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Past Winnipeg Event: VOL 15

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VOL 15

September 12, 2013
@ The Park Theater and Movie Cafe
It's definitely worth saving this date. Don't just pencil it in; permanent ink is required on the calendar page because PKN Vol. 15 is shaping up to be a great one.

After taking a summer break, we have organized a lineup that features the following speakers:

Bob Duncan, Founder of IxDA Winnipeg
Beth Gillespie, Graphic Designer
Tim Hoover and Tyler Sneesby, Union Sound Hall
Dwayne Larson, Photographer
Mavis McRae, Diver/Scientist
Vicki Anne Melo, Creative Director – Compendium Artist's Market
Sheila Molloy, Boxer, Business Development Consultant
Tomas Sohlberg, Restaurant Owner (Boon Burger)
Steven Ward, Filmmaker
Sarah Zaharia, New Media Manitoba
Chris Johnson, Co-Founder of Ramp It Up Manitoba
Alex Svenne, Chef - Bistro 7 1/4
Lauren Wiebe, Editor at It's Love magazine

Jeope Wolfe, CGD has returned to the task of poster design with a bang – as you can see from the small version above.

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Enriching UX in Design

BY BOB DUNCAN
@ VOL 15 ON SEP 12, 2013

Bob Duncan dicusses the importance of user experience designers in making excellent products that connect people with technology. He hopes to create a greater awarness to user experience design through the jumpstart of IXDA in Winnipeg in order to create mentorship, business efficiency, collaboration, and networking. 

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Living Life Creatively...with Children

BY BETH GILLESPIE
@ VOL 15 ON SEP 12, 2013

Beth Gillespie gives a comical insight into how she balances her life as a mother of small children and still tying to be creative. She embarked on a challenge in which she would complete an artwork during the time coming to her  presentation and document it to show how she is still able to be creative while having children and how she can influence them to be creative as well.  

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Live Stock, Environments #1 Pollutant

BY TOMAS SOHLBERG
@ VOL 15 ON SEP 12, 2013

A study has shown that live stock is the number one contributor of many environmental issues in our current society. Then why do people still eat meat? Thomas Sohlberg talks more about this topic by detailing its harmfulness on the environment as well as in relation to his struggles as a vegan in trying to eat in a meat crazed society. 

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Passion Over Profit

BY DWAYNE LARSON
@ VOL 15 ON SEP 12, 2013

Since he was little, Dwayne Larson has had a passion for music, but with no patience to practice, decided to include his interest for photography by documenting concerts and shows. By getting into the crowds and capturing their excitable expressions when they see their favorite artist, he connects with their enthusiasm that is better than any amount of profit he can make. 

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Suburban Boxing

BY SHEILA MOLLOY
@ VOL 15 ON SEP 12, 2013

Did you know that boxing for 60 minutes will burn over 1000 calories per hour? Sheila Molloy believes that boxing is a sport well-suited for anyone: moms, dads, kids, even grandmothers. She shares some fun and creative techniques that she hopes will help get the world to enjoy the healthy benefits and well-being that comes from hitting a heavy bag. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 24, 2014.

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Just Say Yes

BY MAVIS MCRAE
@ VOL 15 ON SEP 12, 2013

When Mavis McRae quit her government job in favor of freelance work, she knew she had to be open to new experiences and opportunities in order to be successful. Her willingness and flexibilty allowed her to travel around the world, teaching marketing and business in China, the Phillipines, and Vietnam. In the words of Ashton Kutcher, "opportunity looks a lot like hard work, while luck looks like stepping out of your comfort zone."

Tim Hoover
in Winnipeg
Beth Gillespie
Graphic Designer, fort builder & monster impersonator, Self Employed in Winnipeg
Dwayne Larson
Photographer in Winnipeg
Sarah Zaharia
in Winnipeg
Vicki Anne Melo
Creative Director, Compendium Artist Market in Winnipeg
Steven Ward
Filmmaker in Winnipeg
Tomas Sohlberg
Restaurant Owner - Boon Burger in Winnipeg
Tyler Sneesby
in Winnipeg
Mavis McRae
Consultant/Rec. Diver, Self Directed in Winnipeg
Sheila Molloy
Entrepreneur, Business Strategist, Self in Winnipeg
Bob Duncan
Founder of IxDA Winnipeg, Imaginet in Winnipeg
Chris Johnson
Co-Founder of Ramp Up Manitoba, Hype Technologies in Winnipeg
Alex Svenne
Chef - Bistro 7 1/4 in Winnipeg