IV15 Speaker Video: Colin Easton

Vancouverites have the ‘reputation’ of being aloof and unfriendly. That’s not true for our IV15 speaker and emcee. Colin Easton is a writer, hobby photography, and people-watcher. In 2014, he created The Stranger Project where he went out and met one stranger, every day for a year. He would talk to people, listen to their Read More…

Discovering Interesting People in Vancouver

Why Interesting Vancouver gets better and better each year Boring. Uninteresting. Words many people have used to describe Vancouver and its residents. But is it really true? Are we so dull and uninteresting? I don’t think so because what we do have in abundance are people who participate in Interesting Vancouver, back for its eighth Read More…

Announcing the IV Prize!

Download PDF of press release here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Interesting Vancouver Announces this Year’s Speaker Lineup and Launches First Annual IV Award September 21, 2015, Vancouver, BC — To commemorate eight successful years of Interesting Vancouver, the creative organization is launching its first annual IV Award, a designation that will recognize a citizen of Greater Read More…

Who is It For: Geeks or Suits?

Most conferences attract a fairly narrow range of people. Even unconferences and other gatherings that are trying to be more than the expected conference. However you define just what sort of conference Interesting Vancouver is, it has proven to strike a chord with folks from many backgrounds. If you have to define it, Interesting Vancouver Read More…

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IV14 Speakers…illustrated!

During the fascinating presentations at the 2014 edition of Interesting Vancouver, visual facilitator Corrina Keeling graphically recorded the ideas live on stage. It was amazing to see Corrina capture aspects of each speaker’s unique story in real time, crafting these beautiful illustrations onto over-sized interlocking cards and then assemble them into a growing work of art Read More…

How Can I Apply What I Learn? (Or, How to Expense your ticket.)

This one is especially for those trying to figure out how to expense their ticket. Firstly, Interesting Vancouver is probably the cheapest curated conference you’ll attend in Vancouver. (Though that’s always debatable.) As noted previously, there isn’t a specific outcome of the event, but we hope people leave inspired. Maybe a light bulb flickered about Read More…

Good News / Bad News

It’s a good news/bad news sort of thing this year. The good news is that well over half of the tickets for this year’s event are already sold. The bad news is that this means you will be disappointed for not having purchased your tickets well in advance if you don’t act now. Hope to Read More…

Gámomo Creative Lab, We Love You.

Gámomo Creative Lab is a boutique motion graphics design studio. Founding members – and married couple – Joanna Ambrosio (aka jorobot) and Kenji Rodriguez-Tanamachi (aka kenzoysauce) pull from their Mexican and Japanese influences, coming together to form a unique combination of expertise. We asked Gámomo Creative Lab to design our teaser videos and trusted them Read More…

IV14 Performer: Dianna David

Dianna David is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary talent known for her physically expressive dance freestyles, fused with prop-manipulation, loveable characters, and meaningful messages. She has been a natural dancer for 30 years starting at the age of 5 when she taught herself to moonwalk. Hooked on dance, she began learning traditional Filipino dancing, ballroom, hip hop, Read More…