Ignite TAO V8

Event Details

Mar 01, 2017
5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Alberta Rose Theatre
3000 NE Alberta Street
Portland, OR 97211



1 mic, 5 minutes, 300 peers in the audience... no pressure, right?

What is Ignite?

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.  This Ignite is focused on all things tech.

Why attend Ignite?

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:

Alex Liu - Support and Staying Active in the Local Community Makes You Live Longer and Healthier

Amelia Abreu - Can Technology Help us Care?  Rethinking Care Work & Technology

Andy Schmitt - DDOS Attacks in the Trenches: An Account from the Front Line

Ben Strackany - Why a 4 Year Old is a Better Innovator Than You Are

Brian Martin, MD - Artificial Intelligence can Double the Amount of Face Time Physicians Spend with their Patients

Clarissa Littler - If all Math was Computable...

Eric Miller - Finding Musicality in Machine Learning

Eric T. Ringer - Surviving the Drone Hype Cycle

Erik Gordon - How to Get Truly Personal with your Videos

James Keller - 42 (The Search for Meaning)

Jules Chatelain - Jelled Teams: Some Assembly Required

Linda Burden-Williams - Who but U IMPACT?

Robin Way - Can Biomimicry Help us Predict Customer Journeys?

Scott McGillivray - Treating Cybersecurity Like a Health Problem

Shashi Jain - Why Scoliosis is the Future of 3D Printing

Shawn Duffy - Data Lifecycle: Dude, Where's My Data?

Trux Dole & Matt Anthes-Washburn - Healthcare for the Rest of us

Tyler Holmes - Hacking with the Cloud


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