Here’s the main site: http://pecha-kucha.org/
Here’s the information on the Seattle event I attended: http://pecha-kucha.org/night/seattle/32
Check out some of the web sites of the presenters.
And check out the building where the event was held: http://www.olsonkundigarchitects.com/Projects/1003/Art-Stable
I sat next to Tom, the guy who designed the building, and had a good chat. I didn’t even know who he was. I think some of the architect students were jealous.
(Well, they didn’t bother to sit on the front row.)
There are lots of books and web sites and people who give advice on how to give good presentations. And if you give presentations (who doesn’t) it’s probably a good idea to learn as much as you can.
But even though there may be timeless principles on presenting a message, I think you’ll find that there are some new ideas that are challenging some of the old ones that have been around a while.
Check out this great post I found recently from Chris Brogan . It seems to match some of the other concepts I’ve heard from successful presenters lately.
For the interested student, other current masters of presentations are:
Learn something different and make your next presentation a smash hit.