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Ann Arbor Spark

September 10, 2018

Around Ann Arbor – Week of Sept. 10

Here are a few things happening around Ann Arbor this week!

Ken Segall at the Michigan Theater on 9/12
Ken was creative director at some of the world’s top ad agencies and over the course of three decades shaped campaigns for BMW, IBM, Intel, NeXT, and Apple. He worked directly with Steve Jobs for 12 years at both NeXT and Apple, led the creative team behind the Think different campaign that launched Apple’s resurrection, and he started Apple down the i-road by naming the iMac. Ken’s books Insanely Simple and Think Simple spell out the benefits of avoiding big company thinking and making complexity our enemy. He’ll be speaking at the Michigan Theater on 9/12 at 2 p.m. Register here!

Desai Demo Day on 9/12
Grab a coffee and then return to the Michigan Theater at 3:30 p.m. for the Desai Accelerator’s Demo Day, featuring six startups that were part of this summer’s cohort. Check out the teaser!

TODAY Show features May Mobility on 9/10
Check out Ann Arbor’s own May Mobility from Monday morning’s TODAY Show appearance, demonstrating the work they’re doing with Bedrock in Detroit to move people around town in self-driving vehicles.

Welcome Columbia Chamber of Commerce 9/11 – 9/13
Ann Arbor is happy to welcome from Columbia, Missouri more than 70 business, civic, nonprofit, education, and other local leaders. There was so much interest in the visit, the plane was sold out! They have a packed agenda, including a discussion on Ann Arbor’s Innovation Economy, happening in the morning on 9/12.

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