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28 March 2008

Asian Debate Institute 2008

This is a preliminary announcement about the Asian Debate Institute 2008.The host for the ADI is the Korea Development Institute of Public Policy andManagement, Seoul, Korea.

We have confirmed the dates for this year's event:

August 14 to August 23
We are making substantial changes to the program which will include:
- a longer session (10 days rather than 1 week)- high school and college sessions will run simultaneously- a better hostel than last year! (location to be announced soon)- round trip transportation to and from the hostel

Currently confirmed faculty members:
-Logan (2 time Asian Champion, no real last name, Chung Ang Univ, Korea)
-Matt Stannard (Director of Debate, Univ. of Wyoming, USA)
-Loke Wing Fatt (Asian Debate Super Trainer!, Worlds Quarterfinal Adjudicator, SAID, Singapore)
-David Peterson (US Nationals NDT Quarterfinalist, Obama supporter, Korea)

Invited, but as yet unconfirmed faculty:
- Dr. Alfred "Tuna" Snider (Director of Debate, Univ. of Vermont, USA)
- Hafiedz Iqbal (Asians Top Speaker 2006, UT Mara, Malaysia)
- Lucia Pietrapaoli (Australian debate legend, future KDI School Professor)
We are talking with other potential faculty members as well. Hopefully the website will be up and running by the end of next week,

kind regards,

Jason Jarvis
Director, Asian Debate Institute
Assistant Dean and Lecturer
Korea Development Institute Graduate School of Public Policy and Management
Office: 82-2-3299-1031
President, All Asian Debate Championship Executive Council

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