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We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!


I'm Not Afraid of Who I Used to Be

@ VOL 4 ON OCT 25, 2017

Glendalynn Dixon poses the questions: What does our life looked like when told backwards? What could you have guessed about a person's past by knowing them today? Missed opportunities and lucky breaks present themselves in a different light when you already know how a story ends.


The Power of Clarity

@ VOL 4 ON OCT 25, 2017

Michael Doyle's presentation is motivating, uplifting and geared to empower the people in the room to dream big, take action and live fully!


Dead Focused. Learning to Live

@ VOL 4 ON OCT 25, 2017

Tania Thomas speaks about living in a world where fear of dying suppresses our ability to live completely, authentically and with passion. 


How everyone can save the world with one simple act

@ VOL 4 ON OCT 25, 2017

Environmental disasters. Climate change. Toxic water. Sixth mass extinction. Health crises. Bad air. Hunger. War. Depression. Road maintenance... Michelle Kanter explains how one plant can change it all...


Cramming it All In! Accomplishing my 40 Before 40 List in Four Years!

@ VOL 4 ON OCT 25, 2017

Back when Janic Gorayeb was 36 and before applying to her Masters in Leadership, she hit a rut both personally and professionally and decided to create a “40 Before 40” list and blog about it.


Waitering Vs. Everybody

@ VOL 3 ON JUL 26, 2017

Using his wit and humor, Chris Asper will attempt to share the similarities and differences between working as a waiter in a restaurant versus the various corporate jobs he held for 11 years.  


Exploring the Potential of Poop

@ VOL 3 ON JUL 26, 2017

Deepa Butoliya's presentation highlights the value of what we consider our extreme waste, the fecal matter commonly known as poop through Provocative examples from the world. 


Leadership - The Good, The Bad, The Disasters.

@ VOL 3 ON JUL 26, 2017

Throughout history leaders have risen in times of crisis. Leading, inspiring, they can move nations.  However this isn't always the case as this presentation by Scott Davis explores.



PechaKucha Night #ldnont vol. 4 photos and talks are online now

A REALLY BIG thank you to everyone who made PechaKucha Night #ldnont vol. 4 on October 25 at Innovation Works an incredible event. We can hardly believe that we succeeded in staging FOUR #pkldnont nights this year - what an amazing dream come true!
The presentations are now posted here for you to watch and applaud. Click on the names below to bring up their presentation:
−     Janic Gorayeb
−     Michelle Kanter
−     Tania Thomas
−     Michael Doyle
−     Glendalynn Dixon
You can also view all the PHOTOS from the night on our Facebook page!
A big thanks to our wonderful sponsors:
−      TechAlliance who sponsored the cost of the space at Innovation Works, coffee and tea
−      AtPrint who provided us 50 posters to post around the city
−      Melrose Bakery who provided us with two trays of yummy goodies
−      MC Spirit Studios who did the audio recordings and took some photos
As well, thank you to the attendees who contributed items for the London Food Bank and donated to the PechaKucha Global Fund.
We have exciting news: PechaKucha Night #ldnont will be returning for 2018. Stay tuned for the dates which will be announced soon
High-fives and fist-bumps!Janic and Andrew

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About the City's Organizers

  • Janic Gorayeb

    Founder of Ripple Effect Leadership and a Royal Roads University Masters of Arts in Leadership (Health) graduate, Janic is a workshop designer, facilitator and presenter with 17 years of experience working with organizations in various industries including non-profit, pharmaceutical, retirement and long-term care facilities. Janic learned over the years that organizational values are imperative to embed into workplace culture to nurture inclusivity and diversity, while strengthening teams.

  • Andrew Kaszowski

    Andrew Kaszowski is an award-winning communication and engagement specialist who combines extensive experience with a drive to stay current and fresh through innovation and continuous development. Andrew’s work has been recognized by the International Association of Business Communicators and Health Care Public Relations Association, including a “Best of the Best” award. His communication and marketing work has included roles with Western University, St. Joseph's Health Care London, United Way of London & Middlesex, Lawson Health Research Institute and Mount Sinai Hospital. He is currently Communications Lead for connecting South West Ontario at the South West Community Care Access Centre. He also does consulting in communication, branding, design and online engagement. In 2008, Andrew lived out his dream of traveling the world. He took his writing and design experience to sea, setting sail as Publications Editor aboard Crystal Cruises’ four-month World Cruise. He has been to 38 countries. Andrew earned an Honours Bachelor of Applied Arts in Media Studies and a Diploma in Public Relations as part of the inaugural class of the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto – the intensive concurrent program of the University of Guelph and Humber College.