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Tokyo Tech Festival 2018

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Tokyo Tech Festival 2018

The exciting Tokyo Tech Festival is a two-day event that attracts upwards of 50,000 local residents, Tokyo Tech students, and prospective applicants to the Ookayama Campus every year.

A wide variety of interesting and educational exhibits and presentations will be featured in classrooms, and food tents will be set up on campus to offer delicious refreshments. Live music, stand-up comedy and many other fun events will take place on the outdoor stage. Lab Walk-ins are a great way for visitors to experience Tokyo Tech’s state-of-the-art science and technology.

Date
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - Sunday, October 7, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Venue

The theme of the festival 2018 - Frontier

The theme of the festival 2018 chosen by popular vote is "Frontier."

Frontier is all about state-of-the-art technology and leading-edge research. Tokyo Tech is deeply involved in a wide range of frontier research, and this theme is a great way to introduce the public to the exciting potential of the future and highlight Tokyo Tech’s role in bringing this potential to life.

Logo of Tokyo Tech Festival 2018
Logo of Tokyo Tech Festival 2018

Tech-chan, official character of Tokyo Tech Festival since 2012©Hida / Tokyo Tech Festival executive committee
Tech-chan, official character of Tokyo Tech Festival since 2012
©Hida / Tokyo Tech Festival executive committee

Previous Tokyo Tech Festival

Stage performances
Stage performances

Food tents
Food tents

Club exhibitions

Club exhibitions

Club exhibitions

Hands-on events that invite visitors to experience Tokyo Tech projects

Hands-on events that invite visitors to experience Tokyo Tech projects

Hands-on events that invite visitors to experience Tokyo Tech projects

Details of Tokyo Tech Festival 2018

Tokyo Tech Festival 2018 features a wide variety of interesting and exciting events.

Tokyo Tech and Sword Art Online - Front Line Science and Technology

Check out SAO technology!

Tokyo Tech and Sword Art Online - Front Line Science and Technology

Tokyo Tech brings leading-edge animation to the Ookayama Campus with a panel discussion on the cutting-edge technology employed in the making of globally popular Sword Art Online (SAO). Panelists include a Tokyo Tech professor, writer Reki Kawahara, animation director Tomohiko Ito, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, who voiced Kirito, and Rina Hidaka, who voiced Silica.

  • Mr. Mr. Reki Kawahara
    Mr. Reki Kawahara
  • Mr. Tomohiko Ito
    Mr. Tomohiko Ito
  • Mr. Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
    Mr. Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
  • Ms. Rina Hidaka
    Ms. Rina Hidaka
  • Professor Yoshihiro Miyake School of Computing, Tokyo Tech
    Professor Yoshihiro Miyake
    School of Computing, Tokyo Tech
  • Associate Professor Shoichi Hasegawa Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Tech
    Associate Professor Shoichi Hasegawa
    Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Tech

Strongman Competition - TOP OF MUSCLE 2018

Exciting power competition!!

Strongman Competition - TOP OF MUSCLE 2018

TOP OF MUSCLE 2018 is a series of power events that showcase Tokyo Tech’s strongest students. It is scheduled to be held at the outdoor stage on Sunday, October 7, the second day of the festival.

Please enjoy this first-time event.

Lab Walk-ins

Take a look at the state-of-the-art research and technology!

Lab Walk-ins

Lab Walk-ins are a great opportunity for students interested in Tokyo Tech to see our research and get a feel for the atmosphere of laboratories. Walk-ins are also a popular way for local residents to see the exciting projects that researchers at Tokyo Tech are working on.

Open Classes

Tokyo Tech faculty members will give the following presentations in 2018 to introduce the Institute’s cutting-edge research to the public.

Venue
Capacity
290 persons
Remarks
Free of charge/ Reservations not required
*
Registration will start 15 minutes prior to each presentation in front of the Multi-purpose Digital Hall.
Saturday, October 6
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Professor Ken Tanaka, Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, School of Materials and Chemical Technology
"Assembling tortoise shells and synthesizing chiral compounds"
Sunday, October 7
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Associate Professor Takeshi Hata, Department of Life Science and Technology, School of Life Science and Technology
"Drug Discovery is fun! – Drug Efficiency, Methods of Discovery and Creation"
Sunday, October 7
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Professor Hiroyuki Umemuro, Department of Industrial Engineering and Economics, School of Engineering
"Generation, Movement, and Cultivation of Human Emotions"

We are looking forward to seeing everyone at the Ookayama Campus. For more details about festival events, please visit theTokyo Tech Festival 2018 website (Japanese)outer. The website will also list cancellations due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Contact

Tokyo Tech Festival executive committee

Email info@koudaisai.jp

Update : September 4, 2018

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