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11 Jul 2017 28 July/ UK-Japan Social Entrepreneurship Symposium – Memory of Tomoatsu Godai 

UCL-Japan Youth Challenge Committee

UK-Japan Social Entrepreneurship Symposium – Memory of Tomoatsu Godai

How to Improve Our Society through New Businesses Creation? – Memory of Tomoatsu Godai

The symposium will start with a keynote lecture by Prof. Nick Tyler (UCL Transport Institute), which will be followed by 8 talks about social entrepreneurship from academic, political, economical and entrepreneurs' point of view, as well as supporting structures.

Following the symposium, UCL-Osaka reception will be held in UCL North Cloisters (one-minute walk from the symposium venue).

Friday, 28 July 2017
Symposium: 13:00 - 17:00
Reception: 18:00 - 20:00

UCL Cruciform Building

Gower Street



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Confirmed speakers:
Prof. Nick Tyler (Chadwick Chair of Civil Engineering, UCL Transport Institute)
Mr. Tadahiko Yanai (Manager for Innovation, Economic Strategy Bureau, Osaka City Government)
Prof. Toshiya Hoshino (Osaka University, Japan)
Ms Milimer Morgado (Young Entrepreneur)
Mr Soto Yamauchi (Young Entrepreneur, Walt, Inc.)
Ms Tomoko Watanabe (Urban Innovation Institute, Japan)
Ms Yuliana Topalzy and Ms Anna Sexton (UCL Entrepreneurship)

Sponsored by:
Osaka City
Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation
Japan Foundation
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Japan
Japan Society of the Promotion of Science
Embassy of Japan
UCL Grand Challenges

For more information and signing up for the event:


Ryo Torii (r.torii@ucl.ac.uk)

This event flyer is available here.

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