PechaKucha Night

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PechaKucha Night

A fun community event where presenters share creative ideas PechaKucha style: 20 slides x 20 seconds each. We are beyond thrilled to announce Burnaby's first PechaKucha Night. It is launching during the Burnaby Festival of Learning. On Sunday, May 6, we invite presenters to share their stories and creative ideas in the PechaKucha 20x20 format in a theme that represents health and wellness. Come join us! 


  • Colin Easton, Creator, The Stranger Project in Vancouver ("Lessons in Living Through Death")
  • Emily Wight, Author & Communications Manager, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health in Vancouver ("Tasty Bites: A Good Enough Dinner, Challenging What Makes a Family Dinner Meaningful")
  • Brooke Takhar, Writer and Social Media Manager in Vancouver ("My Years of Living Dangerously / Stories I've Never Told My Mom")
  • Nina Dosdall, Personal trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Actor in New Westminster ("Nina's 15 Year Journey in trying to Achieve the Perfect Body has her Question the Whole Culture of Self Improvement, leading to some Pretty Interesting Discoveries")
  • Allison Baird, Gifted Education Teacher, Surrey School District in new Westminster ("Calming the Busy Mind: Teaching Mindfulness to Gifted Kids")
  • Egan Davis, Educator in Vancouver
  • Linh Truong, Owner, The Soap Dispensary & Kitchen Staples in Vancouver ("The Need for Consumers and Businesses to strive towards Zero Waste")
  • Vienna Chichi Lam, Graduate Researcher & Lab Supervisor, Centre for Forensic Research, Simon Fraser University in Burnaby ("Adventures in Academia")
  • Dale Mikkelsen, VP Development, SFU Community Trust ("Building Community")
  • Sukhdeep Jassar ("Following Sukh, A Story of Loss, Love and Healing")

Hosted by Shadbolt Centre for the Arts and Burnaby Neighbourhood House. This event is FREE to attend. Seats are limited, register now to ensure you have a spot. 

The PechaKucha Night event will be interpreted by an American Sign Language Interpreter.


Sunday, May 6, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
More Info: 

This event is FREE to attend. Seats are limiited, register now to ensure you have a spot at

Shadbolt Centre for the Arts (Studio Theatre)
6450 Deer Lake Ave
Burnaby, BC V5G 2J3