Imagination Salons bring together Los Angeles community members and stakeholders for an evening of wine & cheese and creative conversation. Salons are free with RSVP and open to the public. To receive news and updates about future Imagination events, please join our Imagination Mailing List. Imagination salons are held at the Hub LA in downtown Los Angeles (unless otherwise specified). To recommend a speaker for this series, please email

Upcoming Salon:

Salon #8
John E. Kobara (California Community Foundation)
Bring Your Heart To Work
Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at the Hub

Past Speakers

Salon #7
Jessica Berlinski (Chief Learning Officer at If You Can)
What ‘IF…’ A Video Game Could Teach Kids Empathy?

Salon #6
Leslie Aaronson (LAUSD 2012 Teacher of the Year)
Future-Ready: Preparing Kids To Solve Problems That Don’t Yet Exist

Salon #5
Lee Zlotoff (Creator Of ‘Macgyver’)
The Macgyver Method: How to Think Your Way Out of Any Problem

Salon #4
Joel Arquillos (826la)
I Hate Writing & Other Things Kids Sometimes Say When You Tell Them They’re Going To Write A Book

Salon #3
Tara Tiger Brown (LA Makerspace)
Geeking Out: The Art Of Building A Community

Salon #2
Noga Elhassid (From Israel)
Moving Kids Through Moving Toys

Salon #1
Nirvan Mullick
Caine’s Arcade: From A Movie To A Movement