Ignite is coming back to San Francisco. On April First, the second night of the Web 2.0 Expo, I’ll be hosting an Ignite at the Mezzanine (just four short blocks away from Moscone). As with all Ignites each speaker will only get 20 slides that each auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total of five minutes. Folks with a Web 2.0 Expo Badge will get priority entrance, but we’ll open the doors to everyone before the talks start. Ignite is free.
The schedule for the evening will be:
7:30 – Doors Open; Entry is for anyone with Conference or Expo Plus Pass holders
8:15 – Entry for Anyone
8:30 – First Set of Speakers
- Danny O’Brien (EFF) Don’t Push Me Cos I’m Close To The Edge
- Raven Hanna (MadeWithMolecules)- Science of Love
- Thor Muller (GetSatisfaction) – We’re all Collapsitarians Now!
- Veronica Belmont(Tekzilla) – Make Your Business a Meme
- Michael Galpert(Aviary) – Images on the internets may appear realer than they are
- Aaron Rowe(Wired Science) – SARS, Drugs, and Biosensors
- Greg Elin(Sunlight Foundation) – Mr Hacker Goes to Washington
9:15 – Break
9:45 – Second Set of Speakers
- Jeff Veen (Small Batch Inc.) – “Great Designers Steal”
- Violet blue (Tiny Nibbles) – Open Source Everything
- Brian Malow (Science Comedian) – Hydrogen and Helium
- Heather Gold (the Heather Gold Show)- How to Get a Lesbian Pregnant
- Lisa Katyama (Tokyo Mango) -Japanese Tech Culture: Demystifying “Weird” Japanese Toys and Tools
- Romi Mahajan (Ascentium) – The Consumer Experience is DEAD
- Jer Faludi (Faludi Design) – Priorities for a greener world: If you could design anything, what should you do?
- Jen Bekman (20×200) – Overcrowded- How Crowd-sourcing is ruining everything.
- Mat Honan (Barackobamaisyournewbicycle.com) – Barack Obama Is Your New Bicycle
If you can’t make it to this Ignite perhaps one of these other ones will fit your schedule:
- Ignite Salt Lake City #2 – Thursday, March 26th (more info)
- Ignite Web in Sydney Australia – Tuesday, April 1st (more info)
- Ignite Cardiff #2 – Wednesday, April 8th (more info)
- Ignite Bloomington – Thursday, April 16th (more info)
- Ignite Santa Fe – Wednesday, April 29th (more info)
- Ignite Seattle #6 (tentative) – Wednesday, April 29th (more info will be forthcoming after we inspect the venue)
- Ignite Baltimore #3 – June 25th (more info)
If you don’t live in a place with an Ignite start your own! Check out our community site for more information.