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Glocal Summer School Program 2021 Tokyo Tech Online

Published: August 5, 2021

A 3-day intensive training program in problem solving and creative idea to solve world-scale problems for approximately 30 graduate school students (from doctoral, masters degree program and professional masters degree program), international exchange students and individual workers, with different academic or professional background.

"Glocal" is the idea combing local and global points to develop an individual's invention to innovation.

This program, titled "Design for Humanity - Who Can Care of Me?", focuses on understanding of care in high aging society and how to develop an individuals invention to worldwide innovation.

Participating graduate students from doctoral and masters programs in mixed group, through discussions, activities, modeling, and poster presentation, can acquire the ability of leadership, interdisciplinary knowledge, and communication, not only to lead a team as a researcher or an entrepreneur but also to create a collaboration, to establish networks with researchers in other specialties and to understand the extraprofessional knowledge and a new viewpoint by cultural exchange.

On the final day, each team will participate in poster presentation. Teams with excellent proposals will receive an award.

Date

Monday, September 13, 2021 - Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Venue

Online

Quorum

Approximately 30 persons

Language

English

Eligibility

Those who can participate for the 3 days afternoon. Graduate Student (Masters Program, Professional Masters Degree Program, and Doctoral Program), Research Student*, Special Auditing Student*, International Exchange Student*

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About detail, see the Application Guide.

Application

From Monday, August 9 to Friday, September 3, 2021. Before 17:00.

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Deadline date may be extended if we have vacant seats

Application Method

Credit

(one credit of Liberal Arts Courses)
LAH.C619: Glocal Doctor Japan Y1, (for students in doctoral program)
LAH.A541: Glocal Japan Y1, (for students in masters degree program and professional masters degree program)

Schedule

Monday, September 13, 2021

Opening Remarks, General Instruction, Team Building, Lecture

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Lecture, Team Activity for Final Presentation

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Preparation, Final Presentation, Award for Team

Special Lecturers

Monday, September 13, 2021

Yotaro HAMADA, Senior Staff Writer, Asahi Shimbun, currently on leave to work & learn at Sekiaikai Healthcare Corporation in Oita Prefecture

Yotaro HAMADA, Senior Staff Writer, Asahi Shimbun, currently on leave to work & learn at Sekiaikai Healthcare Corporation in Oita Prefecture

His Latest Book: Kourei Nipon Wo Dou Toraeruka, KEISOSHOBO 2021
Special Lecture: "Shortage of care workers threatens Japan; How should we meet a challenge?"

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Motohiro SATO, Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Graduate School of Economics

Motohiro SATO, Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Graduate School of Economics

Special Lecture: Economic Value of Care: In Japan, the high aging society, it is essential to promote care services as a new industry.
Proposing the industrialization of care to maintain health of the aged and support nursing care workers.

Hiroshi OKAZAKI, M.D. Ph.D., Professor, Department of Traumatology Fukushima Medical University

Hiroshi OKAZAKI, M.D. Ph.D., Professor, Department of Traumatology Fukushima Medical University

Special Lecture: "Orthopedic Treatment of Injured Aged Persons"

Guests & Referees

Jun-ichi IMURA, Vice President for Teaching and Learning
Jun-ichi IMURA, Vice President for Teaching and Learning

Glocal Summer School Program 2021 Tokyo Tech Online Flyer

Contact

Glocal School Desk

Email contact@ggs.shs.ens.titech.ac.jp

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