NLSIU National Debate Competition by The Law and Technology Society | 23rd and 24th October 2021

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NLSIU National Debate Competition

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NLSIU National Debate Competition on 23rd and 24th October 2021 will be organised by The Law and Technology Society.

About The Organisers

The Law and Technology Society of NLSIU, Bangalore is a group committed to exploring the boundless contours of the intriguing interface between law and technology. The main objective of Society is to develop up-to-date learning opportunities in this field by organizing a series of fantastic events. The Dialogue is a research-driven think-tank working on the intersection of technology, society, and public policy. By facilitating informed policy debates at various levels, it aims to drive a progressive narrative in India’s policy discourse.

The Theme Of The Competition

The dynamic nature of the internet requires us to revisit the traditional frameworks and explore more enabling policies for regulating competition in digital space. To encourage critical thinking and public speaking on inter-disciplinary issues the motion for the rounds will be based on ‘Competition Law in the Digital Space.’

Guidelines For The Competition

  • 2 vs 2 formats.
  • Participants are encouraged to register in a team of two, however in exceptional cases, one can register individually as well. The OC will match the individual registrants through randomised allotment a day before the rounds.
  • 6 minutes will be given to each speaker.
  • 1.5 minutes will be given to each team for rebuttals.
  • No. of Pre-break Rounds: 3
  • Motions for all the pre-break rounds will be released 24 hours in advance.

Eligibility Criteria

Students/research scholars enrolled in any UG/PG/Ph.D. course from any university is eligible to participate in the competition.

Note: Prior knowledge of the law is no prerequisite for participation. The motions will be framed keeping in mind the interests of all the participants and short explainers shall also be released by the organisers on their social media platforms to assist the participants in their preparation.

Registration Details

  • Interested participants are required to register here.
  • Fee: ₹100 per participant
  • Last date for registration: 21st October 2021
  • Date of the competition: 23rd-24th October 2021

Awards

Mentorship Session

  •  All participants will be invited to attend a mentorship session with the echelons of the legal and tech fraternity on the first day of the competition.

Exciting Cash Prizes

  • The Best Team and Runners Up will be awarded a cash prize of ₹25,000 and ₹15,000 respectively.
  • The semi-finalist teams will be awarded ₹5,000 each.
  • The best speaker and second-best speaker will be awarded ₹10,000 and ₹5,000 respectively.

Contact Details

For any further information/clarification, please reach out to The Law and Technology Society at [email protected]

  • Shubh Mittal (Convener): +91 86041 33361
  • Shantanu Mishra (Joint-Convener): +91 91404 52335

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