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New Cities Foundation: WhatWorks Channel

The New Cities Foundation's mission is to incubate, promote and scale urban innovations. WhatWorks is a speaker series curated by the Foundation aimed at finding the up-and-coming innovators working on solving the great urban challenges of our time, including energy, mobility, health, housing, and many more.

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PAST Health Talks 2013

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Feb 27, 2013

PAST PechaKucha Event

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Nov 22, 2013

PAST PechaKucha Event

Powered by PechaKucha @ Paul O’ Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library
Oct 26, 2015

PAST Bexar County Behavioral Health and Wellness Conference, Powered by PechaKucha

Powered by PechaKucha @ Norris Conference Centers
Oct 19, 2018

PAST Health Talks, Powered by PechaKucha

Powered by PechaKucha @ Hyatt Regency Vancouver
Feb 26, 2019

PAST Health xChange, Powered by PechaKucha

Powered by PechaKucha @ Federico’s Supper Club
May 07, 2019

PAST The 400-second Pitch Party by Arts and Health Niagara, Powered by PechaKucha

Powered by PechaKucha @ Room MW247, Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University
May 11, 2019

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NEXT Health Talks, Powered by PechaKucha

Powered by PechaKucha @ Hyatt Regency Vancouver

PAST 2019 NCSEXCON, Powered by PechaKucha

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Aug 29, 2019

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An Unstoppable Force for Health

BY JOSHUA RUBIN
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 05, 2015

In his Pechakucha, Joshua Rubin, Health Care Advocate, speaks on the human experience and how hard work and perseverance can tranform human health and the future. 

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Madness in Our Community: A Perspective on Mental Health Issues

BY JOE HARTSOE
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 07, 2016

Joe Hartsoe discusses erasing the stigma of mental health so that real conversations can happen

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Conversation Prints: Artful Dialogues about Reproductive Rights

BY DARCY FALK
@ VOL 3 ON DEC 08, 2016

"Conversation print" is the industry term for fabric prints that re not floral or geometric.  Darcy Falk talks about her project that moves beyond prints that featuring golf clubs and kitchen appliances.  She is developing garments using vintage patterns and unique fabric that sparks conversations about topics that we don't usually talk about at the dinner table.  The result is conversation prints that stimulate artful dialog about reproductive rights.

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Health and Healthcare

BY SANJEEV PUGAZHENDHI
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 23, 2017

Sanjeev Pugazhendhi has a clinical background and is currently studying a Masters in Global Health at the University of Aberdeen. His presentation is entitled ‘Health and Healthcare’ and through it, he wishes to emphasise the difference between the two terms and the importance and implications to people and society of understanding this.

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Laugh Your Way To Health

BY ANNA SEMLYEN
@ VOL 13 ON JUL 18, 2017

Anna Semlyen of Yoga in York explains how laughter yoga is an easy and fun way to heal and connect 

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First Nations Health, Education and Mental Health: A Road to Reconciliation

BY GRANT BOGYO
@ VOL 8 ON JUN 08, 2017

Grant Bogyo works with the Penticton Indian Band on Indigenous health and education issues, among other things. Here he rewinds to the time of the European settlers and fast-forwards to the future to paint a portrait of First Nations health, education and mental health as the road to reconciliation continues in this part of Canada.

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My Road to Health

BY ANGIE ASH-GOLDING
@ VOL 32 ON JUL 11, 2017

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Is your WiFi causing a Health Crisis?

BY JIM J DOYLE
@ VOL 13 ON DEC 12, 2017

Jim J Doyle ponders on the potential health risks of WiFi. WiFi has become an essential service – is it also a major health risk? Research shows major effects on our brain activity, health effects are known yet there is limited regulation of new installations and devices.

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Navigating the Waters of Mental Health

BY ALICE R.L.
@ VOL 32 ON DEC 06, 2017

Trigger warning:

Alice R.L. takes on a deep discussion on mental health, suicide, and self-harm. Please take care when listening and remember to keep on loving yourself. 

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Standing 4 Choice in Southwestern Ontario

BY ROBYN SCHWARZ
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 20, 2018

Abortion has been legal in Canada for thirty years. Despite what many Canadians may think, people in our communities work tirelessly to access this normal part of reproductive health care. In Robyn Schwarz's presentation, we will examine the barriers that still exist for Londoners looking to get an abortion.

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PKN Providence Vol. 8

Last week's PechaKucha Night in Providence Vol. 8 had the theme of "social entrepreneurship," and organizer Stephanie Gerson fills us on the evening that was. October 28th, 2009 witnessed our 8th PechaKucha Night in Providence. (Indeed, we coincided with Pittsboro, North Carolina, Tromsø, Norway, and of course, the big Design Week PechaKucha Night in Tokyo!) Our theme was social entrepreneurship, which was chosen to generate momentum for the Social Enterprise Summit at Bryant University on November 12th, and for an exciting announcement about Providence that Ashoka – the largest network of social entrepreneurs in the world – will be making at the Summit. We were wowed by an impressive diversity of local social entrepreneurs, but if I must select a few to highlight, allow me to plug two who’ll be part of the Summit. Graduating senior from Brown and Runa co-founder Charlie Harding described Runa, a hybrid for-profit and non-profit foundation based in Providence and Ecuador, that generates revenue from an energizing drink made of a native rainforest plant in order to conserve Amazonian ecosystems and provide sustainable employment for the local population. By virtue of producing (and in turn, consuming) Runa’s drink, native Amazonian people are employed and ecosystems stewarded. Family physician, community organizer, author, and (yes, and) Managing Director of Health Access RI Dr. Michael Fine discussed the trials and tribulations of national health care reform, the importance of primary care, and a brilliant yet simple model for providing primary care, namely Health Access RI, the first organization of subscription medical practices in the United States to provide affordable primary care to people without employer-provided health insurance. Dr. Fine announced HARI’s campaign to grow to 10,000 members by 2010, which will create the leverage necessary to bring a big insurer (like Blue Cross Blue Shield, or somebody new!) to sell inexpensive high-deductible major medical insurance in Rhode Island. This combination of primary care from Health Access RI and high-deductible insurance would give Rhode Islanders the health care they need – world-class primary care in our neighborhoods from our family doctors, along with financial protection in case of illness or injury. Both Runa and Health Access RI will be vendors in the Social Enterprise Summit’s Good Marketplace of socially responsible goods and services. But of course, all the presentations were fantastic, and if you’d like to check the work of eight local social entrepreneurs, the lineup can be found on the Providence city page. Yeehaw for social entrepreneurs in Providence!

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Health of Africa

In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Memphis, TN Vol. 6), graduate student Susannah Acuff talks about her journey from pre-med to anthropology. She began by shadowing her grandfather, a physician, in free clinics, and examined the cultural opinions and use of health care and insurance, which eventually led her to Africa, where she examined alternative models for health insurance, instead of the for-profit model found in the United States.

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IT for Education

Alexey Dubinsky, a teacher from Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy, presented in his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education his view on the development of education and shared experience in this field. Educational portal DMA was established and is functioning, online counseling and feedback from teachers in Skype and Facebook is being developed for medical students. There is an active digitization of content, useful for gaining knowledge in the medical field, and such systems as Moodle and Digital Health are being mastered. Most valuable assets are people and great attention should be paid to automation in healthcare industry that never stands still. Alexey Dubinsky urged not to throw away old and unwanted computers and transfer them to the needs of the Medical Academy for professional development of future doctors.

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Creating A Healthy City

We have a wonderful list of presenters on a range of topics. Come check out the event Tuesday night!

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An Oversimplified Forecast for the Health & Sustainability of Pennsylvania Cities

Pecha Kucha Volume 1 - Creating A Healthy City This presentation quickly examines what makes a city both economically and physically healthy. It explores how healthy cities are aided by healthy local economies and some of the principles and practices to improve the overall sustainability of cities throughout Pennsylvania. Kevin Schreiber is in his second term as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Serving York County, Kevin formerly was the Economic & Community Development Director for the City of York. An urban dweller and coffee drinker, Kevin and his wife Jen live in the City of York with their dog, Lucy, Kevin holds a Bachelor’s Degree from York College and a Master’s Degree from Penn State.  

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Bye-Bye Boring Desk Job, Hello Health and Happiness

"Yoga helped me when life got shaken through illness and the death of a family member. Thats when I decided to become a yoga teacher." In "Bye-Bye Boring Desk Job, Hello Health and Happiness", from PechaKucha Hong Kong Vol. 24, Triathlete, Paddle-Board Yoga Instructor, and Entrepreneur, Nadine Bubner talks about escaping the corporate world and heading up a full-time business teaching yoga and meditation classes, while indulging in Ironman triathlon competitions on the side, evolving into a practice that combines yoga and endurance sport. This is her empowering story.

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#Pechakuchagt Vol. 7 #Tecnoparkdigital

Gracias a los participantes.  He aca algunas fotos y tweets del evento:  https://storify.com/MariaZaghi/pechakucha-guatemala-vol-7-tecnoparkdigital  

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.5 ppi Project

"The system is based on modular wood blocks, and it's intended for anyone to be able to access it. So people of all ages and all backgrounds can be quickly instructed in how to make a print like this." In .5 ppi Project from PechaKucha Night Honolulu - Vol. 26, Duncan Dempster introduced .5 ppi Project. .5ppi is an ongoing endeavor that generates collaboratively produced prints and installations revolving around the performative, reproductive, and repetitive aspects of printing and print culture. .5ppi means one half pixel per inch, which refers to the image resolution of the first .5ppi project. Duncan Dempster is a Honolulu-based artist and educator and is the executive director of Honolulu Printmakers.

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Cricket Shelter: A Modular Insect Farm

  "Eating bugs is good for you, good for the planet, and good for the future!" In "Cricket Shelter: A Modular Insect Farm" from PechaKucha Night New York Vol. 18, architect Maria Aiolova discusses her obsession with cricket farming. Her firm, Terreform ONE, built a sustainable insect shelter on site to conduct extensive research on crickets - studying their growth, social development, and reproductive habits...before harvesting the adults and turning them into tasty treats!

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Announcing Our Presenters for Volume 7 – September 20, 2018

  We are super excited to announce our next line up of speakers for our seventh volume of PechaKucha Night #ldnont. On Thursday, September 20 we will have FIVE super cool presenters. Here is the lineup (in no particular order yet): Megan O'Neil | Empathy on Fire Empathy on Fire is a talk about understanding empathy as a volunteer in the 2017 BC wildfires.  Harry Cosgrove | I’d Rather Be Coaching HockeyHockey is a passion in Harry’s life and he has inspired players to enjoy a sport that is as Canadian as maple syrup and back bacon. David Billson | Business is Broken: Change the ScoreAn entrepreneur faces a stark choice in building her business - build the impactful business you want or change the score? Katy Boychuk | Leading with Your Strengths, Passions, and Values to Live Life to the Fullest Bouncing from contract to contract was not Katy’s idea of a long-term career plan. Last year, she took a purposeful pause to be intentional with her next steps.  She hired a Life Coach to guide her journey, (re)branded herself, and leveraged her resources to explore a new career path. What started as a career development journey, became so much more as she discovered how to lead by her strengths, passions and values, in every aspect of her life. Robyn Schwarz | Standing 4 Choice in Southwestern OntarioAbortion has been legal in Canada for thirty years. Despite what many Canadians may think, people in our communities work tirelessly to access this normal part of reproductive health care. We will examine the barriers that still exist for Londoners looking to get an abortion. Join us at Innovation Works London at 6:20pm on Thursday, September 20. Get Your FREE Ticket Now. On the night of PechaKucha Night #ldnont vol. 7, please consider making a $1 to the PechaKucha global fund and/or bring an item for the London Food Bank. High-fives and fist bumps all around! Janic & Andrew