Ignite Phoenix #12 – Sold out, but streaming live

Ignite Phoenix Ignite Phoenix #12 is one of the valley’s premier community themed events and is happening this Friday, May 4, 2012, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Virginia G. Piper Theater at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Out of over 90 submissions, 18 different speakers from the local creative, technical, and business communities were selected to give a 5-minute presentation (with a maximum 20 slides) on projects or topics that they are passionate about.

The show has sold-out, but you can follow Ignite Phoenix on FACEBOOK where announcements will be made should tickets become available. If you are unable to attend, the event will also be streamed live on the Ignite Phoenix web page (via Ustream). You can also follow on TWITTER at hashtag: #ignitephx.

The selected topics – speakers for Ignite Phoenix #12 include:

  • Sunshine, Shade and Green Architecture – Jack Anderson
  • Why do I run? Because I really love dessert – Katie Archer
  • Putting the jungle back in the gym – Stephen Bohn
  • A New Breed of Human – Tiffany Brown
  • Discovering Blues Recordings as Historical and Cultural Literature – Michael Broyles
  • Why You Should Marry for Love. And Food. And Love of Food – Maisha Christian
  • Buzzed and Beautiful – Susan Cope
  • Plastic – The Devil in a Blue Dress – Amy Edgell
  • Human bodies as canvases for art – Mark Greenawalt
  • Wires! – Carl Jimenez
  • Women with Swords (or Blasters, or Stakes) – Jana Knapp
  • Who do you think you are – Sherene McLemore
  • Bungholes, Barrels and Backbreaking Work – A Wino’s Journey – Libbie Miller
  • Bronies: The Internet phenomenon from nowhere – Joseph Plate
  • Why I choose to have only one kid and everyone should just shut up about it – Debra Plunkett
  • Hanging Out With Hackers, Trekkies, Steampunkers, and Monsterologists – Jonathan Simon (aka Lightning Octopus)
  • Valley of the Sunflowers – Sean D. Sweat
  • The Dying: Not Just Patients, But Teachers – Danielle Zeder

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