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Ramzy Farouki

Architect in Training , Self / Gary Moye Architect / Sauvie Island Farm in Portland

Inspiration: Speaking the Passed Torch

PRESENTED ON MAY 27, 2015
IN PORTLAND OR @ VOL 16

Ramzy Farouki reflects on the theme of 'Creative Inspiration' gathering insight and interpretation from reflections on work, life and personal experiences. 

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I'm Not Actually Speaking Tonight, I'm Rapping

BY ROB JUDGES
@ VOL 80 ON FEB 23, 2011

Tokyo-based visual artist Rob Judges takes us on a tour of his work with a hip hop hippity hop style. Yes, the man can rap, and you'll have fun listening to him as he shares what he's been working on of late.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 12, 2013.

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From Speaking to Spelling

BY HELEN BREADMORE
@ VOL 22 ON SEP 15, 2015

“You need to sing nursery rhymes, play I spy, make up stories and read books together; What children know about their spoken language affects how quickly they learn to read or write”

In From Speaking to Spelling from PechaKucha Night Coventry’s 22nd Volume, Researcher Helen Breadmore speaks of the interconnectedness between spoken and written language. In young children, because the learning process typically undergoes a particular pattern, one can learn a lot from the pattern of their mistakes.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, February 1, 2016.

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The Crab

BY DOUG LOWELL
@ VOL 16 ON MAY 27, 2015

In this introspective presentation from Portland, Doug Lowell recolects on a family member's diagnosis of cancer. Speaking about interconectedness, Life's cycle, and those who consume and those who are consumed, he explanes how the devistating emotional blow pruved to be the inspiration for his work. 

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Finding Inspiration in Place

BY TIM SPROUL
@ VOL 16 ON MAY 27, 2015

Presenter Tim  Sproul reflects on the theme of 'Creative Inspiration' gathering insight and interpretation from reflections on work, life and personal experiences. 

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A Fear of Public Speaking

BY MO NISHIYAMA
@ VOL 18 ON JAN 07, 2016

Speaker Mo Nishiyama tells us a little bit about his tremendous fear of public speaking, and how he has learned to give better presentations. He studied books, videos, and lightning-talk events— overcoming impostor syndrome to give an exciting Pecha Kucha presentation.

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What I Learned Making My First PechaKucha

BY FAIZ AHMED
@ VOL 12 ON SEP 30, 2016

Faiz Ahmed is a local librarian and basketball coach. After attending a couple PKs in the past he decided he must present his own. What he will be presenting today are his findings while creating his first PK.

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Motivation-ally Speaking

BY BECKY SISCO
@ VOL 7 ON JAN 26, 2017

Now that she is retired, Becky Sisco can find humor in the motivatinal seminars she attended.

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Thinking before speaking in different languages

BY AGNIESZKA KONOPKA
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 16, 2017

Agnieszka Konopka is psycholinguist and lecturer at the University of Aberdeen. This presentation explains how people prepare utterances across various languages and how people remember information that is presented with and without language.

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Trust Yourself: Improving Your Public Speaking

BY SHAWN DEMPSEY
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 01, 2018

Public speaking is a great way to grow.  Although it can be intimidating, Shawn Dempsey lays out some great techniques for how to compose a speech, gain confidence and practice your way to a mastery of public speaking.