This year’s theme was 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 was designed to fuel your curiosity! See here for more info.
Registration is closed, the event was in june 2018
Welcome to the first EAGx Netherlands!
During this event, academics, professionals, and students alike will gather in order to explore the most effective and evidence-based ways to improve the world. The conference will feature speakers from the effective altruism community as well as professionals and researchers from relevant fields. There will be introductory and advanced talks on various topics as well as interactive discussions.
Both EA beginners and veterans are welcome!
The conference is organized by Effective Altruism Netherlands at Seats2Meet Utrecht CS.
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Ticket info (registration closes on 25 June)
Prices include: entry to the 3-day conference, participation in workshops, vegan lunch, and drinks. The ticket does not include a hotel stay.
Student/low income: €50
Questions? Send us an e-mail at Netherlands@eaglobalx.org
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 practices discrimination and equality law as a barrister in London. She is especially interested in effective interventions to promote anti-speciesism.
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.
Click on a speaker's photo for more information about their session.
How to Deal Well with Critique
10 failures in my EA career
Software for Better Coordination of the EA community
Robin van Dalen
Chair of EA Netherlands
The venue is Seats2Meet at Utrecht Central Station.
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.)