Machine Works. 
Frame tubes Why the stated properties might not best match a frame builder’s needs presented by Lon Kennedy, Nova Cycles Supply. 
How the Sun Set on Suntour Presented by Paul Brodek of Bronin Jitensha. 
Randonneur bike design considerations Moderated by Jamie Swan. Panelists: Johnny Coast, Coast Cycles; Mark Nobilette, Nobilette Cycles; Joshua Muir, Frances Cycles; Simon Firth, Hanford Cycles; Jeremy Schlachter, Gallus Cycles. 
Stoking Women's Amateur Racing Anna Schwinn and Elisabeth Reinkordt present effective methods for growing and retaining women in local racing scenes, and making the whole racing community stronger in the process. 
The bicycle wheel Rolling with the changes, presented by Chad Eskins, DT Swiss. 
Yes She Can The Woman-owned Bike Business. Moderated by: Jane Hayes, Janeware Micro; Joni Taylor, TEXmarket-USA; Megan Dean, Moth Attack and Suzanne Carlsen, VeloColour.

The frame builder panel is usually a popular seminar