May 18, 2017
Pecha Kucha Night is back! This fast-paced and entertaining evening, organized by Edmonton’s NextGen, brings together Edmontonians to network, share ideas and learn more from our city’s future leaders and thinkers.
Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017
Time: 7 - 9 pm Doors open at 6:15 pm
Location: Maclab Theatre, Citadel Theatre
9828 101A Avenue NW
Cost: $13 plus GST
Pecha Kucha Night 28 also serves as the kick-off event of NextGen Month, which unites and recognizes volunteer organizations dedicated to making Edmonton a place young people choose to live, learn and work. With Canada 150 approaching, the presentation topics will focus on, “What’s your idea for building a stronger, more inclusive and more sustainable Canada?” Here is the presenter line-up for Pecha Kucha 28:
Chris Chang-Yen Phillips - The Land We Stand On
Ann Normand - Forestry: Sustainable Innovation
Karen Unger - Educate, Integrate, Celebrate
Jacquelyn Cardinal - The River
Bashir Mohammad - Black Edmonton: Our History, Our Legacy
Conor Kerr - Where the Spirits Roam
Raj Bali - Creating a Dialogue & Building a Story
Mark Korthuis - Re-Positioning Mental Health
Danielle Koleyak - Transforming a Resilient City
Jodi Stonehouse - Inviting the Indigenous Sports World to Edmonton
Derived from the Japanese phrase for “the sound of chit chat”, Pecha Kucha Nights are global, fun and informal gatherings where Edmontonians present innovative ideas in a concise and entertaining format. At Pecha Kucha 28, ten presentations that consist of 20 images shown for 20 seconds will be showcased.
Tickets are now available online.