[eDebate] International Debate Academy 2007

Alfred Snider alfred.snider
Sun May 20 13:01:50 CDT 2007

For university students
17th ? 25th November 2007, Ormoz, Slovenia

Organized by:
ZIP ? Za in proti (ZIP), Pro et Contra, Institute for the Culture of 
Dialogue, Slovenia
WDI ? World Debate Institute, University of Vermont, USA

Webpage, registration form, scholarship form: 
http://debate.uvm.edu/idas2007.html <http://debate.uvm.edu/idas2007.html>

What is it about?
It is the most international British Parliamentary Debate Training in 
the world with a distinguished training group. Attendees have come from 
over 26 different debating nations. ?The program involves a rigorous 
combination of lectures, skill exercise sessions and two practice 
debates per day. A major tournament will take place at the end. This 
year the tournament at the end of the Academy is open to all interested 
university debaters, so everybody who does not have time to come for the 
whole week, can join us only for the tournament.

Alfred C. Snider, University of Vermont, USA, head of the training
Loke Wing Fatt, SAID, Singapore, WUDC breaking judge
Sam Greenland, Sidney University, WUDC semifinalist
Jens Fischer, Berlin Debating Union, Germany, Europeans DCA
Branka Josimov, ACCD, Serbia
Branka Marusic, HDD, Croatia
Sam Nelson, Cornell University, USA
Steve Llano, St. Johns University, USA
Bojana Skrt, Za in proti, zavod za kulturo dialoga, Slovenia
More announced later?.

Dates for the whole Academy
Arrival: Saturday, the 17th, opening of the Academy at 5 p.m.
Departure: Sunday, the 25th late afternoon

Dates only for the tournament
Arrival: Thursday, the 22nd evening
Departure: Sunday, the 25th late afternoon

Who can apply?
Students: For the whole Academy, everybody interested in debating is 
welcome, and can be beginners or they can be very experienced. The 
training will be divided into different tracks, based on the 
participant?s needs and experience, but reflecting realistic pedagogical 
Others: We will also have a track for trainers, coaches, team organizers 
and club trainers that will be far more flexible.

For the tournament only you apply as a team. One judge per 1 or 2 teams, 
2 judges per 3 or 4 teams.

Participation fee
The whole Academy (it covers 8 days full board ? accommodation/food, 
training and materials) 200 EURO
Tournament only (it covers 3 full board ? accommodation/food, tournament 
expenses) 100 EURO
The payment should be made in cash on arrival.

There will be some scholarships available. The scholarship application 
procedure will be announced in the next months. Scholarships will not be 
available for travel.

Application deadline: October, 15th 2007
Spaces are limited. If there is too much demand selection will be made 
based on regional diversity and experience.

Organizing committee:
Director of the Academy: Bojana Skrt, ZIP, bojana.skrt at siol.net
Head of the Training: Alfred C. Snider, World Debate Institute, 
University of Vermont, alfred.snider at uvm.edu

To Register and For Information:
Director of communication and registration: Sintija Dobrotinsek, ZIP, 
sintijadobrotinsek at yahoo.co.uk


ADDRESS: Svetosavska 24, 1000 Ljubljana, SLOVENIA
Mobile: + 386 (0) 41 42 3377
e-mail:debata at siol.net, bojana.skrt at siol.net


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