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We held 2nd International Conference of “Science of Technology Innovation” 2017

2017.10.23

Academic Impact SDGs

2nd STI-Gigaku 2017 was held on 6th (Fri) - 7 th (Sat) October 2017. Continuing engaging our progress from 1st STI-Gigaku ( held on January 2017), STI-Gigaku encourages students to discuss issues such as energy, climate change, poverty, and hunger based on “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” (17 goals and 169 targets) which the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit has adopted as the 2030 agenda for sustainable development in September 2015. It brought together over 100 participants from National Institute of Technology (NIT, KOSEN) and Nagaoka University of Technology under one roof to discuss issues facing above criteria and, we believe in-depth insight and solutions were shred among all participants.

The first day of STI-Gigaku kicked off with Poster presentation, Laboratory tour, and Educational research achievements presentation for Tri-Institutional Collaborative / Cooperative Educational Reform Project. The second day featured student work shop of which theme “Solutions for local issues leads Solutions for world issues”. Students developed the teaching method by using Japanese dice game “SUGOROKU” and board game forming group work in class.

In the event of poster presentation, 109 posters were contributed, and 14 poster presenters were awarded “BEST POSTER AWARD”. In the event of workshop, 28 students with 6 groups competed on creating idea which named IDEATHON(IDEA + MARAHON), and the most excellent team of presenters were awarded “BEST IDEA DESIGN AWARD” with conferment by Executive Director /Vice President Shigeharu Kamado, Nagaoka University of Technology.

STI-Gigaku is also dedicated to peruse our deep commitment to support and advance The United Nations Academic Impact of which commitment to the opportunity for every interested individual to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for the pursuit of higher education.

“BEST POSTER AWARD” Recipients of award:
Tomoka Arata        NIT, Miyakonojo College
Aya Takeuchi          NIT, Nagaoka College
Sakura Horiguchi       NIT, Tomakomai College
Kazuki Kamata         NIT, Kisarazu College
Anno Ide           NIT, Ube College
Kaya Nagao         NIT, Anan College
Kazuaki Yaegashi      NIT, Ichinoseki College
Nobuhiro Sasaki       NIT, Tsuruoka College
Konatsu kondo       NIT, Toyota College
Hirofumi Tsuchida      Graduate School, Nagaoka University of Technology
Huynh Tan Minh Triet    Graduate School, Nagaoka University of Technology
Shuhei Mizutani       Graduate School, Nagaoka University of Technology
Shoji Ikeda         Graduate School, Nagaoka University of Technology
Choolaka Hewawasam   Graduate School, Nagaoka University of Technology

“BEST IDEA DESIGN AWARD” Recipients of award:
Sumire Yamashita    NIT, Kure College
Tran Phuong Thao    Graduate School, Nagaoka University of Technology
Akihiro Nakamura    Graduate School, Nagaoka University of Technology
Alqadri Asri Putra    Graduate School, Nagaoka University of Technology
Nguyen Dang Khoa   Graduate School, Nagaoka University of Technology