[Air-L] Ignite-IR 13.0 Deadline Extended to 15 August 2012

Alexander Halavais halavais at gmail.com
Mon Jul 30 12:17:23 PDT 2012

Hello, everyone,

It's great to see people registering for the conference and getting
ready for Salford. Getting excited about meeting many of you there.

For the second year, the Internet Research conference will offer the
opportunity to present short, five minute talks in rapid succession.
Presenters provide a deck of twenty slides, which will auto-advance
each fifteen seconds. The deadline for proposals (which consist of a
paragraph summarizing your presentation and answering a series of
questions) is 15 August.

Like pecha-kucha, Ignite is formed around a formalism: you must create
a “deck” of 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds. This
represents a radical departure from the traditional paper
presentation, and is focused on telling an enlightening story, making
an argument, and inciting an audience to come to your way of thinking
and action. Keep the logos, but add pathos: humor, wit, rhetorical
(and physical) stunts are encouraged. It’s academic stand-up.  The
Ignite format of talks started in Seattle, but by now there are
thousands of people who have given them.

Many of these can be found here:  http://igniteshow.com/

You might also take a look at:

Some things to note:

* You may propose an Ignite-IR talk even if you already have a paper
accepted–it does not count against your presentation cap.

* While it can be related to a later research talk, it should not be a
“preview”–the Ignite-IR talk should stand on its own.

To propose a session, please submit the form found here:


If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me at prez at aoir.org.



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