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Interested in giving a Blender presentation in Cincinnati?


Ryan Finke is looking for a volunteer to give a Blender presentation/demonstration at the TechOlympics Expo in Cincinnatti at Sunday, March 7th.

Ryan Finke wrote:


I am looking for someone talented at Blender who is willing to volunteer to lead a 45-minute presentation on the power of Blender (i.e. short live demonstrations, previous personal projects, popular open source projects) to high school students in Cincinnati, OH for a 700+ attendee technology expo.


I am a Digital Design freshman at the University of Cincinnati and student Steering Committee member for TechOlympics Expo, a conference being produced by the INTERalliance of Greater Cincinnati at the Millennium Hotel March 5 - 7, 2010. This collaboration of more than 45 businesses, 56 high schools, and 4 universities started up less than 5 years ago to encourage Cincinnati high school students to attend local colleges to study technology is now preparing for a first annual 700+ attendee technology expo. I have been asked to reach out to those familiar and skilled with Blender.

The TechOlympics Expo is a healthy competition among high school students from all over the Greater Cincinnati region. The expo is from Friday, March 5 to Sunday March 7, during which competitions will take place and students will attend breakout sessions. I am writing to ask you to consider helping us by running a 45-minute breakout session in which you will demonstrate Blender. As a presenter, you will be asked to visit the Millennium Hotel (where the expo will take place) around 10am Sunday morning and will be finished before noon. For more information about the conference, please visit

If you are interested, please email me (ryan.finke at gmail dot com) at your earliest convenience as to whether you are able to volunteer as a Blender presenter. Thank you.

About the Author

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Bart Veldhuizen

I have a LONG history with Blender - I wrote some of the earliest Blender tutorials, worked for Not a Number and helped run the crowdfunding campaign that open sourced Blender (the first one on the internet!). I founded BlenderNation in 2006 and have been editing it every single day since then ;-) I also run the Blender Artists forum and I'm Head of Community at Sketchfab.


  1. I'm glad there's going to be a breakout session for Blender. Hopefully it will introduce Blender to interested people who will want to go into CG graphics. Sorry, but I can't do one. I'm not that great with it and I don't live in Cincinnati.

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