Jan 27 slushtokyo
In the spirit of “Call For Action”, we have rebranded and revamped the Dialogue Stage to be a kick-off point for attendees as an avenue to start or help your journey.
After getting inspired from successful founder stories, we don’t want you to leave just inspired; we want you to leave with something you can continue to develop. The Dialogue stage will be the place where you can learn, develop and challenge yourself. From improving your professional skills to trying out something new, this stage has it for you!
We’re supporting your next move in your journey through interactive sessions, hands-on workshops and more. Here’s a few sessions to get you excited:
●FUTURE EXPERIENCES with LEXUS
Target : Business person, people who think value and business strategy
In a world full of AI and big data which has dramatically evolved our lives with efficient services, we want to hear your ideas. In this session, we will talk about value creation in this new era by providing an experimental value with the guidance of industry experts. So come and share your ideas!
●The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback in a Global Context with CodeChrysalis
Target: Engineers, people who want to learn and improve their communication and leadership skills
Good engineering leadership requires the ability to communicate clearly. It’s often difficult to deliver feedback in effective ways, especially in an international context. In this session, Code Chrysalis will cover strategies for giving and receiving constructive and compassionate feedback. Let’s improve your communication skills!
● BUILD APPS FOR SOCIAL IMPACT! with Google Play
Target: Makers and developers
Mobile platforms such as Google Play and Android have reached global scale and are bringing billions of people online. They facilitate innumerable connections between users, developers and nonprofits that together create social impact around the world in areas such as health, education, financial inclusion and personal safety.
Learn about the social impact needs and interests of global smartphone users to better understand this massive opportunity from a developer’s perspective. We will share best practices and real life examples that will help you build better social impact focussed apps and games. Let’s get creative!
●Protect Yourself from Cyber Threats with Tokyo Techies
Target: Business person and startup company
Learn how to protect yourself from cyber threats and how to encrypt your own information. With social networking sites, our information is constantly available for hackers. To prevent your from getting hacked, this workshop will provide countermeasures for cyber threats. Time for some practical and useful cybersecurity knowledge. *Laptop required.
These are just 4 out of two days worth of sessions coming your way on the Dialogue Stage. And yes, this is open to all #slushtokyo19 attendees! Keep your eyes peeled for further updates at tokyo.slush.org
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