Welcome to Ignite. Where each speaker gets a chance to present for five minutes. The catch? They only get 20 slides, no more, no less. And the presentation auto-advances every 15 seconds. Whether the speaker is ready or not. Once the presentation begins, it doesn’t stop until the last speaker drops the mic. For the speaker, it’s challenging. For the audience, it’s entertaining. But no matter what happens, it’s an unforgettable experience for everyone in the theater.
Ignite Portland is an awesome event wherein presenters are given five minutes and 20 slides (automatically rotating every 15 seconds) to get a message across. This year they debuted a new aspect of the event, the “15 Seconds of Flame,” wherein video clips of the same duration as a presenter’s slide peppered the larger event.
I had a blast creating three submissions with Jordan Thompson of Valeo Visual, each demonstrating the process of caricaturing one of three well-known political figures. If you didn’t catch these short little segments at the event, check them out here:
The presenters all did an amazing job (Bram’s slides were some of the most attractive I’ve ever seen). You can catch the next Ignite on July 16.