PechaKucha Presentation

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Alyne Cistone

in Somesville, Maine

What You Don’t Know About Me


Alyne Cistone is a Kenyan-born lawyer now a management consultant with Eaton Peabody. With the use of humor and stories, she hopes to share some of her experiences growing up in Kenya and some of the challenges of living here in Maine.

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Will you Marry Me? What Engagement Marketing Isn't.

@ VOL 5 ON NOV 21, 2014

Evelynn Ratcliffe is an award winning marketer with more than 15 years’ experience building + activating strategic marketing programs. In her presentation, she talks about the evolution of marketing and defines what Engagement Marketing is, and why it’s important.

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Write What You Know

@ VOL 7 ON JUN 05, 2015

Sterling Dillinger is the co-organizer of YorkSLAM and a quick witted motivational speaker and slam poet.  He enlightens us about public speaking and how to write about our life experiences in a creative way.

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Did You Know?

@ VOL 15 ON NOV 05, 2015

There are a lot of misconceptions in our world, and a lot of important and surprising things we’ve never heard of. This presentation sheds light on what we don’t know but should about the past, present, and future.

Presenter, Lew Blank, is a filmmaker, actor, advocate within the social justice community, a vegan, and most importantly, a kid.

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Everything You Wanted To Know About Cricket But Were Afraid To Ask

@ VOL 7 ON MAR 31, 2016

Have you ever wondered: Who was 'The Don'? What is a wicket? How do you bowl? and does facial hair help? Why on earth do people play the second most popular sport in the world? Australian Emerson Wilshier, graphic designer at Elkemo design and self confessed cricket tragic is here tonight, to explain "Everything You Wanted To Know About Cricket But Were Afraid To Ask"

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What do we actually know about Google's algorithm

@ VOL 21 ON FEB 16, 2017

The higher you rank on Google, the more traffic that comes to your website. That means it's worth money to be at the top, which requires Search Engine optimization (SEO). But how many SEO rules of thumb are proven? Eagan Heath will share interesting case studies to provide some insight on this matter in What do we actually know about Google's algorithm.

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Don’t Put Off Today, What You Might Not Be Around For Tomorrow

@ VOL 24 ON AUG 17, 2017

On August 10th, 2014 Matt Pfeiffer’s life was changed forever, when in the span of 24 hours, he lost both his father and his grandfather to cancer. In the months that followed, his grief and depression were almost more than he could bare until he came up with an idea to honor his late father while at the same time, help fulfill a list of lifelong ambitions. This is the story of how he, along with his father’s ashes, went to the four highest (and sometimes lowest) points in the US, and helped make the entire country a resting place for his beloved father in the process.

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How We Know, What We Know About the Universe

@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2017

"We are not just spectators in the universe.... we actually have a special place within it."

In How We Know, What We Know About the Universe from PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol. 29, Reuben Gazer takes us on a journey connecting our childhood discoveries of patterns and shapes in our surroundings to scientific revelations about the formation of the universe, showing us where to look to find parallels between earthly and interstellar forms.

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Tenwek Hospital, Kenya: Story of a Journey

@ VOL 27 ON MAY 10, 2018

From flying airplanes in the Caribbean to nursing in Kenya, Cameron King tells the story of her journey to Tenwek Hospital. Tenwek is a full-service 300-bed hospital providing life-saving care in rural Kenya. Her experiences as a pilot and a nurse reveal hope for life and peace in the world.

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Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans?

@ VOL 1 ON SEP 21, 2018

Cynthia Becker is a sixth generation New Orleanian, born and raised there. When she left New Orleans to attend graduate school in the 2000s, she realized for the first time that she grew up in a unique city. New Orleans is not only Bourbon Street, spicy food, Mardi Gras beads, and jazz is much more. She will talk about the city through the eyes of a local.