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Xylia Buros

Writer & Communications Consultant in Portland, Oregon

A Global Perspective on PechaKucha Night

PRESENTED ON AUG 02, 2016
IN PORTLAND OR @ VOL 20

Did you know that PechaKucha Nights are held in over 900 cities worldwide? Xylia Buros was one of 45 PKN organizers from around the world who attended the Global PKN Conference in Tokyo in March 2016. In this presentation, she gives a glimpse into the diversity of the series, best practices learned, and the inspiring people she met, including PKN's founders, Mark Dytham and Astrid Klein. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 13th, 2017. 

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Global PechaKucha Night for Haiti - THANK YOU

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 70 ON FEB 24, 2010

Thank you all for making Global PechaKucha Night for Haiti a huge success. Over 117 events took place during the 24hr PechaKucha Presentation WAVE - and we almost spoke to everyone, ahem! Fantastically over $42,000 has been raised to date - thats almost to our first target of $50,000 which buys a school.

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Global PechaKucha Day for Haiti, One Year On

BY CAMERON SINCLAIR
IN SAN FRANCISCO

What a difference a year makes. Global PechaKucha Day for Haiti raised over $80,000 on the 20th February 2010 for Architecture for Humanity. Our aim was to raise enough money to rebuild one of the devastated schools in Haiti, so today, one year on we are very proud to say that dream is becoming a reality. Thanks to all the amazing efforts of Cameron Sinclair and Architecture for Humanity they have begun to rebuild schools in Haiti, one of which is directly funded by Global PechaKucha Day. To mark the occasion, and let you see progress Cameron has put together an update, in a 20x20 presentation, where you can see the design for the Ecole La Dignite, the school you have funded, taking shape. After you have watched the presentation you will understand that the money we raised has been put to use very effectively. If you can we encourage you all to continue to support the long haul AFH mission mission in Haiti, you can find the pages here.

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Tokyo Wired

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 89 ON FEB 23, 2012

PechaKucha co-founders Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham give us a tour of the "wired" landscape that any Tokyo resident will be familiar with. Part of the Global Cities Week. This presentation is in English.

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PechaKucha Global Events

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ VOL 90 ON MAR 28, 2012

PechaKucha co-founder Mark Dytham gives a presentation about all of the global events that have helped bring the PK network together three times now, first for Haiti, then for Japan, and recently to celebrate each PK city. This presentation is in English.

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From MechaKucha to PechaKucha!

BY SUELI BRODIN
@ VOL 126 ON JUN 24, 2015

"PechaKucha embraces all the Mechakucha-jin of the world to come and share their ideas!"

Hailing from the Netherlands, Sueli Brodin, editor at the United Nations University, PechaKucha's Maastricht organiser, and our dear friend, pays a visit to Pechakucha Night Tokyo to deliver this compelling presentation at SuperDeluxe about, of all things, PechaKucha!

Growing up very multiculturally (Dutch, French, Brazillian, Japanese), and having lived in Japan for part of her youth, she describes herself as a “Mechakucha-jin” - a hybrid word that borrows from Japanese, evoking an image  of per person who is "all-jumbled up." Sueli talks about her personal background and how after years of never quite fitting in, she found a home in the PechaKucha team of Maastricht. She shares her gratitude for Pechkucha and how it continues to offer a home for people like her, and a global stage to everyone wishing to inspire others with their “mechakucha” side.

WOW! How inspiring! Thanks Sueli! We Love You!

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 17, 2015.

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Interconnection - Your Day in a Global Perspective

BY NATHAN DE LYSTER
@ VOL 26 ON DEC 01, 2015

Nathan de Lyster shows how an average day in the life of a middle-class Westerner connects with the lives of people from at least 20 other countries.

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Global Tap

BY DAN WHITMAN
@ VOL 2 ON MAY 21, 2016

Dan Whitman is the Founder of Global Tap, a worldwide organization dedicated to fresh water for all, while conserving resources and protecting the environment. Did you ever stop to consider the incredible amount of plastic and glass bottles required to satisfy the demand for convenient water worldwide? Dan Whitman did and that consideration led him to establish Global Tap. Watch his PechaKucha and discover a different and sustainable way to deliver water around the world.

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International Perspective

BY GEORGE PETKOSKI
@ VOL 29 ON SEP 20, 2016

"How do you create the unknown?"

In "International Perspective" from PechaKucha Night Detroit Vol. 29George Petkoski shares his visionary approach to architecture based on his international experience from across the world. 

George has more than 30 years of architectural practice in the creative process of designing buildings, master planning large and small communities, and urban design worldwide. He has had his own architectural firm in Detroit for 16 years, been the Director of Design of Architecture for Yamasaki Architects, Michigan and Summerstone international in Beijing, China.

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A Fashion Vision - Bespoke, Local and Global

BY ALEX MEARING
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 16, 2016

"I just felt like there was something else in me that needed to be expressed and released to the world."

In A Fashion Vision - Bespoke, Local and Global from PechaKucha Night Sunshine Coast Vol. 19, Alex Mearing talks about her vision for her work and how she has been building her brand and using social media to create and capture a market all over the world.

Based on the Sunshine Coast but with a global vision, Alex is a fashion designer who handcrafts made to measure, individually designed gowns and one of a kind wedding dresses. She also has a swimwear label called Klams. While she produces these in Brisbane, she sells them exclusively online through her website.