Organizing Committee 


Seoyoung Bae

Hi, I am Seoyoung Bae, the convener of the 11th HAFS Debate Conference. When I was 11, this conference was my first ever debate competition, and now, as a seasoned competitor, it is a great honor to host it for you all this year. In spite of the difficult circumstances, we thank everyone for their interest and will definitely try our best to provide each participant the most fruitful experience. Hope to see you soon!


Deputy Convener
Jisun Hwang

Hello, I am Jisun Hwang, captain of 16 COGITO DEBATE SOCIETY members.

As the Deputy Chief Convener for the 2021 HAFS Debate Conference, I will try my best to successfully host the 11th HAFS DC. Thank you!


Curriculum Director 
Chaerin Park

Hello! This is Chaerin Park, who will be serving as Curriculum Director in this year’s HAFS DC. Despite the challenges we have facing the pandemic situation, I, along with other members of the organizing committee, have made sure the 11th HAFS DC will be an enlightening and valuable experience for all participant. As an avid public speakr myself, I wish for all participants to reach their maximum potential throughout our conference. Hope to meet you soon!

Deputy Curriculum Director 
Haeram An

Hi! I’m the Deputy Curriculum Director of The 11th HAFS DC, Haeram An. As a debater, my very first experience with debate was The 5th HAFS DC, just six years ago. Over the past six years, debating changed my life, and how I view this world. It is such an honor to actually be part of the organizing committee this year! I’m sure this debate experience will be the beginning of a whole new life, just like I did. I’m looking forward to an amazing workshop with all of you participants!

Deputy Curriculum Director 
Jeongwon Kim

Hi! I'm Jeongwon Kim, a deputy curriculum director for this year's HAFS DC. As a senior in HAFS, It has been 8 years since I set a foot in the realms of public speaking. Constant contemplation on international affairs and social issues have been the motivation for my debate experiences. I’ll make sure to make this year’s HAFS DC the best for all our participants. See you soon!

Technology Director
Jaeim Jun

Hello! I'm Jaein Jun, the Tech Director for this year's HAFS DC, just like last year.

I will organize and manage most of the technical issues during the workshop!

Wish you good luck, and see you soon!