Mark your calendars, the second Ignite event date has been set!
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at the State 6:30pm.
The theme is Innovation and The Good Life.
Did you miss the first Ignite Michiana event? Wish you could watch a presentation again? Well now your in luck! The presenter videos from the first ignite event “Innovation and Sustainability”, are now available to watch online. Check them out!
Thanks to IUSB media! And thank you Jennifer Stephens for posting them on youtube!
The final program is ready. Check out the great line-up of speakers and topics!
Chris Hebron – Purple Porch Co-Op
John Gensic – New Prairie High School – Bio on the Go
Brendan Daly – enFocus – Solutions for South Bend
Dan Blacharski – Ugly Dog Media – Cloud Computing
Boniface Njuguna – Green Youth Foundation – Solar Lamps
Scott Ford – Executive Director of Community Investment – City Initiatives in Sustainability
Sara Lowe – IUSB – Journey to become a locavore
Sara Stewart – Unity Gardens
Kathleen Petitjean – Greening the Bend – What Brought Us Here, Can Take Us There
Myles Robertson – ND Center for Sustainability – Take Back the Tap
Felicia Leon-Driscoll – Good Shepherd Montessori School – Farm School
Scott Palmer – Food Fight: Why it’s time to escalate the fight for urban agriculture.
Jessica Baron – Notre Dame’s Reilly Center – Emerging Ethical Dilemmas in Science and Technology
Jonathan Geels – South Bend Municipal Energy Office – First to the Moon
Maya Parson – Edible Michiana
Gordon Moore, VP McCormick Motors – Making Cents of Energy
Gary Gilot or Eric Horvath – Smartest Sewers in the World
Paige Risser – Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians – Past and Present Sustainability Initiatives
Ticket are now available! You can order your tickets on line at eventbrite. HERE, NOW!
Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
5 minutes, 18 presenters, 20 slides and one heck of an after party! It’s an evening that will inspire and educate as we feature some of the most exciting initiatives in sustainability in our area.
The moment you’ve been waiting for….submission are now officially open! If you have an idea for a 5 min talk – especially one related to innovation and sustainability please submit it by following this link:
Submissions close Feb. 1st.
We’ve had tremendous interest in the event and only 18 spots for presenters. If your talk is not selected, don’t despair! We are planning another Ignite event this fall, most likely with an open theme to accommodate a diverse array of great ideas.
Thank you for being part of the positive change in our community!
Anyone interested in being involved in Ignite Michiana is welcome to attend the first planning meeting. Committees will be formed! We will meet in the SB Brew Werks and do a brief tour of the State Theater to envision how the event will come together.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
6:00pm until 8:00pm
Tonight! Get out of the cold and into tropical paradise! And come see Willow speak and share info about Ignite Michiana! If you’ve been wanting to check out Green Drinks (or renovations to the Conservatories), tonight is the night! No entrance fee to the Conservatories, BYOB, live music, and fabulous company! Need I say more? Didn’t think so. See you there!
More information here on facebook.