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Round 0/Technology Check
2021-04-16T14:00:00Z 2021-04-16T16:30:00Z America/Chicago Round+0%2FTechnology+Check https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Opening Ceremony
Event opening for
2021-04-16T17:00:00Z 2021-04-16T18:00:00Z America/Chicago Opening+Ceremony https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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I RESOLVE Public Debate
Leonard A. Gail Walter Katz Alison Siegler Robin Jacobsohn
2021-04-16T18:00:00Z 2021-04-16T20:00:00Z America/Chicago I+RESOLVE+Public+Debate https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Round 1
2021-04-16T18:00:00Z 2021-04-16T20:00:00Z America/Chicago Round+1 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Saturday Opening Activity
2021-04-17T10:00:00Z 2021-04-17T10:30:00Z America/Chicago Saturday+Opening+Activity https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Round 2
Competition Round
2021-04-17T10:30:00Z 2021-04-17T13:30:00Z America/Chicago Round+2 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Preparing to Win
A deep dive into how to prepare for debate tournaments for debaters of all ages
Arjun Vellayappan
2021-04-17T10:30:00Z 2021-04-17T12:00:00Z America/Chicago Preparing+to+Win https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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History of the Clean Water Act
Overview of the legislative origins and history of the Clean Water Act and its post-passage evolution.
Scott Berry
2021-04-17T10:30:00Z 2021-04-17T12:00:00Z America/Chicago History+of+the+Clean+Water+Act https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Organizing a Team for the Season
What are the steps that coaches need to go through to prepare for the beginning of a season?
Tim Alderete
2021-04-17T10:30:00Z 2021-04-17T12:00:00Z America/Chicago Organizing+a+Team+for+the+Season https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Infiltrating the machine: Navigating the tech space as a non-technical professional
Jaun Carlos Ramos
2021-04-17T10:30:00Z 2021-04-17T12:00:00Z America/Chicago Infiltrating+the+machine%3A+Navigating+the+tech+space+as+a+non-technical+professional+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Policy Debate Made Simple
This workshop seeks to demystify the format that is largely considered to be (derided as?) the most difficult format of debate.
Shawn Briscoe
2021-04-17T10:30:00Z 2021-04-17T12:00:00Z America/Chicago Policy+Debate+Made+Simple https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Teaching the Water Resources Topic
This workshop will provide a broad overview of the topic and potential case areas on the affirmative and especially the negative.
David Trigaux Eric Clarke
2021-04-17T10:30:00Z 2021-04-17T12:00:00Z America/Chicago Teaching+the+Water+Resources+Topic https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Strategies for Differentiated Coaching
This workshop will focus on concrete strategies that coaches can use to provide differentiated coaching in an in person or online format.
Ashley Murphy
2021-04-17T10:30:00Z 2021-04-17T12:00:00Z America/Chicago Strategies+for+Differentiated+Coaching https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Online Debate: Where do we go from here?
MSU Debate’s midyear survey about online debate competitions as a starting point for discussing where online debate goes from here.
Carly Watson
2021-04-17T10:30:00Z 2021-04-17T12:00:00Z America/Chicago Online+Debate%3A+Where+do+we+go+from+here%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Lunch Break
2021-04-17T13:30:00Z 2021-04-17T14:30:00Z America/Chicago Lunch+Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Round 3
2021-04-17T14:30:00Z 2021-04-17T17:00:00Z America/Chicago Round+3 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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State of Water Policy
Overview of the main topic areas in water policy currently with Brief discussion of some of the main controversy areas
Scott Berry
2021-04-17T14:30:00Z 2021-04-17T16:00:00Z America/Chicago State+of+Water+Policy https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The Water / Energy Nexus
Focus will be on the critical role water plays in the energy industry with specific emphasis on issues related to the U.S. shale revolution.
Jim Summers
2021-04-17T14:30:00Z 2021-04-17T16:00:00Z America/Chicago The+Water+%2F+Energy+Nexus https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Relatable Exercises for Novice Debaters
Rachel Bruce
2021-04-17T14:30:00Z 2021-04-17T16:00:00Z America/Chicago Relatable+Exercises+for+Novice+Debaters https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Decentralizing Equity
Angelique Ronald Kristy Thomas
2021-04-17T14:30:00Z 2021-04-17T16:00:00Z America/Chicago Decentralizing+Equity https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Debate and Public Opinion
Discussion of how tools and lessons from debate are useful in understanding and shaping public opinion
Jonathan Chavez
2021-04-17T14:30:00Z 2021-04-17T16:00:00Z America/Chicago Debate+and+Public+Opinion https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Mind Games - The Competitive Psychology of Debate
What can Serena Wiliams, Phil Jackson, and Patrick Mahomes teach us about debate?
Alex McVey
2021-04-17T14:30:00Z 2021-04-17T16:00:00Z America/Chicago Mind+Games+-+The+Competitive+Psychology+of+Debate https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Cross Examination
Helping you ask questions productively.
Tim Alderete
2021-04-17T14:30:00Z 2021-04-17T16:00:00Z America/Chicago Cross+Examination https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Building Community at Virtual Tournaments
Victoria Yonter
2021-04-17T14:30:00Z 2021-04-17T16:00:00Z America/Chicago Building+Community+at+Virtual+Tournaments https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Clash of Civilizations - Critical Debate and How to Engage It
David Asafu-Adjaye Nate Graziano
2021-04-17T14:30:00Z 2021-04-17T16:00:00Z America/Chicago Clash+of+Civilizations+-+Critical+Debate+and+How+to+Engage+It https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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How to Stop Worrying and Love the K: Busting Myths
we will explore the root of these concerns and recognise how kritikal argumentation is key to creating a more diverse and equitable debate community.
Sohail Jouya
2021-04-17T15:45:00Z 2021-04-17T17:00:00Z America/Chicago How+to+Stop+Worrying+and+Love+the+K%3A+Busting+Myths https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Round 4
2021-04-17T17:30:00Z 2021-04-17T20:00:00Z America/Chicago Round+4 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Upset the Setup
Succeeding in Debate as a Small School
Lee Quinn
2021-04-17T17:30:00Z 2021-04-17T18:00:00Z America/Chicago Upset+the+Setup https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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History of the Safe Drinking Water Act
Scott Berry
2021-04-17T17:30:00Z 2021-04-17T19:00:00Z America/Chicago History+of+the+Safe+Drinking+Water+Act https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Mind Games - The Competitive Psychology of Debate
Alex McVey
2021-04-17T17:30:00Z 2021-04-17T19:00:00Z America/Chicago Mind+Games+-+The+Competitive+Psychology+of+Debate https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Debate and Civil Rights
Ben Voth
2021-04-17T17:30:00Z 2021-04-17T19:00:00Z America/Chicago Debate+and+Civil+Rights https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Tabroom for UDLs and Outsourcing Tournament Roles
Victoria Yonter
2021-04-17T17:30:00Z 2021-04-17T19:00:00Z America/Chicago Tabroom+for+UDLs+and+Outsourcing+Tournament+Roles https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The Decision To Lead: Debate as Advocacy in Life
Erika Thomas LaToya Green
2021-04-17T17:30:00Z 2021-04-17T19:00:00Z America/Chicago The+Decision+To+Lead%3A+Debate+as+Advocacy+in+Life https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Opening Activity
2021-04-18T10:00:00Z 2021-04-18T10:30:00Z America/Chicago Opening+Activity https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Sunday Opening Activity
2021-04-18T10:00:00Z 2021-04-18T10:30:00Z America/Chicago Sunday+Opening+Activity https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Round 5
2021-04-18T10:30:00Z 2021-04-18T13:30:00Z America/Chicago Round+5 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Pro Tips for Winning at Debate
I collected the best tips from some of the all time great debate coaches over the years. Turns out there is a lot of overlap.
James Herndon
2021-04-18T10:30:00Z 2021-04-18T12:30:00Z America/Chicago Pro+Tips+for+Winning+at+Debate https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The Lost Art of Debating The Case
Shunta Jordan
2021-04-18T10:30:00Z 2021-04-18T12:00:00Z America/Chicago The+Lost+Art+of+Debating+The+Case https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Engaging & Employing Alumni
Roger Nix
2021-04-18T10:30:00Z 2021-04-18T12:00:00Z America/Chicago Engaging+%26+Employing+Alumni https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Semifinal Debates
2021-04-18T13:30:00Z 2021-04-18T16:00:00Z America/Chicago Semifinal+Debates https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Keeping Debaters Interested Past Their Novice Year
Bill Smelko
2021-04-18T13:30:00Z 2021-04-18T15:00:00Z America/Chicago Keeping+Debaters+Interested+Past+Their+Novice+Year https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Evolutionary Changes in Policy Debate
Shawn Briscoe
2021-04-18T13:30:00Z 2021-04-18T15:00:00Z America/Chicago Evolutionary+Changes+in+Policy+Debate https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Final Round
2021-04-18T17:00:00Z 2021-04-18T19:00:00Z America/Chicago Final+Round https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Panel Discussion
2021-04-18T19:00:00Z 2021-04-18T19:30:00Z America/Chicago Panel+Discussion https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Closing
2021-04-18T19:30:00Z 2021-04-18T20:00:00Z America/Chicago Closing https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fnational-debate-expo Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Carly Watson

Director of Debate, Michigan State University

Robin Jacobsohn

Head of Litigation, McKesson Corporation

Alison Siegler

Clinical Professor, University of Chicago Law School & Founder, Federal Criminal Justice Clinic

Walter Katz

Vice President of Criminal Justice, Arnold Ventures

Leonard A. Gail

Founding Partner, Massey & Gail

David Asafu-Adjaye

Rutgers-Newark Debater

Jim Summers

CEO, H20 Midstream

Nate Graziano

Assistant Coach, Kent Denver School & University of Rutgers-Newark

Lee Quinn

Assistant Director of Debate, Samford University

Ashley Murphy

Special Education Teacher, PA Leadership Charter School

Jaun Carlos Ramos

Organizational Change Manager for Global Strategy, Silicon Valley Bank

Rachel Bruce

Debate Coach, MLK Early College, Denver UDL

Shunta Jordan

Head Debate Coach, University of Georgia

Kristy Thomas

Owner, Thomas DEI Consulting

Angelique Ronald

Vice President of Activities, California High School Speech Association

Bill Smelko

Partner, Procopio, Cory,Hargreaves & Savitch

Jonathan Chavez

Chief Analytics Officer, Social Sphere

LaToya Green

Director of Debate, California State- Fullerton

Erika Thomas

Co-Director of Forensics, California State- Fullerton

Shawn Briscoe

Former Program Director for St. Louis UDL

Victoria Yonter

Program Officer, Chicago Debates

Sohail Jouya

Director of Debate, Westwood HS

Roger Nix

Assistant Director of After School Debate, Boston Debate League

Ben Voth

Director of Debate, Southern Methodist University

Tim Alderete

Debate Coach, The Meadows School

Alex McVey

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies and the Director of Debate at Kansas State University

Eric Clarke

Georgetown Debater, WUDL Alum

David Trigaux

Program Director of the Washington Urban Debate League

Arjun Vellayappan

NDT Champion, Northwestern Univeristy

Scott Berry

Director of Policy and Government Affairs for the US Water Alliance.

James Herndon

Former Director of Debate at Emory University

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