The 9th volume of PechaKucha Night Richmond
PechaKucha Nights are informal and fun gatherings open to the public where speakers present 20 images, for 20 seconds each. Join us to watch people inspired to share thought provoking ideas and stories.
Thursday March 26
Doors 6:00 Starts 7:00
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Melville Centre for Dialogue
8771 Lansdowne Road, Richmond
The event is free and will include refreshments, live music and door prizes. Live music will be performed by "The Wishbone" a Richmond-based group consisting of five musicians.
Register Now. Limited Seating
These presentations will feed your soul!
Carla Olson / Documentary Filmmaker
Title: Musings on post-modern parody.
Description: What do the Muppets, Anton Corbijn, and Canadian Literature have in common?"
Brandon Hastings / KPU Alumni, Immigrant Services Society Board Member
Title: Beginning, middle, and ISS of BC's New Welcome House.
Description: Brandon was never going to be an artist, designer, or film-maker, but he is turning his skills into something he's passionate about anyway, and he's pretty excited about it.
Katie Stewart / Strategist at Make Creative, Creative Director of SAD Magazine
Title: Hungry for More
Description: SAD Mag's Katie Stewart on Stories, Art, Design and the perils of putting a naked man (with carrot cake in his lap) on the cover of a magazine.
Victor Marinez / KPU Product Design Instructor, Systems Thinking Designer, Sustainability Consultant
Title: What if?
Description: How a regular life was and can be disrupted by one repeated question.
Jaeger Mah / Videographer, YVR Resident Storyteller
Title: Fly with me.
Description: How I won the opportunity to live in the Vancouver Airport.
Josh Gibbons / KPU Alumni, Financial Analyst and Project Manager
Title: Getting There
Description: Making meaningful decisions
Michael Altshuler / Richmond Violin Maker
Title: My world through the violin.
Description: How the beauty of the violin has influenced my life experience and led me from Russia to Canada.
Alexa Loo / 2 time Olympian (Snowboarding)/ Richmond City Council Member
Title: Results vs. impact.
Description: How one Olympian made meaning and created impact with her journey.
Patrick Tubajon / Owner and Creator of Gudrun Tasting Room, Steveston
Title: A good run.
Description: A simple forced change can enlighten not only the problem but it can affect almost every aspect of running a restaurant.
Christine Terpsma / Program Co-ordinator at Delta Farmland & Wildlife Trust
Title: Bridging the gap.
Description: How local farmers support conservation of wildlife and soil resources on agricultural land in Delta, BC.
Master of Ceremonies
Garry Yuill / KPU Accounting Instructor / Owner of Yuk Yuks Comedy Club
PechaKucha Vol 9 is hosted by Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Wilson School of Design. The event is produced by KPU 2nd years students in the Graphic Design for Marketing Program as a Marketing Communications Design, course assignment.
PechaKucha Night Richmond, Vol. 9 is sponsored by the City of Richmond's Public Art Department – www.richmond.ca/publicart and the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Alumni Association.