NewsCall for Participants (Application Deadline: August 21) Global Goals Jam Trans-local : Japan 2022, A two-day workshop2022.8.8

The Faculty of Design, Kyushu University will again this year host Global Goals Jam, a two-day workshop held around the world to think about sustainability from a global perspective and generate ideas for local solutions. Together with the Kyoto and Yamaguchi communities, we will share the perspectives of participants and issue stakeholders from both global and local viewpoints necessary to achieve the SDGs, and aim for “trans-local” collaboration that transcends regional boundaries.
Let’s use GGJ as an opportunity to expand our circle of friends and connect to concrete actions!

Global Goals Jam Trans-local: Japan 2022 A two-day workshop to think about sustainability from a global perspective and generate ideas for solving local problems

Date and Time|
Day 0 : Friday, September 9, 2022, 19:00 – 20:30
This is an online pre-event to meet your team and share your research. If it is difficult for you to attend, you can participate by video letter or other alternative methods.

Day 1-2 : 2022.9.17 (Sat) – 2022.9.18 (Sun) 09:00 – 18:00
The event will be held over the course of two days. Please note that it is not possible to attend only one of the two days.

Location| Face-to-face dispersion & online (planned)

Capacity|36 participants

Application Deadline| 23:59 on 21st August 2022 (JST) *The deadline was extended!

Language| Japanese
*Final presentations will be given in English for international dissemination.

Conditions for participation|
・Participation in the workshop is limited to participants must be able to attend the entire 2-day workshop.
・Applicants with one or more of the following skills are welcome: graphic design, sketching, video editing, photography, crafts, digital fabrication, field research, product design, sound design, web production, programming, design thinking, planning, etc.

Workshop themes| Please fill out the application form.
Please let us know up to your second choice of challenge theme you would like to tackle on the day of the workshop by filling out the application form at the URL. (The secretariat will divide the participants into teams based on the balance of applications.)
A. How to turn a small park in town into a THIRD PLACE for everyone? (Venue: FabCafe Kyoto)
B. How to connect “forestation” and “monozukuri”? (Venue: FabCafe Kyoto)
C. How can we make the world a place where people with developmental disabilities are recognized and their strengths are put to use? (Venue: Yamaguchi University Yoshida Campus)
D. Let’s design a riverside that excites elementary school students! (Venue: Ohashi Campus, Kyushu University)
E. What is an exciting water management design that sustains flowers and greenery in the city? (Venue: Ohashi Campus, Kyushu University)
F. Let’s design sustainable organic agriculture by connecting with the city! (Venue: Ohashi Campus, Kyushu University)

To apply and details of each project|

Co-organizers| Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, Ito (Shin) Laboratory, Kyoto Sangyo University, Faculty of International Integrated Science and Technology, Yamaguchi University, FabCafe Kyoto
Cooperation| Kyoto City

Inquiry| Miwa Tsuruta (Faculty of Design, Kyushu University)
Please change [at] to @ and send your inquiry by e-mail.