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The Schedule

Three Gather North attendees having a coffee break at Gather North 2017

An unforgettable weekend


6:00pm: group welcome
7:00pm: group dinner
8:00pm: lightning talks:

Meg Casebolt, Using collaborative marketing to build the feminine economy (and smash the patriarchy)

Ange Friesen, How not to let your thoughts get in the way of your ideas

Ann Poochareon, Stopping the Screen Time War Guilt

Tammy Martin, Medical Mysteries

Charlene Gethons, How to quiet the noise inside your head

Linn Øyen Farley, A Norwegian’s Guide to Janteloven

Nadine Silverthorne, How to Write an Effective User Story

Avalee Harlton, Comfort Zones are Dangerous: Why you should embrace your Growing Edge

Nicole Husain, Everything I needed to know about Customer Service, I learned at McDonald’s as a teenager


8:00-10:00am: buffet breakfast
10:00-11:00am: Kena Paranjape, 5 Rules for a Beautiful Life
11:00-11:30am: coffee break
11:30am-12:45pm: Shannon Lee Simmons, Make Financial Lemonade
12:45-2:00pm: group lunch
2:00-3:00pm: Avery Francis, Playing it Safe is Dangerous
3:00pm: snack break
3:00-7:00pm: free time!
7:00pm: group dinner
Late night merriment


11:00am: buffet brunch
Check out and head home in your own time

*Lightning talks, presentations and all meals and snacks are included in your ticket to Gather North. Accommodation is booked separately. See the accommodation page for details.