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PechaKucha Smackdown

  • September 23, 2014
  • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sam Swope Training Center (Behind Lexus Dealership) 11601 Plantside Drive


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September Chapter Meeting

Presentation Summary:

We are going to delve into the world of PechaKucha, having our first ever PechaKucha Smackdown with two of our board members, Eric Brown and Whitney Bishop. You will be selecting the winner!!

PechaKucha, meaning chitchat in Japanese, is a presentation concept that has been around since the first PechaKucha night held in February 2003. The method is described as 20x20; in other words the presenter has exactly 20 slides with a duration of 20 seconds each for a total time of 6 minutes and 40 seconds. What this does is force the presenter to organize the presentation with extreme clarity and brevity while not trying to cover too much in one presentation.

This not so new concept becomes critical as we re-think how we produce training for social media. While we all know chunking works best for cognition, PechaKucha takes this to another level.

Presenter Bios:

Eric  VS. Whitney

Non-Profit Organization:

Lynn Rippy of YouthBuild Louisville will be at our September meeting to share the story of YouthBuild Louisville.

YouthBuild Louisville’s mission is to champion young people to be great citizens who build productive lives and sustainable communities.  YBL capitalizes on the positive energy of young adults by helping them rebuild their communities and their own lives with a commitment to work, education, responsibility and family. Students split their time between the construction site and the classroom, where they work toward earning their GED, learn to be community leaders and prepare for jobs or college.

Lynn is an experienced, team-oriented administrator with a highly successful track record in program start-ups and implementations. She has more than 34 years of progressive experience in all phases of operations and program management, with particular strength in skill building programs for high-rick youth. She is recognized for her exceptional ability to motivate others at all levels in the achievement of individual and organizational goals.

Networking begins at 4:30 and the presentation is from 5:00- 6:00.

Location: Sam Swope Training Center (located behind Lexus Dealership) 11601 Plantside Drive


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