Past Burnaby Event: VOL 1

Large wide pecha kucha


May 06, 2018
@ Shadbolt Centre for the Arts

We are beyond thrilled to announce Burnaby's first PechaKucha Night. It is launching during the Burnaby Festival of Learning. On Sunday, May 6, we invite presenters to share their stories and creative ideas in the PechaKucha 20x20 format in a theme that represents health and wellness. Come join us! 

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Self-Improvement Culture

@ VOL 1 ON MAY 06, 2018

Nina Dosdall, a multi-purpose utensil with many jobs and hobbies. She speaks about her 15 year journey in trying to achieve the perfect body has her question the whole culture of self-improvement, leading to some very interesting discoveries. 

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Living Dangerously

@ VOL 1 ON MAY 06, 2018

Brooke Takhar is a writer, social media manager, pop culture obsessive, Mom, fledging stand-up comic and professional worrier. She tells her years of living dangerously and stories she's never told her mom through humour and tears. 

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Community Building in the Sky

@ VOL 1 ON MAY 06, 2018

Dale Mikkelsen has dedicated his career to the pursuit of sustainable community planning, focusing on energy efficiency, material conservation, healthy environments and community building. 

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Well Fed, Flat Broke

@ VOL 1 ON MAY 06, 2018

Emily Wight writes about science and motherhood. She talks about her love for food and how to feed her loved ones, especially her 6-year-old son, tasty bites when she is exhausted from a long week. 

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Zero Waste

@ VOL 1 ON MAY 06, 2018

Our presenter, Linh Truong, introduces the idea of living a zero waste lifestyle and encourages us to reduce the use of plastics and all disposable products. 

Colin Easton
Creator, Storyteller in Vancouver
Emily Wight
Author & Communications Manager, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health in Vancouver
Brooke Takhar
Writer and Social Media Manager in Vancouver
Nina Dosdall
Personal trainer, group fitness instructor, actor in New Westminster
Allison Baird
Gifted Education Teacher, Surrey School District in new Westminster
Egan Davis
Educator in Vancouver
Linh Truong
Owner, The Soap Dispensary & Kitchen Staples in Vancouver
Vienna Chichi Lam
Graduate Researcher & Lab Supervisor, Centre for Forensic Research, Simon Fraser University in Burnaby
Dale Mikkelsen
VP Development, SFU Community Trust
Sukhdeep Jassar
Community Health Specialist, Fraser Health in Vancouver