StoryTour: Stories about Design and Innovation

Come enjoy an evening of storytelling from experts in design thinking and media innovation! Hosted by startup StoryTour.

The Storytellers:

• Ian Curry is an interaction designer developing creative tools with FiftyThree, the folks who make Paper (and Pencil). Formerly leading interaction design at Local Projects, his past work included crowdsourced history projects for the 9/11 Memorial Museum. @heavymeta

• Adriana Garcia is co-founder of OrbitalLAB, Brazil's first media venture lab. As a Knight fellow, she studied at Stanford's d.school and is working to bring design thinking innovation to newsrooms. @drigarcia

• Olivia Koski is head of community for Creatavist and a former senior producer at The Atavist. She has worked as a laser engineer, technology transition manager, science journalist, and event producer. @oliviakoski

• Reggie Murphy is principal consultant of research & strategy at Electronic Ink, where he pursues his passion to understand people's desires and expectations to design more simple, delightful, and engaging experiences for them. @reggiemurphy 

• Dan Oshinsky, newsletter editor/staff writer at Buzzfeed, was the founder of Stry.us, a long-form news project that told stories in places like Biloxi, Miss., and Springfield, Mo. @danoshinsky

Agenda:

Light food and networking 6:30pm - 7pm 
Stories: 7pm - 8pm 
Optional networking 8pm - 9pm

Details:

This event is part of the launch of StoryTour's Business Section, featuring passionate professionals each telling a true story - without PowerPoint. Tonight's edition will feature design thinkers and media innovators each telling stories around the theme "Outside the Box." 

Hosted by Samantha Gross, founder of StoryTour, an in-person magazine that's returning storytelling to an offline, face-to-face experience.

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  • Laura

    Sam, I love this concept. Hearing others tell stories is the perfect snack after a long day at work. Very inspiring. And, you did a wonderful job facilitating.

    1 · April 8, 2014

    • Sam

      Thanks, Laura! The storytellers really did a great job. So glad you enjoyed it!

      1 · April 8, 2014

  • Erin R.

    I'd really, really love to go to this. But Monday evenings tend to be when I'm over-scheduled beyond belief. Still, I'd love to be able to meet some of you guys in person soon.

    March 31, 2014

  • Laura

    I'm looking forward to hearing from design thinking guru Reggie Murphy. Can you add the names of the other speakers?

    1 · March 26, 2014

    • Sam

      Yes, thanks! Names and other info will be posted soon.

      March 26, 2014

    • Laura

      Great. Thanks Sam!

      March 26, 2014

  • eileen g.

    Looks like an interesting event. Mondays evenings are tough but maybe I can arrange my schedule.

    March 25, 2014

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