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26 JUL

NEXT EVENT VOL 3

HEY, LONDON! Join us as we celebrate our third PechaKucha Night event in #ldnont! Volume 3 promises to have you at the edge of your seat! 

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. 3 will be on Wednedsday, July 26, 2017 at Innovation Works at 201 King Street.

With PechaKucha Nights now happening in over 900 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. 3 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, June 30 (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?
Please subscribe to our PechaKucha #ldnont page for blog updates and/or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

High-fives and fist-bumps all around! We are so excited to see you on Wednesday, July 26.
Janic & Andrew

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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.
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Empowering Communities

BY JULIE FORRESTER
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2017

To bring sustainable change, we must empower others to reach their full potential. Based on working with Ugandan and Bolivian youth and her local work, Julie Forrester shares her philosophy on community development. Because when people are given the opportunity to succeed, they will surprise you.

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Dog Rescue - Fostering Adventure

BY JAMIE KRUSPEL
@ VOL 2 ON APR 25, 2017

Jamie Kruspel shares his journey rescuing and fostering dogs. The fun, the chaos, the emotion...as they become part of my family then their own as they find their forger homes.

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Living Your Life With Passion: How I Got Paid to Travel The World

BY ANDREW KASZOWSKI
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 25, 2017

"You can do what you dream of."

In Living Your Life With Passion: How I Got Paid to Travel The World at PechaKucha Night London, Ontario Vol. 1, Andrew Kaszowski shares how he 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. Learn how Andrew did exactly what he dreamed of doing: and got paid to do it!

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Value of Water: Perspectives from India

BY KENNY KHOO
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 25, 2017

Kenny Khoo presents about how in order to enable sustainable access to water in rural India, creating economic value in water is critical. 

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Team Communication Guided by Organizational Values – The Ripple Effect

BY JANIC GORAYEB
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 25, 2017

Janic Gorayeb speaks about how values serve as a compass for our actions and define how we conduct ourselves. The ripple metaphor symbolizes how our actions or non-actions echo throughout an organization both internally and externally.

 

LONDON, ONTARIO Blog

Announcing Our Presenters for Volume 3

We are super excited to announce our next line up of speakers for our third volume of PechaKucha Night #ldnont. On Wednesday, July 26 will will have FIVE (5) super cool presenters.
Here is the lineup (in no particular order yet):
Chris Asper: Waitering Vs. Everybody
Scott Davis: Leadership - The Good, The Bad, The Disasters
Karen Gair: All Good Things Are Wild + FREE
Deepa Butoliya: Exploring The Potential of Poop
Andrew Kaszowski: Photo Composition on the Road - getting the perfect shot when you have no tools
 
Join us at Innovation Works London at 6:20pm on Wednesday, July 26. Get Your FREE Ticket Now.
On the night of PechaKucha Night #ldnont vol. 3, please consider making a $1 to the PechaKucha global fund and/or bring an item for the London Food Bank.
High-fives and fist bumps all around!
Janic & Andrew
 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Janic Gorayeb

    A Masters of Arts in Leadership (Health) graduate from Royal Roads University in Victoria BC, Janic is in the early stages of building a leadership consulting and events business. Janic is a workshop designer, facilitator and presenter with 16 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 50 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. Hobbies include: - Pilates & Hot Yoga - Colouring: I've been colouring since way before it became popular ;-) - Travel: I have visited all 10 provinces and lived in Prague in 2007 - DIY projects - Counting down the days between the first day of winter and the first day of Spring because I dream of warm weather, sun, beaches and cottages

  • 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.