Category: SINCA SESSION

SINCA online Debate #6 June 12

On Friday, June 12, we will host SINCA online debate #6. The statement is ” “Academic year should start in September.” As the school started this week in many places after closure for a few months, the topic of shifting the start of academic year in Japan to September has been debated. This debate is not…
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2020年6月4日 0

GAS Talk series #5 w Yuko

I interviewed Yuko Kimura, one of the participants of GAS 2010. She works for pharmaceutical company and applied for GAS as she was interested in pursuing ph. D while working. She made proposal for open innovation which she had prepared during GAS 2010 to the top management group of the company . She was later…
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2020年6月1日 0

SINCA online “Your story…”

On Sunday, May 24, we hosted SINCA online vol. 5. It was the day before the restriction would be lifted. The topic we discussed was “What do you want to do when the restriction is lifted? Why?” I gave brief overview of story telling and three breakout groups shared members’ stories to respond to the…
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2020年5月31日 0

SINCA Online #5 Your Story..

On Sunday May 24, we will host SINCA online special #5 at 8:00 pm. We will resume our format of introduction-breakout discussion in groups-report back and general discussion. The topic for discussion is “What do you want to do when emergency declaration is cleared . Pick up to three you want to do. Explain the…
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2020年5月20日 0

Video-Debate for Beginners

On May 10, we hosted SINCA Online Special session #4 entitled “Debate for Beginners.” 24 people registered and we divided them into four groups. At the beginning of the session, I gave overview of what Debate is and How to prepare for it, using slides. Video is some 17 minutes, covering the basics of debate.…
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2020年5月20日 0

Debate for Beginners- May 10

We will host the Special session Debate for Beginners on Sunday, May 10. After hosting online Debate three times, we realized many people may want to get exposed to “Introduction to Debate.” So, we decided to host the session for those with little or no experience of Debate. I will explain what debate is, what…
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2020年5月7日 0

Debate #3 April 19

On Sunday, April 19, we hosted Online Debate #3. The statement this time was “Schools- grade schools and high schools-should go digital.” It was the topic that has attracted some attention as schools are closed under Emergency declaration by the government for New Coronavirus pandemic. We made some changes in the process. We asked participants…
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2020年5月7日 0

SINCA Debate #3 April 19!

We are hosting the third Debate session on Sunday, April 19. We had two very exciting and interesting sessions so far and decided to do another one. This time, the topic is“Schools-grades and high schools) in Japan should go digital to develop capable people for the future.” As our school closure is extended to May…
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2020年4月15日 0

SINCA Debate#2 on April 5-Video

We hosted the second Debate session on April 5. The topic was “Meetings at company will become transparent and efficient with the use of digital apps such as zoom” We had some 15 people participating either as the members of Affirmative or Negative teams and as judge of the debate. It was very interesting and…
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2020年4月15日 0

SINCA Debate #2 April 5!

We will host SINCA Debate #2 this evening, Sunday, April 5.  Judging from the reports from overseas (some of the stories about the people-even young and healthy ones-who were infected with coronavirus are so horrific) and the way the Japanese government and Tokyo Metropolitan government have addressed so far, the Covid-19 and its impact-in particular…
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2020年4月5日 0