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25 OCT

NEXT EVENT VOL 4

HEY, LONDON! Join us as we celebrate our fourth PechaKucha Night event in #ldnont! Volume 4 promises to have you wanting more! 

PechaKucha 20x20 is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and you talk along to the images.

PechaKucha Night #ldnont vol. 4 will be on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Innovation Works at 201 King Street.

With PechaKucha Nights now happening in over 1000 cities around the world, PechaKucha Night #ldnont has placed our city on the international stage through the PechaKucha platform and website. This is yet another way to network and engage our community thirsty to share their ideas, passions and interests. This will be a night of powerful, concise talks. Join us and be inspired.

REGISTRATION - Please register here so we can keep track for capacity:

Admission to PechaKucha Night #ldnont vol. 4 is free, but we ask for a $1 donation to the PechaKucha global fund that goes to such things as maintaining the global website that hosts all of the talks from around the world. We are also collecting items for the London Food Bank.

Presenter Proposals are due on Friday, September 29 by 4pm EST (we will send an email to presenters within 48hrs confirming). Please submit your proposal here

Want to learn more about PechaKucha?
Check out some PechaKucha presentations from other cities here: www.pechakucha.org/watch

Can you help us reach more Londoners?
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High-fives and fist-bumps all around! We are so excited to see you on Wednesday, October 25.

Janic & Andrew

 

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Waitering Vs. Everybody

BY CHRIS ASPER
@ 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.  

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Exploring the Potential of Poop

BY DEEPA BUTOLIYA
@ 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. 

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Leadership - The Good, The Bad, The Disasters.

BY SCOTT DAVIS
@ 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.

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All Good Things Are Wild + FREE

BY KAREN GAIR
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 26, 2017

Karen Gair explains how using the premise of a simple, unstructured playgroup in the forest, Childreach has sparked a grassroots movement to inspire families to get outside.

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Photo Composition on the Road - getting the perfect shot when you have no tools

BY ANDREW KASZOWSKI
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 26, 2017

When you're traveling you are usually taking photos with your phone or pocket cam. How do you compose the perfect photo with no tools? Andrew Kaszowski shares his tips gleaned from photographing in 38 countries.

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What I Learned From My Mission To Mars

BY WES LUCUS
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2017

Wes Lucus was warned. It wouldn’t be easy. But what he experienced in that space shuttle would teach him one of the most valuable life lessons.

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From Corporate to Community-It could happen to you!

BY KELLIE HERSEY
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2017

Kellie Hersey has shared her journey with us tonight and will showcase the agencies, programs and people that require our support. This presentation will show that 1 in 5 people utilize a variety of help and that you can and have made a difference through various outlets. And that's it's ok. Asking for a hand up is ok. That's what community is all about. It could be you.

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Expression of Gratitude: the untold story of a family unknown

BY KATY BOYCHUK
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2017

"My journey of finding my birth mother lead me to the gratitude I have for my parents."
 
In honor of International Family Day, we highlight a PechaKucha Presentation that truly embodies what family is, while simultaneous breaks its mold, and in turn, captures our hearts.
 
In "Expression of Gratitude: the untold story of a family unknown" from PechaKucha Night London, Ontario, Katy Boychuk shares the story of her adoption at birth and the personal journey she embarked on when almost most 30 years later, she read her private adoption file for the first time and decided to find her birth mother. This is when her search began.
 

LONDON, ONTARIO Blog

Photos and Presentations are LIVE from vol. 3

The presentations are now posted here for you to watch and applaud. Click on the names below to bring up their presentation:
−     Andrew Kaszowski
−     Karen Gair
−     Scott Davis
−     Deepa Butoliya
−     Chris Asper
A big thanks to our wonderful sponsors:
−      Ripple Effect Leadership Consulting & Events 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.
 
Get your FREE ticket now for PechaKucha Night #ldnont vol. 4 which will be happening on Wednesday, October 25th at Innovation Works from 6:20pm – 8:20pm.
High-fives and fist-bumps!Janic and Andrew

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About the City's Organizers

  • Janic Gorayeb

    Founder of Ripple Effect Leadership Consulting & Events and a Royal Roads University graduate with a Masters of Arts in Leadership (Health), 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. An experienced presenter and facilitator having led over 500 presentations and over 75 workshops for organizations, health care professionals, volunteers, families and patients, Janic has also led an action-based research project with a national non-profit organization where the focus was on how employees could better use the organizational values to guide internal communication.

  • 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.