Welcome to PechaKucha Night: Waterways

 PechaKucha Night: Waterways, a groundbreaking global event featuring thought leaders and activists from around the world! 



On June 20th, 2019, Cleveland, Ohio will kick off a weekend of celebration with PechaKucha Night: Waterways, a groundbreaking event featuring presentations from thought leaders from around the world! We hope you and your friends will join us! 

Taking place in the 5,000 seat open-air Jacobs Pavilion amphitheater on the banks of the Cuyahoga River, this event is taking place 50 years after the last time industrial pollution caused a U.S. freshwater river to catch fire.  This blaze on the Cuyahoga River, which feeds the Great Lakes, triggered a national reckoning on water policy and led to the establishment of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Presenters from Ethiopia, Uganda, Lebanon, Vancouver, Minneapolis, Detroit and Cleveland will be leveraging the rapid-fire PechaKucha format to share diverse perspectives on how communities around the world can re-think their relationship with the world's more important resource. The beauty of the PechaKucha presentation format is its concision. Each speaker presents only 20 images and each image is timed to 20 seconds, delivering a unique evening filled with diverse perspectives.

PechaKucha Cleveland has held over 30 events in the past 10 years and globally over 3 million people have attended PechaKucha Night events! This event is 100% free and open to the public due through the generous support of the Cleveland Foundation and partnership with LAND Studio.

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Presenters will be announced 5/29/2019!!!

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