Interesting Vancouver is Celebrating 10 Years!

A Look Back Through the Years Our upcoming November 10th event will mark Interesting Vancouver’s 10th anniversary. To celebrate, we’ve been connecting with some of our past speakers to see ‘Where are they now?’ Over the last decade, there’ve been some pretty interesting people on our stage. We’ve introduced you to a competitive kite flyer Read More…

Dark & Interesting IV16 Teasers Coming Your Way

In a new teaser by United Nathan Productions, four of our IV16 speakers are emerging from the dark, enticing you to join us on November 10th at SFU Woodward’s for a night of interesting. We hope you’ll join us to listen to all the interesting stories emerge from our diverse community. Grab your tickets before Read More…

IV16 Teaser with Sarah Jickling

Huge thanks goes out to Gámomo Creative Lab and their great work around the IV16 teasers—check them out below because they’re super fun! This teaser features Sarah Jickling and her talk on how she created radical self-acceptance, changing the idea of what ‘getting better’ meant, and channelling her inner demons into art as a singer-songwriter. Interested Read More…

IV16’s Interesting Teasers are Out – Holman Wang

We’re super excited to see the IV16 teasers made by Gámomo Creative Lab – take a look below, they’re so much fun! This teaser features Holman Wang and his talk on how he “down-shifted” from being a lawyer turned children’s book maker using needle-felting to create Cozy Classics. Check out his work below and make sure Read More…

IV16 SPEAKER: Kelly ‘Claire’ Berge

Kelly is a single mother of one amazing 8-year-old boy and is a Vocational Counselor working with Persons with Diversabilities in the employment sector. She loves working with these wonderfully diverse individuals to help them find meaningful and gainful employment. She has had a passion that has been with her since her first living memory Read More…

IV16 SPEAKER: Maarten Meerman

Maarten Meerman has been designing high-tech satellites, space missions, and orbital trajectories around the world for over 25 years. To balance this he enjoys working with wood and refining his woodturning skills. By combining design precision with the discovery that what every new piece of wood brings, he creates custom solutions to problems you didn’t Read More…

IV16 SPEAKER: Inder Nirwan

Inder is a versatile filmmaker based out of Vancouver that has been using his talents to raise awareness on issues locally and around the world. As an alumni of Vancouver Film School, Inder has been an active participant in the local film community both personally and professionally. In his spare time, Inder is producing a Read More…

IV16 SPEAKER: Tristan Underwood

As recently seen on Canada’s Got Talent and The Steve Harvey Show, Tristan first picked up a sport kite when he was just 4 years old at Long Beach, WA. Now at the age of 20, he has traveled the world performing, sharing and teaching to countries such as India and China.Tristan has won multiple Read More…

IV16 SPEAKER: Gaby Eirew

Gaby Eirew is Director of RecordMeNow Society.(www.Recordmenow.org) When she was young, she wanted to be a hospital. When she was 12, she did a 20 km sponsored cartwheel with 3 friends. She is the only known person to speak on a mobile phone while running an entire marathon for which she did not train. Gaby Read More…

IV16 SPEAKER: Lisa Charleyboy

Lisa Charleyboy is a First Nations (Tsilhqot’in) writer and social entrepreneur. She is the editor-in-chief of Urban Native Magazine, which focuses on pop culture with an Indigenous twist. She writes, and also does appearances on radio shows and T.V. interviews to promote her magazine and give her opinion on current Aboriginal issues in Canada. Charleyboy Read More…