Young Chang Makers+Summit 2018 in Tokyo

Summit is an opportunity for Young Change Makers + (YCM+) to discuss their projects and new ideas with fellow YCM+. It annually takes place in Lausanne where IOC is based, but this year, less than two years away from Tokyo 2020 Games, it took place at Panasonic Center Tokyo.

  • Panasonic Center Tokyo

This year's summit took place from the 30th of November for three days, and around 40 YCM+ nominated by IOC participated, exchanging ideas and discussing ways to together achieve a better world through the power of sports.

Brainstorming session at YCM+ summit 2018

YCM+ also had the chance to participate in the special workshop delivered by Tokyo 2020 Games Organizing Committee, as well as a tour of the Panasonic Center Tokyo and historical district of Nihonbashi.

Group shot taken after Tokyo 2020 special workshop
At Panasonic Center Tokyo tour

On the final date of the summit, YCM+ participated in "President Session" to present their final output from the summit, in which President Bach from IOC and President Tsuga from Panasonic participated to summarize the three days summit.

President Bach and President Tsuga at President Session

Passionate discussion between YCM+ is to be continued in the next year's summit. Until that time we will be posting YCM+ individual activities in each home countries here at tis webpage, so don't miss it !

2018 YCM+ summit final group shot