What is an Ignite talk?
“Enlighten us, but make it quick” is the mantra of Ignite talks. The format is simple – show 20 slides, advancing every 15 seconds.
That makes for a five-minute presentation, a lightning talk. Speak about each slide or use the flow to illustrate your talk.
Why should I give an Ignite talk?
Every speaker benefits from practice at being concise when speaking. Ignite forces that, whether you consider it to be a 5-minute speech or 20 15-second bursts.
Ignite is a platform to share your passion, your inspiration, or your quirky idea to an appreciative audience.
What should I talk about?
Tell a story. Tell a story about telling a story. Scott Berkun explains how here:
Where do I sign up?
Look for an Ignite in your community. Apply to speak at our local Ignite Asheville, coming up on February 21, 2012.