ITP Alums in Ignite NYC


I’m inviting you to come to a very special event called Ignite NYC . It’s an evening of dynamic five-minute presentations celebrating geek performances. This gathering of media and web enthusiasts will be held on Monday, September 15th, 7pm – 11:30pm at New World Stages, 340 West 50th Street. And it’s FREE!

It’s essentially an awesome party/ pocket-sized conference events for geeks. It is  going to be in a 500 seat theatre and will start with FREE BEER 7-9pm and a CUPCAKE DESIGN CONTEST hosted by Bre Pettis of Etsy (and you can bring your own cupcake too).

Three of our very own ITPers will present. Andrew Schneider and Kati London, from the class of ’07, and Raffi Krikorian who is an adjunct prof at ITP!

Here is the stellar lineup of Ignite talks:

Raffi Krikorian – holmz : open database for energy consumption

Deb Schultz – Alley vs Valley

Jennifer Pahlka – Technology Anxiety: Jello and Web 3.0

Sam Lessin – A very brief history of privacy in our data-deluged world

Nichelle Stephens – Cupcakes: The iPhone of Desserts

Don Carli – The Carbon Footprint of Banner Ads, Emails and Websites and why you should care

Kati London- Plants Eye View

Nate Westheimer – Magic at the Democratic National Convention

Andrew Schneider – Experimental Devices for Performance

Audacia Ray – Porn as a front runner in technology innovations… With a twist

Here is a rough schedule for how the night will go:

7:15 Door & Bar opens

7:30 Cupcake Contest begins (free beer begins)

8:15 Cupcakes Contest ends 
(free beer ends)

8:45 Ignite Talks begin

9:45 Ignite talks end; upstairs bar opens

Facebook Ignite NYC group here::

Event info here (to rsvp, but you don’t have to):

Friday, September 12th, 2008
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