Tampa, Fla. – June 10, 2016 – “Enlighten us, but make it quick” is the mantra and key to Ignite talks. The fast-paced event filled with inspiring 5 minute talks known as Ignite Tampa Bay kicks of it’s third year at the Historic Cuban Club in Ybor City on June 30th.
Through fast-paced, bite-sized presentations community members get on stage and share their personal or professional passion. It’s a great opportunity to meet smart, interesting people (if we do say so ourselves) and maybe even learn something.
Doors open at 6:00 pm and the entire lineup of speakers has been chosen from a pool of more than 80 submissions and there is tremendous diversity in speakers and topics this year sure to create a spark in the community:
• Sandra Scott: How 3 Letters Changed Our Life
• Carl Vervish: The Millennial Problem
• Ramesh Sambasivan: How Coworking in a Library is Like a Silent Disco
• Kyle Matthews: How We’re Beating Childhood Cancer with Computers
• Brian Willis: Back to the Future: Tampa’s Streetcar Neighborhoods Can Save Us
• Rich Castellano: The Power of Smile
• Aria Mia Loberti: How to Gain Superpowers
• Niel J. Guilarte: Connecting the podcast community via a documentary.
• Omar Soliman: Move The World
• Jacob Redding: Next Wave of Open Source
• Marc Ensign: One thing that Matters
• Lisa Kirchner: Community Makers Make Change
• Steve Lazaridis: Bread
• Joran Oppelt: The Future of Religion
• Sean Davis: How you can learn to crush that live voice inside your head saying…
• Todd Allen Joseph: A (Very) Brief Introduction to Cognitive Science
The presentations are meant to “ignite” the audience on a subject, that is, to stimulate thought and action on the topics presented. “”We couldn’t be more excited about the diverse range of speakers we have this year across the fields of business, science, healthcare, transportation, the arts, and technology. The event will be a showcase of who and what Tampa Bay is all about, and we can’t wait to see how it Ignites small ripples of change across our community.” said Taylor Wallace, Co-chair of the event.
Ignite Tampa Bay Tickets are available here and going fast. Be sure to join the meetup group at: http://www.meetup.com/IgniteTampaBay/ for updates on the event. To learn more about the event and see sponsorship information, visit http://ignitetampa.org/ For up-to-date news, visit the Ignite Tampa Bay Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/IgniteTampa and follow on Twitter @ignite_tampabay for announcements.
About Ignite Tampa Bay: Ignite Tampa Bay is produced by Technova Florida, Inc. a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to growing the Tampa Bay’s Regional technology community from the ground up. Technova Florida, Inc. is a nonprofit 100% volunteer-run event supported by you the community and our sponsors. We produce events throughout the year for the startup and technology communities across the region including Barcamp Tampa Bay, Ignite, and others as well as sponsorship of grassroots tech organizations including Startup Weekend, CodeCamp, Startup Bus, Tampa Hackerspace, FIRST Robotics, Robocon, multiple Hackthons, “Day of” events and tech user groups to name a few.