The format• If you had ﬁve minutes on stage what would you say?• A broad range of topics• 20 slides / 15 seconds / 5 minutes• The train has left the station...
Audience participation• This is your show! Speakers are here to entertain and inform.• Clap, laugh, yell, boo...but no Q&A• Be respectful of speakers - no side conversations, talk to them during breaks• If you don’t like what you hear, go to the lobby
Show of hands • First Ignite? • All three Ignite Portland events? • Ignite Portland speaker?
History• Founded by Brady Forrest @ O’Reilly Media• Started with Ignite Seattle• Boston, Paris, Portland, Philadelphia, Helsinki, etc.• ignite.oreilly.com
We heard from you... • Ticketing system (for 500) • Efﬁcient line, registration buh-bye! • Less intro talk • More bartenders
Agenda• 7pm: Presentation Wave I• 7:45pm: Break and Networking• 8:10pm: Door Prizes• 8:15pm: Presentation Wave II• 8:50pm: Break and Networking (minors must leave at 9pm, OLCC regulation)• 9:30pm: Go Home (or go to the party)
Sponsorships• Free events require sponsorship• Great sponsors, thank you!• Talk to Todd or Raven about sponsoring future events
Legion of Tech• Oregon non-proﬁt dedicated to growing and nurturing the Portland tech community• Event production• Dawn Foster, Raven Zachary, Todd Kenefsky, Audrey Eschright, Adam Duvander, Selena Deckelmann, Justin Kistner, Paul Biggs, Josh Bancroft• legionoftech.org
The events• Ignite Portland (roughly quarterly)• BarCamp Portland (annually)• Startupalooza (annually)• Legion of Talk (whenever)• LoT Happy Hour (monthly)
Bagdad Theater • We love our venue!• Treat with respect • Food and drinks in the lobby
If there is a ﬁre...• Do not block the walkways, no sitting in the aisles - seats ﬁrst, then standing along the sides• Do not duck and cover!• Walk, don’t run to an E X I T sign• Beer will aid in escape (but not too much)
Thank you!• Sponsors• Staff and volunteers• Speakers• Igal Koshevoy @ AutomateIt.org
Tagging • Encourage photos and videos • Flickr,YouTube, etc. • Tag: igniteportland • Thank you, A.J. (a.k.a. Linuxaid)
Be a speaker!• Start thinking about topics to present• Stay tuned for announcement on Ignite Portland 4• Thanks to everyone for submitting this time - 51 great ideas, only had room for 13• If you’ve spoken before, sit out two events
Feedback• We want to hear from you!• What can we do better next time?• Post reply to wrap-up blog entry soon on www.igniteportland.com