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Raleigh @ Marbles Kids Museum
Sep 17, 2009

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Dallas @ David Crockett School
May 10, 2012

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New Westminster @ River Market
Feb 20, 2015

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Three Oaks @ Nido Bianco
May 21, 2016

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Three Oaks @ The Acorn Theater
Jul 21, 2016

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Three Oaks @ Nido Bianco
Apr 09, 2016

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Three Oaks @ The Acorn Theater
Nov 03, 2016

PAST VOL 19

New Westminster @ Columbia Theatre
Jun 01, 2018

PAST VOL 20

New Westminster @ Queen's Park Bandshell
Aug 04, 2018

PAST OAW 2018: Gimme Shelter, Powered by PechaKucha

Powered by PechaKucha @ Alma Duncan Room, Ottawa Art Gallery
Sep 14, 2018

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Fenced In

BY MANCHÁN MAGAN
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 22, 2015

 

Manchán Magan, writer and documentary-maker. shares his fascination with gates.

He writes occasionally for The Irish Times, reports weekly on travel for The Right Hook, and has presented dozens of documentaries on issues of world culture for TG4, RTÉ  & Travel Channel. He lives in his oak forest in a self-made hovel in the bogs of Ireland. www.manchan.com   

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Alone in Lofoten: 48 Hours with 17,000 Tons of Dead Fish

BY ADAM KUEHL
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 12, 2015

Adam Kuehl is an award winning photographer who's trip through Iceland, Denmark and Norway walked him into the lives of the local fisherman. He talks us through those experiences with his photos in this presentation "Alone in Lofoten: 48 Hours with 17,000 Tons of Dead Fish".

Adam Kuehl was born in Oak Park, Illinois. After obtaining a B.F.A. in photography from SCAD in 2005, he began working for the university to produce award-winning look books, national ad campaigns and other special projects.

Although Adam photographs a variety of subjects, his work is rooted in urban landscapes. His series Savannah Nights has exhibited internationally and gained him inclusion in Magenta Foundation’s Flash Forward Tenth as one of the Top 100 Emerging American Photographers. Kuehl was named 25 Under 25: Up-And-Coming American Photographers by the Center for Documentary Studies. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, National Geographic Traveler, Architectural Digest, Vogue, PDN, Metropolitan Home among many others.

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The Not-So-Secrets of Oak Ridge

BY ALICE TAYLOR
@ VOL 17 ON NOV 12, 2015

“When I tell people what I do, they often say ‘oh, you must not be able to tell us anything about it, it must be top secret’. That is totally not true.”

In The Not-So-Secrets of Oak Ridge from PechaKucha Night Knoxville’s 17th volume, Alice Taylor provides some insight into what physicists are up to at the Lab. Most people in Knoxville know that some sort of science is happening in Oak Ridge, but they often don’t know what it's about and how it might one day impact their lives. She explains how the huge new facility - the Spallation Neutron Source -  helps explain weird materials like ferromagnets and superconductors. We enter the world of quantum mechanics to explain how we investigate the tiny, microscopic electrons which ultimately make a magnet stick to your fridge.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016.

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Missing Maps

BY PETE MASTERS
@ VOL 26 ON NOV 26, 2015

Pete Masters left Médecins Sans Frontières‎ / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) four years ago to become a carpenter. In 2014, he was tempted back by the opportunity to manage a beautifully collaborative, crowdsourced mapping project called Missing Maps. If you need a map of the most vulnerable places in the world (or a new oak table, for that matter), he’s your man.

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University of Tennessee Governor's Chair for Energy and Urbanism

BY JAMES ROSE
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 12, 2016

What can we do together that we can't do individually? This is the
question that serves to unite the efforts of UT College of Architecture
and Design, Skidmore Owings and Merrill, and ORNL as partners in
the Governor's Chair for Energy and Urbanism. Based in the
downtown FabLab and taught in conjunction with Phil Enquist and
others from SOM and ORNL, the Governor's Chair studios challenge
students to tackle tough design problems. One such challenge is the
architectural application of additive manufacturing or 3D printing. In
the spring of 2015 a graduate architecture studio was tasked with
developing an understanding of the opportunities and limitations of
this new technology. These findings foregrounded the design and
construction of the AMIE prototype. More akin to natural processes
like seashell growth than familiar construction, the process of
designing and building AMIE has created a platform for global
leadership in this emerging field for UT, SOM, and ORNL.

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Manhattan Project 2.0, or One Thing Donald Trump Taught Me About Architecture

BY MARK STANLEY
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 12, 2016

In this presentation, Mark Stanley uses Donald Trump as an avatar for exploring other contingencies for architecture in the 21st Century. Though the lens of two of his favorite architectures, One Wilshire Tower and The Large Hadron Collider, he projects his future speculative design work onto Oak Ridge National Lab. 

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From Barrel to Bottle

BY WILL DRUCKER
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Will Drucker is a sustainability practitioner and whiskey lover. At PechaKucha Night NYC, Will takes us through the history and process of whiskey making - from the tree to the bottle!

Will is devoted to building businesses that support the circular economy. Will hails from the cities and farms of the Midwest. College took him to Vermont where he studied neuroscience and deepened his love for the natural world. Will can't resist music, birds, biking, good food and adventure.

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PKN Raleigh + Inspire Japan

Raleigh will take part in the Global PechaKucha Day - Inspire Japan event on April 16, with the city's Vol. 7 happening at Isaac Hunter's Oak City Tavern from 17:30 -- the list of presenters is currently listed on PKN Raleigh's local website, and it includes a representative from Raleigh's NC Japan Center. The poster was designed by Cyn Mallard (Cynergie Studio)

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#PKN8Global

PechaKucha Night – Adelaide Volume #8. ‘Hidden Heroes’ Friday September 20th #PKN8Global PechaKucha Night - 20X20 Format: speakers show 20 images, which show for 20 seconds each - Images advance automatically, giving a total of 6 minutes 40 seconds before the next presenter is up. It's fast, its fun and as some have said, PK Nights "combine business meeting and poetry slam to transform orporate cliche into surprisingly compelling beat-the-clock performance art: (Daniel H Pink, Wired). It's like clubbing for thinkers... …inspiration for the creative class… ...a business social that's more a night out... ...it'll get your heart skipping and your mind racing! Come and shoot the breeze with some of Adelaide's finest and emerging creative talent, for a relaxed, funny and always thought provoking feast of ideas! The Adelaide Pecha crew are designers, architects, artists, scientists, body artists, fashion designers, anthropologists, sociologists, glass blowers, magicians, photographers, musicians, and creative entrepreneurs from all industries and all walks of life! EVENT DETAILS TICKET NUMBERS: 120 Only - Please pre-purchase your tickets now and spread the word to save disappointment http://pkn8global.eventbrite.com.au/EVENTBRITE TICKETS: $8DOOR TICKETS: $10DATE: Friday, 20th September 2013TIME: Doors open 6:30 for a 7:00 startMC: Matthew Wright-Simon from EcocreativeCATERING: Beer, Wine, Soft + Nibblies (Best to eat prior if you're really hungry)AUCTIONS: Brother MFC J430W printer and God's Hill WinesSPECIAL EVENT: God's Hill Wine TastingAUCTION ITEMS#1. Thanks to RDS Site Management Group for their generous donation of a brand new, in box Brother MFC J430W printer  #2. Charlie Scalzi from God's Hill Wines, for his donation of a bottle of the Menzel Shiraz 2008 #3. A duo of God's Hill Wines that include;III Rows Unwooded Chardonnay 2011 A well rounded Chardonnay with dominant citrus characters on both the nose and palate. No oak treatment was given to this wine, allowing the dominant fruit flavours of the variety to shine through. A very full bodied Chardonnay with a lingering finish. Classic varietal wine! God's Hill Shiraz 2011 A wine with plenty of richness and concentration on the palate , with loads of fresh berry fruit, with chocolaty ripe tannins and lingering finish .Beautiful rich and elegant wine which will continue to grow.So, get your Auction blood pumping as we put these generous donations up at #PKN8Global on Friday night. #PKN8Global LINE-UP (In no particular order)Wayne Lewis // Rising Sun PicturesPeter Coombs // It Started With a PenTrudi Pavlovsky // Dreams Do Come TrueClare Andrew // Meatcuts, Mystery and the CinemaTravis Ranson // A Subculture of Hero TrainingKimberley Marshall // Shoe Boxes of LoveCharlie Scalzi // A Little Slice of Italy in the BarossaZoom Strange // Title: Rat or Survival: Zen and the Art of the Pig PechaKucha Nights are TOTALLY not-for profit local events held in more than 700+ cities across the world, forming a global network of like-minded designers and creatives from all disciplines. PechaKucha Night‘s are all about ‘uncovering the unexpected’, networking and having fun! For more about PechaKucha Night - Adelaide, head to the websites; ADELAIDE: www.facebook.com/Pecha.Kucha.Adelaide GLOBAL:  www.pechakucha.org and sign up for the Adelaide newsletter to be notified of upcoming events. SPONSORS + VOLUNTEERSThanks to venue sponsor Hub Adelaide,  Steve Hall of and team from Dreamstreamstv, who Livestream and film our events. Thanks also to Event Photographer, Jason Vandepeer from SMI.nted Inc, regular techie volunteer Hing-Wah Kwok, MC Matthew Wright-Simon from Ecocreative and bar and door volunteers from AIESEC.We'd also like to thank RDS Site management Group for their generous donation of a brand new, in box Brother MFC J430W printer and Charlie Scalzi from God's Hill Wines, for donating a bottle of the Menzel Shiraz 2008 and a duo of God Hill Wines, which include III Rows Unwooded Chardonnay 2011 and God's Hill Shiraz 2011. Get your AUction blood pumping as we put generous donations up #PKN8Global on Friday night.Ticket sales cover the costs of equipment only – Raffle and auctions are held at the events to raise money for PechaKucha Global to cover costs associated with runnning PechaKucha Nights accross the world. Pecha is Non-profit in the old-school way - Volunteers and speakers are not permitted to receive payment for their time and work - Pecha events come together from the passion and generosity of volunteers and speakers who give their time to share their ideas. *Please note that it does not take a huge sum of money to put on a PK Events in Adelaide but it does take some (to date each event has cost around $800). No one makes a nickel; we are local volunteers that are passionate about providing a public platform for sharing creative ideas and processes.Stay connected on the Pecha Adelaide Facebook page or the groups on Facebook and Linkedin if you’d like to present and for details about collaborative projects that happen as a result of our networking and upcoming events!  

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Damn Fine Bourbon

Did you know? To this day, 95% of all bourbon whiskey is made in the state of Kentucky.  In today's Presentation of the Day, "Damn Fine Bourbon" from PKN Louisville Vol. 7, Conor O'Driscoll makes it clear from the get-go: he's here to talk about bourbon. The subtleties of the spirit are not by any means lost on Conor, who goes into great depth on the history of bourbon's origins. He then goes into detail on the process of crafting a truly great bourbon -- down to the type of wood used (charred white oak) to make the barrels! 

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The Not-So-Secrets of Oak Ridge

“When I tell people what I do, they often say ‘oh, you must not be able to tell us anything about it, it must be top secret’. That is totally not true.” In The Not-So-Secrets of Oak Ridge from PechaKucha Night Knoxville’s 17th volume, Alice Taylor provides some insight into what physicists are up to at the Lab. Most people in Knoxville know that some sort of science is happening in Oak Ridge, but they often don’t know what it's about and how it might one day impact their lives. She explains how the huge new facility - the Spallation Neutron Source -  helps explain weird materials like ferromagnets and superconductors. We enter the world of quantum mechanics to explain how we investigate the tiny, microscopic electrons which ultimately make a magnet stick to your fridge.