Thursday, July 16, 2020

PechaKucha Orlando returns this weekend live via YouTube

Posted By on Thu, Jul 16, 2020 at 12:22 PM

  • Photo courtesy PechaKucha Orlando/Facebook
PechaKucha Night Orlando returns this weekend – yes, online this time – with an adventurous lineup and free admission.

The popular speaker series, named after the Japanese phrase for "chit chat," sets out a simple framework for speakers across all disciplines – they can present 20 slides with 20 seconds for each slide on the topic of their choice. No more, no less.

Having a virtual event allowed PechaKucha organizers to invite in out-of-town guests – from New Jersey, West Virginia and Vancouver – and there's one particular name that should stir enthusiasm. Mark Dytham, the man who developed the PechaKucha concept, will be dialing in from Tokyo to give a talk.

Another notable development is that there will be a musical performance from local Matt Duarte.

The full lineup for the evening includes: Kari Whaley, Mark Dytham, Donna Rivera, TJ Dawe, Sean Killingsworth, Andrea Estanga, Luke Hladek, Kristina Di Palo and Matt Duarte.

PechaKucha Night Orlando v.29 is this Saturday, July 18, at 8 p.m. The event will be streamed on PechaKucha Orlando's YouTube channel. The event is free but the organizers recommend you RSVP via the Facebook event.

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