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Ignite Talks at TIG 2013


LSC is organizing Ignite Talks for the TIG conference this year. Anyone looking for tips on Ignite talks should check out Scott Berkun - "Why and How to Give an Ignite Talk"


If you had six minutes and 20 slides to share an idea, best practice, lesson learned (remember we learn from our failures as well as our successes), or to show off a TIG project, what would you talk about? You have five days left to decide and get your TIG Conference IGNITE session proposal submitted!

Go to to submit your Ignite proposal. Proposals are due by November 30, 2012.

What's an Ignite Session?

Ignite was created as a way for geeks to share their ideas with each other quickly, in a fun atmosphere. Started in Seattle in 2006, Ignite sessions now regularly occur in dozens of cities worldwide. If you're familiar with Ignite, you know it's a great way to show off your work. If you're not, Ignite is a style of presentation:

  • Participants will have six minutes to speak about a project, idea, or pretty much anything on your mind (preferably related to the use of technology or legal aid) accompanied by 20 slides.
  • Each slide is displayed for 20 seconds.
  • Slides are automatically advanced.
  • It's over before you know it!

If you're not familiar with an Ignite session, go to for more information and to view some Ignite session videos. 

Remember, go to to submit your proposal!  The TIG Ignite Session will be held during a plenary on Thursday, January 17, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at the 2013 TIG Conference in Jacksonville, FL.

Questions? Contact Jane Ribadeneyra at or 202-295-1554.

Registration is Now Open:

LSC's 2013 Technology Initiative Grants (TIG) Conference
January 16-18, 2013
Jacksonville, FL

Go to for More Information and to Register 

For more information, please go to the TIG Conference website at