VanTalks Features Tech & Innovation - May 26

If you haven’t already heard, Vancouver is bringing its own take on TED Talks to town. VanTalks is a night of optimistic and energizing presentations that will highlight local innovation, talent and ideas, including those related to business and technology. The event will take premier at the historic Kiggins Theatre on May 26, 2016 at 6:30 pm (doors open at 5:30 pm) and features 10 thought-provoking speakers who will present for 7-15 minutes each. Here are a few that I thought you and your constituents might be interested in:

Creativity and Innovation

  • Fail, to Succeed: Redefining Success in Vancouver - Claire Shomphe and Chelsea Gaya, Spitfire
  • Is There an Atkins Diet for our Math Crisis?  - Amey Laud, Entrepreneur

Media, Culture and Thought

  • Too Many Trolls and Not Enough Billy Goats: How you can make the internet a place for civic discourse - James Wood, Author
  • Mindful Games: The role of games in culture, UX, and cognition - Robert LaCosse, Designer

May 26, 2016
Doors open at 5:30pm

Kiggins Theatre
1011 Main St.
Vancouver, WA