Hey, Detroit! Are you looking for inspiring ways on how you can enhance your creativity? Well, the Fifteen Seconds community event just may be what you need.
Known as Europe’s leading interdisciplinary business festival, Fifteen Seconds is making a special trip to Detroit for the first time! The business conference is a 2-day experience designed to make you grow and unleash your creativity.
A variety of topics will be discussed at the conference, such as advertising, culture, digital, marketing, media, publishing, and technology. If you would like to read more about the event, click here to access the FAQ page.
Here are the panelists who will give talks at the Detroit event:
Gelong Thubten, Buddhist Monk & Author
Gelong is a Buddhist monk who teaches meditation and specialises in providing non-religious mindfulness workshops and training programmes for businesses and organisations. Since 1993, he has been a monk at Kagyu Samye Ling Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, has trained under some of the world’s most accomplished teachers of meditation, and has spent over five years in intensive meditation retreats.
Ellen Petry Leanse, Neuroscience Educator at Stanford University
Leadership coach and tech pioneer Ellen has spent 35 years working with extraordinary leaders at Apple, Google, Facebook, as an entrepreneur, and with dozens of startups. An author, Stanford instructor, and Europe’s Silicon Valley influencer, she is passionate about intentional living and how our brains can shape or interfere with our sense of purpose. She’s been featured on CNN, the BBC, and in publications including Inc. Magazine, Time, The New York Times, Forbes, and Business Insider, where her essay on the world “Just” has received nearly five million views. Ellen’s book “The Happiness Hack”, a guide to the brain and how to use it to increase life satisfaction, launched in November 2017.
Stephen Gates, Head of Design Transformation InVision
Stephen is the son of a Creative Director and has over 20 years of experience in creating the strategy,
As a result of his work, he has won over 150 international design awards and has been asked to work as a partner with brands like Apple, Google, IBM, 53, InVision, Adobe, and others. Apple has featured his work in ten keynotes, four TV commercials, the Human Interface Guidelines, iTunes App Store, Apple Stores, and more.
Roslyn Johnson-Karamoko, Founder & CEO of Detroit is the New Black
Originally from Seattle, WA, Roslyn moved to Detroit in 2013 after stints in Washington D.C., New York
Called “The Motor City’s Hottest Designer” by TIME Magazine, Roslyn is the brainchild behind Detroit’s premier label and concept shop Détroit is the New Black. Currently,
Andrew Cross, Marketing Coordinator of MindGeek
Andrew is a writer and marketer from Montreal, with a focus
When: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Where: The Garden Theater in Detroit (3929 Woodward Avenue)
Time: Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. and the event will begin at 5 p.m.
Guests will have the opportunity to network and enjoy drinks following the special talks.
Cost: Our friends at Fifteen Seconds are offering Good Life Detroit readers a special discount of $25 for tickets to the event. That’s 50% off the regular price of $50!
Click here to get your discount on your tickets.