PechaKucha Night

Friday, February 20 2015

9:00 PM-10:30 PM

On Friday, February 20, the Frost Science Young Patrons continue Innovation & Engineering Weekend with a fascinating City of the Future PechaKucha Night 20×20 presentation, a speaker format in which 20 images are shown, each for 20 seconds.

This event is part of the global PechaKucha Night worldwide.

Speakers include:

Camille Coley, J.D., Assistant Vice President for Research and Associate Director of Florida Atlantic University’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center, on the future of energy through the power of ocean currents.

Meg Daly, Founder and President of The Underline, on the future of bikes in solving transportation challenges of the city of the future.
Stephen Davis, Ph.D., Wetland Ecologist for the Everglades Foundation, on the future of water for Miami and the importance of the Everglades in solving the water challenge.

Trevor Powers, Vice President of Engineering & Facilities of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, on the innovative design of the new Museum and the role of the Museum in the city of the future.

David Rifkind, Associate Professor of Architecture at Florida International University, on the future of urban housing with sustainable buildings that have net zero emissions.

Throughout the evening, guests will enjoy beverages in a fun and thought-provoking atmosphere while making their very own pottery through a special Maker’s activity. The evening will conclude by the “raku” kiln fire while the pottery is cured for guests to take home.

Music by Dani Nicole and complimentary libations courtesy of Tito’s Vodka, Mandarine Napoléon, ZIOBAFFA, Lucky Buddha and Lemon City Tea.

Suggested donation $10 but RVSP is required at

Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

3280 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL, 33133

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