Charlotte and the Convention, Pecha Kucha Style

Artists, historians, graphic designers, architects, community planners, graduate students and everyone in between are invited to submit a “pecha kucha style” presentation to be juried into “Charlotte and the Convention.”

The event will be limited to 10 presentations and take place from 1:00 – 3:00 pm on Friday, August 31, 2012 at Queens University of Charlotte. Presenters should be available during that window of time.

We’re looking for “pecha kucha style” presentations about Charlotte, the Democratic National Convention, and the relationship between the two. All are welcome to submit.

Charlotte and the ConventionTHE EVENT

The Knight School of Communication at Queens University of Charlotte is hosting an innovative learning opportunity surrounding the Democratic National Convention. On August 30 and 31, 2012, students will gather at the university to learn about the relationships between politics, conventions, cities, and the media.

Then during the convention, these students will be active in Charlotte serving in supporting roles for convention guests, national and local media, and non-profit organizations.

For more information about the Charlotte and the Convention course, click here.


Pecha Kucha (Japanese for chit-chat) is a multiple presenter presentation style that offers each presenter the opportunity to showcase 20 slides for 20 seconds each. The total presentation time for each presenter is 6 minutes, 40 seconds. The format keeps presentations short, concise, and fast-paced.

This series of presentations will highlight issues related to Charlotte, the DNC, and current political, communication, and technology issues.

Interested in presenting?

Email your proposal for a presentation or request more information.

The deadline for proposals is June 15, 2012

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