PEOPLE

  • Geoff Kidder

    director of membership and events

    Academy of Ideas

    Geoff is director of membership and events at the Academy of Ideas. He supervises administration and event management including the Battle of Ideas festival, runs the associate member scheme and convenes the Academy of Ideas Book Club. Geoff is also the resident expert in sports.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Championship: Yorkshire 2018

DEBATE: Autonomous vehicles

Championship: Cardiff 2018

DEBATE: Fake News

Championship: Oxford 2018

DEBATE: Contact sports

Regional Final: South 2016/17

DEBATE: Political Parties

Qualifying Round: Newcastle 2016/17

DEBATE: Political Parties

Qualifying Round: Berkshire 2014/15

DEBATE: European Union

Qualifying Round: Berkshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Role models

Regional Final: West & South Wales 2011/12

DEBATE: Biofuels

Regional Final: West & South Wales 2010/11

DEBATE: Happiness

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday 6 December:
Leeds NHS Digital Debating Competition at Thackray Medical Museum

Thursday 17 January:
Southampton Championship at Solent University in partnership with NATS

Wednesday 13 February:
Kent Championship at Mid-Kent College



CHAMPIONSHIP ARCHIVE

Find a list of all our previous championship events here.

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