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Ignite Seattle

  • Egyptian Theater 805 East Pine Street Seattle, WA, 98122 United States (map)
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This legendary evening of short and fascinating talks has a simple goal “Enlighten us, but make it quick.” Passionate Seattleites are given 5 minutes at the microphone to inspire, inform, entertain or do all at the same time. 

The Egyptian Theatre opens at: 7:00 p.m for pre-show shenanigans
Seating opens at 7:30pm
Talks begin at 8:00 p.m. w/ intermission


Speaker list (order is to be determined): 

  • Dead 2.0 – Jeremy Dragt
  • From Tech to Texas – Jack Timmons
  • Sofas Are (not) Scary – Rebecca West
  • Embracing Obstacles As Opportunities – Alicia Crank
  • The Unusual History of Volunteering – Amy Faulkner
  • Leading the Majority Minority – Eugene Hsu
  • If You Want to Create Change, Host a Pageant! – Abari Charles
  • 4 Signs Your Friend or Loved One Is a Birder – Jeremy Schwartz
  • How to Make Seattle Your Own in 10 Easy Steps – Monica Guzman
  • How to Stay Calm Around Impossibly Annoying People – Susan Fee
  • Disruptive Play: The Trickster in Politics and Culture – Shepherd Siegel
  • Doorstops & Bicycles: Why We Humans Keep Making Things – Jeremy Bowen
  • Sleeping with Specters — How Designing the Dead Changed My Life – Patrick Blanchard
  • Robots are Not Coming for Your Job and We’re All Going to be Okay – Patrick Rauland
  • The Proximity Principle (and why you’ll probably become best friends with the person sitting next to you) – Rupi Sureshkumar
Earlier Event: October 8
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