Tickets now available for Pecha Kucha Night 28
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
Maclab Theatre, Citadel Theatre
                       9828 101A Avenue NW
$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.

For more information:

Media contacts:

Shani Gwin
Communications Advisor