On Tuesday, April 1, 2014 I presented the following slides as part of my Pecha Kucha presentation at ACPA 2014. It was a unique opportunity to share information based on the food class that I co-taught this past semester at Michigan State University.
About Pecha Kucha: My good friend Paul Brown describes the PK style of presentation very effectively in this post. I’d describe it as the most terrifying 6 minutes and 40 seconds, preceded by at least 12+ hours of prep in my life. Pecha Kucha, or PK for short, is a presentation format that lasts only 6 minutes and 40 seconds. Each presentation contains exactly 20 slides and each slide appears for only 20 seconds. Oh, and the slides are set to automatically advance, so once you “go” the trick is to keep time with the slides. As you can see with my slides below, the photos were very specifically chosen and flow between topics made it difficult if they weren’t perfectly timed. Ahhh!!
Quick shout out to my good friends, Kristin Holmberg & Kathy Adams Riester who helped me practice this in my hotel room probably about 20 times!
So, here’s my talk: