Ignite Corvallis 3 Videos and Presentations

Posted on November 22, 2010 by Jason P

Here are the videos from Ignite Corvallis 3. Great job everyone!

We will be releasing these daily over the next couple of weeks

"What is Ignite" by Jeff Silverman

"Memoirs of an Accountant" by Justin Vail

"Healing the Hero: Working With Veterans With PTSD" by Kirk Shimeall

"How the World 'Really' Works: Collaboration vs. Control" by Kevin Duell

"Inside the mind of a Techno-Gadget Freak" by Chris Nordyke

"The Language of Optimism" by Rebecca Rapple

"They are killing themselves with shovels" by Bruce Christensen

"How to really screw yourself at a traffic stop" by Stewart Myers

"Health Care Reform? Not Really..." by Reiner Bohlen

"Car Talk for Chicks" by Kathleen Hutchinson

"So much information, so little knowledge" by Arian Kulp

"Born with Feet not Wheels: on the hazards of walking" by Lisa Wells

"Wait Google, I need a kitchen sink!" - Misty Lambrecht

"Is your food killing you?" by Nadine Grzeskowiak

"Confessions of a Web Designer" - Ron Sparks

"Cougar attacks, what YOU need to know to live!" by Jessica Stanley "The Rocket Queen"

Ignite Corvallis 3 Rocked!

Posted on November 15, 2010 by Jason P

Ignite Corvallis 3 and Willamette Innovators Night 2010 last Thursday were awesome!  Here's some of the buzz before, during, and after the event.

Before the event:


Ignite Opening talk with Jeff Silverman:


Ignite Talks:


Photos on Flickr:

Photos on the Willamette Innovators Network:

Images tagged IgniteCorvallis3

Thanks to all the presenters, attendees, organizers, sponsors, and Willamette Innovators!

See you next year.  Ignite Corvallis 4 proposals can be submitted now!

Ignite Corvallis 3 - Schedule and Lineup

Posted on November 5, 2010 by Jason P

We've put the Ignite Corvallis 3 talks into a schedule generator and come up with this list.  Awesome, right!?

Hope to see you at Ignite in Corvallis on November 11th at 7:30pm!  We even have a bus from Portland that can get you down to Corvallis and back with Wifi and Beer!  Join the fun!  (Register for the Bus here)

Attendees will have a chance to win a new orange 16 GB Apple iPod nano! Thanks Chris Nordyke State Farm for sponsoring.

First Group:  (starts 7:30pm)

20-30 minute break for beer/snacks/etc

Second Group:

Ignite Corvallis 3 Lineup Selected!

Posted on October 20, 2010 by Jason P

The Ignite Corvallis 3 lineup for November 11th, 2010 is official!  Looks like a great lineup, so see you there for Willamette Innovators Night and Ignite Corvallis 3!  The entire event is free.  Register for WiN today (free) and you could win an iPad!

Jeff Silverman - What is Ignite

Jessica Stanley "The Rocket Queen" — Cougar attacks, what YOU need to know to live!

Kirk Shimeall — Healing the Hero: working with veterans with PTSD

Nadine Grzeskowiak — Is your food killing you?

Kathleen Hutchinson — Car Talk for Chicks

Ron Sparks — Confessions of a Web Designer

Bruce Christensen — They are killing themselves with shovels

Arian Kulp — So much information, so little knowledge

Lisa Wells — Born with Feet not Wheels: on the hazards of walking

Reiner Bohlen — Health Care Reform? Not Really...

Misty Lambrecht — Wait Google, I need a kitchen sink!

Justin Vail & Peter Bunce — Memoirs of an accountant......or two

Rebecca Rapple — The Language of Optimism

Stewart Myers — How to really screw yourself at a traffic stop

Chris Nordyke — Inside the mind of a Techno-Gadget Freak

Kevin Duell — How the World 'Really' Works: Collaboration vs. Control

Thanks everyone who submitted!

Watch this space for Ignite Corvallis 3 Announcements!

Procrastinators rejoice... deadline extended through the weekend

Posted on October 8, 2010 by Jason P

Thanks to all of you who submitted an Ignite Proposal for Ignite Corvallis 3!

The selection team can't meet until next week. That means anyone who didn't quite get their proposal in by the 7th can still submit proposals through this weekend!

Submit your proposals here:

Ignite Corvallis 3 Proposals

And watch this space next week for the final list of talks and alternates for Ignite Corvallis 3!

Ten Ideas for Your Ignite Presentation

Posted on September 23, 2010 by Loyan Roylance

Interested in doing an Ignite pitch but need a little inspiration? Here's some lighter fluid for your emerging flame.

1. Tell us what you REALLY think of health care reform.
2. Oregon wine tasting guide for guys who want need to get laid.
3. Why soccer and the World Cup sucks.
4. Mark Zuckerberg is a little s&%@t..
5. 50 reasons why Beavers are cooler than Ducks.
6. How to survive a cougar attack.
7. Your backyard vegetable garden deserves economic development funding too.
8. Cruel and unusual punishment ideas for oil spill culprits.
9. HTML 5 will save the world.
10. Shia Labeouf will save the world.

Remember the deadline to submit proposals for Ignite Corvallis 3 is right around the corner (deadline: Oct 7th, 2010).

OK maybe I finished a bit weak. Did this get creative fire burning? Got some good ideas? Please share them with us here.  

Save the date! Ignite Corvallis 3, Thursday November 11th

Posted on June 22, 2010 by Jason P

Join us for Ignite Corvallis Thursday, November 11th, 2010!

Ignite Corvallis 3 (http://ignitecorvallis.com/)
Thursday, November 11th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm
LaSells Steward Center in Corvallis, Oregon

NOTE: Submission deadline for presentation proposals is Thursday, October 7th.

Submit proposals at http://proposals.ignitecorvallis.com/

Ignite is coming to Corvallis...Again! Share your burning ideas.

If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Around the world geeks have been putting together Ignite nights to show their answers. Topics range all over the map - from straight-up tech to creative arts to hobbies to general knowledge topics. Come be a part of Ignite Corvallis 3!

We need your help to make Ignite Corvallis 3 a fantastic event. Here's what you can do...

1) If you plan to attend, please add yourself to the Ignite Corvallis Upcoming page as an attendee. This will help us get a more accurate attendance count and plan accordingly:


2) Are you interested in being a presenter? Please submit you ideas! The deadline for proposal submission is Thurs., Oct. 7th.

Submit proposals at http://proposals.ignitecorvallis.com/

Not sure what to present? Watch some presentations from other ignites:

* Ignite Corvallis #1 Videos
* Ignite Corvallis #2 Videos
* How to Give a Successful Ignite Presentation
* Ignite Portland Videos

We hope to see you at Ignite Corvallis 3!