Monday, May 10, 2010

District 51 Annual Convention May 21st -23rd 2010

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Imperial Hotel, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia
May 21st 2010

11am - 1230pm          - District Executive Council Meeting
2pm - 5pm                 - District Council meeting
7.30pm - 11.30pm - Welcome Night Dinner with Delegates ( Denim night - jeans)

May 22nd 2010 - Morning
8am -9am Table Topics Contests Run-off's
915am - Opening Ceremony
Keynote Address by Papa Gerald Green, DTM, Accredited Speaker (AS) 20 mins.
Gerald is Malaysia ’s first Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM - 1990) and the first Asian to receive the Presidential Citation ( Toronto 1993) – this for spearheading the formation of the Pan-Southeast Asia Territorial Council merging toastmasters from Singapore , Thailand , Indonesia and Malaysia and was  its first Chairman.
Opening Ceremony 
Discussion Forum entitled , " Where Do We Go from Here?"
Moderator Dunstan Chan, DTM 
Panel Speakers - Gerald Green, Datuk Adeline Leong, Ho Fong Ming, Sivanganam, Joseph Gomez, Ooi Poh Tin
Noon 2pm - International Speech contest Run-off's
Educational session # 01 by Johnny Uy, DTM Past International President 2006/2007 on "Super-Marketing Toastmasters"
Educational Session # 02 by Poh Kim Siong, DTM DNAR International Director 2008/2010 on "Effective Teams for Great Result"
In today’s changing global economy, the needs for effective teams are more important than ever before. They will learn to develop their skill further and be equipped with effective teams’ abilities to gain a competitive edge.
Effective team is based on influence not authority, based not on “I” but “We”. It acknowledges the need for emotional intelligence, for increased interpersonal skill and effective communication.
Participants learn:
• To discuss the importance of sharing vision and involving others in setting goals.
• To demonstrate as a role model through effective communication and motivation.
• To facilitate and influence others positively to meet organization’s mission.
May 22nd 2010 - Evening Gala Dinner & Installations
Keynote address by PIP Johnny Uy, DTM on Toastmasters: Simply Amazing
In this keynote speech, International President Johnny Uy shares his thoughts on his theme for the 2006-2007 year, Toastmasters: Simply Amazing. What makes Toastmasters – the members, the Clubs, the Districts and the program – Simply Amazing? This motivational presentation will both awaken the sleeping wonder in some members as well as strengthen the enthusiasm of motivated members to be Simply Amazing

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