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Table XI Channel

Table XI is a custom software development firm based in Chicago, and is the web development team behind the newly launched website. "Table Talks" is a recurring series of PechaKucha-style lightning talks held over lunch at our office. The event is designed to foster idea exchange, collaboration and learning, and features a lineup of top-notch entrepreneurs, technologists, designers and storytellers from Chicago and beyond.


Chicago @ Martyrs'
Dec 04, 2007


Chicago @ Martyrs'
Dec 02, 2008

PAST A+DEN Conference

Jun 20, 2008

PAST Chicago Artists' Month

Chicago @ Chicago Artists Month at Martyrs'
Oct 13, 2008


Chicago @ Martyrs'
Mar 03, 2009


Chicago @ Martyrs'
Jun 02, 2009


Chicago @ ENGLISH
Jun 16, 2009


Chicago @ Martyrs'
Sep 07, 2010


Chicago @ Martyrs'
Nov 29, 2016

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Data-Driven Design for Chicago Energy


Aaron Wolf is a partner at Datascope Analytics, a data-driven consulting and design company in Chicago. At Datascope Analytics, Aaron leverages his background in operations and business to ensure complex analyses are valuable and communicable.

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TIF Know-How For A Better Chicago

@ VOL 25 ON MAR 05, 2013

Tom Tresser talks about the happening topic of tax increment finanaicing (TIF). Although it may not be the most engaging topic, the information that he has for the people of Chicago is important. By informing the commnuity of how tifs work and to give them the means to understand where their tax money is going, it brings the commnuity closer together and encourages them to voice their opinons on financial matters. 

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Data Science for Social Good


Big Brains, Big Buzzwords, and Big Hearts: Matt Gee tells the story of how a disgruntled capaign staffer, a disgruntled PhD student, and a disgrunteld jouranlist stumbled upon a way to make a little bit of good in the world with data. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 13, 2014. 

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The Quintessential Hipster and other Chicago Personalities

@ VOL 33 ON MAR 03, 2015

Ron Litke introduces the PechaKucha Chicago audience to an incredible collection of Chicago creatives that he's interviewed for his radio show on Rivet.

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I Love You, Chicago

@ VOL 35 ON SEP 01, 2015

Southern girl Devin Kidner loves Chicago and used to have a Pottery Barn couch.  One day she realized her job was interfering with her ability to explore and experience the city....

Devin is the Chief Marketing Officer of Dabble, a Chicago tech startup that connects passionate teachers with curious students for in-person classes throughout the community.

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Teaching Art in the Trenches: My Encounter at the Art Institute of Chicago

@ VOL 5 ON NOV 10, 2016

Steve Sherrell, a local artist in Yorkville, Illinois, and former professor of art at Joliet Junior College, taught art in the Chicago area for 30 years. Now retired, he lives along the Fox River watching the river flow by, painting, and, just to keep his foot in the water, curating the gallery at Water Street Studios in Batavia, Illinois.

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Vertical Community Building

@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

Wes Walker uses his 20x20 presentation to discuss architectural responsibility to create moments of human interaction - using Studio Gang Architect's recent projects to highlight social justice and community building by developing methods to occupy the exterior of a building.

Weston Walker is an architect and Design Principal at Studio Gang. He came to New York from Chicago in 2014 to establish the studio’s office in lower Manhattan, which has now grown to a staff of 22 with projects both locally and internationally. His current work includes a major expansion of the American Museum of Natural History, a new FDNY firehouse in Brooklyn, a boutique office tower along the High Line, and a residential high-rise in Toronto.

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Chicago Plant Rescue

@ VOL 39 ON SEP 06, 2016

Lindsey Telford and her organization Chicago Plant Rescue find new homes for greenery that's no longer wanted in commercial spaces. 

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Chicago Design Museum

@ VOL 39 ON SEP 06, 2016

Tanner Woodford gives his PechaKucha presentation as a synopsis of Chicago design history, and the foundation of the Chicago Design Museum.

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Im Spinnennetz der Textilforschung

@ VOL 14 ON APR 13, 2018

Jacqueline Tschannett ist chemisch-technische Assistentin am Forschungsinstitut für Textilchemie und Textilpyhsik an der Universität Innsbruck.


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Poster for PKN Chicago Vol. 11

PechaKucha Night in Chicago returns to Martyrs' next week (September 1) for Vol. 11, and as the poster clearly indicates, promising "a veritable feast for the eyes, ears and mind."

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PKN Chicago in the News

PechaKucha Night in Chicago organizer Peter Exley reaches out with GIANT arms to everyone -- or at least to the photographer of the following piece on Chicago's successful run of PKNs, found in the May-June issue of Chicago Architect.

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PechaKucha x School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Later this month (October 23), PechaKucha Night in Chicago is teaming up with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for a special PechaKucha event. Here's more from PKN Chicago organizer Peter Exley: Since PK began in Chicago, one of the most fertile sources of presenters and supporters seems to have been the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Recognizing this, PKN Chicago is organizing a special PK event to coincide with this year's parents weekend. So Moms, Mums, and Dads from around the world converging on Chicago with their offspring attending SAIC will discover PK, and be on the lookout for it back home in their cities. And a new crop of young creatives will get their first taste of PK. We're very excited to be doing this with the [Art Insti] "tute." The poster for the event was designed by Eric Baskauskas.

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Poster for PKN Chicago Vol. 18

The next PechaKucha Night in Chicago (Vol. 18) is set for June 7, and as always will be held at Martyrs' -- you'll find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page. We're really digging the poster, which also appears to incorporate a working QR code for mobile phones. The photos included in this post are from PKN Chicago Vol. 17, held in early March.

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PKN Chicago in the News

PechaKucha Night in Chicago gets a nice piece in Time Out Chicago ("The new, cool lecture"), and this gives us an opportunity to mention that the city's next event will be its momentous Vol. 20, set for December 6 at Chicago's regular PKN home, Martyrs'. The photo above is by Thorsten Bosch.

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Chicago Live!

Pictured in the upper right hand corner, that's PechaKucha Night in Chicago organizer Peter Exley, and he'll be part of an upcoming edition (on November 10) of Chicago Live!, produced by the Chicago Tribune -- more details on this page.


Video from Chicago Live!

Earlier this month we mentioned that PechaKucha Night in Chicago organizer Peter Exley would be participating in the Chicago Tribune's Chicago Live! event, and here's video of Peter action.

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Poster for PKN Chicago Vol. 21

Chicago will soon be celebrating its 5th PechaKucha anniversary, and it happens with its PechaKucha Night Vol. 21 -- which is the reason for that 20x21 on the poster. The event is set for March 6 at Martyrs', and you'll find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page.

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City Focus: Chicago

The City Focus heads to one of our favorite cities, Chicago, to highlight yet more great presentations, most recently from the city's Vol. 30. A special "Chicago Artists Months" event is set for October 21.  

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City Focus: Chicago

For our City Focus this week, we return to one of our more vibrant -- and veteran -- series, and that's the one in Chicago, with the latest batch of presentations published coming from last month's Vol. 32.