Past Dubuque Event: VOL 2

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The Odyssy of Education

@ VOL 2 ON JAN 21, 2016

Speaker Rob Williams asks us to reflect on our story. What is yours? In his presentation Rob shares key milestones in his life which have shaped his story and through his 6 minutes and 40 seconds we discover a lot of fun facts about Rob.

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I Am Not A Bologna Sandwich

@ VOL 2 ON JAN 21, 2016

“My mom used to say you are what you eat. And i was like ‘that’s ridiculous, I’m not a twinkie, I’m not a bologna sandwich’ but now i get it.”

In I Am Not A Bologna Sandwich from PechaKucha Night Dubuque’s 2nd Volume, Presenter Lisa Acosta asks us to ponder this questions: Wild foods, are there benefits to enjoying them? She invites you to discover how what we eat influences our lived experiences.


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Retreating Into Silence

@ VOL 2 ON JAN 21, 2016

“In a lot of ways, the most significant things I have learned have come from experience. In that experience I discovered that there can be both harm and value in speaking and listening, thinking and acting. ”

In Retreating Into Silence from PechaKucha Dubuque Volume 2, Speaker Kelly Larson takes us on a journey to explore how she is learning to balance thinking, listening, speaking and acting. She weaves in stories from family, friends, and co-workers around this exciting presentation!

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, May 19th, 2016. 

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Tomato, Tomato

@ VOL 2 ON JAN 21, 2016

“I said to my husband ‘what’s that down there’ and he said ‘that’s downtown’. This was 15 years ago, and all i could think was ‘I am being driven into a religious cult that makes bread’.”

In Tomato, Tomato from PechaKucha Night Dubuque’s 2nd volume, Speaker Julia Theisen tells a humorous anecdote about a big move. Have you ever moved to another country permanently? What about visited another country? Even if you have not speaker Julia's observations about the two countries are sure to put a smile on your face.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, April 28th, 2016. 

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Sailing Strengthens Your Soul

@ VOL 2 ON JAN 21, 2016

When was the last time you went sailing? Have you ever wondered what it is like? Speaker John Stewart takes you on his journey with sailing and shares how sailing has strengthened his soul.

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Time Well Wasted

@ VOL 2 ON JAN 21, 2016

What are your most creative ways to waste time? Speaker Dominic Velando shares what he has discovered by being around people, games, and life's milestones as related to spending time.

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Mental Illness Recovery Journals

@ VOL 2 ON JAN 21, 2016

Speaker Brynn McDonnell walks us through her experiences with mental illness through humor, personal stories, and research.

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@ VOL 2 ON JAN 21, 2016

Speaker Bea Mehlhorn brings us into the world of gearhead, fashion, furniture building, and local pinup community.

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They're more like guidelines

@ VOL 2 ON JAN 21, 2016

Speaker Angela Ventris shares with us her experiences with food while providing us with some food tips!

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Mother of Hubble

@ VOL 2 ON JAN 21, 2016

“She had been studying the planets, the solar system, and the universe for quite some time and she had decided that she… was going to recreate the pictures that hubble took. In my head i'm thinking ‘uh! my kid loves science. This is awesome… I've instilled in her the values and fortitude and the commitment to be one of those women they write about in the history books.’”

In the presentation Mother of Hubble from PechaKucha Night Dubuque’s 2nd Volume Speaker Erica Haugen shares how she supports and nurtures her daughters curiosity and talents within science, arts, and more through their Science Sundays.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, February 23rd, 2016. 

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Indi and Kora

@ VOL 2 ON JAN 21, 2016

Have you ever wanted a dog? Have you wondered about training a dog? Presenter Miles Breed shares his story of training his two dogs in this particular kind of training style.

Julia Theisen
Entrepreneur , Body & Soul in Dubuque
Angela Ventris
in Dubuque
John Stewart
author, facilitator, race equity worker, sailor, mostly retired academic, University of Dubuque in Dubuque
Miles Breed
in Dubuque
Kelly Larson
Human Rights Director, City of Dubuque in Dubuque
Lisa Acosta
in Dubuque
Rob Williams
in Dubuque
Erica Haugen
in Dubuque
Bea Bombardier
in Dubuque