Events comes to Tokyo Tech 2017 - 2-days BOOTCAMP "Design Challenge"


"Design Thinking" has been "common sense" as a concept which should be essential for the people who are being expected to be "INNOVATORS" in any filed even if you are researchers or business person. Through this BOOTCAMP of " comes to Tokyo Tech 2017", a unique workshop by which you will be able to be instructed by Stanford Univ./ tutors directly, we are expecting all of students to feel and execute "Creative Confidence", an insight of Design Thinking,

Further to the last year, 2-days BOOTCAMP about Design Thinking will be held as a part of menu in AGL Yamada Dojo/Open Dojo. We are expecting to have 40 students as we did the last year. In case of over-subscription, we will make selection. If you are interested to join this workshop, please send an application form attached to me as soon as possible after checking details below.

Date and time
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - Sunday, October 28, 2017 9:00 - 18:00 on both days
Thomas Both, Scott Witthoft, and David Janka, the, Stanford Univ.
Conditions for Attendances
Any students of Tokyo Tech and other university can be applied. In case of over subscription, AGL students may be selected prior to other students. In case of selection, your answers to "Level of your English capability" and "Please advise why we have to choose you as attendants for the workshop" may be considered.
Attendants to this BOOTCAMP will make commitments on (1) attending both 2 days, and (2) no delay and no early retirement.
Max Attendances
40 students max.
Attending Fee
Free. But, 3,000 yen, as fee for lunch, beverage and snacks, should be paid.
Due date for applicants
Friday, September 29, 2017
Draper Nexus Ventures
Innovations and Future Creation Inc.

If you want to join the 2-days BOOTCAMP", please fill in the form attached and send it to Prof. Yamada/AGL by September 29, 2017.

Attached: Application Form (excel file)

Send the application formexcel to: Prof. Yamada (


AGL Office

Tel +81-5734-3116

Reference: Facilitators

Thomas Both

Curriculum and Experience Lead. Thomas is a graduate of the Stanford Design Master's Program and brings with him on human-centered design.

Scott Witthoft D'arbeloff fellow 2008-2009 & lecturer. Scott is a co-author of "Make Space", a book of "how to set the stage for creative collaboration. He studied civil engineering at Washington Univ.

David Janka

Lecturer. Levinthal fellow 2011-2012. After graduating medical school, he joined full-time as a fellow, working to integrate design thinking principles into medical education, healthcare delivery, medical device design and global health practice. comes to Tokyo Tech 2017 - 2-days BOOTCAMP "Design Challenge" flyer


AGL Office

Tel +81-5734-3116

Update : August 10, 2017