Ignite NYC on 11/16: Gov 2.0, Body Hacks, and Hi-Tech Craft


The Web 2.0 Expo starts tomorrow, 11/16, in NYC. We’re kicking off the conference with an Ignite featuring 14 great speakers. The event is at the New World Stages. I’ll be co-hosting with Ignite NYC organizer Tikva Morowati.

As always each speaker gets just five minutes on stage. Their presentation will each be just 20 slides that each auto-advance every 15 seconds. The Speakers include:

* Alison Lewis, http://www.iheartswitch.com/ (high tech craft)

* Brady Forrest, /brady/ (Burning Man as tech incubator)

* Casey Pugh, http://www.starwarsuncut.com/

* Hilary Mason, http://www.hilarymason.com

* Jennifer Pahlka, http://www.codeforamerica.org/ (Gov 2.0)

* Jonathan Brill, http://Productlust.com, http://www.multitouchmaven.com

* Judy Shapiro, http://trenchwars.wordpress.com

* Kevin Marks, http://epeus.blogspot.com/

* Leesean Hepnova, http://www.leesean.net

* Lauren Schmidt, http://www.mit.edu/~lschmidt

* Molly Wright Steenson, http://www.girlwonder.com

* Nora Abousteit, http://www.burdastyle.com

* Patrick Davidson, http://Whereikeepmythingsontheinternet.com

* Quinn Norton, http://quinnnorton.com/ (body hacks)

* Ray Beckerman, http://recordingindustryvspeople.blogspot.com

* Tony Haille, http://tonyhaile.com

Here is a rough schedule for how the night will go:

7:00 pm – Doors Open for Conference & Expo Plus Pass holders

7:30 pm – Doors Open for Expo Plus Pass holders

7:45 pm – Doors Open for general public attendees (pending capacity)

8:00- 8:15 – Mobile Music Competition

8:15- 9:45PM – Ignite Talks

10PM — Bar closes

We are going to start the evening off with an Ignite Mobile Music Competition, giving you a chance to win a FREE pass to Web 2.0! We will provide the mini cord, you provide the mobile instrument. Recommended apps include Sonifi, Drumbanger, and Bloom. Please fill out this entry form if you’d like to show off your mobile music making skills!

We will also randomly choose one lucky Twitter user who tweets using http://bit.ly/IgniteWeb20 to win a FREE pass to Web 2.0 Expo NY. You must show up at Ignite to win!

RSVP on Facebook