Co-founder of CoderDojo "Bill Liao" visits Japan! A Casual Meetup with the CoderDojo community in Japan.

Sun, 18 Feb 2024 15:00 - 17:00 JST

CASE Shinjuku

CASE Shinjuku, Takadanobaba 1-28-10, Shinjuku, Tokyo


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Bill Liao, Co-founder of CoderDojo, visits Japan! 😆🎉

We will have a casual meetup with Bill in February 18th (Sun). Feel free to join in and let's talk with him! 🤝☯️

Many things happened in the CoderDojo community since he visited in 2019. So we would like to take this opportunity to meet, chat, and share your activities with him in person. 👥✨

Users to Creators: Bill Liao and James Whelton at TEDxCIT

CoderDojo Zero - The 1st CoderDojo and the Global Vision

🗾 The Last Meetup with Bill in 2019 (Watch on YouTube)

Bill Liao is

Bill Liao is an Australian entrepreneur. He is a venture partner with SOSV and recognized as one of The UK’s top 100 black and minority ethnic leaders in technology by the Financial Times. (from Wikipedia)

In 2011 he co-founded CoderDojo with James Whelton. (The person on the right of the photo)

Bill Liao - Wikipedia

📸 Photo Credit: HowardLake (CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED)


  • Date: Feb 18th (Sun) 3-5pm (Registration opens at 14:00)
  • Fee: Free
  • Venue: CASE Shinjuku

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  • 14:30〜 Registration Open
  • 15:00〜 Intro by @yasulab
  • 15:05〜 Short Presentations (1/2) - 5 min each
    • 1. 『Learn by Show & Tell in CoderDojo Kashiwa』by @kiriem_
    • 2. 『Post Pandemic Challenges of an Ordinary CoderDojo from Suburb Japan』 by CoderDojo Owari
    • 3. 『Micro:bit ecosystem with CoderDojo』 by @sarahatamicrob1
  • 15:20〜 Break
  • 15:40〜 Q&A session with Bill Liao
  • 16:10〜 Break
  • 16:30〜 Short Presentations (2/2) - 5 min each
  • 16:45〜 Break
  • 16:55〜 Wrap up by @yasulab
  • 17:00 Close

Organizers & Sponsors

CoderDojo Japan
CoderDojo Japan Association

One of official regional bodies of CoderDojo in Japan (a.k.a. CDJ). CDJ helps starting a dojo, sharing experiences and knowledges between dojos, and collaborating between companies and dojos.

CASE Shinjuku
CASE Shinjuku

Venue Sponsor. CASE Shinjuku is a co-working and shared-office space. It is just a one-minute walk from Takadanobaba Station in Shinjuku, Tokyo.

YassLab Inc.
YassLab Inc.

YassLab provides Japanese learning materials on web development. This company pays money for this Doorkeeper event page, the venue, etc. (See Support - CoderDojo Kata for details.)

Innovation Power Co.,Ltd
Innovation Power Co.,Ltd

Designing Education for the Future by The Power of Innovation.

Supporting live streaming this event from CoderDojo Japan's YouTube Channel.

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