Next Houston speaker

Brittany Bly/Craft/June 22nd

More info

June 22, 8:30am • • part of a series on Craft

← Load previous

It’s almost #CMHou time again! Directions & What to Expect:
Tomorrow’s #CMHou venue is Ecclesia , 1100 Elder St, Houston, Texas 77007. There is plenty of parking space—hooray! See the image of the map for parking locations. There is space on both the front and back sides of Ecclesia. Additionally, there is an extra parking lot available for attendees.Coffee & Food: This month’s coffee and food is provided by Paper Co. If you prefer a latte, etc., you can purchase that in the Paper Co. coffee shop.Schedule:
8:30 – 9am Free Breakfast and Coffee
9:00 – 9:10am Welcome
9 – 9:10am Erma makes a few announcements
9:10 – 9:14 Music performance by Tom Lynch & Dollie Barnes
9:15 – 9:20 Announcements & Introduction to Speaker
9:20 – 9:40 Speaker: Ryan Booth
9:40 – 9:50 10 minutes Q & A
9:55 – 10:00am Giveaways, and ThanksWe’ll see you in the morning!
xoxo,
Team CMHou

Friday, September 25th — it’s #CMHou time again! We’re stoked to have Ryan Booth speaking on the global theme of Empathy. Additionally, we’ll have a live music set by Tom Lynch & Dollie Barnes! 

About Ryan Booth:
Ryan is a former audio engineer and photographer who won a short film contest sponsored by Canon and Vimeo in 2010. The final film premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and launched Ryan’s career as a filmmaker. Since then, he has shot extensively for Sony, Atlantic Records, Capitol Records, MTV and VH1, as well as numerous commercial clients including Home Depot, Spotify, and Under Armour.He DP’d his first narrative feature, This is Where We Live, which was selected in the dramatic competition at SXSW 2013, and went on to a successful festival and theatrical run. He has DPd two features in 2015 with a third in pre-production. He also created and directs a live music project, SerialBox Presents, which has garnered several million impressions and has been featured on numerous media sites including Rolling Stone and NPR.PDN Magazine recently named Ryan as one of the “20 Filmmakers to Watch in 2015.” Ryan currently resides in Texas with his wife and two daughters and is currently developing his first feature as Director.

It’s almost #CMHou time! ~ Directions & What to Expect:Anderson-Clarke Center at Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies can be reached by taking University Blvd., and exiting at Stockton Dr. Please park in West Lot 1 (which is the lot nearest the venue). *If you’ve visited Rice Media Center before—you’ll see that building on your right, on your way to the Anderson-Clarke Center at Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.A limited number of attendees’ parking fees will be covered, courtesy of School of Humanities at Rice University. These will be covered on a first–come, first–serve basis. Please be prepared to bring a credit or debit card to pay for parking. As always, we encourage carpooling if possible—or walking if you’re nearby.We will have tacos, coffee, and Topo Chico in the Deans Commons. No open containers, nor food may be taken inside the theater. Schedule:
8:30 – 9am Free Breakfast and Coffee
9:00 – 9:10am Welcome
9 – 9:10am Erma makes a few announcements
9:10 – 9:14 Pitch #1 & Pitch #2
9:15 – 9:20 Announcements & Introduction to Speaker
9:20 – 9:40 Speaker: Jeff Reichman
9:40 – 9:50 10 minutes Q & A
9:55 – 10:00am Giveaways, Thanks, Announcement of the next #CMHou event

Location of Anderson-Clarke Center at Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies

Please note:  Anderson-Clarke Center at Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies can be reached by taking University Blvd., and exiting at Stockton Dr. Please park in West Lot 1 (which is the lot nearest the venue). *If you’ve visited Rice Media Center before—you’ll see that building on your right, on your way to the Anderson-Clarke Center at Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.A limited number of attendees’ parking fees will be covered, courtesy of School of Humanities at Rice University. These will be covered on a first–come, first–serve basis. Please be prepared to bring a credit or debit card to pay for parking.As always, we encourage carpooling if possible—or walking if you’re nearby.
Thanks! We’ll see you on Friday, 28, at 8:30am.

PARKING INFO:
Just a heads up in regards to parking—please give yourself plenty of time to park. Since everyone will be parking around the same time, it might take a bit of time. Carpool if you’re able!

HPL Parking Garage:
Entrance to underground parking garage is on the Lamar side. Parking is $2.00/hour; $16 maximum/day. Please bring a credit/debit card to pay.

Street parking:
If the garage is full, or if you would prefer to park on the street— you can head towards McKinney, Walker, or Lamar. Please see a map at http://bit.ly/1MzNFfI.

The CMHou event is on the 4th floor of the library. If coming from the HPL parking garage, head towards the elevator, and take the elevator up to the 4th floor. Get off the elevator, and turn left towards Programs. The room directly in front is the event room. There will also be volunteers to help guide you.

See ya soon!

*Image by Becky Lai.

It’s almost #CMHou time again! Thanks to all of you who registered quickly on Monday, and sold out this event so swiftly!! It was a record–setting sellout!

Directions & What to Expect:
Doors will open Friday morning at 8:30am, at Houston Public Library, 500 McKinney Street, Houston 77002. There is an parking ramp/garage for HPL, as well as street parking near the library. Parking is limited and you will have to pay to park. Please bring your credit/debit cards to pay.

As always, we encourage everyone to carpool if possible. Also, if you work near the area—walk or bike to HPL.

The CMHou event is on the 4th floor of the library. If coming from the HPL parking lot on the lower level, head towards the elevator, and take the elevator up to the 4th floor. Get off the elevator, and turn left towards Programs. The room directly in front is the event room. There will also be volunteers to help guide you.

We will have tacos, coffee, water, and topo chico in the main event room.

Schedule:
8:30 – 9am Free Breakfast and Coffee
9:00 – 9:10am Welcome
9:10 – 9:20am Music set: SALK
9:20 – 9:25am Announcements & Introduction to Speaker
9:25 – 9:45am Speakers: Jennifer Blanco & John Earles
9:45 – 9:55am Speaker Q & A
9:55 – 10:00am Giveaways, Thanks, Announcement of the next #CMHou event

We’re stoked to announce that we have SALK performing a live music set at #CMHou this coming Friday morning. They’ll be kicking things off before Jennifer Blanco & John Earles speak on the global theme of “collaborate.”

About SALK:
SALK is David Denosowicz and Chad Holland. Native Texans and best friends since childhood, both have played music throughout their lives in various formats.

Want to attend #CMHou this Friday? We’re sold out, but will be adding some spots. Be sure to add your name to the waitlist for your chance to join us. Register at http://bit.ly/1L5YOVg.

This month’s global theme for CreativeMornings is “Collaborate.” The theme was chosen by the Amsterdam chapter, and the banner was photographed by Tory Williams. “You might notice it’s a bit different than what we’ve had in the past — in the spirit of collaboration, we’d like to invite you to contribute to this month’s illustration. Learn more and get remixing!” (#creativemornings)

Ready to collaborate? Let’s see what you’ve got.

We’re stoked to have musicians Merel & Tony perform a live music set to kick off #CMHou tomorrow morning! Their music has been described as “… vintage European impressions with contemporary themes…” – Troy Schulze, Houston Public Media

Then, we have the honor of having Grace Rodriguez speak on the global theme of “revolution.” About Grace:
Grace Rodriguez is a social architech.* She gets people to connect, collaborate and create impact. She delights in designing interactive environments and play-filled experiences that catalyze inspiration, insight and innovation. She specializes in blending empathic design thinking, agile methods and new technologies to help organizations develop novel, strategic opportunities. She has served as a board member, mentor and volunteer for over two dozen cultural, educational, leadership and advocacy organizations. She is a founding member of Houston’s Innovation & Technology Advisory Board, Women In Tech: Houston, TEDxHouston, TEDxYouth@Houston, C2 Create, COHouston, and other things.*A social architech is like a social architect, plus technology. A social architect is like an architect architect, but with the aim of shaping behaviors instead of buildings.

more