1 mic, 5 minutes, 300 peers in the audience... no pressure, right?
What is Ignite TAO: SWV?
Ignite is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by local people who have a burning idea and the guts to get onstage and share their personal and professional passions. Quick, fun, thought-provoking, social, local, and global - Ignite is all of these and more.
Ignite TAO: SWV will focus on topics around all kinds of tech. What new products, services or research can really take technology to the next level? Speakers are from the Southern Willamette Valley community with representatives across many verticals - we want to hear from you!
Why attend Ignite TAO: SWV?
As an attendee, you'll learn about emerging, innovative, unconventional, inspiring, locally-sourced concepts and tools, and connect with a diverse and passionate crowd of like-minded innovation enthusiasts. Most of all, you will have fun!
Meet our Speakers!
Nate Otto - Open Digital Badges for your Growing Tech Community
Colbey Carpenter - Early Education: Technology's Greatest Investment
Todd Edman - How Work, Training and Education are Changing
Mark Frohnmayer - Democracy's Rising Star
Saeed Gaston - The Art of Finding Tech Talent
Pinky Gonzales - AI, VR & the Future of Work
Robert Killen - Micro-stories: Where Technology & Humanity Collide
Erin Maloney - Sparking Curiosity and Confidence: STEAM Education for the Future
Stephen McKeon - Beyond Bitcoin: the promise of tokenization
Lee Reeves - Tech Jobs on the Rise; I'm Focusing on Soft Skills
Peter Riley Osbourne - Code Has No Feelings: Handling Demotivation
Angie Wean - Tech: More Human Than Human
Craig Wright - Net Neutrality