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Glocal Summer School Program 2020 Tokyo Tech Online

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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, master's degree program and professional master's 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 - Embody Life Memory” focuses on how to materialize closeness to person and how to develop an individual's invention to worldwide innovation.

Participating graduate students from doctoral and master's 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
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - Thursday, September 17, 2020
Venue
Online
Quorum
Approximately 30 persons
Language
English
Eligibility

Those who can participate for the 3 days afternoon. Graduate Student (Master's Program, Professional Master's Degree Program, and Doctoral Program),

Research Student*, Special Auditing Student*, International Exchange Student*

*About detail, see the Application Guide.

Application Deadline

Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Before 17:00.

*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 master's degree program and professional master's degree program)

Schedule

Tuesday, September 15
Opening Remarks, General Instruction, Team Building, Lecture
Wednesday, September 16
Lecture, Team Activity for Final Presentation
Thursday, September 17
Preparation, Final Presentation, Award for Team

Special Lecturers

Tuesday, September 15

Sputniko!

Sputniko! photo by MAMI ARAI
photo by MAMI ARAI

Artist/Tokyo University of the Arts, Department of Design, Associate Professor

Born in 1985, Sputniko! is a Japanese/British artist based in Tokyo. Sputniko! is known for her film and multi-media installation works which explore the social and ethical implications of emerging technologies. Sputniko! is currently an Associate Professor at the Tokyo University of the Arts. From 2013 to 2017, Sputniko! was an Assistant Professor at the MIT Media Lab, where she founded and directed the Design Fiction group. She gave a TED talk as a TED Fellow in 2019 and she was also chosen as one of Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum in 2017.

Wednesday, September 16

Ground Zero VR Video Project. Hiroshima Prefectural, Fukuyama Technical High School

Ground Zero VR Video Project. Hiroshima Prefectural, Fukuyama Technical High School

Students activities to succeed experience in Hiroshima based on records and interview with survivors and making Groud Zero landscape video by VR. (Students and adivisory Katsushi Hasegawa)

Usa

Usa

Pricture-book witer, Playwriter-director / The representative of “Exhibition of tiny lives disappeared by the disaster”, “Pet search & Rescue team U-Nyan” and theatrical company “Gekidan Sol. Hoshino Hana”

Seeing many animal victims at the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, she started the charity “Exhibition of tiny lives disappeared by the disaster” appealing creature and human have life. She holds the exhibition periodically. She appeals precious life through lecture and theatrical play

Guests & Referees

Junichi IMURA, Vice President for Teaching and Learning

Junichi IMURA, Vice President for Teaching and Learning

Glocal Summer School Program 2020 Tokyo Tech Online Poster

Contact

Glocal School Desk

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

This article has been updated to correct a typographical error on September 3.

Update : September 3, 2020

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