Looking for an event that will inspire you? Next week, our very own Claiborne Ferguson of the Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A. will be presenting at a talk called "Defending Criminals, Defending Liberty" at the Ignite Memphis, Vol. 8 event. The event will happen on November 18th at 7:30 at the BRIDGES facility. Door wills open approximately at 7:00, so make sure to get there early. Eleven other speakers will be talking about a medley of topics, ranging from everything about grief to Bitcoins to the experience of operating a food truck.
Ignite Memphis is a semiannual gathering of leaders in the community who are working from the ground up to make our city better place. At this event, people from all walks of life—bloggers, businesspeople, attorneys, community organizers, among others—make fun 5-minute presentations designed to enlightened, provoke, and make you think about the world a little differently.
More importantly, Ignite Memphis aims to make Memphis residents more involved in the city they live in. After attending Ignite Memphis, you will hopefully walk away with a renewed sense of wanting to make Memphis the best city in the country. The Ignite Memphis series is organized by Undercurrent, which works to connect professionals in Memphis of all stripes.
Tickets to this eighth edition of Ignite Memphis are $20 and include complimentary snacks and drinks. They can be purchased at the Ignite Memphis website, where you can find more information about the event and videos of previous presentations from past events. Don't be content with another night sitting at home in front of the TV watching reality shows—get out in the community and expose yourself to challenging ideas! We look forward to seeing you there, and hearing all the other speakers.