5 minute talks using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds.

A series of 5 minute talks using 20 slides

that auto-advance every 15 seconds.

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“Enlighten us, but make it quick” is the mantra and key to Ignite talks.  This truly fun, exciting and unique presentation format brings together community members involved in technology, arts, communications, education, non-profit, the government sector, and more. Here’s how it works:

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August 8, 2014 |

Ignite Charlotte 7 Talks

Ignite Charlotte is back and we’re ready to feature another series of 5 minute talks by community members who will attack a whole new series of problems and introduce a slew of world-changing ideas. Ignite Charlotte 7 will be held on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at The Chop Shop in NODA. The event will feature talks by speakers who are personally or professionally passionate about an idea and have the guts to get on stage to share it with their fellow community members. Here’s the kicker, they only have 5 minutes to enlighten us using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds, which means the pressure is on so they have to make it quick. These are the Ignite Charlotte 7 selected...

August 4, 2014 |

Can You Spare A Pencil?

“What can a pencil do for all of us? Amazing things. It can write transcendent poetry, uplifting music, or life-changing equations; it can sketch the future, give life to untold beauty, and communicate the full-force of our love and aspirations.” Adam Braun Classroom Central has been selected as this year’s charitable organization of choice and on September 16th, during Ignite Charlotte 7, we ask that you give a pencil, or a box of pencils, when you enter The Chop Shop doors between 6pm and 9pm. This will be our three hour school supply drive with a collection goal of 2,000 pencils. Classroom Central equips students living in poverty to effectively learn by collecting and distributing free...

September 27, 2013 |

Ignite Charlotte 6 Playlist

It’s pretty cool when people ask about the marketing and motion graphics pieces that we feature in print and/or on screen during each Ignite Charlotte event. Sponsor/volunteer Melvin Nix, a digital artist and owner of Creativity Unleashed, LLC deserves the credit for all motion graphics since Ignite Charlotte 2, printed related graphics since Ignite Charlotte 5 and now, we take this opportunity to properly credit him for the last three playlists he’s created for us. Here’s the playlist from Ignite Charlotte 6. Enjoy! Enlighten us, but make it quick!...

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