Ignite NYC III- Announcing Speakers & change of venue -- to Santos Party House!
We are just a few days away to our next event. I have lots to tell you!
We changed our venue to the lovely Santos Party House at 96 Lafayette Street. Please tell everyone you know :)
Rocketboom will kickoff the night with "Know Your Meme: The Game Show! Pwn, Win, or Fail!" Hosted by the cast of Know Your Meme: Jamiedubs, Elspethjane, and Yatta. Contestants: Rex Sorgatz, Gavin Purcell (Attack of the Show / Jimmy Fallon Show), Peter Rojas (Engadget / RCRD LBL), and Kelly Reeves (URLesque) vs Michelle DeForest, Bre Pettis, Caroline McCarthy, and Tim Shey. The game show that tests your knowledge of all things Internet in just twenty questions and a lightning round.
Our speakers for the Ignite Talks are confirmed!
Jen Bekman- "Overcrowded"
Alex Bisceglie- "DataVisualization: Muppet Fur Coats"
Dennis Crowley- "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Family Feud in Under 5 Minutes"
Cory Forsyth- "How to Piss Off the FCC"
Michael Galpert- "Images On the Internets Seem Realer Than They Are"
Jonathan Kahan- "Cutting Edge Technology: The Samurai Sword"
Jaki Levy- "How to Screw up Your Reputation Or the Reputation of Your Company Online"
Jooyoung Oh- "Unemployment 101"
David Overholt- "Fail Often"
Ed Purver- "A Show of Hands"
Scott Rafer- "An Overnight Success in Just 15 Years"
Britta Riley- "R&D-I-Y"
Karen Sandler- "Unchain My Heart"
Naveen Selvadurai- "In Case of FIre, Break Glass"
Rob Seward- "The Collective Unconscious of 1980s Florida"
Noah B. Zark- "Near Future Augmented Reality Systems"
Here's how the night will run:
6:30-7:30PM- Happy Hour: $2 Buds and $5 mixed drink
7:30-8PM- Know Your Meme: The Game Show! Pwn, Win, or Fail! with Rocketboom
8:30-Ignite Talks begin
10pm- Ignite talks end
12am- Event ends
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