Southern Willamette Valley
Ignite TAO: Southern Willamette Valley

Event Details

Sep 29, 2017
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
555 International Way
Springfield, OR 97477

TAO Members $5

Non Member $10

Student $3


Ticket sales will close TODAY, 9/29 at 10am

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

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

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