Past Edmonton Event: VOL 26

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VOL 26

September 29, 2016
@ Metro Cinema at The Garneau

Join us on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Metro Cinema at the Garneau Theatre with hundreds of other engaged Edmontonians. Ticket's on sale now!

Check out the lineup!

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There And Back Again: A Designer's Tale

@ VOL 26 ON SEP 29, 2016

"LA was just not the place for me anymore, so I packed up my stuff and moved home to Edmonton. But I had this flashly resume, so where would I fit in?"

In "There And Back Again: A Designer's Tale", from PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol.26, designer Melissa Krystofiak's career has taken her behind the scenes of some Hollywood's biggest movies. In this presentation, she shares how her experiences working in different design discliplines has shaped her ideas about work, community and creativity.

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More Than Minimum

@ VOL 26 ON SEP 29, 2016

“The other good thing about raising people’s income is that the lowest income people are the most likely to spend their income in the community. It boosts the community.” 

Rebecca Fletcher explains why rethinking how we pay our workforce is vital to creating a just society, and why offering a living wage is good for everyone, from businesses to workers to consumers.

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How to Accidentally Help Save a Heritage Building

@ VOL 26 ON SEP 29, 2016

"We have these things we're passionate about up and down, but we don't actually reach sideways and acknowledge all the other cool stuff that people do. And that's what actually allowed us to save this building."

Winston Pei shares an inspiring story about saving a historic church in downtown Edmonton. It started with the simple act of joining a choir, but rippled outwards into a process of collective action that highlights the transformative power trying something new.

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Lightspeed in Edmonton

@ VOL 26 ON SEP 29, 2016

"For something that's affordable, a mature technology, and the next generation of energy infrastructure, this is something that makes a ton of sense."

In Lightspeed in Edmonton at PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol. 26,  Progress Alberta's Duncan Kinney argues for a significant leap towards sustainable transit infrastructure and shares why he's helping build movement to encourage the Edmonton to procure enough renewable energy to power our Light Rail Transit system.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, January 31st, 2017.

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They Know Me: Influencing Your Audience

@ VOL 26 ON SEP 29, 2016

Loxy Creative's Kassie Burkholder shares the quirky (and true!) tale of a roommate prank gone right, giving us a glimpse at the wonderful possibilities and real world applications of targeted digital marketing.

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@ VOL 26 ON SEP 29, 2016

“We are so privileged to be able to turn on our taps and have clean drinking water in an instant, but we often don’t think of the actual source of that water.”

In "#LoveYourHeadwaters" from PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol. 26Alison Ronson brings us from the city into the beautiful Alberta wilderness, encouraging us to get excited about our water—where it comes from, why it needs more protection, and what the average Edmontonian can do to #LoveYourHeadwaters.

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On a Scale of 1 to 10, How Confident Are You?

@ VOL 26 ON SEP 29, 2016

“Does somebody with 10 out of 10 confidence always succeed? Never fail? Never procrastinate? Always trust themselves? I don’t believe that.”

Kristopher Banner was home sick watching day time TV when he had an epiphany about how people perceive confidence. He shares what he learned by looking to others—and inside himself—for opportunities to pick away at self-doubt.

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Journaling: It's Not Just for Hormonal Teenage Girls!

@ VOL 26 ON SEP 29, 2016

"Did you know that each and every month in Canada, there are nearly one million Google searches looking for the meaning of life?"

Some of the most influential people in history kept one: a journal. Project SHINE's Monica Lewicki creates a convinciing case for applying this creative tactical tool and habit that will help you along that journey of life.

Kassie Burkholder
Communications , Volunteer Alberta in Edmonton
Rebecca Fletcher
in Edmonton
Winston Pei
in Edmonton
Duncan Kinney
in Edmonton
Monica Lewicki
Game Changer in Edmonton
Alison Ronson
in Edmonton