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As change accelerates globally, the tools we use to thrive need to mature as well. In this session we will discuss social, planning and economics tools beings used on the leading edge.


*What are modern tools?
・Tools for true relationships with multi-stakeholders
・Tools for understanding complex social systems easier
・Approaches for co-designing through human capacity building


Date: 24th September, 2019 17:30 – 19:00 ( Doors open 17:00 )
Venue: Conference Room 1ABC, GRIPS
     7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo ( )
Organizer: National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies ( GRIPS ) and SciREX Center
Language: English/Japanese ( Simultaneous interpretation will be provided )
Please register at this registration form by noon on September 23rd.
Registration form:
If you cannot open the form, please send email to SciREX Center Secretariat, Registration email must include: 1 ) your name, 2 ) institution, 3 ) position and 4 ) e-mail address.


[About Speakers]

Daniel Goldman
Daniel Goldman
Managing Director Ignition Angels ;  Co-Founder EDGEof; Co-founder Prosperity Exchang
Daniel has spent most of his life using technology, entrepreneurship and social engineering to foster education, understanding and a better world. This work includes international JVs such as SparkNeuro, brought to Japan by EDGEof; building leading online communities; mentoring and investing in teams who have gone on to win awards and create billion dollar companies; innovation work with the EPA and WHO; over $50 million raised; creating products and services used by tens of millions; service and memberships include the prestigious NEC Future Creators Forum, advisor to the Mistletoe Foundation at Stanford, and several nonprofit and for-profit boards.


Todd Poter
Todd Porter
Co-Founder, Chief Ecosystem Officer, EDGEof.
25+ year career building and collaborating with forward edge communities, organizations and platforms dedicated to prosperous futures for all: Founder Boma Japan; Advisor Future Food Institute; Founding Advisor Venture Cafe Tokyo; Founding Ambassador TEDx; Co-founder TEDxTokyo; Co-founder Fab Cafe Global; Co-founder Impact Foundation Japan; Venture Catalyst Imagine Media; MBA Stanford Graduate School of Business; Co-founder Insight Out Collaborations; Fellow Metasystems Design Group; Organizational Development Director Public Allies; Ashoka: Innovators for the Public; Bain & Company;.


Tony Lai
Tony Lai
Founder and Chairman,; Founder, Stanford CodeX Blockchain Group; Founding Team and Social Innovation Advisor, StartX Stanford; Collective Architect, DSILGlobal.
Tony was founded company,, to deploy technology to scale legal access worldwide, working on improving legal systems through technology. He was also on the founding team of StartX, supporting Stanford-affiliated professors, graduates and alumni working on breakthrough technologies and ventures. Teaching and helping coordinate courses held at Stanford’s law school at Stanford’s, on legal technology and ideas for a better Internet. Currently working with the design, social innovation, and leadership collective, DSIL, to develop and distribute the toolsets, skillsets and mindsets needed to ensure solutions.



Graduate Research Institute for Policy Studies ( GRIPS )
The Science for RE-designing Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Center
  ( SciREX Center )
Dr. Michiko Iizuka / Ms. Izumi Suzuki
TEL: +81- ( 0 ) 3-6439-6318 / FAX: +81- ( 0 ) 3-6439-6260


Date / Time September 24, 2019 17:30-19:00
SpeakerMr.Daniel Goldman Managing Director Ignition Angels ; Co-Founder EDGEof ; Cofounder Prosperity Exchang
Venue Conference Room 1ABC, GRIPS
Fee Free
Language English/Japanese ( Simultaneous interpretation will be provided )
About Entry

7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8677

TEL : +81-(0)3-6439-6000     
FAX : +81-(0)3-6439-6010


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