Past Waterville Event: VOL 26

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VOL 26

January 19, 2018
@ Thomas College, Student Commons

PK WTVL volume 26 will take place on Friday, January 19*, 2018 at Thomas College!

PK WTVL V26 is a collaboration with the Camden Conference and the Mid-Maine Global Forum

Making a fabulous pizza - Jonathan Rosenbloom
Teaching in Haiti - Miranda Phelps
Making Quilts - Laurie LaBar
Waterville Comes Home to the River - Lisa Hallee
Darwin Awards - Skip Pratt
Let's Go....a health initiative that works - Gavin Ducker
Capitol Area New Mainers Project - Chris Myers Asch
Plastic Bag free towns - Todd Martin

John Turner, Associate Professor and Chair of History, Colby College

PechaKucha Night Waterville is presented by a volunteer Team PK, Waterville Creates!, and the Waterville Public Library. The Colby Center for the Arts and Humanities is the PK Waterville 2017-2018 season sponsor. PK WTVL V26 is in partnership with the Camden Conference and the Mid-Maine Global Forum. The Thomas College Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation is a V26 event sponsor.

* snow date: January 20

How to Apply to Become a PechaKucha Night Waterville Presenter:
Presentations are short, concise, and engaging. If you are interested in presenting your ideas at a PechaKucha Night Waterville, please send an email to: pechakucha.waterville[at] 

Include the following:
* Your name, occupation, phone number, city/town of residence, state/country of origin;
* A short bio (90 words or less) about yourself;
* A description of what you want to present and the narrative you'll take;
* Attach or link to 3-20 sample images of what you want to present;
* Name, phone, and email for two persons who may be contacted for fun facts about you if you are selected to present.

Selected presenters are notified by email.

PechaKucha Waterville is a creative networking event centered on storytelling in 20x20. Every event is well attended and provides its own distinctive journey. PechaKucha Night was started in 2003 by Klein Dytham Architects and has turned into an international phenomenon with events happening in over 1000 cities around the world. It is a format that makes presentations concise, keeps the evening moving at a rapid pace, and allows for plenty of chit-chat among participants and attendees. 

More Information about PechaKucha Night Waterville: (V26 Facebook event page) ("Like" on FB and stay in touch!) (videos) (twitter) (photos) (global site)

PechaKucha Night - devised and shared by Klein Dytham architecture.

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Industrial Hygiene IS Rocket Science

@ VOL 26 ON JAN 19, 2018

Skip Pratt educates us on how much Industrail Hygene and Rocket Science have in common. 

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Plastic Bag free towns

@ VOL 26 ON JAN 19, 2018

Todd Martin shares Sustain Mid-Maine Coalitions plan to present banning plastic bags to the voters of Waterville Maine. 

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Waterville Comes Home to the River

@ VOL 26 ON JAN 19, 2018

Lisa Hallee shares the history that Waterville Maine Shares with the Kennebec River, and the plans for a riverwalk in the future. 

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Capitol Area New Mainers Project

@ VOL 26 ON JAN 19, 2018

Chris Myers Asch shares the story of the Capital Area New Mainers Project; and how they are helping both new mainers, and the communities that they are moving into with this transition. 

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Making Quilts

@ VOL 26 ON JAN 19, 2018

Laurie LaBar shares her story of making a recreation of a historic quilt. 

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Making a fabulous pizza

@ VOL 26 ON JAN 19, 2018

Jonathon Rosenbloom shares his journey from home pizza maker, to being trained in Naples to make authentic pizza.

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Teaching in Haiti

@ VOL 26 ON JAN 19, 2018

Miranda Phelps shares her experience on teaching in Haiti 

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Let's Go....a health initiative that works

@ VOL 26 ON JAN 19, 2018

Dr. Gavin Ducker shares an inspirational story about 5210; and how Inland Hospital has initiated this and other programs in the Waterville area to help fight childhood obesity. 

Jonathan Rosenbloom
in Waterville
Skip Pratt
in Fairfield
Lisa Hallee
in Waterville
Laurie LaBar
in Waterville
Chris Myers Asch
in Hallowell
Miranda Phelps
in Waterville
Todd Martin
in Waterville
Gavin Ducker
in Wateville