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Clémentine François

Biomedical engineer - PhD student , University of Liège in Liège

Somnolence au Volant : Soyez Vigilants! - Drowsy Driving: Be Alert!

PRESENTED ON NOV 20, 2014
IN LIÈGE @ VOL 1

La somnolence au volant tue autant que l’alcool ! Cela vous surprend ? Dans sa présentation, Clémentine François vous expliquera pourquoi nous sommes tous concernés par la somnolence et quelles en sont les conséquences pour la conduite ou l’exécution de tâches à risque. Vous découvrirez également comment des lunettes, développées à l’Université de Liège, vous empêcheront peut-être de vous endormir au volant et de faire un accident. Clémentine vous expliquera l’histoire du projet sur lequel elle travaille et qui a permis de concevoir ces lunettes, depuis l’idée jusqu’au processus de création d’une nouvelle entreprise. Sa motivation ? Vous aider et améliorer votre sécurité !


Drowsy driving kills as much as alcohol! This surprises you? In her presentation, Clémentine François will explain why we are all affected by drowsiness and what are the consequences in driving or in performing hazardous tasks. You will also discover how a pair of glasses, developed at the University of Liège, may prevent you from falling asleep at the wheel and make an accident. Clementine will explain the story of the project on which she works and which has led to the development of these glasses, from the idea to the process of creating a new company. Her motivation? To help you and improve your safety!

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Winter Driving

BY MICHAEL CARLOS
@ VOL 15 ON MAR 07, 2013

Michael Carlos talks about driving in the winter, and his experiences with his front wheel drive Honda Civic, with no traction control. He argues that the driver is more important than specialized equipment, and gives tips for how to minimize risk, and drive responsibly.

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Changing Perspectives on Distracted Driving

BY EMELINE RENZ
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 14, 2014

"If I am half the Horton my dad was, then I'm definitely a badass."

In Changing Perspectives on Distracted Driving from Atlanta Vol. 24, resident badass, Emmeline Renz shares a passionate and harrowing tale of her dad's life story and her worst moment when he was hit by a car by somebody driving distracted. She advocates for changing gears and social change in regards to distracted driving and it's death toll. Renz proves here how hard-hitting the conciseness of the PechaKucha platform can be in truly moving us and affecting our hearts and minds. The PechaKucha Community is behind you Emmeline!

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Thursday, Aug 5, 2015.

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The Future of Self-Driving Cherry Trees

BY JOSEPH TAME
@ PECHAKUCHA NIGHT SPECIAL X MINI @ BMW GROUP TOKYO BAY ON JUL 20, 2016

"You can use coding and programming for art, for music, for helping your grandma."

In The Future of Self-Driving Cherry Trees from PechaKucha Night Special x MINI @ BMW Group Tokyo Bay, Joseph Tame shares on his many wild wearable machines. Tame uses the latest technology to break down social barriers through performance art. In his presentation, he will share his vision for a future in which artistic ideas can blossom anytime, anywhere.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, August 19th, 2016. 

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Tokyo Smart Driver

BY TAKEYUKI SANADA
@ PECHAKUCHA NIGHT SPECIAL X MINI @ BMW GROUP TOKYO BAY ON JUL 20, 2016

「東京スマートドライバー」 をご存知ですか? 悪い運転を叱るのではなく、良い運転を褒めよう!と呼びかけ、楽しみながらの安全運転をモットーにセイフドライバーの輪を繋げるソーシャルデザインプロジェクトです。従来の交通安全運動から、大きくリ・デザインされたこのプロジェクトは、いま交通安全業界に新たな潮流を生み出しています!ディレクターの真田武幸さんと一緒に、これからの交通安全を楽しみましょう!

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Salty Girl Seafood--Driving Change Through Innovation

BY NORAH EDDY
@ VOL 18 ON AUG 17, 2016

Norah has worked in and on the water for most of her life, having spent countless days at sea and working in fisheries all over the world. She holds a BS in Marine Biology from the College of Charleston and a MESM from UCSB's Bren School of Environmental Science & Management. She has worked on both inshore and offshore fisheries projects at the state and federal level. Her master’s thesis focused on finding innovative solutions to problems facing the Galápagos lobster fishery. Norah’s work has taken her around the world, studying and presenting in Australia, Europe, Alaska, and Latin America. Upon receiving her master’s degree she managed an international, multi-stakeholder fisheries and marine spatial planning project. In 2014, she co-founded Salty Girl Seafood, a sustainable seafood company, with the aim of driving positive change in the seafood industry. Salty Girl was awarded Best Women Owned Business of 2015 by the Pacific Coast Business Times, and has been featured in Forbes, NPR, and The Huffington Post. Norah is a 2016 recipient of the Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award.

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IronMan Safety

BY KARI STUART
@ VOL 14 ON SEP 07, 2016

Kari Stuart is an athlete and trainer with a love of yoga, nature, her family, all things inspiring.

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Positive Approach to Turning the Trend of Distracted Driving

BY MARCI CORRY
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 25, 2018

After a student lost his life from a driver texting in College Station, TX, Marci Corry decided to make an impact on safe driving in communities throughout Texas. After researching behavior change and observing that her young children responded well with positive reinforcement, Corry decided to encourage people in a positive way to stay off their phones while driving. She founded SAFE 2 SAVE in October 2016.

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Safer Driving with an App On?

BY IQWAN ZARIF
@ VOL 6 ON AUG 16, 2018

Iqwan Zarif is a self-taught Full Stack Marketer, and Product Manager. He shows people innovative ways to burn money to make more money and at the same time, manages DriveMark app development for KATSANA. He talks about how apps make driving safer

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BAKKAB Truck Backup System

BY LUKE HAEN
@ VOL 9 ON APR 30, 2019

Inventor Luke Haen blended his creativity and his passion for trucker safety into a technology that will save property and lives in the most dangerous 50 feet of any trucker's journey.