is a community-driven event that captures the best of Waterloo Region’s geek culture in a series of five-minute talks on a wide range of topics, from “high altitude medicine” to “How to change a politician’s mind”. Imagine that you’re on stage in front of an audience of hundreds of people, accompanied by a slide deck that auto-forwards every 15 seconds, whether you’re ready or not. What would you do? What would you say? Could you stand the pressure?