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If you had 5 minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds?

Around the world geeks have been putting together Ignite nights to enlighten us – quickly.

Ignite Bend 11 is coming up, and you have 1 more day to enter your submission!

Published on September 28, 2013

Ignite Bend 11 is taking place on Wednesday, October 23, starting at 7pm at the Tower Theatre, and if you've ever had a burning desire to get up on the stage and do a five-minute Ignite presentation, you have one more day to submit your proposal---submissions are closing tomorrow, Sunday the 29th!

If you've ever attended an Ignite, you know there is an incredible energy, diverse array of topics, and a huge amount of fun that presenters bring to the stage---and frankly a lot of nerves! That's what makes presenting so energizing!

Five minutes, 20 slides: Are you interested? If you're on the fence, here are some past presentations to help inspire you:




Still interested? You have one more day: submit a proposal!

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Ignite Bend ​15
​2018 TBA
Doors open at 6:00pm
Tower Theater - Bend, OR
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