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IgniteDC #9 Speakers!

Posted March 1, 2012

The speakers for Ignite DC #9 have been announced!

It was an extremely difficult process to narrow 34 to the 16 below with so many fascinating topics! Thanks to those who helped us by voting for their favorite!

Please find the topics below (or see a more attractive listing with photos in our > Speakers Directory

How Social Networking Helped Me Get Less Fat - Justin Thorp

Save the Public Libraries! - Lisa Schaefer

Turning Middle Child Angst into Career Success - Stefanie Reeves

Draw Your Thoughts - Brandon Schmittling

But who will save the DJ's life? - Danny Harris

What Your Overused Catchphrase/Buzzword Says About You - Greg Roth

NYC2DC - WTF? - Lee Finkel

The Power of Human Collaboration - Nicholas Michael Bashour

Sh*t We All Say: Clever self-awareness or broad stereotypes? - Noah Chestnut

If I Can Make It To Naptime I'll Be Alright - Alison Elissa Horner

Community-Wide Giving Works and Rocks - Ifdy Perez

Syria in a Broader Context: The Limits of U.S. Interventionism - Samer Araabi

Why Organizing Matters - Kacy Paide

Why Super PACs dont have the power of Super PACKs - Jim McBride

DC's Other Entrepreneurs - Darius Graham

Between Us, Bread and Salt: a look at Syria's rich culinary heritage - Antonio Tahhan