Past Bangkok Event: VOL 9

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August 21, 2013
@ Launchpad

Another dazzling round of presenters is set to share their passions on August 21.Creative shared workspace LaunchPad will serve as venue for the second time with 12 captivating presenters ready to take the stage. From “The Future of 3D Printing”, to “How to Take a Natural Light Portrait”, and “Why You Shouldn’t Eat Shark Fin Soup”, the topics are broad and there’s sure to be something for all comers. 

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See you there!

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The 222 Day Challenge

@ VOL 9 ON AUG 21, 2013

Alain Buffing gave Microsoft the finger. He turned down a secure job to go on a journey - a journey of challenges, new experiences, fun, and passion. He travels to many new countries, reads many books, and uses interesting side projects to fund it all.

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Perfecting Portraits

@ VOL 9 ON AUG 21, 2013

Ian Taylor, a photographer, teaches us how to take the perfect portrait. He talks about light, composition, the moment, apertures, where your light source should be, the importance of the eyes, zooming with your feet, and mixing up your perspective.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 1, 2013.

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Third Culture Kids

@ VOL 9 ON AUG 21, 2013

With globalization comes a great increase in the number of what are termed "third-culture kids." Mari Sawai explains what a third culture kid is and tells us the stories of some of them. She tells us about their advantages, difficulties, and challenges.

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Brain Fitness

@ VOL 9 ON AUG 21, 2013

Naresh Indhawat explains to us the importance of keeping not just your body fit, but your brain too. He talks about how the brain works, how it learns, and then teaches us various ways of improving our brain's fitness.

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Tailoring the Perfect Suit

@ VOL 9 ON AUG 21, 2013

Raj Kriangsaksakul teaches us a thing or two on men's suits. From cuffs to collars, sleeve length to lapel width, ticket pockets to button rules, Raj has helpful suggestions for men looking to level up their style, and women looking out for details.

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7 Unconventional Ways to Fight HIV

@ VOL 9 ON AUG 21, 2013

HIV is always a looming threat to a fulfilling sexual life, and Safir Soeparna knows just as well as any of us, which is why he gives us 7 unique ways to keep this virus out of our lives. 

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Thailand Refelected

@ VOL 9 ON AUG 21, 2013

Scott Coates lived in Thailand for quite some time. Here he talks about why he moved to Thailand, what's appealing about the country, what he learned from living in Thailand, things that he will miss, things that you can find only in Thailand, when you know you have become a local, and what he would do differently if he were to move to Thailand today.

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Fin Free Thailand

@ VOL 9 ON AUG 21, 2013

Seamas McCaffrey brings to our attention a grave overfishing problem. The world's sharks are disappearing at an alarming rate. Sharks are being hunted for their fins, which are used in culinary dishes. What consequences can this have? How can we stop it? Watch to find out!

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@ VOL 9 ON AUG 21, 2013

Vikrom Narula reveals to us just how much a small group of corporations are currently influencing the world. They print their own money and are fighting wars in the middle east for oil. He finishes off the presentation by telling us about some small things we can do to regain control.

Scott Coates
Entrepreneur , Looking for what's next! in Kuala Lumpur
Greg Jorgensen
Arranger of Words, in Bangkok
Joshua Billington
Interior Designer, diverse concept in Bangkok