Speakers for Ignite Bend 7 Announced


If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 PowerPoint slides and they rotated automatically every 15 seconds? Around the world people have been putting together “Ignite” nights to share their answers. Visit the Ignite Bend website (www.ignitebend.com) to find out more about local events.

Following an incredible response to a call for presentation ideas, Ignite Bend announces the speakers that have been selected for Ignite Bend 7 at the Tower Theatre, September 28, 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm).

Sean Anderson – A Face Plus a Space: Social media, Connect or Disconnect?

Steve Crozier – What is an Intactivist?

Garrett Gladden – Learn ’em Good

Amy Herauf – Anatomy of a Hash Run

Gail Lovelace – How to Swim with Dangerous Sharks and not get Eaten

Jeff Myers – A dirtbag’s guide to the endless winter

Samuel Palacio – Travel With a Purpose: Meet Your Sister… City

Nicole Strong – Appreciating Clearcuts – how tree hugging and tree lopping can go hand in hand

Peter Werner – What is Ignite?

April Witteveen – The F Word: why feminism is still relevant

Becky Zagurski – Aqueous Humor

Ignite Bend 7 will be webcast live thanks to our multimedia partner, Pinnacle Media. Presentations may also be selected for inclusion in the O’Reilly “Ignite Show” which highlights a different talk from Ignite events around the world for weekly broadcast at their site.

Volunteers are needed to help Ignite Bend run smoothly. Please contact Greg Bolt (volunteers@ignitebend.com) if you wish to help at the event on September 28, 2011.

More information about Ignite Events held around the world can be found at O’Reilly’s Ignite website (http://ignite.oreilly.com).


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