Forget boring research presentations. PechaKucha is a method for giving dynamic presentations. The formula: 20 slides with mostly images and just 20 seconds per slide. A presentation lasts exactly 6 minutes and 40 seconds. The slides advance automatically.

The result? Inspiring presentations and an engaged audience. An ideal format to let different speakers have their say in a short time.

During the workshop you will learn how to give a powerful PechaKucha presentation.

We cover these topics

  • What message do you want to convey?
  • How do you build your PechaKucha presentation?
  • How do you hold your audience’s attention until the end?
  • How do you make a convincing impression?
  • How do you deal with stress?
  • How do you best prepare yourself?
  • What do PechaKucha slides look like?
  • Where can you find good images?
  • How do you set up the automatic slide transition?
  • Target audience


    Researchers, scientists, students and professionals, at universities, colleges, governments, companies and associations.

  • Format


    Online, on location or blended learning. A half or full day, additional sessions are possible.

  • Language


    English or Dutch

  • Software


    For the online workshop we use Zoom or WebinarGeek, but we can also use other tools if requested.

  • Instructor


    Hans Van de Water, experienced PechaKucha trainer, science communication expert and founder of The Floor is Yours.

  • Approach


    Our workshops are always:

    Customized We adapt the content to the target group.

    Interactive We involve the participants and let them immediately try out our tips.

    Specific No endless chatter, but practical tips and recognizable examples.

Create your training

  • Workshop

    During the workshop, participants will receive our best presentation tips, with customized examples and practical exercises. Choose between a half or full day workshop. On location or online.

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  • Try-out session (optional)

    Knowing how to do it is one thing, but applying this to your own topic and getting immediate feedback will ensure the very best learning experience. We do this in a small group during the try-out session.

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  • Book (optional)

    Our book ‘The floor is yours: Because life is too short for bad presentations’ contains useful presentation tips and useful tools. It is an ideal addition to this workshop.

    More info below

Sample combinations

  • An online workshop of half a day with 12 participants, followed by two try-out sessions in smaller groups (6 participants per session) a few days later.
  • A full day workshop, in combination with the book ‘The floor is yours’.

The workshop

We offer our workshop PechaKucha both on location as well as online. You can choose between a half or full day workshop.

  • Workshop on location

      • 3h

      • Max. 15 participants (more per approved request)

      • € 1.090,00

      • You learn the basics of PechaKucha. With recognizable examples and practical tips.

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      • 6h

      • Max. 12 participants

      • € 1.590,00

      • + More room for exercises and interaction
        + Participants give a shortened PechaKucha presentation and receive feedback

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  • Online workshop

      • 2h

      • Unlimited participants

      • € 990,00

      • You learn the basics of PechaKucha. With recognizable examples and practical tips, adapted to an online audience.

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All prices excluding VAT and excluding transport (if applicable)

Try-out session

With a try-out session, the participants will have the opportunity to process our tips from the workshop and really apply them to their own research or project. During the session they give a shortened PechaKucha presentation en receive feedback from the instructor and fellow participants.

The combination of the workshop and a try-out session generally produces the best results. We also offer video feedback.

  • Try-out session (online or on location)

      • 1.5h

      • Max. 6 participants

      • € 400,00 / session

      • Participants present their topic and receive feedback from the instructor and fellow participants.

  • Video feedback (at your own pace)

      • /

      • Individually

      • € 150,00 / person

      • Every participant sends us a video recording of a PechaKucha presentation, together with the script and slides.

        We record our feedback and provide the participant with a revision of the script.

All prices excluding VAT and excluding transport (if applicable)

Book The Floor is Yours

The book ‘The floor is yours: Because life is too short short for bad presentations’ is the ideal addition to our workshops. It not only deals with the topics from the workshop, but also goes into more detail, provides additional examples and offers useful tools that the reader can implement right away. A ‘must read’ according to Jan-Willem Toering, director of the Royal Netherlands Chemical Society (KNCV).

When you book a workshop, the book costs only € 20 per participant, instead of € 25.99 in stores. Also available in Dutch.

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What do the participants think?

  • Hans provided good examples, discussed open-minded the advantages and disadvantages of the presentation format with the participants, gave excellent hands-on tips and tricks and finally motivated all participants to improve their scientific communication in the future.

    Sarah Garré Professor at Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech

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