2017 Speakers

Women, The Man, and the Media
Sarah Pappalardo • Cofounder and Editor, Reductress

Wonder Therapy
Christina York • Founder and CEO at SpellBound

Leveraging Technology to Unite & Inspire Creators
Marty Shea • Co-Founder and Artistic Director at CollabFeature

Do You
Ida Abdalkhani • Chief Catalyzer at Ability to Engage

The Benefits of Being a Bitch
Laura Khalil • Freelance Marketer

How Community + Creativity = Positive Impact
Jim Hume • Founder & Principal at Phire Group

Finding Opportunities in the Simple Things
Michael Ambrose • Owner and Director of DocNetwork

Unearthing the Ethics Embedded in Flower House
Lisa Waud • Florist and botanical artist at Pot & Box

Redesigning Civilizations
Matthew Grocoff • Environmentalist and Sustainability Advocate

Successful Collaboration Is Not a Fantasy
Oliver Uberti • Author and Designer

Using Improv to Foster Creative Collaboration
Shawn Golden • Designer at Detroit Labs

Learning to FLY
Linette Lao, Board President of FLY Children’s Art Center; Thea Augustina Eck, artist; and Seth Petty, Principal at Holmes Elementary School

Politics and the Ethics of Hacking
Zach Lanier • Principal Research Consultant at Atredis Partners

Nomadic Craft: Building Homes of Ourselves and the Spaces We Inhabit
Tariq Luthun • Digital Strategist and Poet