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PAST TOPICS

2018-19

Problem #1 Mission to Moon, Mars, and Beyond

Problem #2 Drones

Qualifying Problem: Food Loss & Waste

Affiliate Bowl: Coping with Stress

2017-18

Problem #1 Spread of Infectious Disease

Problem #2 Toxic Materials

Qualifying Problem: Philanthrocapitalism

Affiliate Bowl: Cloud Storage

 

2016-17

Problem #1 Educational Disparities

Problem #2 It's All in the Genes

Qualifying Problem: 3D Printing

Affiliate Bowl: Identity Theft

International Conference: Biosecurity

 

2015-16

Problem #1 Treatment of Animals

Problem #2 Disappearing Languages

Qualifying Problem: Recovering from Natural Disaster

Affiliate Bowl:The Global Workplace

International Conference: Energy of the Future

2014-15

Problem #1 The Impact of Social Media

Problem #2 Processed Foods

Qualifying Problem: Propaganda

Affiliate Bowl: Enhancing Human Potential

International Conference: Intellectual Property

 

2013-14

Problem #1 Social Isolation

Problem #2 Desertification

Qualifying Problem: Surveillance Society

Affiliate Bowl: Land Transportation

International Conference: Space

 

2012-13

Problem #1 Culture of Celebrity

Problem #2 The Robotic Age

Qualifying Problem: Megacities

Affiliate Bowl: Ocean Soup

International Conference: Global Status of Women

 

2011-12

Problem #1 All in a Day's Work

Problem #2 Coral Reefs

Qualifying Problem Human Rights

Affiliate Bowl Trade Barriers

International Conference Pharmaceuticals

 

2010-11

Problem #1 Healthy Living

Problem #2 Air Transport

Qualifying Problem Genetic Testing

Affiliate Bowl Water Quality

International Conference Emergency Planning

2009-10

Problem #1 Sensory Overload

Problem #2 Invasive Species

Qualifying Problem: Orphaned Children

Affiliate Bowl: Food Distribution

International Conference: Green Living

 

2008-09

Problem #1 Olympic Games

Problem #2 Cyber Conflict

Qualifying Problem: Space Junk

Affiliate Bowl: Counterfeit Economy

International Conference: Pandemics

 

2007-08

Problem #1 Body Enhancement

Problem #2 Simulation Technology

Qualifying Problem: Neurotechnology

Affiliate Bowl: Debt in Developing Countries

International Conference: Child Labor

 

2006-07

Problem #1 Fundraising/Charity Giving

Problem #2 Protection of National Treasures

Qualifying Problem: Cultural Prejudice

Affiliate Bowl: Caring for Our Elders

International Conference: Privacy

 

2005-2006

Problem #1 Climate Change/Climate Threat

Problem #2 Freedom of Speech

Qualifying Problem: Nutrition

Affiliate Bowl: Healthcare Access

International Conference: Redistribution of Wealth

2004-05

Problem #1 Entertainment

Problem #2 Terrorism/Security

Qualifying Problem: Agriculture of the 21st Century

Affiliate Bowl: Depletion of Oceanic Species

International Conference: Business Crime

 

2003-04

Problem #1 Smart Clothes

Problem #2 Rage and Bullying

Qualifying Problem: Artificial Intelligence

Affiliate Bowl: Media Impact

International Conference: Immigration

 

2002-03

Problem #1 Sports Medicine

Problem #2 E-Commerce

Qualifying Problem Nanotechnology

Affiliate Bowl DNA Identification

International Conference Worldwide Communication

 

2001-2002

Problem #1 Alternative Energy

Problem #2 Educational Options

Qualifying Problem Organ Donations

Affiliate Bowl Environmental Law

International Conference Virtual Corporations

 

2000-2001

Problem #1 Tourism

Problem #2 World Population

Qualifying Problem: Water

Affiliate Bowl: Habitats

International Conference Global Interdependence

1999-2000

Problem #1 Fads

Problem #2 Amateur Sports

Qualifying Problem: The Internet

Affiliate Bowl: Financial Security

International Conference: Genetic Engineering