September 16th, 2012
It goes to eleven: The eleventeenth Ignite Portland takes place, this week
September has been an amazing month for Portland events (more on that later). And the hits just keep on coming.
This week, a tried and true Portland event takes the stage for its eleventeenth installment. That’s right. It’s time once again for Ignite Portland.
Who will be speaking? I’m glad you asked. Here’s the roster:
- Greg Dunlap — Are slot machines rigged?
- Austin Ramsland — The Quantified Toddler: lessons learned from applying modern technology to my 13 month-old daughter
- J-P Voillequé — Muppetology
- Chris Haskell — Blowing up the grade book: What games have taught us about how to save our schools
- Rob Wilcox — Elusive Democracy: A Personal Journey of Continents and Ideas
- T.J. VanSlyke — Trailer Chic: Tales of living in an RV in Portland
- Darrel Plant — Chain Mail and Church Groups: The First Decade of Dungeons & Dragons
- Daniel Bailey — How to climb a mountain without killing yourself
- Josh Bancroft — Bronyism in Modern Culture: WTF is Up With My Little Pony?
- Chris McCraw — the politics of nudity
- Sarah Giffrow — You can become more awesome at roller skating!
- Monk Funkster — What the FLAC!?
- Christopher Krupa — Not Dying in Antarctica
- Ken Westin — Pwnd by Gadgets
- Greg Qualey — Themed Pubcrawls- More Than Just a Theme or a Pub or a Crawl
- Matt Allen — The future of live-streaming music, concerts and festivals
- Jackie Wirz — Collagen: the skin we’re in
- McKenna Pickett – Should Video Games be Viewed as Art?
- Morgan Rich — Crazy responses to stupid school questions
- Dusti Arab — Rebel Mama: How to raise your kids without losing yourself
- Angela Wheeler — Dying on an Alaskan Highway: What a PhD in Sociology Didn’t Teach Me About Resilience
As always, Ignite Portland is free to attend—and first come, first served. But a food donation is requested. In fact, if you bring something for the Oregon Food Bank, you get to enter before people who don’t bring anything.
For more information, visit Ignite Portland or follow @igniteportland on Twitter.