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Winnipeg Design Festival - Next City Talks

A local public figure speaker event utilizing the 10x20x20 concept. It's based on "Pecha Kucha" http://www.pecha-kucha.org/presentations/ which is an international speaker series that started in Tokyo and has spread around the world. The format is 10 consecutive presenters; who each show 20 images; each image is automatically timed for 20 seconds (6 minutes 40 seconds total). There's no question period - just on to the next prese...nter. The condensed, rapid-fire format is appealing in that you get a lots of different viewpoint is a condensed evening of discussion. Presenters will ponder the theme; What is Next for Winnipeg as a city? A moderator will introduce each presenter. NEXT CITY TALKS IS 10 presentations of 20 slides, each up for 20 seconds, describing a fun, engaging, exciting, positive, funny, story, perspective, opinion, or projection of Winnipeg. Ideas for the city, A love letter to Winnipeg, A funny anecdotal story, or new visions for Winnipeg! Presenters Include: 1. Johanna Hurme (Principal, 5468796 architecture) 2. Dr. Sonia Bookman (Professor of Sociology - U of M) 3. Hazel Borys (Principal + Managing Director, Placemakers) 4. Jason Kasper (Principal, Ideate Design Consulting Inc.) 5. Michael Scatliff (Principal, Scatliff+Miller+Murray Landscape Architects) 6. Nils Vik (Owner, Parlour) 7. Paul Jordan (COO, The Forks Renewal Corporation) 8. Robert Galston (Blogger, The Rise and Sprawl) 9. Jack Jonasson (Owner, LoPub) 10. Mark Penner (Green Seed Developments) Admission is Free! Buttons will be available for sale for $1.25 to support the festival!

Where:
Gas Station Arts Centre
445 River Ave.
204-284-9478
When:
Friday, September 16, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
What:
Theatre & Arts > Lectures
Neighbourhood:
Centre
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