The topics that will be used at VBI 2015 have been finalized for all locations.
- Swarthmore (June 28-July 11): Resolved: Immigration ought to be recognized as a human right.
- Los Angeles (July 12-August 1): Resolved: The United States ought to promote democracy in the Middle East.
- Chicago: (August 2-15)*: Resolved: The United States ought to adopt carbon pricing.
Chicago will use the official September/October 2015 topic for the third week session (August 15-22)