Up for Debate Fall 2019: The Maple League equips you to navigate uncertain times

Updated: Dec 14, 2021

Date: October 25-26, 2019

Location: Bishop’s University

Description: Hosted by Bishop’s University, the 8th Annual “Up for Debate” weekend features four separate but complementary events – a Donald Lecture, a student debate tournament, TEDxBishopsU talks and a Business Case Competition.

Schedule of events:

Friday, October 25, 2019

  • The Donald Lecture Series presents The Honourable Thomas Mulcair in conversation (7:00 p.m., Centennial Theatre)

Saturday, October 26, 2019

  • Student Debate Tournament (8:30 am-12:30 pm, McGreer)

  • TEDxBishopsU (2:00-4:30 pm, Bandeen Hall)

  • Business Case Competition (8:30 am-4:30 pm, Hamilton)

For more information about the Up for Debate Weekend, please contact:

Denise Lauzière, L.L.B Chief of Staff, Office of the University Principal denise.lauziere@ubishops.ca

For media inquiries, please contact:

Sarah Haddon Special Projects Offices, Office of the Principal and Vice-Chancellor / Maple League Administrative Coordinator sarah.haddon@ubishops.ca

For more information about the Business Case Competition, please contact:

Charlene Marion Experiential Learning Coordinator, Williams School of Business charlene.marion@ubishops.ca

For more information about the Debate Tournament, please contact:

Dr. Stine Linden-Andersen, Dean of Student Affairs, Bishop’s University stine.lindenandersen@ubishops.ca

For more information about the TEDx talks, please contact:

Dr. Jessica Riddell Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair of Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Department of English, Bishop’s University jessica.riddell@ubishops.ca

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