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Past Edmonton Event: VOL 29

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VOL 29

October 24, 2017
@ Triffo Theatre in Allard Hall, MacEwan University

Edmonton's NextGen is excited to present Pecha Kucha Night 29 at the brand-new Triffo Theatre in Allard Hall at MacEwan University!

PKN 29 will feature ten presentations on local ideas, projects and musings in the 20 slides at 20 seconds per slide format made popular worldwide by Klein Dytham Architecture. 

Check out the lineup:

  • Diana Cretu & Maria Barbu - Youth Engagement = A Resilient Future
  • Émilie Lamache - Inclusive Fitness
  • Brandon Wu - Deconstructing the Past to Predict the Future
  • Sameer Singh - Memorializing Northern Alberta Wildlife
  • Mike Ringrose - How to Design an Escape Room...and All Sorts of Fun Things That You Learn About People When You Lock Them in a Room
  • Nikita-Kiran Singh - When Your Heart is Your Head
  • Paige Reeves & Larry James - CommuniTEA Infusion: A Community Building Experience
  • Kaitlyn Gillis - The Dark and Bright Sides of Light
  • Anand Pye - A Case for Bus Rapid Transit in Edmonton
  • Reuben Gazer - How We Know, What We Know, About the Universe

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Youth Engagement = A Resilient Future

BY DIANA CRETU
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2017

Diana Cretu & Maria Barbu take an inquisitive look at the realities of the current generation emerging in the workforce, asking: how might we better support future generations to successfully transition into adulthood and lead meaningful lives?

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Inclusive Fitness

BY EM LAMACHE
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2017

Personal Trainer Em Lamache talks about breaking down the gender binary in fitness, and how more research and better guidelines on transgender and non-binary training can give us a new perspective on performance and fitness.

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Deconstructing the Past to Predict the Future

BY BRANDON WU
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2017

Brandon Wu's story takes place in the real estate industry, where new innovative tools are streamlining client relationships and helping to plan better cities. In this informative talk, Wu shares how deconstructing past patterns and using predictive technology can improve the ways we plan and live our lives.

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Memorializing Northern Alberta Wildlife

BY SAMEER SINGH
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2017

Sameer Singh shares his idea for memorializing the devastating 2016 wildfires in Northern Alberta and the restoration of its communities. Listen as Sameer presents a compelling case for a crowd-funded statue of one of Northern Alberta's most iconic fictional characters and a symbol of resilience and regrowth: Wolverine.

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How to Design an Escape Room...and All Sorts of Fun Things That You Learn About People When You Lock Them in a Room

BY MIKE RINGROSE
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2017

Escape City's Mike Ringrose dives into the details of what goes into creating some of Edmonton's most popular escape rooom, detailing how game theories and mechanics evolve into fascinating storylines and a whole lot of fun between groups of locked-in guests.

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When Your Heart is Your Head

BY NIKITA-KIRAN SINGH
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2017

Nikita-Kiran Singh leads a conversation about our hearts — as both a medical and metaphorical concept — and how they can be harnessed as sources of information while guiding us to use empathetic and narrative approaches to connecting with others.

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CommuniTEA Infusion: A Community Building Experience

BY PAIGE REEVES
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2017

Paige Reeves and Larry James share their experience as part of the CommuniTEA project, in which a rebuilt and beautified Volkswagen van creates inclusive ‘pop up’ town square atmospheres where people gather, chat, and share in community over a cup of tea.

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The Dark and Bright Sides of Light

BY KAITLYN GILLIS
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2017

Kaitlyn Gillis' illuminating talk explores humans' historical relationship with light, and how our immediate environments — natural and built, dark and light — impact our psychological, physiological, and social health and wellbeing.

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A Case for Bus Rapid Transit in Edmonton

BY ANAND PYE
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2017

Anand Pye builds a intriguing case for bus rapid transit as a efficient, cost-effective, and less invasive alternative for Edmonton and other big cities hoping to better circulate their citizens.

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How We Know, What We Know About the Universe

BY REUBEN GAZER
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2017

"We are not just spectators in the universe.... we actually have a special place within it."

In How We Know, What We Know About the Universe from PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol. 29, Reuben Gazer takes us on a journey connecting our childhood discoveries of patterns and shapes in our surroundings to scientific revelations about the formation of the universe, showing us where to look to find parallels between earthly and interstellar forms.

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