What in the world is a Pecha Kucha?

One of the things RiM is famous for is the presentation of science in the Pecha Kucha format. It’s no ordinary format and takes thoughtfulness, practice and creative energy to do well.

What in the world is a Pecha Kucha?

  • A pecha kucha is a presentation format that makes your talk concise, visually interesting and keeps things moving at a rapid pace.
  • It draws its name from the Japanese term for the sound of ‘chit chat’.
  • It is based on a simple idea: you (the presenter) narrate your idea/topic through 20 images on 20 slides, which advance automatically every 20 seconds.

Wiki Pecha Kucha

Still unsure? 

Take a look at our Pecha Kucha TIP SHEET and be sure to visit the following links for some examples of the format in action:

Creativity and Science (Pecha Kucha Presentation)

A Tale of Two e-Patients – Pecha Kucha