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117 PechaKucha Night cities came together to raise money for reconstruction in Haiti on the 20th of February, 2010, just 4 weeks after the earthquake. Raising $79,000 for Architecture for Humanity, the money has helped build a school, which opened in November of 2011.
Sep 29, 2011
Jul 08, 2013
ABQ UNM CityLab
Sep 20, 2013
The High Line Car House
May 08, 2014
Maastricht School of Management
Jan 16, 2015
Sep 24, 2016
Queenstown Primary School
Mar 31, 2017
Konan CUBE (Hirao School of Management)
Jul 18, 2017
Dec 06, 2017
Mar 14, 2018
BY BART TAYLOR
@ VOL 1
ON NOV 25, 2014
Bart Taylor is a robotics and technology high school teacher in Bryan College Station Texas. He discusses the importance of adding an "A" to "Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math" (STEM) to generate STEAM: "Science, Technology, Engineering, ARTS, and Math."
An Open Source Life
BY ROMKE DE HAAN
@ VOL 7
ON DEC 04, 2015
Romke de Haan is a graduate of the program called homeboyz, a non-profit that takes kids in gangs and teaches them technology. Romke will walk you though his journey and his pursuit of happiness.
Participate in Romke's life; he'd be happy to get coffee/lunch/cocktails with you. You can add his calendar by searching Romked@gmail.com on iCal, Google Calendar,
Rethinking High School: The Edison Initiative
BY RICHARD FOSTER
@ VOL 19
ON MAY 12, 2016
Richard Foster, a local architect and the Director of Design at Lewis Group Architects, will introduce the XQ Super School Project. As part of this competition, Lewis Group Architects is leading a team of local educators and thinkers to develop a school that redefines the way we educate in America.
Being a Teenage Business Owner
BY MACKENZIE FELL
@ VOL 18
ON AUG 17, 2016
"I think it’s a little silly to ask a 14 year old what they want to do with their life.”
In "Being a Teenage Business Owner" from PechaKucha Night Santa Barbara Vol. 18, Mackenzie Fell recalls the challenges she faced launching a business, while being in the last semesters of high school. She started a marketing business with multimedia design after winning the Scheinfeld New Venture Challenge, a business plan competition through SBCC. Mackenzie addresses the pressures teenagers are faced with to decide what career path they want to take so early on in life.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, November 18th, 2016.
Social Media for Humans or Whatever
BY AJ HENNING
@ VOL 18
ON AUG 17, 2016
A deep dive into the world of social media. A look at defining different social platforms, how global communication can be a powerful tool for learning, and the constant search for the authentic online.
AJ has been described as a graceful, adjusted identity culled from the rotting corpse of southern california junk culture. He also teaches media arts and social media at the MAD Academy at Santa Barbara High School. AJ is a giant nerd but he'll try not to dork up the vibe.
The Pitfalls of High-Stakes Photography
BY EVAN KAFKA
@ VOL 11
ON MAY 20, 2016
“My portraits are inspired by 16th century european paintings...I strive to make something epic.”
In "The Pitfalls of High-Stakes Photography", from PechaKucha Night Asheville Vol.11, commercial Photographer, Evan Kafka shares his amazing photos. He analyses the commonalities of photographing celebrities, babies and animals and illuminates the techniques he uses to get the best images from difficult situations.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Sunday, November 27th, 2016.
Charity, High School, and a Bus. Oh My!"
BY MADDIE BOZIK
@ VOL 6
ON FEB 16, 2017
Maddie Bozik is the president of Maddie’s Mitten March, a charity she started in 2009, when she was ten years old. The goal of Maddie’s Mitten March is to collect, clean, and distribute winter clothing to those in need. Today, Maddie has a retrofitted (and repainted) school bus that goes around the community as part of her project to give winter clothing to anyone that needs it.
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PKN Edmonton Kicks It Old School
PechaKucha Night in Edmonton Vol. 5 is coming up in a few short weeks (October 2), and it's going "old school." More than break-beats and tube-socks, PECHA KUCHA NIGHT 5 (PKN 5) explores "OLD SCHOOL" with 10 presentations focusing on looking back and pushing forward in the areas of design, urban-planning, art, and sustainability. In addition to provocative ideas and lively presentations, PKN5 features a cash bar, sweet treats, and tunes provided by DJ Aaron Levin from Weird Canada and CJSR. The event is being held as part of the University of Alberta's Alumni Week.
Very High Tea at PKN Groningen
For its upcoming PechaKucha Night Vol. 12 (September 20), Groningen is describing the event with the title "Very High Tea," and here's why: PechaKucha Groningen strikes again. And this time, at tea time. A very, very high tea: come join us at the 23th floor of Tasman Tower. "But, that building's not even finished yet!" you say? You are right. No walls. Great heights. A spectaculair view. And great, great presenters. If you're not afraid of heights (and please, wear something sensible) you are very welcome for a cup of tea and some inspiration.
Our First School!
I'll invite you to visit the "PechaKucha for Haiti" section of the site for more details -- yes, we are still updating that page with the latest news, including adding links to Haiti-related presentations that have gone online -- but we're very happy to announce that the funds raised so far have paid for a new school! Today - 20 days later - it gives us great pride in announcing that the PechaKucha global network of cities, organizers, presenters and fans has raised over $60,000 which allows Architecture For Humanity to build the first PechaKucha School in Haiti.
PechaKucha x School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Later this month (October 23), PechaKucha Night in Chicago is teaming up with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for a special PechaKucha event. Here's more from PKN Chicago organizer Peter Exley: Since PK began in Chicago, one of the most fertile sources of presenters and supporters seems to have been the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Recognizing this, PKN Chicago is organizing a special PK event to coincide with this year's parents weekend. So Moms, Mums, and Dads from around the world converging on Chicago with their offspring attending SAIC will discover PK, and be on the lookout for it back home in their cities. And a new crop of young creatives will get their first taste of PK. We're very excited to be doing this with the [Art Insti] "tute." The poster for the event was designed by Eric Baskauskas.
Our First School!
During the "PechaKucha Day for Haiti," we were able to raise $80,000 for Architecture for Humanity. Their work went into high gear in 2011, and we were extremely proud to see the construction of the school, École La Dignité, that PechaKucha funded along with the Stiller Foundation -- it opened on November 7, 2011. Thank you everyone who supported PechaKucha for Haiti and a massive thank you to Cameron Sinclair and his team for making the school a reality.
E-Learning for Customer Training on the Example of SMM-school
Dmitry Tkachenko, managing partner at SMM Group in Kiev, from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education «E-Learning for Customer Training on the Example of SMM-school" emphasizes on the acute shortage of specialists in this field, the inefficient use of social networks. One of the problems of specialists is "zero knowledge". Dmitry in his presentation shows all pros and cons of distance learning.
PKN at Rail River Folk School!
Pecha Kucha Bemidji is excited to be part of Sustainable Tuesday at Rail River Folk School on June 23rd! The format is the same--each speaker will have 20 slides and 20 seconds per slide for a total of 6 minutes and 40 seconds--and the topics are still delightfully diverse. We have 10 presentations lined up for you as well as some fun activities for intermission. Everyone is welcome! Take a look at who will be speaking. You won't want to miss this one! Rail River Folk School is located at 303 Railroad St SW, Bemidji, MN. The doors open at 5pm and the event starts at 5:30. The suggested donation of $3 would be greatly appreciated. The PKN team would also appreciate having 4-6 volunteers to greet guests, direct parking, and take donations. If you're interested, please drop us a messsage on Facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Redesign a School
"Imagine my excitement when I was asked to redesign a school that had collapsed in the earthquake. I was able to combine both of my passions: mentoring and helping to design for Haiti's future." In Redesign a School from Brooklyn, Vol. 4, Architect and ace mentor, Pascale Sablan shares her experience promoting diversity and including children in the design process of redesigning a school in Haiti after the earthquake. Emphasizing conceptual design to her students and following the international building code in the design she quantifies the sustainability of the project and encourages the audience to share their professions, passion, and knowledge with children because as she lastly adds, "you will not only will you definitely change their world, they will definitely change your world."
The Importance of Drawing [on Your Child’s School Lunch Bag]
"Research has illustrated that 90% of us will do almost all of the drawings we will make in our lifetime before the age of 10. That’s the threshold we pass when someone tells us that we aren't good at art or math or science.” In The Importance of Drawing [on Your Child’s School Lunch Bag] from PechaKucha Night Batavia’s first volume, Speaker Peter Exley discusses the importance of thoughtful and deliberate sketches. We all spent time in our youth expressing ourselves through drawing. At some point, many of us turned our attentions to things less creative. Peter did not. Here’s why.
The Pitfalls of High-Stakes Photography
“My portraits are inspired by 16th century european paintings...I strive to make something epic.” In "The Pitfalls of High-Stakes Photography", from PechaKucha Night Asheville Vol.11, commercial Photographer, Evan Kafka shares his amazing photos. He analyses the commonalities of photographing celebrities, babies and animals and illuminates the techniques he uses to get the best images from difficult situations.