Today morning Friday 23-December-2011 I have attended Judging workshop Toastmaster International Area 18 District 20 @ Pearl Hall DPS MIS School Doha with other leaders from Dukhan Toastmaster Club. Our club president TM. Nasimudin drive his car confidently even though a little bit foggy around Dukhan highway to Doha. We arrived location at 07:55 AM and direct go to registration desk to report and make registration by paid fee QAR. 20 for each participant. All Toastmaster members from other club and area came and do same action for registration. At 08:15 Area 18-Governor TM. Sameer Hasan Moosa ACS,ALB call meeting to order and invite Division Governor TM. B. Krishna Kumar ACB,ALS to open the Judging workshop at 08:25 and hand over back to Area-18 Governor to explains the session pattern and invites LGET to conduct workshop. At 08:30 Lieutenant Governor Education and Training (LGET) Alex Ginete DTM conducts the workshop for 30 minutes. I would like to share some notes for his presentation as bellow details :
This workshop is very useful for me and the first time for Judging workshop since last year (2010) I’m joined with Dukhan Toastmaster Club. The main mission of Judge is Pick a winner by selecting the speaker who has the best speech on that day base on their performance objective and following all speech contest rule book as bellow :
At 09:15 Area-18 Governor invites the test speakers to speech. There are 7 speakers from clubs after that all participants divided by group table and each group table will complete the ballot and tally counting. At 10:15 Judging panel justification for the winner chosen and continue Discussion with the Expert Advise panel. It was very interest session for each table judges group to give reason why chosen and selected person as a winner speech. At 10:45 closing remarks by Lieutenant Governor Education and Training (LGET) Alex Ginete DTM. Vote of thanks and Felicitating DTM Alex. At 11:00 Division Governor closes the judging workshop and photo session was the end of today workshop.
Thanks to DTM Alex Ginete and All leaders for sharing knowledge and experience.
“Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods (Albert Einstein Quotes)”.