The American University of Rome is the venue of a 2012 US Elections Debate, held in collaboration with the American International Club of Rome (AICR), on Wednesday 10 October at 18.30.
Distinguished commentators represent both sides of the debate: Alan Epstein from Democrats Abroad and Marco Elser from Republicans Abroad while the moderator of the debate is Andrew Davis, the Rome bureau chief of Bloomberg News. All are welcome to the free event, but guests are requested to reserve in advance: http://www.aicrome.org/script/form_reg.php?id=588
Representatives from the US embassy will be present after the debate until 20.30 to provide voting information and answer any questions. The embassy officials will have the Federal Write-In Ballots available for citizens who still have not received their absentee ballots.
Attendees can also purchase tickets before and after the debate for AICR's US Elections Night Return Party http://www.aicrome.org/script/event_detail.php?id=587, to be held on 6 November.
Meanwhile, on 17 and 22 October the American University of Rome screens the second and third presidential debates the day after each event. Both screenings - followed by a discussion - take place from 18.40-20.30.