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TransitCenter's 2017 HolidayTransitSlam
Do you just love public transportation? Could you entertain and educate an audience with a 6-minute presentation on it?  Prove it. TransitCenter is hosting its 2nd Annual TransitSlam on December 14, 2017. See our TransitSlam guidelines and submit your ideas below.

Who is TransitCenter? TransitCenter is a New York-based foundation dedicated to improving urban mobility. Staffed and governed by several generations of transportation experts, TransitCenter fosters research and advocacy to improve and expand public transportation across the United States. Visit our website at, follow us on Twitter @TransitCenter.

What is a TransitSlam? It’s transit’s answer to Pecha Kucha. A TransitSlam is an exciting event for presenters and audience members alike. During the event, you are given exactly 6 minutes to talk about a transit issue of your choice. The twist is that they must complete their presentation in 20 slides at 18 seconds apiece. This format allows for an entertaining yet educational experience that leaves audiences (hopefully) raving.

Event Details: The evening will consist of 8 presentations, back to back, preceded by a mixer. Prizes will be awarded to the top two slammers, judged by audience applause. This event will be hosted at TransitCenter, 1 Whitehall Street, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10004. Doors open with appetizers and drinks available at 6PM, program begins at 6:30 PM.

Key dates & deadlines:

Submission deadline: November 27th
Acceptance notification: Nocember 29th
Final presentation Due: December 13th
TransitSlam Event: December 14th

Contact with questions:

Name *
Title *
Organization *
Email address *
Twitter handle *
Title of TransitTalk *
3-5 bullet summary of your presentation (up to 100 words) *
Link to 30-second video (Optional)
Upload an example slide (optional)
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