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"Powered by PechaKucha" events are one-off events that are separate from regular city-based PechaKucha Nights, and that are usually held as part of festivals and conferences, but can also act as standalone events. These events include presentations that use the PechaKucha 20 images x 20 seconds format.

Polly Scotland
Dental Hygienist, Scotland/Bakke Dentistry in Bemidji
Steffen Kreft
director, puppet maker, animator, illustrator in Wellington
RSPB Scotland
in Aberdeen
Trust Quicksales
Owner, 10 in London
National Plumbing Services LTD
National Plumbing Services in London

PAST VOL 17

Edinburgh @ Inspace
Apr 05, 2012

PAST VOL 55

Providence @ Comedy Connection - Rhode Island
Oct 30, 2013

PAST VOL 26

Edinburgh @ Informatics Forum
Apr 16, 2014

PAST VOL 27

Edinburgh @ Airpuddle, Boxsmall
Aug 22, 2014

PAST VOL 12

El Paso @ EPCF Foundation Room
Feb 25, 2016

PAST VOL 29

Glasgow @ Tramway
Oct 11, 2016

PAST VOL 15

El Paso @ EPCF Foundation Room
Feb 17, 2017

PAST VOL 21

Cairns @ Tanks Arts Centre
Aug 16, 2017

PAST VOL 18

El Paso @ EPCF Foundation Room
Mar 29, 2018

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In Food We Trust

BY DHURATA DANERI
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 18, 2015

Dhurata Daneri - Food Revolution Albania - In Food We Trust

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Scotland's Built Heritage

BY TARA CROOKE
@ VOL 15 ON MAY 24, 2016

Architect from the National Trust for Scotland, Tara Crooke, shares some fascinating secrets from some of Aberdeen's most special estates. 

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Land Trust of North Alabama

BY BEN PAYMENT
@ VOL 2 ON MAY 11, 2017

Ben Payment gives us the lowdown on what the Land Trust of North Alabama has been up to, along with loads of important information on population growth and land preservation.

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Paper landscapes: Historic Maps of the Borders

BY CHRIS FLEET
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 18, 2017

Map curator Chris Fleet, National Library of Scotland will take us through time and space with the wonderful collection of maps of the Scottish Borders in its collection.

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Blockchain: Trust in a Trust-less World

BY ROOP SINGH
@ VOL 35 ON FEB 25, 2018

What is “blockchain” and how is it actually a part of our lives? Where did it come from and where is it going? It is an exciting time to ask these questions as blockchain is a technology that has the potential to change every technological interaction we have. Can you trust a vague and anonymous interaction with a 3rd party you’ve never met before? Listen as Roop Singh describes the dyamics of blockchain and where we are now in its evolutionary path.

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Northern Elephant Seals of Point Reyes National Seashore

BY RHIANA MEADE
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 20, 2018

Rhiana Meade presents Northern Elephant Seals of Point Reyes National Seashore.

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How Needle Exchanges can Build Trust in the Community

BY BILL BROOKS
@ VOL 20 ON SEP 14, 2018

Bill Brooks makes an argument for supporting needle exchanges in our community by illustrating the benefits to both active and non-users.

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Sophia Grant, Skills Development Scotland

BY SOPHIA GRANT
@ VOL 35 ON OCT 25, 2018

Over the last two years Sophia Grant has been working in the Service Design and Innovation Directorate at Skills Development Scotland to define the skills that Scotland’s people will need to thrive in the fourth industrial revolution, and to consider how these skills will be embedded in SDS’s apprenticeship qualifications. Before arriving in Scotland, Sophia worked for the New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs where she applied human-centred design to transform public services relating to passports, citizenship and births, deaths and marriages.

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Cleo Goodman, Citizen's Basic Income Network Scotland

BY CLEO GOODMAN
@ VOL 35 ON OCT 25, 2018

Citizen’s Basic Income Network Scotland are a charity supporting the Basic Income movement in Scotland. We work with a network of Basic Income advocates - providing training and a platform for discussion. We lend our expertise to government and share the stories of people who would benefit from a Basic Income.

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Sustaining National Identity: Reconsidering Ordinary Domestic Heritage

BY SOPHIE JOHNSON
@ VOL 18 ON NOV 17, 2018

Sustaining National Identity: Reconsidering Ordinary Domestic Heritage by Sophie Johnson.

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PKN Washington DC Meets National Design Week

National Design Week in the US kicks off on Monday, and although there's plenty happening in New York, Washington DC is also joining in with Design Week DC (October 19-24). There will be special events held each night, including a special edition PechaKucha Night -- which doubles as PKN Washington DC Vol. 10 -- on Thursday (October 22). To attend, please RSVP by October 19.

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Flyer for PKN Dundee Vol. 1

One of our newest cities is Dundee in Scotland, and the first PechaKucha Night is set for November 8 at Chamber East -- you'll find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page.

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Getting Things Done Through ADD and Remaking the Brazilian National Anthem

Presentations Kerry Crawford has ADD, "real bad." She uses her presentation (from PKN Memphis Vol. 2) to not only explain what ADD really is and how it affects her, but also uses the disease to teach others how to get things done. We live in a world of remixes, and in his presentation (in Portuguese, from PKN Curitiba Vol. 1), Rafael Rosa offers up and sings his new version of the national anthem of Brazil. Posters Today's additions to the Tumblr blog are led by quite a few posters from PKN Hyderabad (Vol. 6-10, with a few examples below), as well as PKN Tijuana Vol. 1 (pictured above), PKN Cairns Vol. 5, and PKN Mendoza Vol. 6.  Calendar Tonight's (August 30) lineup includes the following events: PKN Sevilla Vol. 13, PKN St. Petersburg Vol. 21, PKN Christchurch Vol. 15, PKN Xalapa Vol. 12, and PKN Nashville Vol. 8. For tomorrow night, you can look to PKN Kumamoto Vol. 4. 

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What I Learned from Doctor Who

Now an instructor at Cambridge University, Jonathan Baldwin talks about growing up in the 1970s, and the formative impact a certain Doctor had on his young life. In this edition of Presentation of the Day, (from PKN Dundee, Scotland Vol. 5) Jonathan relates to us some of the life lessons he learned while watching Doctor Who. One among these words of wisdom was the idea that one must nurture his/her imagination, ingenuity, and creativity -- it was this notion and many others that led him to become the man he is today.

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Final Event for the Year

We are proud to present our final event of the year which has a focus on heritage - iconic heritage buildings, sites and objects. Presented in partnership with the Otago/Southland branch of the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, Pouhere Taonga, this event will feature some great presenters which we will announce very soon.Thursday 14 NovemberToitu Otago Settlers MuseumDoors open 7:00pm, starts 7:30pm$10 Entry/$8 ConcessionDoor sales only. Cash bar

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Exciting National PKN in Detroit!

Hey, PKN Detroiters! PechaKucha Night Detroit is holding our first ever PechaKucha MORNING, in partnership with the national AIA Committee on Architecture for Education Conference!The conference will open its doors FREE to the public for its entire Saturday April 18th session, including PechaKucha and a panel discussion, both on topics relating to creative education and inspiring places for learning. Stories from around the country! Not to be missed!Schedule - All events held in the Atrium at Wayne County Community College, 1001 W Fort St., Detroit8:30 Welcome9:00 PechaKucha Presentations x 810:30 Panel Discussion12:30 Closing RemarksPechaKucha PresentersJohn Abela (MI)Gaylaird Christopher (CA) Edward Orlowski (MI)John Noble + Jeff Parker (OH)Laura Roberts (MI)Lennie Scott-Webber (MI) Travis Willson (MO)Michael Styczynski + Michael Hopkins (MI)PanelistsSteve Henderson, Detroit Free Press; moderatorDr. William Skilling - Superintendent, Oxford Community SchoolsDr, Karen Ridgeway - Superintendent, DPSDr. Curt Lewis - Principal, Henry Ford AcademyKristin McDonald - VP, Skillman FoundationTo register for the full conferencehttp://network.aia.org/committeeonarchitectureforeducation/home/detroit

Glasgow

Presenter Bio: Ursula

Announcing one of our presenters, Ursula:   Ursula is a relatively new arrival to Lilongwe but not Pechachuka.  She has enjoyed attending and participating in PechaKucha formats in San Francisco, California where she has lived for most of her adult life.   A native of Belfast, Northern Ireland, Ursula studied architecture in Scotland and has practiced as an architect for 25 years.   She is currently employed at UNICEF as a UN Volunteer.   Will be great to hear Ursula's presention on People at Their Best!

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Megan Williams - speaker

The eleventh speaker we would like to announce is Megan Williams of the Te Kakano Aotearoa Trust. For over ten years the Trust has been involved in the planting of thousands of native trees in and around Wanaka - they are now involved not just in Wanaka but also in other communities, and Megan's presentation will discuss how we can connect New Zealand communities with their land. Check out the work of the Te Kakano Aotearoa Trust below, and make sure to get your tickets before they're all gone! http://www.tekakano.org.nz/ http://www.dashtickets.co.nz/event/qfknh34x5

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PK Wanaka gives back

We are very happy to announce that the money raised during the PK Night Vol. 2 were officially given to Te Kakano Aotearoa Trust today morning. Pecha Kucha cares about the local community.  

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Pecha Kucha EDI returns to Inspace courtesy of New Media Scotland. A special edition of Pecha Kucha Edinburgh 8.20pm Thursday 13th June '19 showcasing selected highlights of the Architecture Fringe 2019 provocation: In Real life. Tickets available from 12 noon, 3rd May 2019, see weblink below venue address details. With thanks to Mark Daniels, New Media Scotland.