Let's Rethink

There are thousands of brilliant ideas that have not been spread to billions of people in the world.
There are people who have found different and unique values about those ideas.
In TEDxTitech, those people spotlight the idea and
different point of view about the idea that lot of people never had in their thought.
We aim to awake those dormant ideas and let people know about them.

Original.—Original minds are distinguished not by being the first to see a new thing,
but by seeing the old, well-known thing, which is seen and overlooked by everyone, as something new. The first discoverer is usually that quite ordinary and unintellectual visionary—chance.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsch, one of the greatest philosophers in history, expressed the word original in the following way in his book “Human, All Too Human.” Going back to the past, the things around us often drop a hint of a great discovery or invention. It is well known that Thomas Alva Edison brought the study of his light to completion by using Phyllostachys pubescens inside the ground of Hachiman shrine in Kyoto as the most optimum material for the filament. It is said that he eventually came up with the idea when he saw a folding fan on the desk at that time.

All you see in this world is filled with many patentable ideas.
Having second thoughts about something, you will be able to let them have a new value.

Let’s rethink of the past or other side of the world beyond time and space, or even any trifling things around us.
A number of wonderful ideas which no one knows to date might be waiting to be discovered by us.

TEDxTitech2017 Representative Yutaro Nakagama

What is TEDxTitech?

TEDxTitech was started in 2012 as a part of ‘TEDx comminication’ under the license of TED.

TEDxTitech aims to seek the idea in Titech that can change the world and spread it to people. It shares common idea with TED to share the “Ideas Worth Spreading” among people.

What is TED?

TED is a nonprofit organization established in 1984 with the purpose of spreading the ideas worth spreading. The idea that three words Technology, Entertainment and Design combines together to change the shape of the world is the background behind naming TED.

TED holds various events throughout the year. But there are two main events that are global in range. First one is ‘TEDConference’ held at Vancouver, Canada in spring and second is ‘TEDGlobal’ held at different parts of the world in summer.

Beside, ‘TEDTalks’ releases more than 2300 presentations to public for free with the aim of sharing ‘Ideas worth sharing’ to all people.

What is TEDx?

TEDx is also an independent community operated at different part of the world under the license of the TED with the same motto ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’.

Overall process is being provided to TEDx by TED but the local events organized by TEDx are independent. The event is also called TEDx and people from respective areas can experience same experience as TED through TEDx.


We expect to update the information accordingly as new information are available.

Event Info

Date 2017.1.22(Sun)
13:00 START
Schedule 12:00 Door Open
13:00 Sessions Start
18:00 Reception Party
21:00 Close
Place Tokyo Tech Museum and Centennial Hall
Audiences 100 people
Entrance Fee Students 1,000 yen
Others 4,000 yen
How to Entry? Application is now closed.
Stay tuned, we will be having a live stream!
Access 1 min walk from Ookayama station
(beside the main gate of Tokyo Tech)

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