Global Goals Jam Kyoto 2018

2018/09/16(SUN) ~2018/09/17(MON)


Global Goals Jam Kyoto is a 2 day design workshop consisting of short design sprints. It aims to answer questions, solving challenges related to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Creative teams, with designers, developers and Jammers from the local community will work together using a tailored toolkit. Together, we will create interventions aimed at short term targets in support of the long term goals.

The themes of the workshop are sustainability and materials in Kyoto. The solutions from this workshop will be published under the creative commons licences.The event is co-organized by the United Nations Development Program and MediaLAB Amsterdam.
Let’s design 2030 together!

Think Big. Start Small. Act Fast.


Related SDGs

SDGs #1: No Poverty
SDGs #3: Good Health and Well-Being
SDGs #5: Gender Equality
SDGs #7: Affordable and Clean Energy
SDGs #11: Sustainable Cities and Communities


Day1 : 16th.Sept [Sun] 9:00 – 18:30
9:00 Registration, Workshop starts
9:00-10:30 Introduction、Ice Breaker
10:30-14:00 Sprint1: Kyoto and SDGs Field Research
14:00-14:30 Middle Pitch
14:30-18:00 Sprint2: Concept Making、Idea Generation
18:00-18:30 Middle Pitch

Day2 : 17th.Sept [Mon] 9:00 – 18:30
9:00 Gathering
9:00-13:00 Sprint3: Prototyping
13:00-17:30 Sprint4: User Testing, Finalizing
17:30-18:00 Final Presentatin
18:00-18:30 Closing session

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MTRL KYOTO / FabCafe Kyoto, Motoshiogamacho 554, Kyoto Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto

This event is for those who are

– interested in SDGs and about to take action.
– interested in Design Methodology and Design Sprint
– interested in the sustinability in Kyoto
– interested in/acting for Social innovation
– interested in social contribution with your skills


– participating whole 2day program
– one of the following skills
Graphic Design, Sketch, Video Making, Photography, DIY, Digital Fabrication, Field Research
Product Design, Audio Editing, Web Development, Programming, Design Thinking, Concept Making

※ The program is mainly facilitated in Japanese, but we will offer supports in English if needed.
※ The party will be organized after the program on 17th Sept. The participation fee:1000 yen.
※ If you need any support, please give comments


MTRL KYOTO / FabCafe Kyoto, Kyoto Sangyo University Shinichiro Ito Lab(TBC)


Shinichiro(Lecturer, Kyoto Sangyo University)| shin[@]


Global Goals Jam Kyoto 2018

Date and time 2018/09/16(SUN)~2018/09/17(MON)
Application Deadline 8th. September (The application will be closed when the number of the registrants reaches the limit.)
Entrance fee Free 
Attendance capacity 20 people
Motoshiogamacho554, Kyoto Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto,
600-8119, Japan