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Tuesday, October 9 • 4:00pm - 7:00pm
KEXP Net Neutrality Event - A Celebration of the Creativity and Innovation of an Open Internet

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Join us in the KEXP Gathering Space for a panel discussion about how an open internet allows free expression, creativity, innovation and collaboration to flourish online. Guest speakers include Governor Jay Inslee, State Representative Drew Hansen, Brady Walkinshaw of Grist, Jessyn Farrell of Civic Action, Sarah Bird of Moz, local artist Sera Cahoone, KEXP DJ and musician Gabriel Teodros, and more. Made possible in part by the Washington Council of Firefighters.There will be a Q+A and reception following the panel discussions.

Itinerary:
4pm Doors
4:30pm Welcome by KEXP Executive Director Tom Mara
4:35pm First Panel begins
5pm 2nd Second panel
5:30pm QandA
5:45-6:30pm Hanging out reception


THE PANEL
Welcoming Remarks by Tom Mara, Executive Director, KEXP
Moderator:


Panelists:  


Speaker
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SARAH BIRD

Sarah Bird serves as the President, COO and Board Member at Moz. Sarah loves and welcomes conversations on inbound marketing, business models, entrepreneurship, productivity tips, women in tech, and fostering inspiring company culture. Her super-sharp business acumen is always paired... Read More →
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SERA CAHOONE

Across her four critically-acclaimed albums, Seattle artist Sera Cahoone has become known for creating stirring, hushed Americana music that embodies raw emotionalism. Sera’s music reflects her love of both old country-western and modern lo-fi. As she has steadily gained a wider... Read More →
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JESSYN FARRELL

Jessyn Farrell is the Senior Vice President of Civic Ventures, an independent organization known for pushing "disruptive innovation in the civic sphere" and focused on improving the lives of our fellow citizens and community. Jessyn also represented Washington’s 46th Legislative... Read More →
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BEN GOLDEN

Ben Golden is the General Counsel at TUNE, a marketing technology startup based in Seattle. He previously worked at Perkins Coie, where he represented startups, public companies, social enterprises, and nonprofits. Ben currently serves on the Boards of the Washington Technology Industry... Read More →
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DREW HANSEN

Rep. Drew Hansen has served in the Washington State House of Representatives since 2011, where he chairs the House Higher Education Committee. He is the prime sponsor of Washington state’s first-in-the-nation law protecting net neutrality. He is also a giant Sera Cahoone fan so... Read More →
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GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE

Gov. Jay Inslee is a fifth-generation Washingtonian who grew up in the Seattle area and graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in economics before earning his law degree at Willamette University. Inslee first served as a State Representative from Yakima before being... Read More →
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GABRIEL TEODROS

KEXP DJ Gabriel Teodros is a musician and writer from South Seattle who first made a mark with the group Abyssinian Creole, and reached an international audience with his critically-acclaimed solo debut Lovework. He has since set stages on fire all across the US, Canada, Mexico, Cuba... Read More →
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BRADY WALKINSHAW

Brady is the CEO of Grist, an independent, nonprofit online news publication whose newsroom pursues in-depth stories on under-covered topics like clean energy, sustainable food, livable cities, environmental justice, and a better economy. In their terms, Grist is a "news outlet and... Read More →


Tuesday October 9, 2018 4:00pm - 7:00pm
KEXP Gathering Space 472 1st Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

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