Introducing the IV17 Speaker Lineup!

Interesting Vancouver is a celebration of ordinary people who are doing extraordinary things in our community. It’s also a chance for all of us to step outside of our everyday routines and interact with people from different backgrounds. On November 10th we’ll be celebrating our 10th anniversary with a brand new line-up of  interesting Vancouverites Read More…

Interesting Vancouver Presents: Where Are They Now? Gaby Eirew, IV16

“What you need to do […] creatively, doesn’t shout. It whispers to you. Listen to it in the quiet depths. It’s amazing how many people want to come and join you.” In celebration of Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary, we reconnected with a speaker from each year to find out where they are now. This week Read More…

Interesting Vancouver Presents: Where Are They Now? Robert Gagno, IV15

“I consider myself more than a label; I consider myself a passionate player who has won 50 tournaments worldwide.” In celebration of Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary, we’ve been reconnecting with one speaker from each year to find out where they are now. This week, we’re going back to 2015. Robert Gagno is a world champion Read More…

Interesting Vancouver Presents: Where Are They Now? Tł’akwasik̕a̱n Khelsilem, IV14

“My language [not] only gave me a sense of identity but a sense of belonging. I belong to this community. And I know this because I have a language that connects me to this land.” In celebration of Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary, we reconnected with a speaker from each year to find out where they Read More…

Interesting Vancouver Presents: Where Are They Now? Meaghan Kennedy, IV13

“When you can impress someone like Elton John, it makes you feel like you’re doing the right thing.” In celebration of Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary, we reconnected with a speaker from each year to find out where they are now. This week we’re featuring piñata artist, Meaghan Kennedy. Working retail had its perks but when Meaghan tuned Read More…

Interesting Vancouver Presents: Where Are They Now? Ron Shewchuk, IV12

“I love grilled asparagus and I use it as a metaphor because it’s so simple… the language we use in our conversations should be this simple.” In celebration of Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary, we reconnected with a speaker from each year to find out where they are now. This week we’re featuring international barbecue champion Read More…

Interesting Vancouver Presents: Where Are They Now? Amanda Fenton, IV11

“If it’s about us, don’t do it without us.” In celebration of Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary, we reconnected with a speaker from each year to find out where they are now. This week, we’re featuring conversation designer Amanda Fenton. In her 2011 talk, she shared how changing our perspective from ‘meetings’ to ‘hosted conversations’ can Read More…

Interesting Vancouver Presents: Where Are They Now? Susan Davis, IV10

“I think we need to take a step back, and look at how we exclude people from our society.” In celebration of Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary, we’ve been reconnecting with one speaker from each year of our annual event to find out where they are now. This week we’re featuring Susan Davis who challenged us in Read More…

Interesting Vancouver Presents: Where Are They Now? Monique Sherrett, IV09

“It’s a valuable skill: to listen intently, to listen with empathy. I have richer conversations as result.” In celebration of Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary, we’ve been reconnecting with a speaker from each year to find out where they are now. This week, we’re featuring Monique Sherrett (though you may recognize her by her IV09 handle: Read More…

Interesting Vancouver Presents: Where Are They Now? James Sherrett, IV 2008

In celebration of Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary, we’ve been reconnecting with one speaker from each year to find out where they are now. This week, we’re starting with James Sherrett, one of our inaugural Interesting Vancouver speakers from 2008. In the last two decades, James has launched web and e-commerce properties with multi-millions in revenue Read More…