Past Cape Town Event: VOL 40

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VOL 40

August 16, 2016
@ Cape Town City Hall

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Why trails matter to design, to me and to everywhere!

@ VOL 40 ON AUG 16, 2016

Today's PechaKucha of the Day was presented in Cape Town, one of the cities joining PechaKucha's Global City Organiser Pow Wow in Tokyo last week.

"There is something radical that happens when we spend time out on trail, that really changes the quality of our thinking."

In Why trails matter to design, to me and to everywhere! from PechaKucha Night Cape Town Vol.40Galeo Saintz an international trails ambassador and chairs the World Trails network from over 27 different countries, tells us about the importance of trails to our lives. He gave us the idea that the world would be better if we spend more time on outdoors to make us more happier and smarter. When did you last spend time in the nature?

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, October 6th, 2016.

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Urban Development in sub-Saharan Africa

@ VOL 40 ON AUG 16, 2016

Waste Ventures in Africa is a critical examination of the business models and innovative technologies being employed by urban planners to manage waste, water, hygiene and sanitation across sub-Saharan Africa and more specifically how South Africa can act as an incubation hub and provide solutions to the continent's most pressing challenges.

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The self-demise of white privilege

@ VOL 40 ON AUG 16, 2016

"The self-demise of white privilege” questions the acknowledgement of privilege, it's definition & source & the future of white privilege in our society if inequality is left unchecked. Leanne Reid explores the importance of education & empowerment in developing an inclusive society to ensure the “privilege” of the next generation.

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Fat Kid on a Bike

@ VOL 40 ON AUG 16, 2016

“The single most incredible statistics about my trip was not the kilometres I covered.. but was that the entire time during in Africa.”

In "Fat Kid on a Bike", From PechaKucha Night Cape Town Vol.40Ron Rutland had the privilege of spending 27 months cycling 30,000km through every country in Africa. For most the view of the world is derived from what we see in media. In this presentation, he will shares what is Africa and its people who taught him. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, December 1st, 2016.

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The Grey Areas of Conscious Consumerism

@ VOL 40 ON AUG 16, 2016

Neoka Naidoo, shares her idea that most people are unaware of the consequences of their daily choices. Drawing the link between daily products and the environmental and social impacts is necessary for people to question and take responsibility for their choices. In the globalized world we live in, learning the effects of 'buycotting' products is imperative.

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The Reality of Virtual Reality

@ VOL 40 ON AUG 16, 2016

“The reality of virtual reality is that we are still away from that, but we getting there faster than you can imagine! ”

In "The Reality of Virtual Reality" From PechaKucha Night Cape Town Vol.40 Marco Rosa shares about the idea of what is the reality of virtual reality. Where is the technology right now? What is involved in creating meaningful virtual reality experiences? What are the dangers and pitfalls of VR? Why is there so much hype around VR? What the future holds for VR and how can it positively impact the world. His focus on this presentation will be on the educational application and possibilities that VR offers us.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, January 13th, 2017. 

Marco Rosa
in Cape Town
Galeo Saintz
in Cape Town
Leanne Reid
in Cape Town
Mpumelelo Sefalane
Student in Cape Town
Joshua Palfreman
in Cape Town
Nicola Scholl
in Cape Town
Neoka Naidoo
in Cape Town