Schedule Changing Places 2017

8:00am McCaw Hall opens
8:50am Auditorium doors open for seating

9:30am – 10:45am Session 1 Changing the Game

  • Jevin West, Ph.D UW data science professor, bullshit fighter
  • Jennifer Hansen Gates Foundation Knowledge Officer, passionate advocate for open research
  • Geoffrey Castle Electric violin pioneer, inventor, producer
  • Aji Piper High school student, singer, climate change fighter

10:45am – 11:15am Conversation Break

11:15am – 12:25pm Session 2 Changing the Future

  • Charlie Swan Entrepreneur, Pacific Hyperloop co-founder
  • Sandy Coiffi Filmmaker, teacher, VR/AR producer
  • Steve Davis PATH CEO, serial entrepreneur, philanthropist

12:25pm – 1:40pm Lunch Break

1:40pm – 2:55pm Session 3 Changing the Intolerable

  • Tacoma Refugee Choir Singers, survivors, community of support
  • Rex Hohlbein & Jenn LeFreniere Architects, BLOCK Project founders, community builders
  • Patty Fleischmann Stolen Youth founder, therapist, driving force
  • Ava Holmes Co-founder of Fashion for Conservation, reality show survivor

2:55pm – 3:25pm Conversation Break

3:25pm- 4:30pm Session 4 Changing the Human Spirit

  • Fariba Alamdari, Ph.D. Boeing Vice President of Marketing & Value Analysis, academic, immigrant, mentor
  • Jim Haven Wondernaut, creative director, divergent thinker
  • Northwest Tap Connection Dancers, social justice activists, transformation makers
  • RedWolf Pope Native American activist, entrepreneur, attorney