JPDU Pre-Australs 2014


日時 2014年6月21日(土)
会場 慶応義塾大学湘南藤沢キャンパス
参加対象 全てのディベーター(含高校生)
ディベート形式 Australasian Style
大会形式 予選3ラウンド+Grand Final
備考 2チームブレイク


Team Prize

Tomgun Stanley
Mitsushi Ono / Thomas Mallon / Sayaka Nakano

Advance to Boardwalk
Akira Kato / Ryoya Kurauchi / Shota Ido

Team Rankings
1st Tomgun Stanley(3wins 827pts)
2nd Advance to Boardwalk(3wins, 821.33pts)
3rd TitechA(2wins, 818.17 pts)
4th Pira Fan Club(2wins, 807.17pts)
5th ICUA(2wins, 806.83pts)

Speaker Prize

Best Speakers
Thomas Mallon(Tomgun Stanley)
Mitsushi Ono(Tomgun Stanley)

3rd Best Speakers
Akira Kato(Advance to Boardwalk)
Takeru Uchiyama(TitechA)

5th Best Speaker
Ryoya Kurauchi(Advance to Boardwalk)

6th Best Speaker
Masahiro Ito(Titech A)

7th Best Speaker
Sayaka Nakano(Tomgun Stanley)

8th Best Speaker
Yuki Oka (Food for the KOJIKI)

9th Best speakers
Shota Ido (Advance to Boardwalk)
Yusuke Niitani (Pira Fan Club)

Breaking Adjudicators

Kowa Niikura(DCA)
Chukara Mizokami(DCA)
Ryo Hayakawa
Darla Cornett (DCA)
Ken Kuroki(CA)
Kuwa Inokuchi
Hiroki Yokoyama(DCA)
Fumiaki Todo
Kanako Hayashi
Hiroki Nakajou
Tomoaki Tanaka
Toshiki Sogabe

Round 1
Theme: The Invisible Hand
Info Slide:
Private banks deposit a certain share of their savings into the central bank. The central bank pays interest to the private banks. A negative interest rate essentially works as a tax on the banks of private bank savings deposited in the central bank.
That central banks should introduce negative interest rates in times of economic recession/stagnation.
That governments should withhold information that negatively affects the economy from the public.
That we should prohibit politicians from holding shares/stocks.

Round 2
Theme: Science, Technology and Society
Info Slide:
Fully autonomous weapons, also known as “killer robots,” would be able to select and engage targets without human intervention. Fully autonomous weapons do not exist yet, but they are being developed by several countries and precursors to fully autonomous weapons have already been deployed by high-tech militaries. Some experts predict that fully autonomous weapons could be operational in 20 to 30 years. –Human Rights Watch
That we should ban development of fully autonomous weapons.
That the government should not officially deny the effectiveness of alternative medicine such as homeopathy.
That online dating websites should be required to conduct a background check of all people wishing to post a profile.

Round 3
Theme: International Relations
That Japan should leave the IWC.
That governments facing severe sustained conflicts should seek for power sharing with anti-government groups rather than oppress them.
That constitutional Monarchies should be abolished.

Grand Final
Theme: Minorities
Info Slide
Pink washing: The promotion of the gay-friendliness of a corporate or political entity in an attempt to downplay or soften aspects of it considered negative. – Wikipedia
That the gay right movements should oppose pink washing.
That the feminist movement should abandon the term feminist in favor of a new name such as equalist. (Debated)
That governments of states with large but marginalized indigenous populations should aim for the increased employment of indigenous peoples over employing immigrants.

Organizing Committee

Tournament Director Tom Otsuka (慶応義塾大学)
Vice Tournament Director Kasumi Nogawa (慶応義塾大学)
Chief Adjudicator Ken Kuroki (国際基督教大学)
Deputy Chief Adjudicator Kowa Niikura (WAD)
Hiroki Yokoyama (Kyoto)
Darla Cornett (Sophia)
Chikara Mizokami (Tokyo)
Communication Director Ayaka Nagasu (青山学院大学)
Financial Director Takuma Yamagishi (東京大学)
Tournament Coordinator Mari Hosoya (上智大学)
Media Director Marie Shimoda (早稲田大学)
Tabulation Director Ryo Hoshino (一橋大学)
Vice Tabulation Director Daisuke Ujiie (東京工業大学)
Supervise Director Nao Tsugawa (一橋大学)