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Upcoming Talks | Ignite NYC and Arts, Culture, & Tech Meetup

This week, I’ll be speaking at two very exciting events. Details follow below:


Ignite NYC III

Rocketboom will kickoff the night with “Know Your Meme: The Game Show! Pwn, Win, or Fail!” Hosted by the cast of Know Your Meme: Jamiedubs, Elspethjane, and Yatta. Contestants: Rex Sorgatz (Fimoculous), Gavin Purcell (Attack of the Show / Jimmy Fallon Show), Peter Rojas (Engadget / RCRD LBL), Nate Westheimer (Innonate), and Kelly Reeves (URLesque) vs Michelle DeForest (Next New Networks), Bre Pettis (NYC Resistor), Caroline McCarthy (CNET), Irene Polnyi (Internetfamo.us), and Tim Shey (Next New Networks). The game show that tests your knowledge of all things Internet in just twenty questions and a lightning round.
Speakers for the Ignite Talks include:
Jen Bekman– “Overcrowded”
Alex Bisceglie– “DataVisualization: Muppet Fur Coats”
Dennis Crowley– “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Family Feud in Under 5 Minutes”
Cory Forsyth– “How to Piss Off the FCC”
Michael Galpert– “Images On the Internets Seem Realer Than They Are”
Andrew Hoppin
Jonathan Kahan– “Cutting Edge Technology: The Samurai Sword”
Jaki Levy– “How to Screw up Your Reputation Or the Reputation of Your Company Online”
Jooyoung Oh– “Unemployment 101″
David Overholt– “Fail Often”
Ed Purver– “A Show of Hands”
Scott Rafer– “An Overnight Success in Just 15 Years”
Britta Riley– “R&D-I-Y”
Karen Sandler– “Unchain My Heart”
Naveen Selvadurai– “In Case of FIre, Break Glass”
Rob Seward– “The Collective Unconscious of 1980s Florida”
Noah B. Zark– “Near Future Augmented Reality Systems”

Here’s how the night will run:
6:30PM- Doors
6:30-7:30PM- Happy Hour: $2 Buds and $5 mixed drink
7:30-8PM- Know Your Meme: The Game Show! Pwn, Win, or Fail! with Rocketboom
8:30-Ignite Talks begin
10pm- Ignite talks end
12am- Event ends

You can start following the event on @ignitenyc on Twitter and subscribing to the RSS feed on http://ignite.oreilly.com/new-york-city/

On Tuesday, I will speaking at Ars Nova


Christina Ray of Glowlab Gallery
Manish Vora of Artlog
Barry Hoggard of ArtCal, ArtCat and Culture Pundits
Victor Samra of MoMA
Amanda McCormick of The Film Society of Lincoln Center
Jaki Levy of Arrow Root Media
Luke Crawford of Muxtape
David Garrison of Indaba Music
Michael Sabat of Mobile Commons

(speaker bios and links can be found here: www.juliaxgulia.com)

Presentations will begin promptly at 7:15pm, lasting 5 min each, and will be followed by an opportunity to mix and mingle.

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