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Joanna Wong

Principal , Flow Creative Studios in Vancouver

The Chinese Connection

PRESENTED ON JUN 13, 2013
IN VANCOUVER @ VOL 28

Joanna Wong speaks of the deep connections present between China and Vancouver; known as 'the most Asian city outside of Asia.' She expounds upon her personal family history, the history of Vancouver's Chinese population, and how the digital networks between this Canadian city and China can serve as important links to the future.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 6, 2013.

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New Alphabet Letters Based on Chinese Characters

BY RYO SHIMIZU
@ VOL 83 ON JUN 29, 2011

Ryo showcases some of his art projects, with a focus on a beautiful set of alphabet letters based on Chinese characters. (in Japanese)

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Internet and Interculturality

BY CHUMEL TORRES
@ VOL 31 ON OCT 01, 2013

Chumel Torres talks about the interactions our modern society has developed with the internet and how this relationship affects our daily life in a personal and cultural level. (In Spanish)

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Chinese is Not Easy

BY JOSHUA RAFF
@ VOL 4 ON JUN 28, 2014

Josh Raff fit into our scientific detour perfectly! In his 400 seconds he takes us on an innovative course of Chinese language: by the means of his drawings. Joshua is a traveling  architect collecting experiences in the States, China, and now in Weimar. Now, twist your tongues!

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The Chinese Restaurant

BY IMOGENE LIM
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 26, 2015

The Chinese restaurant is an iconic example of Asian-pacific influence in current culture. Take a trip into Nanaimo's past with Imogene Lim, and explore Chinese influence in our city theough the eyes of immigrant settlers, and multi-generation families that helped shape our present, and future. 

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Networking: From a Startup's Perspective

BY TIMOTHY GAULDIN
@ VOL 27 ON NOV 23, 2015

Tim Gauldin comes from Huntsville, Alabama. He recently moved to Geleen, near Maastricht, to take a startup company to market launch in Europe. He is fascinated by the world of startups and the passionate people behind them that are trying to change the world.

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Connections and Collaboration

BY PETER WILLIAMS
@ VOL 26 ON DEC 01, 2015

Peter Williams shares his thoughts on the value of social capital, saying "yes," looking for ways to connect and collaborate, and how Hong Kong is networking nirvana.

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Room Full of Strangers

BY CRESCENTIA VOLZ
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 26, 2016

In this talk, Crescentia Volz describes tackling social anxiety, making friends, and what to do at networking events!

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Rooster Rules: What’s Chinese New Year about?

BY LEIGH TURNER
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 09, 2017

"Releasing of the lantern symbolizes the letting go of the past self.....It's not that different from the concept of the new years resolution..."

In Rooster Rules: What’s Chinese New Year about? at PechaKucha Night Townsville Vol. 14, Leigh Turner clears up common misconceptions about Chinese culture and unravels the mysteries of Chinese New Year.

Leigh has travelled across China and currently teaches Chinese language at William Ross State High School. 

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Chinese Economic Engagement in Africa

BY MICHAEL MARTIN
@ VOL 18 ON APR 18, 2017

Michael Martin has an interest in developmental studies and has written papers on Belarus, Taiwan, Tibet and China in Africa. His presentation explores how Chinese economic engagement in Africa is aiding the development process,