Global Goals Jam Hong Kong 2018
21 - 23 Sep 2018 06:30pm - 07:00pm
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Global goals jam

Global Goals Jam Hong Kong 2018

21 - 23 Sep 2018 06:30pm - 07:00pm

More Events MTRL Hong Kong, G/F, 10 New Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong Island
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Are you a designer, developer, creative or person passionate about making a difference in the world?

Join us for the first annual #GlobalGoalsJam in Hong Kong and take action to create real impact on the Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
Be part of a global mission, a global community, and a global action.
Let's design our future together!

Do you have a passion for solving social challenges to improve lives? Do you want to be part of a small group of committed people who will spend a weekend hacking innovative solutions to challenges that can help Hong Kong contribute to achieving the Global Goals?

Join us in the first edition of the #GlobalGoalsJam in Hong Kong, where local innovators and creatives will join teams around the world in designing actionable interventions toward achieving the Global Goals. You are invited to expand your network and learn design methods from MediaLAB Amsterdam, develop and share your ideas in real-time with other participants from Tokyo, Kyoto, Fukuoka, Amsterdam and beyond!

Let’s #Design2030 now!


This year we will be developing, designing and testing prototype solutions related to the following SDGs:

UNSDG#1: No Poverty
UNSDG#3: Good Health and Well-being
UNSDG#5: Gender Equality
UNSDG#7: Affordable and Clean Energy
UNSDG#11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
In order to achieve the goals of the Jam, we will have an intense schedule:

Pre-Jam Mixer : 21 September 2018 (Friday), 18:30 - 21:00
Day 1 - Developing and Designing: 22 September 2018 (Saturday), 09:00 - 19:00
Day 2 Testing and Presenting: 23 September 2018 (Sunday), 09:00 - 19:00
There are only 60 spaces available, so join now!


Day 1 (22 September 2018, Saturday)

09:00 - 09:30 Registration

09:30 - 10:00 Introduction

10:00 - 12:00 Team Forming

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break

13:00 - 15:00 Design Sprint #1 - Organize and Experience it

15:30 - 15:45 Break

15:45 - 18:30 Design Sprint #2 - Respond to it

18:30 - 19:00 Wrap up of Day 1


Day 2 (23 September 2018, Sunday)

08:30 - 09:00 Gathering

09:00 - 12:00 Design Sprint #3 - Make it

12:00 - 13:00 Design Sprint #4 I - Test and Evaluate it

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 - 16:00 Design Sprint #4 II - Finalize it

16:00 - 18:00 Final Presentations

18:00 - 19:00 Wrap up


There is a small fee to ensure that we get accurate numbers for the event. Food and drink will be generously provided over the weekend.

Global Goals Jam Hong Kong 2018 is hosted by Loftwork Hong Kong and SUSTAINHK in partnership with The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and MediaLAB Amsterdem.


About Global Goals Jam (GGJ)

Led by the United Nations Development Programme, the Global Goals Jam (GGJ) is a two-day global event consisting of short design sprints. Creative teams of designers, developers and Jammers from local communities work together using the Global Goals Jam Kit. Together, we will create and design interventions for the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs).

The U.N. Global Goals Jam Hong Kong 2018 (GGJHK2018) is co-organized by Loftwork Hong Kong and SUSTAINHK.

*GGJ is a not-for-profit event. If you are interested in sponsoring please email

Why participate?

The #GlobalGoalsJam is a unique opportunity for you to design and test solutions to global issues, where you will be able to put into practice or learn new skills in different areas that can go from data science to digital design and building relationships and connections. You will also have the opportunity to apply your teamwork skills and do networking and connections with people that share your interests.

Join us to #Design2030 and let's work together for a better world!

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