Jakub Kadlec (CZ)
Head of Czech Debate Society

Jakub Kadlec (CZ)

Jakub is 25 years old. He was an active debater for his school until 2004. He had finished his studies at the English section of the school in 2009 and then studied CARITAS – College of Social Work in Olomouc. He works as a fundraiser for different companies. Apart from his activities within the Czech...
Itumeleng Kenneth Mohanoe (ZAF)
Head of Chief Adjudicator Panel

Itumeleng Kenneth Mohanoe (ZAF)

Itumeleng is 24 years old, he is a teacher and since 2009 also member of Gauteng Dept. of Education. He passed the adjudication tests in 2007. Some of his adjudication experience: he adjudicated provincially for 7 years and nationally for 6 years. In 2011/2012 he was Gauteng Debating League Chief Adjudicator. Between years 2008-2013 he...
Stepan Klos (CZE)
Tabulation Officer

Stepan Klos (CZE)

Stepan is 20 years old student of Computer Science and a member of Czech Debate Society. Heart of Europe 2013 has sparked his passion for debating and since then he’s been to many other European tournaments, such as  Lovran Open 2013,  Under Chestnut Trees 2013,  PDS 2014,  BSDC 2014,  HOE 2014,  PDS 2015 and  HOE 2015. He...
Daniel Azaz (SLO)
Tabulation Officer

Daniel Azaz (SLO)

Daniel is an Anglo-Slovenian debater and persuasive writer. He’s 17 years old. He joined debate in 2013 after having gotten lost looking for the philosophy course. He is a founding member of his club’s rejuvenation and was the 4th best speaker at the Slovenian national tournament, as well as a top 20 best speaker at...
Martin Rezny (CZE)
Venue Manager

Martin Rezny (CZE)

Martin is 28 years old. He has been part of Czech debate program for over 10 years. He studied bachelor studies of media and political science at Masaryk University in Brno and recently added a master’s degree. He works mostly as a freelance writer and PR specialist, English teacher and debate lecturer, but in his...
Veronika Kuzminova (CZE)
Catering Officer

Veronika Kuzminova (CZE)

Veronika is a student of pedagogy at the Palacky University in Olomouc. Her interest in informal educational methods and rhetorics drew her to our tournament, which she has helped organize a number of times already.
Matylda Klosova (CZE)
Delegates Care Officer

Matylda Klosova (CZE)

Matylda is 17 years old. She’s attending Jiri Wolker Gymnasium in Prostejov. Apart from being an experienced debater, she is an aspiring actress and cinematographer.
Pavel Dobes (CZE)
Logistics Officer & Medical Officer

Pavel Dobes (CZE)

Pavel is 20 years old. He’s currently studying at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ostrava. Pavel’s hobbies are mainly people, skiing, gastronomy, kick box and video games. This is the third year of Pavel’s participation at organization of the HOEDT.
Ondrej Gardavsky (CZE)
PR & Media Officer

Ondrej Gardavsky (CZE)

Ondrej is 18 years old. He’s attending Gymnasium Kojetin high school. He is an active debater and debate lecturer, who has fundraised and realized with his fellow schoolmates a number of educational projects in recent years under the banner of Czech Debate Society.
Gosia Osypiuk (POL)
Social Officer

Gosia Osypiuk (POL)

Gosia studies dentistry at Jagiellonian University Collegium Medicum in Krakow. Apart from debating, she enjoys traveling and is very active in youth democratic organizations like European Youth Parliament and JEF Poland.
Vlastimil Waic (CZE)
Complaints Officer

Vlastimil Waic (CZE)

Vlastimil is 32 years old. He spent more than half of his life debating, judging and teaching debate. Nowadays he is a freelance marketing communications consultant who uses part of his time and expertise for several CDS projects. During HOE he usually spends his time in the technical room (TAB room) upstairs in the assembly...
Klara Ligurska (CZE)
Complaints Officer

Klara Ligurska (CZE)

Klara is 22 years old, she is a graduate of Gymnazium Kojetin high school. She has been interested in debating since 2007. Currently, Klara is a debate judge and takes part in other CDS debate projects. Apart from debating, she develops her communication skills at recitation and rhetorical competitions. Klara is also interested in writing,...