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Ignite Baltimore returns to MICA next week

The 18th edition of the lightning-talk series features looks at STEM vs. STEAM, suburban stormwater and the alarmingly alliterative “Better Biking Blueprint for Bicycling Bikeriders in Baltimore.”

The crowd at Ignite Baltimore 13. (Photo by Christopher Wink)

Get your brain ready for rapid-fire knowledge intake this weekend.
Ignite Baltimore is finally legal, with the 18th edition set for April 21 at MICA.
The lightning-talk event is back with 16 speakers on a range of topics. Each speaker has five minutes and 20 slides to fire up the crowd. It’s set to begin at 6 p.m. at the MICA’s Brown Center.
Here are five talks that stand out, both in topic and title ingenuity:

  • Disruptive Thinking & Radical Change — Joshua Riddle
  • Engineering Happiness — Ryan Klee
  • Extreme Arts Collaboration — Jay Gould
  • Is it S.T.E.M. or is it S.T.E.A.M.? — Monica Lopez-Gonzalez
  • Bikeways: The Better Biking Blueprint for Bicycling Bikeriders in Baltimore — Rodney Burris

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