Theme: Stay Curious

Curiosity is the driving force behind Effective Altruism. Which charities are most effective? How could technology change our world? How should we think about efforts that might or might not succeed?

This year’s conference is designed to fuel your curiosity! See here for more info.

 

When?          29 June 17:00 – 1 July 17:30

Where?         Seats2Meet Utrecht Central Station

Registration will close on Monday 25 June (or when tickets are sold out) 

Keynote speakers

William MacAskill

President of Centre for Effective Altruism, Author of Doing Good Better, founder of 80,000 Hours and co-founder of Giving What We Can, William MacAskill is one of the key figures of the Effective Altruism community.


Sneak peek: Click here for a recent 80,000 hours podcast featuring William MacAskill

Natalie Cargill

Natalie Cargill practices discrimination and equality law as a barrister in London. She is especially interested in effective interventions to promote anti-speciesism.

Michael Plant

Michael Plant is studying for a DPhil in Moral Philosophy at the University of Oxford, where he researches the most effective ways for individuals and governments to increase world happiness. He’s written for the New Statesman and the Huffington post and is currently helping Peter Singer write a book on the ethics of population growth.


Speakers

Christian Tarsney

Normative Uncertainty & Cause Area Diversification

Elias Kock

How can we use finance to scale effective interventions?

Jelena Luketina

Machine learning careers for EAs

Johannes Ackva

Effective Energy Altruism

Konrad Seifert

Translating EA Community Building Strategy into Local Group Tactics

Marijke Leliveld

Why may people be hesitant to adopt EA philosophy

Mathys van Abbe

Which Role Can Media Platforms Play in Increasing Awareness on the Importance of Effectiveness

Michelle Hutchinson

EA and Academia

Monique Kwakman

Women’s Meetup

Pablo Moleman

Working with the Food Industry to Reduce Dependence on Animal Ingredients

Robin van Dalen

Moderator

Sjir Hoeijmakers

Chair of EA Netherlands

Stijn Bruers

Rational Ethics and Moral Illusions;
Wild Animal Suffering

Vera Schoelmerich

Moderator

Christiaan Broekman

Institutions: EA’s blind spot?

David Krueger

Artificial Intelligence and Existential Risk (AI-Xrisk)

Floris Wolswijk

EA and Entrepreneurship

Joeri Kooimans

How to Deal Well with Critique

Kellie Liket

10 failures in my EA career

Maarten Mulder

How to nudge Joe Public towards effective donating; Barriers to donating and how to take them down

Markus Anderljung

Mental health for EAs

Max Stauffer

Complexity Science & Computational Modelling: Expanding Our Analytical Toolbox

Michiel Koning

Moderator

Nora Ammann

Translating EA Community Building Strategy into Local Group Tactics

Remmelt Ellen

Values-to-Actions Decision Chain

Sam Hilton

Self improvement, rapid skill building and personal productivity

Stefan Torges

Cause Prioritization for Animal Advocates

Tobias Leenaert

How to Create a Vegan World



Meet the organizers

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Denisa Pop
Programme & Speakers

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Marieke de Visscher
Communications

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Lotte Levelt
Communications

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Remmelt Ellen
Event Manager

The venue is Seats2Meet at Utrecht Central Station.

See directions with pictures here

Summary: Walk to the Hoog Catharijne shopping mall and follow the signs to Moreelsepark all the way to the end towards the Albert Heijn grocery store. Enter the entrance to your left with sign “Hoog Overborch”. To enter the second door, press the ‘Seats2meet’ button. Then take the stairs or elevator to the 2nd floor. (If you’re arriving by car, park at P1 and take the stairs up.)