ToTAL/OPEN Program "Creating and establishing new business to solve social issues in the field of social infrastructure"

RSS

Published: November 17, 2020

This is an announcement of the subject ToTAL/OPEN program* "Creating and establishing new business to solve social issues in the field of social infrastructure" that is a part of "Professionals and value creation Ⅱ" of ToTAL course.

  • Professionals who are creating leading edge of values (innovations) in various fields including enterprises, start-ups, NPO/NGO, journalism, government and academic present the leading edge of information about their business, development, vision of their activities, and problems to be overcome to the students. Then, try to have in-depth discussions among participants.
  • Students are being requested to engage in preparation work; to research outline of the organization the professionals are belonging and to clarify aims for having communication with them, in advance.
*

ToTAL/OPEN Program

"ToTAL/OPEN Programs" are programs which are originally designed for ToTAL students that are also open to non-ToTAL students. Non-ToTAL students can: (1) apply to these courses (credits and GA will be granted), or (2) join each program on ad-hoc basis (credits will be not granted).

For more detail:

[Open Programs] Outline of 2020 3Q4Q ToTAL/OPEN Programs and Schedule (and Application Sheet) & Online Open Officeouter

Creating and establishing new business to solve social issues in the field of social infrastructure

Guest Speakers: Mr. M. Takeshima

General Manager, Social Innovation Business Division, Business Incubation and Development Division, Digital Society Division, and General Manager, Sustainable Infrastructure Management Dept., and Leader, Future Investment Division Infrastructure Maintenance Project, Hitachi, Ltd.

While aging social infrastructures, including road, bridges and water supply, which were built in high-speed growing era in 1960-70s has been progressed, decreasing number of masterful engineers and workers who have high level of skills becoming social issues.

Hitachi have been engaged in development of world highest level of sensors which detect water leakage of pipeline buried in the ground. During the lecture, I would like to introduce a development story about the sensor from the beginning; based on local voices raised by actual engineers and workers. Furthermore, it has been becoming a big issue that identifying exact location about various kind of buried pipes, such as water and gas. We are also engaged in developing new method for identifying such pipes by using radar in the ground and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Actual examples of new technology and new business will be introduced.

Date & Time
Friday, January 29, 2021, 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.
Venue

Room 309B, South Bldg. 6, Ookayama Campus(or by Zoom)

Room 309A, J3 Bldg., Suzukakedai Campus: Connected by video conferencing (or by Zoom)

Students
Under Graduate and Graduate Students
If you wish to join this program

Please download the Schedule (and Application Form) from below and send it to Prof. Yamada by email.

[Open Programs] Outline of 2020 3Q4Q ToTAL/OPEN Programs and Schedule (and Application Sheet) & Online Open Officeouter

Applications and Inquires

Tokyo Tech Academy for Leadership (ToTAL) / Prof. Yamada

total.tokunin@total.titech.ac.jp

ToTAL/OPEN Program "Creating and establishing new business to solve social issues in the field of social infrastructure" Flyer

Contact

Tokyo Tech Academy for Leadership (ToTAL) / Prof. Yamada

Email total.tokunin@total.titech.ac.jp

Tel +81-5734-3755

RSS