Recap of Day Two – Toastmasters 2012 International Convention


  • Hall of Fame Ceremony recognized top performers for 2011 – 2012 term. Find out which Toastmasters and Districts made the cut as Presidential Citation Recipients, President’s 20-plus Awardees, President’s Extension Awardees, Distinguished Club and more… See Twitter for details
  • District 81 is well represented at this year’s Convention…
  • Education Sessions were held throughout the day. Here are some highlights below:
  • Jock Elliott, ATM spoke of his journey to becoming the World Champion of Public Speaking at the session titled The Journey, or, How to Win the World Championship of Public Speaking in 35 Years or Less. Read his Bio here
  • “Leadership Cannot be taught…it must be learned” so says Henry Givray who spoke on the central theme to Toastmasters at The Passion of Leadership. Read his handouts here
  • Cultural Diversity must be accounted for by successful communicators especially in the Digital Age. Sidd Chopra led a session flavored with humor on public speaking for people from different cultures in Lost in Translation. Read Sidd’s Bio here
  • The Semifinals started at 3 P.M. See the Round Winners at Only nine (9) advance to the next stage. Congratulations to Cheyenne Jacob (Barbados) for participating and representing District 81 in Round 1 Contest 3. Well Done!

You can purchase coverage of Day Two (Speech Contests 1 – 9) here 

Day Three promises another interesting itinerary. And it’s Friday so you know everyone is turning out to learn and have a good time. Do you plan to follow online? Let’s connect on Twitter using hashtag #TIConv12

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