DMACC’s ciLive! Returns

Spanning film, TV and science, ciLive! speaker Geoffrey Notkin is shown while hunting meteorites along the Iowa River.

Over the past decade, DMACC’s ciLive! has earned some of the boldest checkmarks on our annual calendar.

Always engaging and often inspiring, it’s a five-day series of presentations by lively, innovative speakers who challenge us to imagine possibilities beyond our day-to-day lives. This year, ciLive! runs March 9-13 at the West Campus of Des Moines Area Community College, 5959 Grand Ave. in West Des Moines. The programs are also video-streamed so you can watch from office or home.

Originally called CiWeek, the series has taken us into space with astronauts and brought us closer to literary, theatrical and tech giants. This year should be no exception, with the theme the Art of Imagination.
Among this year’s featured speakers are:

  • Marten Larsson, visual effects supervisor for Marvel Studios.
  • Ruth Carter, Oscar-winning costume designer for the film “Black Panther.”
  • Ken Schmidt, marketing guru in the comeback of Harley Davidson.
  • Geoffrey Notkin, host of Discovery’s series “Meteor Men.”

Admission is free. Click here for full details about next week’s series.


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